Board of Directors

President

Cyndy Cook - Cyndy joined our Board as President in 2014 and comes with a wealth of management, executive, and board member experience serving in several organizations throughout the nonprofit sector, to include several years as Executive Director of Housing Works. Cyndy serves a variety of nonprofit Board advisory forums and lives in Redmond.


Vice President

Jim Ruff - Jim joined our Board in 2013 and comes with management and executive expertise from the financial services industry. He was voted in as Board Vice President in 2014 and also served as the organization's co-managing director for an interim period that year. Jim is also a volunteer mediator and lives in Bend.


Secretary/Treasurer

Connie Lee - Connie joined our Board in 2013 and comes with a wide-range of expertise from the banking industry. She was voted in as Board Treasurer in 2014, and again as Board Secretary in 2015. Connie is also a volunteer mediator and lives in Bend.


Board Member

Joan Gallinger - Joan recently joined our Board in April, 2016 and comes with a wide-range of State agency management and executive experience.  Joan is also a volunteer mediator, facilitator for our foreclosure avoidance program, and lives in Bend.


Executive Director

Gary Winterstein - Gary joined our organization in 2015 and provides a variety of experience from staff, management, and leadership positions in the military, government agency, and private industry. In his role as Executive Director he provides staff support to the Board of Directors. Gary lives in Bend.