At a special meeting on December 8, 2014, the Clatsop Community College Board of Directors elected two new members to fill recent vacancies resulting from the departures of Dr. Frank Satterwhite and Larry McKinley.
Esther Moberg was elected to fill a position in Zone 3 that is generally described as the 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. Moberg currently serves as Director of the Seaside Public Library. She holds a Masters in Library Science from Emporia State University and a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University. She is also a former Clatsop Community College student. Moberg is engaged in a variety of community initiatives including the Columbia Pacific Assistance League, P.E.O.-Chapter FE and the City of Seaside Emergency Preparedness Team.
“I am excited to join with the other board members on the Clatsop Community College board to support the role of continuing education in Clatsop County. I have fond memories of my time at CCC, and I look forward to joining in the work of the college,” says Moberg.
Robert Duehmig was elected to fill the vacancy in Zone 2, generally described as the City of Astoria, Lewis & Clark area, and Olney-Walluski areas. Duehmig has served as Deputy Director of the Oregon Office of Rural Health since 2006. He has extensive experience in governmental relations including work with OHSU, Representative David Wu and AFT-Oregon. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University.
Duehmig says, "I am very excited about being on the board. CCC is such an important part of our county and I look forward to doing my part to ensure that it continues to offer all it can to our students and our community.”
Both new Board members were sworn in at the regular meeting of the Clatsop Community College Board of Directors on Tuesday, December 9.