City Council and Wards 2017

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Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4 Ward 5 Ward 6

 



Ward 1

Sean VanGordon

Council President

 

Sean VanGordon represents Ward 1. He moved to the area to attend the University of Oregon where he earned a Masters degree in economics. Councilor VanGordon has served on the Springfield Planning Commission and the Springfield Historic Commission and has volunteered locally with Junior Achievement and Big Brothers, Big Sisters. His hobbies include watching Ducks Football, reading non-fiction books, following current affairs, gaming and walks with his yellow Labrador, Zeus. He and his wife, Elaine, also enjoy traveling together, and finding those local gems that don’t appear in tourist handbooks.

“The future is ours to build"

Contact Sean VanGordon:
svangordon@springfield-or.gov

 

 


 




Ward 2
Hillary Wylie

 

Hillary Wylie, representing Ward 2, grew up in Corvallis and moved to the Eugene-Springfield area in 1968 to attend the U of O. Over a number of years she obtained a Master’s Degree in the Humanities and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. Hillary has worked for the City of Eugene, Lane County and Serenity Lane. In 1988 she became the Executive Director of Willamette Family, a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center. She served on the Lane Transit District Board for 8 years and on the Springfield Budget Committee for 5 years prior to being elected to the council. Hillary is married to artist/designer Scott Wylie, has one son, six grandchildren, and 3 great grand children. Hillary enjoys reading, movies and creative writing.

Contact Hillary Wylie:
hwylie@springfield-or.gov

Councilor Hillary Wylie




Ward 3
Sheri Moore

Sheri Moore was born in Oregon City and grew up in Tigard as part of a large family.  After high school, she attended George

Fox College for one year before getting married and having two children, Greg Hopper-Moore and Tonia Hunt.  In the late 1970’s she moved to Springfield to complete her education at the University of Oregon, earning a Master’s Degree in Education.  Sheri taught at Marcola Elementary School for 23 years before retiring in 2006.

Sheri and her husband, Neal, have a blended family of five children, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Since retirement, she has served three years on the Springfield Planning Commission and became a Master Gardener with Lane County Extension.  She volunteers at her church, Eugene Christian Fellowship and is an elected Precinct Committee person.  She enjoys reading, gardening, and entertaining.  She is excited about the prospects of serving the people of Springfield.

“I have a positive outlook on life and believe that God is in control, therefore…the best is yet to come!”

Contact Sheri Moore:
smoore@springfield-or.gov

 

 




 


Ward 4
Leonard Stoehr

Leonard Stoehr represents Ward 4.

Leonard Stoehr, representing Ward 4, came to Springfield with his spouse, Patricia, and daughter Anya in 2011. After two years at Harvard College from 1976 to 1978, he entered the working world, realizing the limited marketability of a degree in his chosen field of English. he was worked on freight docks and as a truck driver since then, first for Kellwood Company and Ralph Wilson Plastics in North Carolina, then for Arkansas Best Freight in Ellenwood, Georgia. He served as a shop steward for his fellow road drivers at ABF from 2000 to 2011. In 2011 he accepted an offer from Teamsters Local 206 to become their labor representative, and moved to Springfield the month after that.

 

Contact Leonard Stoehr:
lstoehr@springfield-or.gov

 

     

 

    

 




Ward 5

Marilee Woodrow

 

Marilee Woodrow, representing Ward 5, moved to Springfield, her adopted “hometown”, with her late husband John in 1997. Marilee obtained her B.A. from Lycoming College in Pennsylvania. She is sole proprietor of Pawz-Up! Professional Pet Sitting Service providing in-home pet visits and care. Previously, she was a Family Counselor and Care Coordinator, a Multi-Line Liability Claims Negotiator, and a Retail Store Manager. Her Council assignments have included the Police Advisory Committee, the Human Services Commission and Executive Board (Vice Chairman), the Lane Council of Governments and Executive Board, the Metropolitan Policy Committee, the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (2013 President), the Ambulance Transport Funding Task Force and liaison to the Arts Commission.

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce honored her as Springfield’s First Citizen for 2015. Outside City Council, Marilee ‘s community involvement includes: President/Chairman of the Springfield Community Christmas Parade, Secretary of the Springfield Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, a McKenzie Cascade Dog Fanciers member and a local referral source for companion animal rescue, a volunteer at Springfield’s Annual K9 Competition and Springfield Rotary’s annual Gift of Literacy. Her free time? Reading, her own dogs and cats, following sports (love those Ducks!) and her hobbies of short story writing and photography..

“Springfield has that “special something” – it’s a welcoming sense of community and a spirit that embraces each citizen – unique to each individual and uniquely collaborative as a city – it’s a privilege for me to call Springfield “home” – I’m honored to serve and represent a community of people who can work and live and play together and enjoy being neighbors – and to contribute in a community that is striving together for the best Springfield can be.”

She believes that the most welcoming conversation starter between two people is a smile.

 

Contact Marilee Woodrow:
mwoodrow@springfield-or.gov

 

 

 


 


Ward 6
Joe Pishioneri

 

Joe Pishioneri represents Ward 6, the Thurston area. He has lived in Springfield for over 35 years. Joe and his wife Mary stay busy enjoying their two grandchildren and by getting involved in the myriad of activities the area provides. He is a Lane County Deputy Sheriff with 28+ years of service to the community. Joe has a Degree in Criminal Justice.  He has served on many committees and boards including LCOG, McKenzie Watershed Council, and Travel Lane County to name a few.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, family camping and neighborhood Bar-B-Q’s.

"Thank you for allowing me the privilege to represent the citizens and to all: Welcome to the Springfield/Eugene area!  "Go Ducks!"

Contact Joe Pishioneri

jpishioneri@springfield-or.gov

 

 

 

 

 


 

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