Board of Directors
Jeff DeLeon | President
Jeff was born in Salem, OR. A USN Aviation electrician on F/A 18 Hornets he retired in 2000. In 2002 he was a Seattle to Portland participant, and also has won 9 National Veterans Wheelchair Games medals and will try any sports recreation event. He has traveled with the Paralympic Military program through the spring of 2010 and won 3 gold medals there also. NVWG interview.
Bill Blake | Vice President/Treasurer
Served in the Navy from 1968 – 1971 Went to Officer Candidate School after graduating from Oregon State University in 1968. Two tours to Viet Nam on the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) Owns and operated (until becoming disabled with MS) Willow Lake Nursery, a retail garden center in Keizer, OR and began volunteering for OPVA in 2008.
Dave Parker | Secretary
Born in 1942 in Portland, OR. Joined the Marine Corps in 1960 and stayed until 1981. He was injured in an airplane mishap in 1980. Has lived in Beaverton, OR since 1981. National President from 1989-1990.
Paul Dahlke | National Director/BOD Member
Jack Howell | BOD Member
Sue Holt | BOD Member
Angie Tunnisen | BOD Member
Bill Gray | BOD Member