To serve on the PFLA Board, you must be or become a member of PFLA and you must hold professional faculty/staff status. The position descriptions are available here.

The terms of office are September 1 to August 31 annually. All terms are for one year excluding President Elect which is part of a 3-year term which includes President and Past President.

Service on the PFLA Board is an exciting and rewarding activity where you can make a difference and provide input on issues of interest to professional faculty at Oregon State University. Think about where you might be able to contribute to the Board and volunteer to run for a position. Perhaps you know a colleague you would like to nominate.

Executive Board Members:


Susan Emerson
Research Office
(541) 737-1755

Past President

Tracy Elmshaeuser
University Relations and Marketing
(541) 737-4875

President Elect

Patrice Dragon
School of Civil and Construction Engineering
(541) 737-6082


Patrice Dragon
School of Civil and Construction Engineering
(541) 737-6082


Gretchen Cuevas
College of Agricultural Sciences
(541) 737-2405

Marketing Director

Victor Villegas
Extension Computer Services
(541) 737-8255

Membership Director

Gretchen Dursch
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
(541) 737-2689

Web Services Director

Jennifer Cohen
Biological & Ecological Engineering
(541) 737-3888

Erin Martin
University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations
(541) 737-3408

Professional Development Director

Mina Milic
Procurement and Contract Services
(541) 737-1977


Edith Birky
Office of Human Resources
(541) 737-0736

JoAnne Bunnage
University Accreditation
(541) 737-0520