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Mark is a retiree living in Downtown Beaverton.
He spent 30 years in the high tech industry at Intel, Sequent Computer and RadiSys, and 10 years at a non-profit, Elders in Action. Mark is passionate about Beaverton being a great place to live, work, and play for people of all ages, abilities, and cultures.
Kirsten Agard is a VP, Home Lending Manager at Umpqua Bank. She joined the Board in 2019 and has been Board Chair of the BDA since January 2020. Kirsten is passionate about preserving the downtown area and serving local businesses.
Nicole Feightner is an HR professional and has lived in the Beaverton area since 2007. She joined the BDA in the spring of 2019 and chaired the Organization Committee through 2021. She has been the Vice Chair since January of 2022. Nicole is passionate about bringing volunteers together to make downtown a fun place for all.
Carina owns Carina’s Bakery on 1st Street and has been a Board member since March 2021. In addition to her business expertise, Carina brings a compassionate focus on equity, especially regarding disability and accessibility.
Felicia is the VP of Home Lending Accounting at Umpqua Bank. Felicia brings attention to detail and expert financial knowledge to her role as Treasurer, which she has filled since April 2021.
Chanel works with Westland Investors as the Asset and Business Development Manager. She has over 10 years professional experience in operations and business development space in both investment real estate and the music industry, and she is passionate about community impact and uplifting small businesses through partnership, cultivating activations, and promotion.
Ruben is a resident of Beaverton and works in Beaverton as a Medical Director for Providence Health Plan. He is passionate about all the changes that are making downtown
Beaverton an exciting destination. As an avid cyclist and walker and a physician with a passion for public health, he is excited about the improvements to the walking and biking infrastructure downtown that are making the area a more livable, vibrant place.
Kyle was born and raised in Beaverton and has a passion for his community. He works in Global Security Infrastructure and has a background in working with local businesses developing their technology plans and roadmaps to encourage business growth. He is energized by the recent growth in downtown Beaverton and loves attending events with his wife Alena and two dogs.
Kalla is an engineer, entrepreneur & educator. She immigrated to the US over 25 years ago, holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and worked in the hi-tech industry at Hughes, Intel, prior to becoming an educator. She also served as an advisor to a few non-profit organizations, is actively involved with the local Chamber of Commerce, small business organizations and volunteering at community events.
Jeff is a native of northeast Portland. A recently retired Presbyterian minister, he served congregations in San Diego and rural Nebraska, finally landing at the Reedville Presbyterian Church in Aloha, where he has was active in the community with the Reedville Elementary School, Western Farm Workers Association, and as “Faith” member of Washington County’s Aloha-Reedville Livability Study. Jeff is eager to contribute his vision, experience, and organizational skills to Beaverton’s continuing evolution as a great place to live, work, and play.
Jim has been a resident of Beaverton for most of his life. He is currently the Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for the cybersecurity division of Online Business Systems. He has over 25 years of leadership experience, leading teams in Sales, Business Development, Marketing
and Operations. Jim enjoys working out, golfing, is an avid walker, and is very proud of his two adult kids. Jim joined the Board in 2023 and is passionate about working on the continued improvements to downtown Beaverton.
Taliek is an Oregon native and Beaverton resident. In addition to preparing for his first year to begin at the University of Oregon in Fall 2023 to study political science, Taliek is a part-time law clerk at his family firm, DuBoff Law Group, the Chair of the Mayor's Youth Advisory Board, and the Vice President of Aloha High School. Taliek hopes to become a diplomat or politician one day. Taliek is motivated by his community and getting young people involved in service projects alongside him.
Rachel is a City of Beaverton employee in the Economic Development Department. As a non-voting Board member, Rachel represents the City and acts as our liaison into the City government. Rachel previously managed a downtown district in New York before starting her current role with the City of Beaverton.
Our Board of Directors comprises 9-15 community members passionate about making downtown Beaverton a better place for us all.
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