COVID-19 Response and Reopening

Meet the COCC Board

A seven-member Board of Directors governs the College, with members of that Board elected from geographic zones in the District. The District covers a 10,000-square-mile area, making it bigger than eight of the U.S. states.

Joe Krenowicz

JOE KRENOWICZ
ZONE 1
Madras
Term expires 2025
jkrenowicz@cocc.edu

Executive Director-Chamber of Commerce
Resident of Madras since 1979

Laura Craska Cooper

LAURA CRASKA COOPER
ZONE 2
Prineville
Term expires 2025
lcraskacooper@cocc.edu

Attorney
Resident of Crook County-Prineville since 1998

Alan Unger

ALAN UNGER
Board Chair
ZONE 3
Redmond
Term expires 2025
agunger@cocc.edu

Local Government, Retired
Resident of Redmond since 1950

Erica Skatvold

ERICA SKATVOLD
ZONE 4
Bend
Term expires 2025
eskatvold@cocc.edu

Clinical Informatics/Health System
Resident of Bend since 1997

Jim Clinton

JIM CLINTON
ZONE 5
Bend
Term expires 2023
jclinton2@cocc.edu

Physicist / Business Owner
Resident of Bend since 1995

Bruce Abernathy

BRUCE ABERNETHY
Board Vice Chair
ZONE 6
Bend
Term expires 2023
babernethy@cocc.edu

Grant Writer/School District
Resident of Bend since 1993

 Oliver Tatum

OLIVER TATOM
ZONE 7
Bend
Term expires 2023
otatom@cocc.edu

Registered Nurse / Paramedic
Resident of rural Deschutes County since 2014