Board of Directors

Jinnell Lewis – Board Chair

Birthplace: Bellingham, WA
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Linfield College
Doctorate of Medicine Oregon
Health and Science University

Dr. Lewis moved here from Klamath Falls after completing her 3 year residency in family medicine. She is working at St. Charles Family Care Clinic. She and her husband are enjoying settling into the Madras community and love hiking, skiing, fishing, hunting and swimming. She is excited about promoting healthy lifestyles in Jefferson County.

Gregg Tippett – Board Vice Chair 

Steve Webb – Board Member

Birthplace: Redwing, MN

Education: Studied Criminal Justice.

Steve moved to Madras 20 years ago with his wife and has raised two children in beautiful Central Oregon. Steve, when, not working, spends time being involved with his Church, running, swimming and going from one child’s event to the next.

Larry Layton – Board Member

Education:  Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Portland State University

Larry moved to Madras in 2016 after a career in accounting and tax return preparation in Olympia, Washington.  Larry is a native Oregonian and spent many summers at Round Butte fishing and water skiing in the 60’s and 70’s.  He applied for a board position because he believes the Madras Aquatic Center is a valuable asset for the Madras community.  In his spare time, he is a Ham Radio operator active with the Jefferson/Crook County Emergency Communications Net.

Martti Rahi – Board Member

Board Meetings

The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors is responsible for developing MACRD goals and setting policy.

The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors host monthly meetings on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the MAC.

Regular Meeting: 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 five 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 protected] 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, email [email protected].

Executive Session: 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 Session

The Board generally meets in a work session at 5:30 p.m., followed by a regular business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Work sessions are scheduled for the Board to receive and discuss information regarding district operations, review financials, and projects and planning to aid in their decision-making process. The Board conducts its business during regular meetings to receive information and take action on MACRD operations such as approving contracts, agreements, policies and procedures.

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 Executive Director Joe McHaney.

Cost Recovery Plan

Strategic Plan

The MAC Recreation District Board of Directors made history May 8.

After nearly a year of research, survey work, community and staff input and counsel from the Special District Association of Oregon, the MACRD Board of Directors voted 5-0 to adopt the MACRD five-year strategic plan.  The document, the first of its kind for the District, outlines its history, mission, vision, core values, operating principles and five strategic goals.

Strategic Plan


Board Agendas, Minutes


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