Bend, OR (November 29, 2016) – City Club of Central Oregon is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Hulse Andrews as the organization’s 2017 Board President. Andrews follows Barb Hess, who served in this leadership role in 2016.
Pamela Hulse Andrews is the CEO (founder and owner) of Cascade Publications Inc., based in Bend, Oregon and established in 1994, which publishes both the print and online versions of Cascade Business News (Central Oregon’s bi-weekly business newspaper), Cascade Arts & Entertainment (Oregon’s only arts and culture magazine), Bend Fashion Quarterly and Sunriver Magazine.
Pamela’s diverse business background gives her a broad perspective on the arts and business community and the economy of Oregon. She has championed the cause of growing the arts in the high desert region and played a leadership role in connecting the dots between arts and economic vitality as well as furthering cultural tourism. She writes an assortment of monthly and weekly columns on local arts and fashion, politics, business and the economy, taxes, creativity and developing entrepreneurship. Pamela serves on many local and statewide boards and commissions including the Sara Fisher Project, BendFilm Advisory Board, Oregon Small Business Development Commission and the Rotary Club of Greater Bend board of directors.
Current board members of City Club include Anne Aurand, Diane Bridgeman, Julie Brinks, Jamie Christman (past president), Dave DeRose, Peter Grube, Marla Hacker (secretary), Barb Hess (past president), Suzanne Lafky (ex-officio), James Lussier (past president), Jeff Monson, Andrea Phelps, Liisa Sjoblom (president-elect and treasurer) and Gwenn Wysling.
Joey Drucker is the current City Club of Central Oregon Executive Director.
Leaving the board this year, after serving the maximum allowable terms, is Bill Buchanan (past president).
New board members are Scott Steele (Steele Associates Architects) and Derek Bikel (exofficio, imortgage).