William B. Conerly, Ph.D. – Chair
Mr. Conerly is an economist and owner of Conerly Consulting, LLC. He lives in Lake Oswego.
Gilion Dumas – Vice Chair
Ms. Dumas is a lawyer with Dumas & Vaughn, Attorneys at Law. She resides in NE Portland.
Ruppert Reinstadler – Secretary
Mr. Reinstadler retired as Vice President of Employee Benefits at Coordinated Resources Group in Portland, a division of HUB International Northwest. He is a Trustee of The Challenge Foundation, a family trust interested in school choice, and resides in Tigard.
Katie Eyre – Treasurer
Ms Eyre, a Certified Public Accountant, is a Tax Partner at Fordham & Co LLP in Hillsboro. She is a former Oregon state legislator and served on the Hillsboro Planning Commission for more than ten years.
John A. Charles, Jr. – President & CEO
Mr. Charles has worked for Cascade Policy Institute since 1997 and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2004. He is a resident of Tigard.
Mr. Castañeda is founder and owner of PLI Systems, an Oregon-based soil and foundation stabilization company. He lives in Aloha.
Mr. Cummings is a founder and partner in The Inter Alia Group of RBC Wealth Management. He and his family live in Portland.
Mr. Udy was a financial analyst with NW Natural Gas for 35 years and is now retired. He lives in Camas, Washington.
Mr. Wendel is a semi-retired nonprofit executive search consultant and former chief financial officer for a high-tech public relations and advertising firm in Portland. He lives in NW Portland.