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 2021
jkrenowicz@cocc.edu 

Executive Director-Chamber of Commerce
Resident of Madras since 1979

Laura Craska Cooper

LAURA CRASKA COOPER
Board Chair
ZONE 2
Prineville
Term expires 2021
lcraskacooper@cocc.edu 

Attorney
Resident of Crook County-Prineville since 1998

Alan Unger

ALAN UNGER
ZONE 3
Redmond
Term expires 2021
agunger@cocc.edu 

Local Government, Retired
Resident of Redmond since 1950

Erica Skatvold

ERICA SKATVOLD
Board Vice Chair
ZONE 4
Bend
Term expires 2021
eskatvold2@cocc.edu

Clinical Informatics/Health System
Resident of Bend since 1997

Jim Clinton

JIM CLINTON
ZONE 5
Bend
Term expires 2019
jclinton2@cocc.com

Physicist / Business Owner
Resident of Bend since 1995

Bruce Abernathy

BRUCE ABERNETHY
ZONE 6
Bend
Term expires 2019
babernethy@cocc.edu 

Grant Writer/School District
Resident of Bend since 1993

Vikki Ricks

VIKKI RICKS
ZONE 7
La Pine
Term expires 2019
vricks@cocc.edu 

Educator, Retired
Resident of La Pine since 2011