MACRD Staff

Jim Weyermann –  Executive Director 

Jim joined the MACRD in October of 2018 after spending 15 years working for the SF Giants and Golden State Warriors. Before that, Jim spent 12 years in government at Seattle Center operating 28 facilities on the campus of the 1960 World’s Fair. He spent time at Stanford University and has been the Managing and Executive Director of two non-profit organizations.

On October 10, 2012, the NBA Development League officially approved the relocation of the D-League club from Bismarck, ND, to Northern California for the 2012-13 campaign. In a matter of just 68 days, under Weyermann’s direction, 2,500-seat Kaiser Permanente Arena was erected in downtown Santa Cruz and ready for play.

Weyermann joined the Warriors organization from the San Jose Giants where he served as the president and CEO of the Class-A Minor League affiliate of the San Francisco Giants from 2005-2011. During his six seasons with the San Jose Giants, the club established franchise attendance records four times, including in 2009 when the team shattered all franchise attendance and revenue records en route to winning two major national awards, “The President’s Trophy”, which is presented annually to the top Minor League Franchise in the nation and Baseball America’s “Freitas Award” given annually to the top Minor League Team in its Class.

Gregg Markwardt – Director of Recreation and Aquatics 
Education:
B.S. in Health and Human Kinetics, Warner Pacific College.
M.Ed. from the University of Oregon. Go Ducks!
Background:
Gregg comes to us with 23 years of experience in Aquatic and Recreation in various roles in the Portland Metro area. He is very excited to be in Madras and working at the Madras Aquatic Center and Recreation District. When asked, He said, “I am blessed to work at, in my opinion, the best swimming pool in Central Oregon, and great outdoor recreational areas including Juniper Hills Park. The MACRD is an incredible gift the community has given to us and future generations to come. The MACRD has a tremendous opportunity and  potential to impact and improve the quality of life for all of the Madras community and outlying regions through aquatics and recreation”. Gregg is married to his wife Kathryn

Trudy Haugen – Office Manager

Trudy Haugen was born and raised in Madras.  She is a professional product of an excellent business department and professional work experience as a student at  Madras High School, and involvement in a myriad of small businesses and non profits in the community.  She has been married to her soul mate for 32 years, has two amazing daughters who both have returned with their husbands to call Madras their home, and has new loves of her life . . . grandbabies! She has two puppies that make her empty nest very full, and sometimes even more demanding than those girls were.  She enjoys anything done with her family, work or play.  Her favorite way to spend a day is enjoying the quiet, all the beautiful nature that Oregon has to offer and conversations with people who enrich her life. 

Eric Bostard – Aquatics Manager

Eric has been around pools since he was 15. After running a business for 10 years, he wanted to get his feet wet again, so he could help cultivate MACRD’s love for the aquatics. He hopes to continue the current aquatic sports, as well as growing the aquatic recreation at the MAC. He also states that “the pool’s view is one of the best views around.” Eric is sharing his time as Aquatics Manager with Coaching of the Madras/Culver Water Polo Team and is acting as the Madras Swim Team Coach as well. When he’s not at the pool, he’s spending time with his wife, Gwen, and son, Monty, and he’s outside enjoying all the outdoor activities that central Oregon has to offer. He is eager to keep the Aquatic Recreation thriving for the Youth and Community of Jefferson County and is a Great addition to the MACRD.