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President: Vance Almquist-

Vance is a soil geomorphologist based in Corvallis, OR. Vance has been involved with the OSSS board since 2018.

Vice president: Wendy Peterman-

Wendy Peterman, Ph.D is a soil scientist for the USDA Forest Service at the Wilamette National Forest.

Past President: Alicia

As an educator, Alicia is passionate about introducing environmental justice and stewardship to non-science undergraduates at Oregon State University through the Sustainability Double Degree Program

Treasurer: Megan McGinnis –

Megan is an Oregon State University alumnus working federal land management, currently with the BLM out of Springfield, OR.

Secretary: Shannon Cappellazzi

Shannon grew up as an Oregon farm girl with degrees from OSU in animal science and soil science and is currently with GO Seed

Eastside director: Don Wysocki-

Westside director: Todd Reinwald

Todd Reinwald has been a member of OSSS off & on since 1992 and is currently the soil and water program manager on the Mt Hood Nat. Forest

Website manager: Victoria Moreno-

Victoria is a Soils Technician with the Bureau of Land Management in the Siuslaw Field Office. She is finishing graduate school at Oregon State University in Soil and Geology.

Sharpshooter editor: Sarah Brame-

Sarah is originally from Washington where she obtained a soil science degree from WSU.  She currently works as a forest service soil scientist on the Umpqua National Forest.

Co-Student Liaisons:

  • Haoyang Lyu-
  • Shijie Zhang-
    Shijie (Eric) Zhang is a graduate student in the Soil Science Department at OSU. He is from China and this is his second year on the board of OSSS as student liaison

Want to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of each OSSS board member? Check out our onBOARDing document.