OK 20: Community Engagement Nonprofits

Team 20 members are key employees in nonprofit organizations that promote economic development and community engagement in Central Oregon.

Meeting time: First Wednesday of the month from 8 to 10am

Facilitators

Dan Duggan
Dan Duggan

Dan Duggan is a consultant with Lion Heart Consulting, Inc. He is an inspirational leader, teacher, and coach with over 20-year’s experience as a successful business executive. He possesses the invaluable ability to quickly assess where an organization ‘s creative energy flows and where it is blocked. Once the areas of focus are identified, Dan’s insight and sincerity create a safe environment in which people discover their innate courage and they begin to accomplish what they never thought possible. Through deep caring, humor and strong coaching, he helps leaders to open to the joy in their work and invite forth the creative energy already existing in their organizations.

Aly Waibel
Aly Waibel

Aly Waibel, PhD is the Executive Director of Opportunity Knocks. She is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and operations of Opportunity Knocks. She works closely with the Board of Directors to develop and accomplish Opportunity Knock's mission and goal of supporting growth and economic development in the Central Oregon business community. 

Aly has over ten years of experience teaching adults in a variety of businesses and community settings. She specializes in professional development, lifelong learning, somatic and contemplative learning and community development. Aly recieved her PhD from the department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona College of Education. Her dissertation research was the first qualitative study of the Since 2013, as a Certified Facilitator of the Stanford Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) program, Aly has facilitated classes in Tucson, AZ, Portland, OR and Bend, OR. She worked as an Educational Consultant at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education to evaluate and develop the CCT Teacher Training program. 

Aly received her B.A. in International Studies at Taylor University and her M.A. in Language, Reading and Culture at the University of Arizona. She lives in Bend with her partner James and sweet dog Beren.

Team Members

Erin Foote Marlowe
Erin Foote Marlowe

After working as a journalist and journalism instructor in Bend for nine years, Erin Foote Marlowe founded a strategic communications and fundraising firm where she supported candidates, business and nonprofits to achieve project goals. She became the executive director of Bend 2030 in 2015 and now serves as the sole staff-member of this dynamic public policy advocacy organization devoted to accomplishing the Bend 2030 Vision.

Erin Reilly
Erin Reilly

Erin is the Membership and Events Manager at EDCO, Economic Development for Central Oregon.

Heather Ficht
Heather Ficht

I am the Executive Director of a newer non-profit called East Cascades Workforce Investment Board. I have over 20 years experience in non-profits in Oregon and have been in the field of workforce development for almost 15 years. I hold a Master's Degree in Social Work from Portland State University and a Bachelor's of Arts in Sociology from University of Wisconsin Madison.

Joey Drucker
Joey Drucker

Ms. Drucker joined City Club as Executive Director in December 2012. Joey’s first career was that of IT Director and Associate for Psomas, a multi-office civil engineering and surveying firm, where she worked for over 20 years. On moving to Central Oregon, Joey took the opportunity for a career change and entered into the world of marketing. Her knowledge of technology blended with her passion for helping businesses grow was a perfect fit and she has been a successful consultant ever since. Joey brings these skills to City Club along with her love of the community and her drive for engaged citizenry.

Katie Condit
Katie Condit
Scott Aycock
Scott Aycock

Scott is the manager and CED at Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC). He is an experienced community development and planning professional/administrator with strong skills in collaboration and partnerships, project development, and regional issues.

Shelley Junker
Shelley Junker

Shelley works as Membership Consultant at the Bend Chamber, helping members utilize the opportunities available through the Chamber. She has over 20 years experience in marketing/sales/advertising and enjoys working with people. She moved to Bend from Minnesota in 2007.