Board of Directors
Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month. They are held in the Conference Room at our station located at 2625 Highway 101 in Florence, OR. Agendas are posted prior to the meeting and minutes are posted following board approval.
We keep an archive of Board Meeting Minutes for the last two calendar years on this website. If you would like to download any of them please visit our Meeting Minutes page.
Current Board of Directors
Ron was hired in July 2007 as Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer for the Oregon Pacific Bank, and was appointed as President and CEO in August 2013. Ron serves on the Lane Community College Advisory Board, is active with the Florence Rotary Club, and is a strong supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of West Lane County. Ron is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington and has been in banking since 1989. Ron is the board chairman of the Peace Harbor Medical Center Community Board of Directors and a member of the Peace Harbor Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors.
Ned Hickson has been a member of the Florence community since 1981. He graduated from Siuslaw High School in 1984 and was a regional chef for Morrison, Inc., where he oversaw operations and restaurant development for restaurants in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. In 1998, he returned to Florence and began his career as a journalist at Siuslaw News. He is a nationally syndicated columnist, author, award-winning journalist and was promoted to editor in 2016. He also served as a volunteer firefighter/engineer at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue from 2010-15, and was Recruit of the Year in 2010.
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Owner/Operator of Florence Grocery Outlet. Past President of the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce. Director on the Florence Urban Renewal Agency. Past Director for Florence Food Share. Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and the Oregon Coast Humane Society. Committees for the Backpack for Kids and The Boys and Girls Club. Sponsor for the Children’s Winter Music Concerts.
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