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Jeremy Johnson

Board President

Integrity Auto Service

I am a life-long Oregonian, born and raised in Florence (on the coast) where my family helped start their Chamber of Commerce, in addition to the Rotary Club, over a dozen businesses, multiple non-profits, a bank and a church, all of which are still operating today. That said, business and community work run generations deep in the Johnson family.

Fifteen years ago my beautiful wife Krista and I fulfilled my longtime dream of moving to the “dry side of the mountain” and chose LaPine as the place to raise our daughters Cheyenne and Kiley. After working in Bend for almost ten years, I fulfilled two more dreams by authoring a book “Can’t Lose Bowhunting” and then opening my own business – Integrity Auto Services. I am quite grateful to the LaPine Community for supporting me in these ventures. We now have 7 full-time team members who earn living wage jobs right here in LaPine and no longer have to leave town for work!

I currently serve on the Board of Directors for the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association and am their Finance Chairman. Last year I won their Outstanding Board Member of the Year Award.

Rex Lesueur

Vice President

Bancorp Insurance Agency

Rex is the backbone of Bancorp Insurance, which he purchased in 1990 after returning home from his New York endeavors, which included school and professional opportunities. His involvement in our community has been strong. Rex supports many organizations each year.

Mary Thorson

Secretary

Thorson Bookkeeping

I have been Office Manager, Accounting Manager in a few of the companies that I have worked with. I grow up in California while I was growing up and moved to Eugene, OR in my Junior year in High School. I lived in Baltimore, MD, Reno, Nv, Portland, OR, in big businesses for number of years. We lived in Sandy, OR before we moved to La Pine in June 1999. 

We enjoyed La Pine while we were out camping-fishing-hiking with friends and family. We enjoyed La Pine every time we came here, it was so friendly and nice to be here that we decided to move to La Pine and have been here for 20 years. The people are so friendly and nice to work with. That is one of the reasons why I joined the Chamber-and became a Chamber Board member. The Chamber is always busy doing things and helping people and businesses to grow. La Pine has grown a lot since I moved here and the Chamber is part of the reason why we have kept moving.

I like being on the Chamber Board-to be with the businesses and the people that work for the businesses in town. The Board is out there every where they can to help people and businesses grow and the Board members are part of the work and events that are part of La Pine. I enjoy what I do with the Chamber.

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Aaron lending a hand at a Habitat for Humanity build

Aaron Schofield

Treasurer

First Interstate Bank

Aaron Schofield, Branch manager at First Interstate Bank, has been with the First Interstate Bank for 8 years. He graduated in 1998 from JCC with AAS in Accounting and started his professional career at Carrols Corporation as General Manager. He serves on the Sunriver Chamber of Commerce as Board President as well as the La Pine Chamber of Commerce. Aaron serves as Board Advisor on the Sunriver/La Pine Economic Development and La Pine Parks and Recreation Foundation board. 

He has a great passion for helping build the community through business development and supports those efforts that help our community. Aaron and his wife Sarah support many of community events and are involved with those efforts. Aaron and his family reside here in Sunriver and volunteer at various community events. Aaron is a New York native and moved to Central Oregon a little over 9 years ago.

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Stacia teaching a yoga class.

Stacia Ash

board director

The Studio

Stacia Ash and her husband, Deren moved to La Pine from Maui in 2017. Asked why they chose to move here from Hawaii, they reply “for the weather-the four seasons, the wide open spaces plus the quiet town atmosphere. Once settled here however, they fell in love with the community and its spirit, and the friendly townspeople. “We picked the best town for us!” 

Stacia spent 20 years working as an environmental administrator and educator for the County Of Maui and the Hawaii Nature Center. She also furthered her education while working in the bodywork-health industry. Most recently, she has been focusing on integrating classical Hatha yoga with massage therapy to provide an integrated holistic therapy approach for enhanced health. 

Stacia loves the town of La Pine and the mission of the La Pine Chamber and she has the time, interest and energy to offer the La Pine Chamber Board. Stacia is a natural networker, and she enjoys connecting with people. Stacia is eager to assist the Chamber and support local businesses by connecting them with the numerous business resources available to them.  

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Bridget Dishman

BOARD DIRECTOR

Dishman Plumbing

Hello!   My name is Bridget Dishman and I’m both honored and excited to be on the La Pine Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors!  I currently work for NeighborImpact in the Early Head Start program which entails providing support and education to parents of young children in La Pine.  

My professional passion has always been working with children and families as I enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others.  My previous work experience as a special education teacher taught me the importance of using creativity to make learning fun.

In my personal time, I enjoy going on road trips and visiting car museums.  I can often be found with my nose in a book or trying a new recipe in the kitchen.  Some of my favorite outdoor activities include kayaking, hiking and camping.  

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