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Board of Directors

Our Board is responsible for the overall governance of Ride Connection, Inc., including administrative oversight responsibility and the establishment of policies from which all other activities of the organization derive.

Ethics and Values

Our Board of Directors, along with the leadership team, are jointly responsible for managing and operating Ride Connection with the highest standards of responsibility, ethics and integrity. Toward that end, our Board of Directors expects all staff to create a culture that emphasizes trust, integrity, honesty, good judgment, respect, managerial courage and responsibility.

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Board of Directors

Park WoodworthChair
Retired, Paratransit Manager, King City Metro and TriMet

Alison Stoll, Vice Chair
Executive Director, Central NE Neighbors

Richard “Dick” Jones, Treasurer
Retired, Financial & Contracts Manager, Clackamas Community Advocate

Vicki Schmall, PhD, Secretary
Professor Emeritus/Gerontology Specialist, Oregon State University Executive Director, Aging Concern

Lisa Faust
Senior Vice President, Relationship Building Team Leader, Pacific West Bank

Leslie Foren
Program Director of Personalized Care Support Program, Regence BCBS

Daniel Lis
Associate Attorney, Ater Wynne LLP

Julia Pirani
Executive Director of Strategic Business Initiatives, CareOregon

Claudia Robertson
Community Advocate for Older Adults

Carolyn Rundorff
Retired Librarian, Portland Public Schools, Community Advocate and Volunteer

Steven M. Satterlee
Retired from Social Security Administration, Community Volunteer

Andy Szolnoki
Retired, IBM Engineer, Transportation Supervisor, Providence ElderPlace

Ron Thompson
Chairman, Thompson Planning Service, Forest Grove City Council Member


Honorary Board Members

Therese M. McLain
Municipal Manager, Republic Services

Mjere Simantel, MSW
Assistant Director, Washington County Department of Health and Human Services

Vanessa Vissar
Service Planner, Planning & Policy Development, TriMet