The PNREC Board of Directors is comprised of economists and regional analysts from the states of Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. They represent a cross section of professionals from academia, business, government, and consulting organizations in both countries.
Mr. Nick Beleiciks, President, Oregon Employment Department
Dr. Hart Hodges, Vice President, Center for Economic and Business Research, Western Washington University
Ms. Becky Knudson, Secretary, Oregon Department of Transportation
Dr. Terry Morlan, Treasurer, Northwest Power and Conservation Council (Retired)
Mr. Scott Bailey, Washington Employment Security Department
Mr. Patrick Balducci, Argonne National Laboratory
Dr. Patrick Barkey, University of Montana
Dr. C. Scott Benson, Department of Economics, Idaho State University
Mr. Massoud Jourabchi, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Mr. Chris Lawless, University of Victoria
Mr. Mark McMullen, Office of Economic Analysis, State of Oregon
Dr. Tom Potiowsky, Department of Economics, Portland State University
Dr. Greg Piepmeyer, Idaho Division of Financial Management
Dr. Anneliese Vance-Sherman, Washington State Employment Security Department
Board of Directors’ Materials (Board access only)
2023 PNREC Keynote Speakers Announced:
Call for Abstracts
Please send your abstract submissions to Anneliese Vance-Sherman and Scott Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 24, 2023.
>> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS INFORMATION
Washington State University Vancouver is looking for a part-time faculty member who could teach ECON 101: Fundamentals of Microeconomics in Fall 2022 (Aug. 15-Dec. 20) on the Vancouver (WA) campus.
Required qualifications are having a master's or Ph.D. in economics. Please contact Yoshie Sano at Yoshie_sano@wsu.edu if you are interested.
Navigating COVID-19 and Climate Disruption
in the Pacific Northwest
May 23-25, 2022
The final program for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference has been posted. We look forward to seeing all our speakers in Hood River, OR May 23-25.
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