During the Business Meeting of the OACES Fall Conference, members voted and elected a new member to the OACES board as well as members to sit on a variety of transportation and public works committees. Tom Fellows, Public Works Manager, Umatilla County was voted in as a new board member for the Public Works Division. He joins Chris Doty, Deschutes (President), John Waffenschmidt, Lincoln (President-Elect), Mike Bezner, Clackamas (Secretary-Tresurer), Bradly Cross, Wasco/Hood River (Board Member), Don Russell, Morrow (AOC Representative) and Vance Swenson, Clatsop (Past-President).
The OACES Board and Nominating Committee also took nominations and appointed new representatives for several committee assignments during the Business Meeting. Jeremy Morris, Klamath County Public Works Director, was appointed to serve on the CRP Budget Committee. Ian Cannon, Multnomah County Transportation Division Director, will serve as a voting member and Matt Scrivner, Morrow County Public Works Director, will replace Ian as the alternate on the ODOT-Local Agency Bridge Selection Committee (LABSC). Finally, Tristan Wood, Columbia County Road Department Assistant Director, will serve on the ODOT-Oregon Traffic Control Device Committee (OTCDC). A full listing of OACES Committees and Assignments for 2018/2019 can be found here.