Meet Your Board

Meet Your Board of Directors 

Directors serve on behalf of the membership to provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Directors are elected by the membership and serve three-year terms. Contact the Board

Board meetings are held monthly and members are welcome to attend. Dates of upcoming board meetings are posted on our Meetings, Events, and Closures page. For information on past board meetings visit Board Meeting Summaries and Minutes of Board Meetings.

 

photo of Joe Van Meter
Joe Van Meter
President
  • Joe retired after 37 years in juvenile corrections and is currently working at recreational fishing and home property maintenance. He lives in Keizer and has been a Salem Electric member since 1972.
  • Board member since  2004
  • Current term 2021–2024
  • Position 2
Dave Bauer
Dave Bauer
Vice-President
  • Dave retired from his family business, R. Bauer Insurance. He has been a Keizer resident and Salem Electric member since 2001.
  • Board member since 2014
  • Current term 2020–2023
  • Position 6
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Jeff Anderson
Secretary/Treasurer
  • Jeff is retired from the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 555. He has been a Keizer resident and Salem Electric member since 1978.
  • Board member since 1985
  • Current term 2021–2024
  • Position 1
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Jan Bargen
Director
  • Jan retired from the Federal Electric Regulatory Commission. She lives in West Salem and has been a Salem Electric member since 2011.
  • Board member since 2019
  • Current term 2022-2025
  • Position 4
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Cindy Condon
Director
  • Cindy retired from her position as president of Pacific Pride Services, LLC. She lives in West Salem and has been a Salem Electric member since 1987.
  • Board member since 2017
  • Current term 2020–2023
  • Position 5
Tim Klarr
Tim Klarr
Director
  • Tim was co-owner of Today's Hair Salon & Day Spa for 27 years. He currently oversees rental properties and adminisitrator duties for Deely LLC Salon. He lives in West Salem and has been a Salem Electric member since 1984.
  • Board member since 2022
  • Current term 2022–2025
  • Position 3
Angie Onyewuchi
Angie Onyewuchi
Director
  • Angie is the CEO of Travel Salem. She lives in West Salem and has been a Salem Electric member since 2014.
  • Board member since 2020
  • Current term 2020–2023
  • Position 7