We are very grateful to these community leaders for their willingness to share their time and talent as we work to support excellence at the Jackson County Libraries. Thank you!
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Mitchell Seidman has been watching JCLF’s finances for several years. A retired aeronautical engineer, Mitch is also very active in the Friends of the Medford Library group.
Board Vice President
Becky Versteeg has served with the JCLF since 1998. First involved with libraries via the Storytelling Guild and the Children’s Festival, she coordinates a SMART Program in a local elementary school and enjoys watching volunteers help students learn to love books and reading.
Colette Boehmer has been on the Board since 1996. An attorney in Medford, Colette continues to influence the course of the Foundation with visionary and strong leadership.
Midge Thierolf is a community volunteer, political organizer, and provides legislative aide to federal and state office holders. Previously, she worked as a landscape designer for a landscape architect.
Kevin, a history teacher at St. Mary's School, and his wife Nikki have been in Medford since 2001 and reared their four kids at the public library. He was on the Library Advisory Committee and is a member of the JCLS Budget Committee. He is a big proponent of extending hours for all branches and improving access to library services to all county residents
Susan Kiefer, a transplant to Jackson County from Minnesota, brings a background of Library Science, law, and activism to the Board. She joined the JCLF board in December 2008.
Maryanne Pitcher is the Managing Director and Founder of Informed Solutions LLC, a Medford based consulting firm, and is the Interim Executive Director for the Butte Creek Mill Foundation. In addition to being on the Jackson County Library Foundation Board, she is a Rotarian, a member of the Medford Chamber of Commerce, serves as Secretary on the WESO Board of Directors, and is a member of the Women’s Leadership Conference Committee. Prior to moving to Oregon with her two children, she was a trial attorney in Massachusetts. She holds a B.S. and J.D. from Arizona State University.
Sandy is a mother of two grown-up daughters and a son and has lived in Southern Oregon for more than 32 years. She is an experienced business professional with a Master’s degree in business administration and marketing, Bachelor’s in business management, and Associates of Applied Sciences in Business Management. She specializes in operations, strategic planning, and revenue growth with an in-depth knowledge of business and non-profit operations. Sandy brings her many years of experience in non-profit operations, employee and workforce development, budget development and program management to her leadership position.
Sandy has recently been in the position of Outpatient Program Operations Manager with Family Solutions. Prior to this role she was with Goodwill as Director of Workforce Development and Director of Education where she developed Adult basic Education, GED, and English as a second language. Sandy managed all the operations of the program, taught, and tutored students outside of class. She spent the three years prior as CEO, Executive Director of a non-profit residential co-occurring treatment facility.
Sandy loves working with people, eliminating barriers to learning and knowing she can and has made a difference in the lives of others and her community.
Elisabeth is an experienced professional with over ten years in accounting and office management. She is a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) who also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Oregon University.