OSLC Board of Directors

Board members give tirelessly to OSLC. They attend quarterly meetings and serve on committees, participate in an annual planning session, and throughout the year provide OSLC Chief Operating Officer Rohanna Buchanan with advice and support drawing from their rich and diverse expertise.

 

Kip Leonard, J.D.

OSLC Board President

Kip is a Eugene native. He was appointed to the District Court in 1986 and to the Circuit Court in 1989. As a District Court Judge, he instituted a program for early resolution of cases that has been replicated in other counties. He served as Presiding Judge of the Circuit Court from 1996 to 2000 and is currently the Juvenile Court Judge, hearing all juvenile delinquency and dependency cases. In Juvenile Court, he recently began the state’s first Juvenile Drug Court. He has served as Chair of the Lane County Public Safety Coordinating Council, a member of the Domestic Violence Council, and a board member of the Boys and Girls Club and is active with community sports programs for youth.

 

Rosie Pryor

OSLC Board Vice President

Rosie Pryor is retired from her position as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Oregon Community Credit Union. She has over 35 years of experience in marketing, communications, and strategic business planning. Prior to joining the Credit Union, she was Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, and she worked in municipal government from 1985 to 2000 (first at the City of Eugene and then as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the City of Springfield). Rosie has served eight years on the Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors. In June 2010, she was appointed by Governor Kulongoski to the Oregon Workforce Investment Board. In 2011, Rosie was elected to the Lane Community College Board of Education. She also serves on the LCC Foundation Board. Rosie has a B.S. Degree in Journalism and a M.S. in Education Administration from the University of Oregon.

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Dana M. Weinstein, J.D.

OSLC Board Treasurer

Dana M. Weinstein earned her J.D. from the University of Oregon Law School in 1979. She has had a continuous private practice in Eugene since 1980 with emphasis on Family and Juvenile law and has been a Pro Tem Circuit Court Judge since 1993. Over the years, she has represented many clients involved in OSLC programs and has requested services for clients from OSLC as she felt these services were among the best available resources. Dana has served on the boards of many organizations, including Lane County Legal Aid (President for 10 years), Right to Privacy PAC, Temple Beth Israel, and Jewish Federation of Lane County. She has also presented at Oregon State Bar continuing education meetings.

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S. Susannah Wielesek, J.D.

OSLC Board Secretary

Sue has been an attorney in private practice for over 26 years and is currently retired. Her practice focused on domestic relations. She served on the 4J School Board for eight years. She has served on the OSLC Board since 1986 and has consistently demonstrated her interest in all of the Membership’s needs and concerns. Sue is currently the Secretary of the Board, and serves on the Audit Committee and the IRB.

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David Brewer, J.D.

OSLC Board Community Member

David Brewer retired from the Oregon Supreme Court in 2017, where he had served as judge since 2013. Prior to that, he served for over a decade on the Oregon Court of Appeals, as Chief Judge from 2004 to 2012. Born in Modesto, California, Brewer earned his B.A. from Sonoma State University in 1974 and completed his J.D. at the University of Oregon School of Law in 1977. He began his law career and later became partner at Lombard, Gardner, Honsowetz & Brewer. Both of his alma maters have recognized Brewer with Distinguished Alumnus Awards. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Oregon Campaign for Equal Justice since 1995 and on the University of Oregon Law School Dean’s Advisory Council since 1997. Brewer has been married for 37 years and has three children and three grandchildren.

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Maria Bybee

OSLC Board Staff Representative

Maria Bybee began working at OSLC in 2013 as an assessor for the Kids in Transition to School (KITS) program. Since then, she has held many other roles as well, including DHS liaison, scheduler, recruiter, transcriber, coder, classroom teacher, skill builder, family coach, and research assistant. Maria has worked across several OSLC projects and also works in the OSLC Developments, Inc. Clinic for the Students With Involved Families and Teachers (SWIFT) program. The breadth of her experience gives Maria a unique understanding of how the different grants and roles at OSLC intersect with and complement each other. She has also served on the Citizen Review Board for several years, reviewing the cases of children in foster care and making recommendations to the court about the progress of the case and the appropriateness of the services. Maria has a B.A. in Peace and Justice Studies from Wellesley College.

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Ben Fogelson

OSLC Board Community Member

Ben Fogelson is the principal broker of InEugene Real Estate. He is a friendly and outgoing native Eugenian and University of Oregon graduate. He and his wife are raising two children in Eugene. Ben has decades-deep exposure to the nooks and crannies of the local real estate market on every economic and social level. He is also an art enthusiast who opens his downtown office space each month to feature an artist for the First Friday ArtWalk.

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Colt Gill

OSLC Board Community Member

Colt Gill was appointed as the first Education Innovation Officer for the State of Oregon. Prior to that, he was the Superintendent of the Bethel School District in Eugene. His current focus is on improving graduation outcomes for students in Oregon. Colt grew up in Lane County, attending Springfield Public Schools and Lane Community College and earning degrees in elementary education and education policy management at the University of Oregon (UO). He has been an educator for over 25 years, serving as a teacher, principal, district technology director, curriculum and instruction director, assistant superintendent, superintendent, and adjunct professor at the UO. In the community, Colt serves on multiple boards and steering committees, in education, education leadership, and public health.

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Edward Olivos, Ph.D.

OSLC Board Community Member

Edward M. Olivos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education Studies at the University of Oregon. Edward’s research is focused on Latinos and education, specifically the impact immigration, language, parent involvement, and school climate have on this community’s success in schools. Edward has worked at all levels of education, having spent 10 years as a bilingual elementary school teacher in San Diego and the last several as a tenure-line professor in higher education. As Head of the Department of Education Studies, he is responsible for budgetary, curriculum, and personnel decisions that affect the department. He is also active across the University serving on steering committees, search committees, and advisory boards.

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Stacey Tiberio, Ph.D.

OSLC Board Scientist Representative

Stacey Tiberio is a statistician and methodologist who graduated from the University of Notre Dame’s Quantitate Psychology Ph.D. program in 2008. She joined OSLC in 2010 and has served many roles since then: Analyst, Research Associate, and now Research Scientist. Stacey has also served on OSLC’s IRB since 2017. Stacey’s work examines intergenerational transmission of substance use and other problem behaviors and the impact of child exposure to intimate partner violence and parent aggression on child adjustment. Stacey believes in OSLC’s mission – that science can be used to benefit families, and that the implementation of evidence-based practices is an efficient and effective way to help children, adolescents, families, and communities.

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Kip Leonard, J.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board President
Board Term: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020

Rosie Pryor
Board Position: OSLC Board Vice President
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

Dana Weinstein, J.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board Treasurer
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

S. Susannah Wielesek, J.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board Secretary
Board Term: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020

David Brewer, J.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board Community Member
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

Maria Bybee
Board Position: OSLC Board Staff Representative
Board Term: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020

Ben Fogelson
Board Position: OSLC Board Community Member
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

Colt Gill
Board Position: OSLC Board Community Member
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

Edward M. Olivos, Ph.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board Community Member
Board Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019

Stacey Tiberio, Ph.D.
Board Position: OSLC Board Scientist Representative
Board Term: 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020