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:


Cyndy Kelchner
College of Engineering
(541) 737-6518

President Elect

Lizzet Stone
University Housing & Dining Services


Jessica Thurner-Byers
Research Office



Marketing Director

Cindy Draper
Finance & Administration
(541) 737-1197

Membership Director

Katherine Hoffman
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Web Services Director

Victor Villegas
Extension Computing Technology Services
(541) 737-8255

Professional Development Co-Directors

Donita Godwin
College of Agricultural - Applied Economics

LeAnn Headrick
College of Liberal Arts - School of Public Policy

Members at large (non-voting)


PFLA Bylaws