Board List


The entire Board of Directors and individual board members can be contacted easily through the CEO/Executive Director by e-mail to or by calling (541) 772-6295 x121.

Board Officers

Beth Heckert, CVO/Board Chair
Karen Zerger, Treasurer
Tricia Smith, Fundraising Chair
Joe Davis, Secretary

Board Members

Brent Barry Dr. Susan Kohler Eric Stark
Russ Batzer Greta Lilly  
Omar Esqueda Dana Shumate  
Genie Gilliam Rich Stanfield  


Beth Heckert has been the elected Jackson County District Attorney since 2013.  Beth was born in Brooklyn, New York.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Southern Oregon State College and her law degree from Willamette University.  She has made her home with Mike Heckert in Jackson County since 1982.  Beth has been active in many community organizations.