Meet The Team

Sue Long-Hosek

Co-Chairperson Since 2017

Spouse of Vietnam combat veteran who battled post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for more than 40 years before he took his own life.

Chris Elliot

Co-Chairperson Since 2017

2x Iraq combat veteran who served from 1999 to 2017 in the Army and Army National Guard.

Shawn Lockwood

Treasurer Since 2017

Shawn is passionate about helping veterans and their families; she brings over 25 years of accounting experience to our board.

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Heather Villanueva

Secretary Since 2017

Heather’s father served during WWII, and her twin brother served during the Persian Gulf War. She proudly serves as a board member to give back in an effort to make their lives a little better for this outstanding group of people.

Ron Hosek

Veteran, Member Since 2017

Chuck Wilcox

Veteran, Member Since 2017

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Chris Thomas

Member Since 2021

Son and grandson of veterans. Chris’ father served in the Army, and his grandfather was a tank commander in the Army during WW2. He has great admiration for the men and women who serve and protect our nation and liberties. Without them, we would not be the free country we are today.

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Edie Morgan

Board Member Since 2018

Mother of a veteran who served in the Global War on Terror

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William Kidder

Board Member Since 2022

Currently a Federal Technician for the Oregon Army National Guard. After coming home from deployment, he found that helping veterans in the area helped him transition back to normal life.

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