OK 20: Community Engagement Nonprofits

Team 20 members are key employees in nonprofit organizations that promote economic development and community engagement in Central Oregon.

Meeting time: First Wednesday of the month from 8 to 10am

Facilitators

Jen Rusk
Jen Rusk

Jen is the owner of Rusk Coaching & Consulting. For more than 30 years, she has helped nonprofit organizations achieve success in the areas of planning, organization development and fundraising. She currently serves on the board of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

Team Members

Aly Waibel
Aly Waibel

Aly Waibel is the Executive Director of Opportunity Knocks. She works closely with the Board of Directors to oversee the strategic planning and operations of Opportunity Knocks. Aly received her PhD from the department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona College of Education. She is the owner of Compassion Education.

Erin Reilly
Erin Reilly

Erin is the Membership and Events Manager at EDCO, Economic Development for Central Oregon.

Heather Ficht
Heather Ficht

I am the Executive Director of a newer non-profit called East Cascades Workforce Investment Board. I have over 20 years experience in non-profits in Oregon and have been in the field of workforce development for almost 15 years. I hold a Master's Degree in Social Work from Portland State University and a Bachelor's of Arts in Sociology from University of Wisconsin Madison.

Joey Drucker
Joey Drucker

Ms. Drucker joined City Club as Executive Director in December 2012. Joey’s first career was that of IT Director and Associate for Psomas, a multi-office civil engineering and surveying firm, where she worked for over 20 years. On moving to Central Oregon, Joey took the opportunity for a career change and entered into the world of marketing. Her knowledge of technology blended with her passion for helping businesses grow was a perfect fit and she has been a successful consultant ever since. Joey brings these skills to City Club along with her love of the community and her drive for engaged citizenry.

Steven Remington
Steven Remington

Before coming to Sisters-Folk-Festival,-Inc. as Development Director, Steven served executive stints at Minnesota’s St. Paul Winter Carnival, Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, and several of Oregon’s iconic festivals including da Vinci Days, Waterfront Blues Festival, Eugene Celebration and the Oregon Truffle Festival. He has taught event management as an adjunct faculty member for Arizona State University’s Hospitality and Tourism program, the University of Oregon’s Arts and Administration graduate program, and in the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music. He and his wife Kat, a Eugene native, have lived in Portland, Eugene, Corvallis, and Ashland and moved to Sisters in 2017.