Member Services

The purpose of the MSC is to review, assess and improve current services and benefits available to NOWC member organizations; and to identify and develop opportunities for additional services and benefits. 

Chair: Region 5: Karen Moon, Coordinator, Harney County Watershed Council

Region 1: Greg Foster, Board Member, Lower Nehalem Watershed Council

Region 2: Kelly Timchak,Coordinator, Lower Rogue Watershed Council

Region 3: Shannon Richardson, Executive Director, South Santiam Watershed Council

Region 4: Kris Knight, Executive Director, Upper Deschutes Watershed Council

Region 6: Debra Bunch, Coordinator, Mid John Day/Bridge Creek Watershed Council

At-Large: Rich Margarum (2020-2021), Professor, Director of the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management; University of Oregon College of Design

Ex Officio:
Vanessa Green, Executive Director, Network of Oregon Watershed Councils

Cindy Thieman (2021), Watershed Coordinator, Hood River Watershed Group; President of the Board, Network of Oregon Watershed Councils

In 2021, a student team from the University of Oregon Master of Nonprofit Management Program surveyed member Watershed Councils, to learn more about which member services NOWC values, what can be added, and what can be improved. They analyzed the survey results and developed a report and presentation which our committee will use to guide future improvements. Check them out!