Cox and Webber Appointed to LTD Board
April 26, 2021
Two area executives with long histories of commitment to their communities have been appointed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to the Lane Transit District Board of Directors.
Susan Soonkeum Cox has been appointed to represent LTD sub-district 7 (Southwest Eugene, Veneta, and Fern Ridge areas). As Vice President of Policy and External Affairs for Holt International Children’s Services, Cox is respected locally, nationally and internationally as an adoption and child welfare advocate. She is a member of and affiliated with a long list of prestigious organizations. Notably, Cox was appointed by the President to serve on the first Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Michelle Webber represents subdistrict 2 (West Springfield). Webber is an Assistant Vice President for Columbia Bank. She has a long history of serving her community, including leadership positions with the Springfield School District Board, Springfield Public Library Foundation, Springfield Rotary Club, Springfield Education Foundation, and the Wildish Theatre.
“We are pleased to welcome Susan and Michelle to the LTD Board of Directors,” said Caitlin Vargas, LTD’s President of the Board of Directors who represents subdistrict 6 (West Eugene/HWY 99, River Road, and Junction City areas). “Both bring to the Board a deep knowledge of our communities and a commitment to serving their subdistrict and the District.”
In addition to Cox, Webber and Vargas, other members of the LTD Board of Directors include: Steven Yett, subdistrict 1 (East Springfield to McKenzie Bridge); Don Nordin, Treasurer of the LTD Board of Directors, subdistrict 3 (Southeast Eugene, Creswell, Cottage Grove, and Lowell); Emily Secord, Secretary of the LTD Board of Directors, subdistrict 4 (North Eugene-east of River Road and the Coburg areas) and Joshua Skov, Vice President of the LTD Board of Directors, subdistrict 5 (Central and West Eugene, including the University area and downtown, and the Whiteaker, Jefferson, and West Side neighborhoods).
Information about LTD board meetings, including livestreaming on Metro-TV cable Channel 21 and via a Metro-TV link, can be found here.