LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP
President

Debra Greenlee moved from Sacramento, California to Port Orford in June 2016. With her sister Susan and brother-in-law Wayne, they purchased 12 Acres Bed & Breakfast off of Paradise Point. She brings 40 years of financial experience to the Chamber Board along with numerous volunteer hours to service organizations, many non-profit. The last sixteen years she worked for Schools Financial Credit Union, an educational credit union as a Regional Branch Manager before retiring in May 2016. Debra has two children, Kyle and Kori and four grandchildren living in Vacaville, California and Bremerton, Washington respectfully. Her interests are reading, golfing badly, getting her Bed & Breakfast up and running, and traveling both domestically and internationally.

Vice President

Colleen Easlon is a Managing Partner at Wildland Properties, LLP. She also is an Senior Independent Sales Consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Colleen is very involved in local activities and sports with her husband and two daughters. She has business experience in the banking industry, tree services, state parks, firefighting, operating heavy equipment and property management.

Secretary

Susan Markel has recently come to Port Orford from Colorado with her husband, Wayne, and sister Debbie from California. We purchased 12 Acres Bed & Breakfast off of Paradise Point. Susan has one daughter, Adrienn and three grandchildren, also two step-children Jeff and Alisha. Susan graduated from the University of West Florida in 1990. She taught high school in Florida then moved to Kansas where she and Wayne purchased the local hardware, lumber yard, garden center and appliance center. Along with keeping the books for the store, she taught the Gifted program in the local high school. While in Kansas, Susan also served on the City Council for 8 years. Within those 8 years Susan coordinated the downtown beautification, Heritage Holiday Celebration, the city RV Park, and assisted with the airport grant. After moving to Colorado, Susan volunteered her time for non-profit organizations. Her interests are gardening, woodworking, reading and getting the B & B up and running.

Treasurer

A long time resident of the Southern Oregon Coast, Chelsea is active in the community as well as an entrepreneur in several fields.  A graduate of Southern Oregon University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Chelsea is an instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College as well as the owner of CL Consulting.

Hobbies include: Kayaking, fishing, hunting, camping, painting, photography and focusing on her business.

Board Member

Frank Shores has lived in Port Orford, Oregon since 2012 an has been a long-time employee at Umpqua Bank as well as a Chamber board member since 2015.

Frank spends his off time, performing music with his wife, working on computers and gaming.

 

Board Member

Karen is a Partner at Wildland Properties.  After many years as a litigation paralegal practicing in Southern California, Karen moved to Oregon to be near her daughter and grandchildren.  Wildland Properties was formed in 2013,  a successful mother-daughter run business which manages exclusive Vacation Homes.

Karen is active with her family, church and social gatherings.

Board Member

David Brock Smith has lived in Port Orford most of his life and is a former President of the Port Orford & North Curry County Chamber of Commerce.

David was the Curry County Commissioner and moved on to be the House District 1 Oregon State Representative.

David attended Pacific High School and attended college at Southwestern Oregon Community College and Southern Oregon University

When David isn’t working hard, he’s enjoying time with his family.