Karen Burke, Vice Chair
Zone 1/Term expires: 2015
Karen Burke was appointed to the CCC Board of Directors in April 2014. She is a Clatsop County native who graduated from Knappa High School. Karen earned a diploma in nursing from Emanuel Hospital School of Nursing in Portland, later completing baccalaureate studies at Oregon Health & Science University, and a master’s degree in nursing at the University of Portland. Karen returned to the area with her husband Steve and family in 1983 to teach in the then new nursing program at Clatsop Community College. In addition to more than 30 years of active involvement in nursing education, Ms. Burke is coauthor of two nursing textbooks. She strongly values the importance of providing a strong education in the art and science of nursing for students preparing to enter the profession. Karen’s and Steve’s children, Nathan and Kristin, also graduated from Knappa High School before moving on to the University of Oregon. In retirement, Karen and Steve enjoy gardening, fishing, traveling, and spending time with children and grandchildren.
Rosemary Baker-Monaghan, Chair
Zone 3/Term expires: 2017
Rosemary Baker-Monaghan was appointed to the Clatsop Community College Board in October 2000 and is currently serving her third elected four-year term. Rosemary and her husband Daniel Monaghan moved to Seaside in 1987. She is a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Forest Management and a Masters of Adult and Continuing Education. Rosemary is the Executive Director of the Liberty Theater, board member of CEDR, the Lewis and Clark National Park Association and chair of the Lower Columbia Tourism Committee. Rosemary served 12 years in public office from 1991 - 2003 with the City of Seaside, 4 1/2 years on the Planning Commission, 4 years on the City Council, and 4 years as Mayor.
Zone 2/Term expires: 2015
Robert Duehmig was appointed to the CCC Board of Directors in December 2014. A graduate of Indiana University, Robert has worked as the Political Director for the AFT – Oregon, congressional staff for Congressman David Wu, and Associate Director of Government Relations for OHSU. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Oregon Office of Rural Health. He is also a member of the Telehealth Alliance of Oregon and the Oregon Rural Health Association. Robert and his husband Bill have two kids and enjoy biking, hiking, and traveling.
Zone 2/Term expires: 2015
Paul Gillum has been on the Clatsop Community College Board since July 1999. He is a retired Astoria Police Officer who, parallel in time was and is a sculptor of fine art bronze, and currently owns Studio B in Astoria. Paul has lived in Astoria for about 46 years and has been married to Jo Gillum, a lifelong Astoria resident, for over 38 years. Paul was a US Marine, serving in Vietnam. Paul enjoys fine art, automobiles, collects automobilia and soda fountain memorabilia, and loves to travel. Paul and Jo have a married son who is in the US Army and lives in Colorado.
Zone 2/Term expires: 2017
Patrick Wingard was appointed to the CCC Board of Directors in November 2012 and elected in 2013. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Patrick earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University in 1993. Patrick is the North Coast Regional Representative for the Oregon Dept. of Land and Conservation and Development (DLCD) and a member of the Governor's North Coast Regional Solutions Team. Prior to his employment with DLCD, Patrick owned and operated Wingard Planning and Development Services and worked as Principal Planner for Clatsop County and Planning Director for the City of Warrenton. Patrick and his wife, Mary, moved to Clatsop County in 2000 and have lived in Astoria since 2003. They have two children, Davis and Lindsey, that attend Astoria public schools. Patrick enjoys being a classroom volunteer at Astor and Lewis and Clark Elementary Schools and coaching football for Astoria Youth Athletics. Patrick is also a member of the Education and Outreach Committee for the Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Tessa James Scheller
Zone 3/Term expires: 2015
Tessa James Scheller was appointed to the CCC Board of Directors in April 2010, elected in 2011, and represents Zone 3 that includes Clatsop Plains where she lives with her wife Jann, two dogs and a cat. She retired in 2008 after a 30 year career as a Nurse Anesthetist, CRNA. Tessa James' daughter attended CCC for her first year of college. Tessa James currently serves on the Board of the North Coast Watershed Assn., the Skipanon Water Control District and the Warrenton Trails Assn. In 2013, Tessa James was appointed to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Diversity Committee as an Associate Member. Tessa James and her family enjoy hiking, biking, sailing and kayaking "our fantastic Columbia River region and actively support public use and protection of our outstanding natural resources." Tessa James Scheller is excited and engaged regarding the progress of the renewed Lexington Avenue Campus and the offering of new and existing programs at Clatsop Community College.
Zone 3/Term expires: 2015
Esther Moberg was appointed to the CCC Board of Directors in December 2014. Esther Moberg grew up in Astoria and attended one year of Clatsop Community College, after which she took a library manager position for four years in Minnesota (2000-2004). During that time she completed her bachelor of science degree in Organizational Administration. She moved back to Oregon to pursue her master’s degree in 2004. She received her Master’s degree in Library Science through Emporia State University in 2007. She was hired as Library Director for the Seaside Public Library in 2012. She has worked in a wide range of libraries including elementary school, public, and academic, and she is vice chair of the state wide Oregon Digital Library Consortium which provides libraries with access to e-books. She enjoys running, hiking, quilting, knitting, painting, reading, and a myriad of other hobbies and interests. In 2014 she ran 5 half marathons. She lives with her 15 year old Chihuahua in Seaside.
- Zone 1: Precincts 24, 28, 30, 44, 50, 52 (includes Elsie and Jewell Areas, Knappa-Svensen areas and Westport)
- Zone 2: Precincts 1-8, 29, 31, 36, 46 (includes City of Astoria, John Day area, Lewis & Clark area, and Olney-Walluski areas)
- Zone 3: Precincts 20-26, 35, 37-40, 43, 45, 47-48 (includes City of Cannon Beach, City of Seaside, City of Gearhart, Arch Cape area, City of Warrenton, Clatsop Plains area, Necanicum area south of Seaside, and Stanley Acres north of Seaside).
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