Michael Baker

Commissioner

Health Services Director for Jefferson County Public Health.
Mr. Baker currently resides in Madras, Oregon and represents Jefferson County.
Term of Service:

August 29, 2018 – June 30, 2020

    Carolina Afre
    Resident Commissioner

     Ms. Afre resides in Redmond,

     Oregon.

     Term of Service:

     2018 – November 1, 2022

Laura Craska Cooper

Chair

Attorney at Law
Ms. Cooper resides in Prineville, Oregon and represents Crook County.

Term of Service:
June 19, 2001 – June 30, 2021

Michele Gemelas
Vice Chair

Retired pharmacist

Jefferson County Education Council member.
Ms. Gemelas resides in Madras, Oregon and represents Jefferson County.

Term of Service:
December 2014 – February 7, 2020

Barbara Punch
Commissioner

Pastor at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

Ms. Punch resides in Prineville, Oregon and represents Crook County.

Term of Service:
2014 – June 30, 2022

Nick Snead
Commissioner

Community Development Director City of Madras

Mr. Snead resides in Madras, Oregon and represents Jefferson County

Term of Service:
2010 – June 30, 2022

Darci Palmer
Commissioner

Financial Analyst
Enterprise

Ms. Palmer resides in Bend, Oregon and represents Deschutes County

Term of Service:
March 30, 2020 – July 1, 2021

John Roberts
Commissioner

Deputy City Manager
City of Redmond

Mr. Roberts resides in Redmond, Oregon and represents Deschutes County

Term of Service:
December 11, 2019 – December 11, 2021

Melissa Valadez
Commissioner

Bilingual Community Outreach Advocate
Thrive Central Oregon

Ms. Valadez resides in Redmond, Oregon and represents Deschutes County

Term of Service:
October 28, 2020 – June 22, 2022