Meetings are held at the Mill City City Hall 

444 S. 1st Ave
Mill City, OR 97360


Chair: Ken Woodward, Detroit

-Is a partner with the Chief Executive in achieving the organization's mission.

-Provides leadership to the Board of Directors, who sets policy and to whom the NSSA Staff is accountable.

-Chairs meetings of the Board after developing the agenda with the NSSA leadership.

-Encourages Board's role in strategic planning

-Appoints the chairpersons of committees, in consultation with other Board members.

-Serves as a member of committees and attends their meetings when invited.

-Discusses issues confronting the organization with the NSSA leadership.

-Helps guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns.

-Reviews with the NSSA leadership any issues of concern to the Board.

-Monitors financial planning and financial reports.

-Plays a leading role in funding activities.- Formally evaluates the performance of the NSSA leadership and informally evaluates    the effectiveness of the Board members.

-Performs other responsibilities assigned by the Board.


Vice-Chair: Tim Kirsch, Mill City

-This position in typically successor to the Chair position. In  addition to the responsibilities outlined  in  the Committee Member job description, this position:

-Performs Chair responsibilities when the Chair cannot be available (see Chair Job Description).

 -Reports to the Board's Chair.

 -Works closely with the Chair and other staff.

Secretary: Janet Zeyen-Hall, Mill City
Maintains records of the board and ensures effective management of organization's records.

-Manages minutes of board meetings.

-Ensures minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting.

-Is sufficiently familiar with required legal documents (articles, by-laws, IRS letters, etc.) to note applicability during meetings.


Treasurer: Joel Parks, Gates

 -Manages finances of the organization.

 -Administrates fiscal matters of the organization.

 -Provides financial reports and annual budget to the board for members' approval.

 -Ensures development and board review of financial and required fiscal policies and procedures.

Chair of Communications and Public Relations: Shelley Engle, Detroit
- Manage and update website
- Coordinate and draft public education
- Assist with funding applications and presentations

-Selects non-appointed members of the committee for purposes deemed by Board Chair.

-Sets tone for the committee work.

-Ensures that members have the information needed to do their jobs.

-Oversees the logistics of committee's operations.

-Reports to the Board's Chair.

-Reports to the full Board on committee's decisions/recommendations.

Signatory authority (one from each city)
Ken Woodward, Detroit
TBD, Gates
Jeff Yohe, Idanha
Tim Kirsch, Mill City

Rules of the North Santiam  Sewer Authority.  There are eight authorized voting members (no more than 2 from each city)

Detroit:     Shelley Engle, Ken Woodward

Gates:       Joel Parks, Dale Weise

Idanha:    Jeff Smith Jeff Yohe,

Mill City:  Tim Kirsch, Janet Zeyen-Hall

2. Quorum for action items or votes shall consist of five voting members (tie vote plus one)

3. All tie votes, fail

4. Two signatures on the approval documents and financial, but only after the approval from task group


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