Richard Heard, President
Kelly Morgan, Vice President
Steve Loosely, Secretary
Steve was born and raised in Roseburg and has worked in Douglas County throughout his family business career, beginning as a laborer and equipment operator to general manager and owner. His family sold its road construction company to Knife River in 2000, and currently, they develop residential and commercial property. Steve serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Community Cancer Center and Umpqua Community College, where he is the Chair. Steve and his wife of 39 years, Shelley Briggs, have one daughter, Katherine, who works in London as a management consultant.
David Cimbora joined George Fox as executive dean of wellness enterprise in 2020. He arrived from the Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University in La Mirada, California, where he served for 22 years, the last three years as associate dean of doctoral programs. As associate dean, he was program chair for both the PhD and PsyD programs in clinical psychology. In addition, he oversaw the accreditation and admissions processes for both doctoral programs.
Previously, Cimbora served as director of clinical training at Rosemead from 2005 to 2016 for both the PhD and PsyD programs. His Rosemead tenure included stints as a full professor (2015-19), associate professor (2004-15) and assistant professor (1997 to 2004).
A licensed psychologist since 1999, he also worked at the Biola Counseling Center for 22 years seeing couples and individual patients. In all, his career in psychology has spanned more than 25 years and has included work in educational and clinical settings in Colorado, New Mexico and California.
Cimbora holds a PhD (1997) and master’s degree (1994) in child clinical psychology from the University of Denver, as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Washington (1991). He lives in Dundee and is married to Marie. They have two children: Nathaniel and Sam.
Lisa Yop is the Nurse Manager of the Education Department for the Roseburg VA Health Care System. Lisa began her VA career at the Roseburg VA in the Emergency Department in 2007. She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing from Hartnell College and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership and Management from Western Governors University. Lisa has been a Registered Nurse for over 22 years and 13 years with the Veterans Health Administration. Lisa has an extensive background in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing as well as Peri-Operative Care and Primary Care.
Throughout her nursing career, Lisa has held many roles to include Clinical Nurse, Charge Nurse, Educator, and Manager. She oversees the Roseburg VA Education Department, which facilitates many programs, including student onboarding for Associated Health Professions. Lisa also serves as the Nurse Recruiter for the Roseburg VA Health Care System. She is abreast of the health care shortages for both the regional area for the Roseburg Health Care System and rural Oregon and across the Nation.
Lisa is originally from California and moved to Roseburg, Oregon, in 2007. In late 2008 a VA career opportunity took her and her family to Idaho for two years then back to California with the plan of returning to Roseburg. Lisa and her family returned to Roseburg in 2017 as their permanent home. Her husband is a local real estate broker, and her three children attend local colleges and Roseburg High School. Lisa has been very involved in the Roseburg community in both her career and personal life. Lisa has developed strong relationships between the Roseburg VA and local community medical partners to offer robust clinical experiences for allied health students and residents.
Ryan Tribbett, Officer to the Board
Ryan Tribbett is the Executive Vice President at Pac/West Communications and has worked extensively with association management and public relations projects at the state and local levels. Since joining Pac/West, Ryan has focused on construction issues for both labor and management. Ryan’s areas of expertise include but are not limited to Oregon’s public contracting code, funding mechanisms for public works/capital construction, and renewable energy incentives. He has been directly involved with the Legislature’s discussions surrounding Oregon’s current and future infrastructure and development needs.
Ryan has also planned and implemented several field plans, including a series of issue-oriented town hall forums and a statewide “Oregon Jobs” tour, which built a coalition of communities and elected leaders in support of the 2009 Jobs and Transportation Act – the largest and most environmentally friendly transportation investment package in state history.
Tribbett has a degree in political science and sociology from Portland State University.
Senate Dallas Heard (Ex-Officio)
Dallas Heard is a successful, local entrepreneur who has served the Roseburg area for several years and is deeply connected to the district. His family has resided in the Roseburg area since the late 1800’s and Dallas has lived in the region his entire life.
He is from a family of small business owners and farmers and has continued that tradition with his own businesses. He owns several rental properties in the Roseburg area which he manages, is a farmer, and has owned a landscape contracting business for the last nine years. Through his experience Dallas has shown an ability to lead and manage, as well as providing the innovation and dedication needed to grow his business.
Dallas has served on the Callahan PAC which advises the Douglas County Planning Commission. He has also served on the Housing Authority of Douglas County Board of Commissioners. He served as Chair of the Looking Glass Rural Fire District Board of Directors and served a Director of the CECRO PAC.
He has worked for the betterment of communities in the area throughout these positions, and his involvement with various community boards is a testament to his dedication to improve quality of life in the region and creating a place where generations can live, work and raise a family.
Representative Gary Leif (Ex-Officio)
Representative Leif was raised in Douglas County. Gary became involved in public service to serve the people 35 years ago. Gary brings people together to protect our history and to build a future for our children and grandchildren, so they can stay right here with jobs, in Southern Oregon. Gary recognizes that rural Oregon stands at a critical crossroad both socially and economically and is excited to be a leader in Salem. As a past County Commissioner and successful retired business owner for 40 years, he will bring a unique understanding to our legislature. Gary is known as a bridge-builder, bringing diverse groups together for common goals.