MACRD Budget Committee Meeting
The MACRD Budget Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:00pm to consider approving the FY2021-22 proposed budget. In-person seating will be extremely limited to the public, so please consider joining via zoom.
The Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District Budget Committee met on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6:00pm to receive the FY2021-22 proposed budget.
MACRD Board Meetings
The Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District Board of Directors holds a work session and business meeting on the third Monday of every month at 6:30pm.
To help limit the spread of COVID-19, the public may attend the meeting via zoom audio or video. An in-person option is also available, but there are limits to the number of attendees due to current physical distancing requirements.
To schedule live public comments via Zoom Video, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-475-4253 by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the board meeting. All requests should include your name, phone number and address.
If you have any questions you can contact Courtney Snead, Executive Director, at 541-475-4253 or the above referenced email.
**To see minutes from past board meetings, as well as guiding policies, budgets and audits for the district, scroll down to the bottom of this page**
Taylor Lark – Board Chair
Taylor Lark grew up in San Juan Capistrano, CA and moved to Madras in 2011 with his family shortly after finishing his studies at Brigham Young University in Utah. His wife Alyssa was born and raised in Madras and graduated from Madras High School in 2004. They have six children who all love participating in youth sports including basketball, soccer, flag football and junior golf.
Taylor worked in hotel and resort management for seven years before starting a data consulting business in 2018. His love for sports and recreation fuel a desire to help all youth in Jefferson County have many opportunities to grow and learn through recreation.
Lindsay Foster-Drago – Board Vice Chair
Oregon raised, Lindsay Foster-Drago has resided in Madras since 2006 when she joined the family business, KEITH Manufacturing Co. Community-focused, she has served on several local boards and is excited for the opportunity to help expand youth programs. Lindsay loves spending time with her husband Jimmy and their two young children (Baylor, 7 & Boden, 2), playing outside, traveling, yoga and perfecting her smoothie recipes. Reason for service: “I want to help children get stoked about their futures by carving out opportunities where they can learn about who they are!”
Jinnell Lewis – Board Secretary
Birthplace: Bellingham, WA
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Doctorate of Medicine Oregon
Health and Science University
Dr. Jinnell Lewis moved to Madras in 2014 after completing OHSU Family Medicine Residency in Klamath Falls. She is currently working as a family practice doctor for St. Charles Family Care Madras. Jinnell also works at the hospital in the inpatient setting and family birthing center where she delivers babies. Jinnell and her husband have 4 children who are active on the swim team, in swim lessons, and often swim at the MAC during rec swim.
She previously worked for 7 years as a lifeguard and swim instructor and also played club water polo at Linfield College. She is passionate about sports and the lifelong importance of learning to swim. She began serving on the MACRD Board of Directors in 2015 to support and promote what she believes is one of the most important local resources for improving health and well being of all ages in Jefferson County.
Martti Rahi – Board Member
Martti grew up in Rochester, Washington and went to college at Southern Virginia University and BYU Idaho with a major in History. He relocated to Madras in 2010 and in his day job, he works for Payne West Insurance as an Insurance Agent. Martti has served on the MACRD board of directors since 2018 and has volunteered as a coach for Youth Flag Tackle Football and basketball programs, as well as participated in the MAC Dash since he moved to Madras. Martti is dedicated to the youth of Jefferson County and has a passion for sports and the positive lifelong impacts it can have on our youth. Martti has been married to his wife Keri for 17 years and they have two young sons.
Deanna Seibold – Board Member
Oregon born and raised, Deanna Seibold and her husband Mike moved to Madras from Portland in September of 2019.
With a background in teaching and project management, Deanna volunteers for a variety of nonprofits focusing on women’s and children’s issues, historical preservation, and community services. Continuing education in nonprofit work, French and Cherokee language classes, and online cooking and baking lessons round-out her days.
In their free time, Deanna and Mike enjoy hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, and camping.
Deanna is thrilled to serve her community and honored to have this opportunity to do so!
The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors are responsible for establishing goals and setting policies that guide MACRD operations.
The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors generally host monthly meetings on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the MAC.
Regular Business Meetings
Visitors are invited to address the MACRD Board following the call to order. Those who wish to address the MACRD Board are asked to complete a public comment card and state their name and address at the beginning of their remarks to the MACRD Board. Visitors are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes or less. Individuals who wish to also offer written materials or letters related to his or her in-person comments are asked to submit them to email@example.com at least 48 hours in advance of the MACRD Board meeting. If that is not possible, written materials will be provided to the Board of Directors following the meeting, which may be after MACRD Board action.
Email Input: To contact District staff and MACRD Board of Director members, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MACRD Board may meet in executive session pursuant to state statutes. Executive sessions are closed to all members of the public except for representatives of the news media.
Board Work Sessions
The Board generally meets in a work session at 6:30 p.m. prior to their business meeting that starts at approximately 7:30 p.m. Work sessions are intended for the Board to receive and discuss information from staff regarding district operations, new projects and programs, and talk with staff about their thoughts prior to making a decision in a business meeting. No decisions are made during work sessions. The Board conducts its official district business during regular business meetings.
Cost Recovery Plan
The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors adopted a cost recovery system Feb. 16, 2015. Please see the link below for additional information. If you have further questions, we ask that you reach out to MACRD Interim Executive Director, Courtney Snead.
The 2020-2025 strategic plan was updated in Spring 2020 to reflect input from MACRD patrons, community and business partners, and MACRD staff and board members.
Board Agendas, Minutes