MACRD Board Vacancy
The MACRD is accepting applications to fill one open position on its board of directors as a result of Board Secretary Greg Williams resigning from the board effective October 2, 2020. The appointee will serve the remainder of the term, which expires in June 2021.
The deadline to submit applications for this vacancy is Friday, November 6, 2020 at 5:00pm.
For more information, please contact Courtney Snead at
(541) 475-4253 or via email at email@example.com.
MACRD Board Meetings
The Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District Board of Directors will be holding their next Regular Business Meeting on Monday, November 16th. Specific details will be forthcoming.
To help limit the spread of COVID-19, the public may attend the meeting via zoom audio or video. An in-house 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 November 16, 2020. All requests should include your name, phone number and address.
If you have any questions you can contact Trudy Haugen, Office Manager, at 541-475-4253 or the above referenced email.
Zoom Link Agenda Board Packet
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!”
Greg Williams – Board Secretary
Birthplace: Madras, OR
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Crop Science and Soil Science
Oregon State University
Greg Williams graduated Madras High School in 1992. After graduating Oregon State
University in 1996, he returned home to Madras and began working at his current position as a
Field Representative, with Central Oregon Seeds Inc. Active in the agricultural community, Greg
owns and operates Deschutes Basin Farms, a diversified row crop farming operation.
Greg and his Wife Heather have three daughters, Elli, Alexis and Ava. The family enjoys,
hiking, skiing, traveling and swimming. Like many in the community, Greg has a determination to see that all recreational activities grow successfully for the future generations to come.
Jinnell Lewis – Board Member
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
Bio coming soon!
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.
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 Session
The Board generally meets in a work session at 6:00 p.m., followed by a regular business meeting at approximately 7:30 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 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