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BRANDI LEOS, PRESIDENT

Brandi Leos IPMA-SCP, PHR, is a Senior HR Business Partner with the City of Tigard and focuses on labor and employee relations, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and recruitment.  Through traditional employment and consulting work has supported a variety of cities, counties, and districts throughout Oregon.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Human Resources from the University of Phoenix, actively serves on the NW Public Employees Diversity Conference planning committee, and writes a regularly published HR column for the Engaging Local Government Leaders Network's (ELGL) #morningbuzz.

After becoming a chapter member with the IPMA-HR Oregon Chapter in 2014, she joined the board in 2015 and was elected Vice President in 2018.

A life-long Oregonian, Brandi enjoys spending time outdoors any time of the year.


ANGIE BOND, Vice president     

Angie Bond is currently serving as the Total Compensation Manager for Metro.  Angie worked for the City of Hillsboro in Human Resources for 19 years prior to making her move to Metro.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Portland State University and comes from a family of public servants.

She has taken on the role of IPMA Board Member to help grow the Human Resources field in the Portland regional area.  Angie has spent the last 18 years as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life where she held the position of Chair for the Relay for Life of Hillsboro for 6 years.  She is passionate about finding a cure for cancer and honoring those who have battled and lost their fight to cancer.  She has also volunteered for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for 6 years in various roles. 

DEBRA BULLARD, TREASURER

Debra Bullard, IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP, is Senior HR Analyst at the City of Tualatin.  In addition to her HR generalist responsibilities, Debra is also responsible for risk management, property and liability insurance, and safety. Debra earned a Bachelor of Science degree in both Business Administration and Business Management from the University of Phoenix and has received her Master’s in Liberal Studies - Human Resource Management through Fort Hays State University in Kansas. 


DOUG DETLING, SECRETARY   

Doug Detling, IPMA-SCP, currently serves as Chairman of the seven-member Board of the HRA VEBA Trust, a three-state health benefits trust serving more than 50,000 local government participants in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Doug was elected to the HRA VEBA Board in March 2005, and has served as its Board Chairman since September 2009. He served as Human Resources Director for the City of Medford from January 2000 until retiring in September 2013. Doug has more than 40 years’ public service to State and local governments in California and Oregon. He currently is Chief Examiner for the Civil Service Commission of Jackson County Fire District #3.

Doug has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California at Berkeley. He has several years’ experience as a newspaper reporter, has edited numerous publications for state and local agencies, and has extensive experience in web-based communications.

Doug is a Life Member of the International City/County Management Association, and an Emeritus Member of IPMA-HR. He is an active genealogist and member of numerous family societies in the United States and Germany. He is a member of the Patient and Family Advisory Council for Providence Medical Group in Medford, and serves on the City of Eagle Point Neighborhood Enhancement Commission.

STEVE HERRON, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT     

Steve Herron is the Labor Relations & Class/Comp Director for Multnomah County, where he's been since July 2011. Steve oversees negotiation and administration of eleven labor agreements for the county. Steve attended law school at Lewis & Clark's Northwestern School of Law and is a member of the Oregon State Bar.






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