Board Members 2020
The Board of Directors' meetings are held the first or second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm online. (See the Events Calendar for dates.) To "attend" online please send a message to UMCCevents@gmail.com. The Board welcomes your ideas
Recently Retired from the Board
Jeanne Fager -
Jeanne has lived on the McKenzie River since 1990 and when not walking, reading, knitting, and managing cabins, she’s busy helping make the community a better place.
Chere Estrin - As owner of her own legal staffing business, Chere is informed, energetic, and proud that her father helped build the Community Center years ago.
Allen Brody help in getting the paperwork done is invaluable to UMCC. As co-found of Organization for Legal Professionals, he knows the value of good communications with Members and other Board Members.
President - Margaret Beilharz
Margaret brings long-term experience in and dedication to the upper McKenzie River area. With her caring for the people, natural resources, and history of the area, she brings informed and enthusiastic leadership to the Community Center Board.
Treasurer - Francesca Anton has volunteered as a community activist and fundraiser for years before buying her 8 acres "just down the street" from UMCC in 2019. Also an educator, farmer and former business owner, she brings dedication, enthusiasm and vision to revitalizing the Community Center.
Secretary - Shirley Frye
Shirley's steady nature ensures the minutes of the Board Meetings are concisely recorded and quickly shared. This isn't always easy when the ideas are flying! Shirley is also known as the owner of the alpacas that everyone loves to see on their way to Blue River.
Kathi Jaworski - Trained as an economist and planner, she has worked in the nonprofit field for 30 years, including as community organizer, economic development director, executive director, board chair, and consultant. Recently "retired" to McKenzie Bridge, she and her husband John have assisted the UMCC board with advice, donations, and time serving cobbler at the Ice Cream Social.
Marla English served as UMCC President in 2019, and brings creative thinking about events, people, and the building to the Board discussions. Her organizational vision comes with the experience of working in the grocery ordering business for a large company for decades