Oregon State University - Cascades formed the Campus Expansion Advisory Committee (CEAC) in April 2013 to help inform and gather input from the Central Oregon community as it expands to a four-year university on a campus in Bend. As of December 2014, OSU-Cascades had incorporated 92 of the CEAC's 115 recommendations.

Co-Chairs

Jodie Barram, Bend City Council
Matt Shinderman, OSU-Cascades

Members

Steven Ames, Steven Ames Planning, Bend 2030
Scott Aycock, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Bob Brell, Representative, Century West Neighborhood Association
Michael Carr, Representative, Summit West Neighborhood Association
Todd Dunkelberg, Deschutes County Library
Gary Fowles, Representative, River West Neighborhood Association
Brad Henry, Bend-La Pine Schools
Don Horton, Bend Parks and Recreation
John Keys, Representative, Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association
Eric King, City of Bend
Michael LaLonde, Bend Chamber of Commerce Board
Roger Lee, Economic Development for Central Oregon
Mike McLandress, Development/Sustainability
Christy McLeod, BMC
Shirley Metcalf, Central Oregon Community College
Jim Middleton, Central Oregon Community College
Jeff Monson, Commute Options
Angela Price, Pacific Power
Dennis Schaberg, Deschutes Economic Alliance
Bill Smith, William Smith Properties (Old Mill District)
Andrew Spreadborough, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Stacey Stemach, neighborhood representative
Oran Teater, OSU-Cascades Advisory Board
Allan Unger, Deschutes County Commission

CEAC Meeting Schedule

March 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center

June 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center

September 5, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center

December 5, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center

CEAC Meeting Materials

2014

October 23

OSU-Cascades response to Housing Recommendations; Initial Recommendations from Health Care Task Force
Presentation (PDF)
OSU-Cascades response to Housing Recommendations
Report (PDF)

June 18
OSU-Cascades response to Neighborhood Livability, Transportation, Sustainability Recommendations
Presentation (PDF)

OSU-Cascades response to Neighborhood Livability, Transportation, Sustainability Recommendations
Report (PDF)
Initial Recommendations - Health Care, Housing Task Forces (PDF)

March 13
Neighborhood Livability, Sustainability and Transportation Task Forces Initial Recommendations (PDF)

2013

December 12
Presentation (PDF)

October 2
Presentation (PDF)

CEAC Task Force Members

Child Care

  • Research campus child care and early childhood wellness models including source of funding and operational oversight.
  • Evaluate campus community demand.
  • Assess possible community partners.

Members

Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Associate VP for Finance and Strategic Planning
Deann Curtis, OSU-Cascades Student
Andrew Davis, OSU-Cascades Student Life Coordinator
Shannon Lipscomb, OSU-Cascades Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Sciences

Community Outreach

  • Develop communication framework to deliver and receive timely and relevant information to and from the community
  • Ensure and exceed compliance with City of Bend land use public outreach requirements
  • Establish a means to evaluate the success of communication efforts

Members

Christine Coffin, OSU-Cascades Director of Communications – Chair
Kelly Sparks, Assoc. OSU-Cascades Assoc. VP for Finance and Strategic Planning
Anne Aurand, Community Relations Manager, City of Bend
Jamie Christman, Leadership Bend & Government Affairs, Bend Chamber of Commerce
Laura Craska Cooper, OSU-Cascades Advisory Board Member
Bruce Cummings, OSU-Cascades Advisory Board Member
Justin Finestone, Communications Director, City of Bend
Anna Johnson, Communications Director, Deschutes County
Julianne Repman, Communication Director, Bend-La Pine Schools
Jon Skidmore, Assistant City Manager, City of Bend
Sid Snider, Central Oregon Landwatch

Education & Research Partners

  • Investigate opportunities for public/private, public/public and education institution partnerships to create meaningful research collaboration across OSU-Cascades academic programs.

Members

Matt Shinderman, OSU-Cascades Liaison; CEAC Co-Chair; Senior Instructor, Natural Resources
Jeff Gautschi, OSU-Cascades Instructor, Organic Chemistry
Julie Gess-Newsome, OSU-Cascades Associate Dean of Human Health and Wellness; Professor, Education
Brad Henry, Bend-La Pine Schools
RJ Johnson
Michael LaLonde, Bend Chamber of Commerce Board
Roger Lee, Economic Development for Central Oregon
Matthew Mercer   
Shirley Metcalf, Central Oregon Community College         
Jim Middleton, Central Oregon Community College
Ryan Reese, OSU-Cascades Instructor and Clinical Placement Coordinator, Teacher and Counselor Education
Dennis Schaberg, Deschutes Economic Alliance

Health Care

  • Research unique, effective and sustainable models of university health care delivery.
  • Evaluate pros and cons of alternative health delivery models.
  • Recommend methods of developing a healthy campus community culture.

Members

Christy McLeod, BMC
Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Liaison, Associate VP for Finance and Strategic Planning
Emily Carr, Director, MFA Creative Writing, OSU-Cascades
Jessica Jacks, Deschutes County
Susan Keys, Associate Professor, College of Public Health & Human Services, OSU-Cascades
Elaine Knobbs, Mosaic Medical
Jaime Law, Student, OSU-Cascades
Kat Mastrangelo, Volunteers in Medicine
Dan McCarthy, Adaugeo Healthcare Solutions
Linda Porzelius, OSU-Cascades Counseling Services
Penny Pritchard, Deschutes County
Jane Reynolds, Director of Enrollment Services & Student Success, OSU-Cascades
Tricia Stumpf, Planned Parenthood
David Visiko, Deschutes County
Kara Witzke, OSU-Cascades, Instructor, Exercise and Sport Science

CEAC Task Force Members

Housing

  • Assess OSU-Cascades long term housing needs
  • Inventory available housing by price and location
  • Identify land that is currently zoned for multi-family housing
  • Evaluate pros and cons of University and private sector providing housing
  • Identify creative zoning and CCRs to help mitigate potential concerns
  • Research synergistic universities and neighborhoods

Members

Kelly Sparks, OSU-Liaison, Associate VP, Finance and Strategic Planning
Jane Reynolds, Director of Enrollment Services & Student Success, OSU-Cascades
Jim Long, City of Bend
Damian Syrnyk, City of Bend
James Goff, City of Bend
Michael McLandress, Old Bend Neighborhood Association
Michael Carr, Summit West Neighborhood Association
Stacey Stemach, neighborhood representative
Bill Bernardy, community member
Martha Bibb, community member
Leslie Weaver, community member
Karen Bennett, community member
Jane Raleigh, community member
Cindy Chandler, community member
Sid Snyder, community member
Ed Funk, community member

Neighborhood Livability

  • Identify neighborhood livability concerns and opportunities that will emerge as OSU-Cascades expands to a 4-year West Bend campus
  • Identify town and gown communities to model after
  • Brainstorm possible solutions and prioritize opportunities

Members

Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Liaison
Jodie Barram, City of Bend
Karen Bennett, community member
Bob Brell, Century West Neighborhood Association
Michael Carr, Summit West Neighborhood Association
John Cushing, Century West Neighborhood Association
Gary Fowles, River West Neighborhood Association Representative
James Goff, City of Bend
Don Horton, Bend Recreation & Parks
Michael LaLonde, Bend Chamber of Commerce
David Light, community member
Michael McLandress, Development/Sustainability
Joe Richie, community member
Bob Sanders, community member
Kenneth Schofield, Century West Neighborhood Association
Sid Snyder, Central Oregon Landwatch
Colin Stephens, City of Bend
Sara Thompson, OSU-Cascades Librarian
Leslie Weaver, community member

Regional Collaboration

  • Evaluate opportunities for OSU-Cascades to increase access to four-year educational opportunities and business partnerships for communities in the surrounding tri-county area.

Members

Janet Brown, Jefferson County
Jason Carr, Prineville
Russell Deboodt, Prineville
Todd Dunkelberg, Deschutes Public Library
Becky Johnson, OSU-Cascades
Jason McKibbin, Medisiss
Courtney Snead, Madras COCC
Andrew Spreadborough, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Sara Thompson, OSU-Cascades
Alan Unger, Deschutes County Commission

CEAC Task Force Members

Sustainability

  • Research innovative and efficient solutions for campus/community connectivity, energy systems (including renewables), sewer and water, building design, and the landscape.
  • Identify examples that model the sustainability definition established by the group.
  • Synthesize findings into a set of best practice recommendations for the planning process.
  • Integrate recommendations with other task forces.

Members

Matt Shinderman, OSU-Cascades Liaison
Steven Ames, Steven Ames Planning, Bend 2030
Phillip Chang, COIC
Robert Del Mar, Oregon Department of Energy
RJ Johnson, architect
Beth Marino, OSU-Cascades Instructor/Research Associate, Social Science
Mike McLandress, Development/Sustainability
Angela Price, Pacific Power
Brian Rankin, City of Bend
Mike Riley, The Environmental Center
Stacey Stemach, neighborhood representative, architect
Oran Teater, OSU-Cascades Advisory Board
ML Vidas, Vidas Architecture

Technology

Co-chairs

Scott Emery, Director of Client Services
Sara Thompson, Librarian, OSU-Cascades

Members

Sandy Brooke, Associate Professor, Program Lead, Art
Michael Giamellaro, Assistant Professor, Science & Mathematics Education
Shannon Osborne, IT Services, OSU-Cascades
Henry Sayre, Distinguished Professor, Art History
Kara Witzke, Instructor and Program Lead, EXSS
Stephanie Beamer, Admissions & Academic Advisor
Greg Chilcote, IT, OSU-Cascades
Greg Edmaiston

Transportation

  • Generate design and program principles with the ultimate objective of a pedestrian/non-motor vehicle focused campus which minimizes transportation impacts on the community.

Members

Matt Shinderman, OSU-Cascades Liaison
Nick Arnis, City of Bend
Scott Aycock, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Mary Barron, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)
John Condon, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)
Julie Hamilton, River West Neighborhood Association
Michael McLandress, Development/Sustainability
Stan Michota, Broken Top Neighborhood Association
Jeff Monson, Commute Options
Rick Root, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)
Steve Schrank, citizen
Sid Snyder, citizen
Karen Swirsky, Land Conservation & Development, Governor’s Regional Solutions Center