2016 Board of Directors & Staff

 

Chair/Treasurer:  Renee Vorm 

Microbiology Supervisor, Willamette Valley Medical Center

Basic Medaition Training at George Fox Univeristy in Spring, 1998. Volunteer medaition since 1998 in Community, Small Claims, Family, Manufactured Dwelling Park mediation. Board & Executive Committee member since 1998.   

Secretary: Beth Karecki
Marketing Director, Oregon Medical Evaluations, Inc.

Basic Mediation Training George Fox University, Spring 1998.  Volunteer Mediator since 1998 in Community, Juvenile Victim/Offender, Family & Small Claims Mediation. YCM Board Member since 1998, Executive Board Member since 2000, (Vice-Chair, Chair, & currently Secretary). 

Other Board Members: Dana Hellie, Sue Carter, Lacy Bladine

Board Member SEAT OPEN:  Please apply to ycm@onlinenw.com     

 

STAFF

Marlena Bertram, Executive Director

On staff since May 2003, graduated GFU Basic Mediation Training in 2003. Earned a BS in Art Education/Cultural Services from the University of Oregon, and holds Masters degrees in K-12 Teaching Art and in Secondary School Counseling.  25+ year career as non-profit manager of Alaska and Oregon chambers of commerce (Valdez, Soldotna, Fairbanks & McMinnville) and arts organizations, including Oregon Chamber Executives, Arts Alliance of Yamhill County and Cultural Coalition of Yamhill County.   Since 1997 has been married to David Bertram, an active YCM volunteer mediator who also works as a professional in the field of mediation in Oregon.

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