Elizabeth is a project manager in the Communications department and has been at Metro since 2006. Her participation in the local began in 2011, serving on the Member Action Team (MAT) for contract bargaining, became a steward in 2014 and began serving on the Executive Board that same year.
Away from work she enjoys trail riding adventures with her horse Kaelyn and spending time with her husband Phillip and daughter Ceara.
Angela works in Finance and Regulatory Services at Metro. Her office is located on the 2nd floor of Metro Regional Center.
John Brandsberg has been with Metro since 2006 and is a Hazardous Waste Technician at the Metro South transfer station. John has bee active in the union for over 11 years serving as the 3580 Executive Board Member for scalehouse and hazardous waste sites and a steward for the local. He also serves on the AFSCME Council 75 Executive Board as the acting chair of the Council 75 Environmental Caucus (AFSCMEgreen) for the last three years.
Sarah started working with Metro a little over two years ago in 2015. She decided to start a family in 2004, and in 2009 decided to go back to school. After receiving her degree in Environmental Science, Sara took an internship as a community organizer, working closely with elected officials in Oregon and Washington concerning climate impact and environmental change that affects our region. A native born and raised Oregonian, she has a lot of passion about the lives in this region and hopes to continue on the path of making a positive impact in all ways possible.
Bonnie has been working with volunteers at Metro parks and natural areas for since 2007. She has more than 15 years of experience in volunteer management working with nonprofits and government agencies and holds a certification in volunteer administration. As an informal environmental educator, she has helped provide hands-on service learning for students of all ages.
Her environmental education has focused on habitat enrichment, especially for wildlife and pollinators. Bonnie has been a wildlife rehabilitator for 23 years working for the Audubon Society Wildlife Care Center in Portland and with facilities that breed for release endangered species in their endemic habitats. Her wildlife rehabilitation work includes primates in Nigeria; birds, wild cats, sloths, and primates in Costa Rica; and locally the endangered pygmy rabbit. In her spare time she enjoys wildlife watching, hiking, and dancing.
Katie Hentges is a project coordinator in the Merketing division at the Oregon Zoo.
Chief Steward: John Brandsberg
MRC: Elizabeth Goetzinger, Angela Houck, Marilyn Derksen, Tim Collins, Lisa Alley, Rob Smoot, Bonnie Shoffner
MERC Venues: Cameron Berg, Michael Cutright, Tom Test
Metro Central: Raimunda Darnell, Mike Bonde, Rafael Carbrera, Enrique Vargas
Metro South: Stacey Dodson
St. Johns Landfill: Therese Mitchell