Loan Program
Advisory Committee

The Loan Program Advisory Committee (LPAC) is responsible for advising the Cascades West Business Lending (CWBL) staff and the OCWCOG Board of Directors on matters relating to the development and operation of the CWBL program.

The LPAC membership consists of the Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and a commercial banking lending professional, or an individual involved in economic development within the OCWCOG Region. Non-OCWCOG Executive Committee members serve a two (2)- to six (6)-year term. Former Committee members are eligible for reappointment when at least one (1)-year has lapsed after completion of the maximum six (6)-year term. The Committee may nominate to the OCWCOG Board of Directors persons to fill vacant positions for partially completed terms, when necessary.

LPAC meetings are held as needed, but at least semi-annually.

LPAC Members

  • Pat Malone, Commissioner, Benton County
  • Claire Hall, Commissioner, Lincoln County (CHAIR)
  • Sherrie Sprenger, Commissioner, Linn County
  • Alex Johnson II, Mayor, City of Albany (VICE CHAIR)
  • Rick Booth, City Councilor, City of Waldport
  • Chas Jones, Mayor, City of Philomath
  • Kelly Hart, Community Development Director, City of Lebanon

Meeting and Agenda Packets

Loan Program Advisory Committee Hybrid Meeting

This meeting will be in person at the Corvallis COG Office at 1121 NW 9th Street, Corvallis, OR 97330. If you are unable to join in person, you may join virtually via the Microsoft Teams meeting link provided in your calendar invite and below.

Meeting Details:
Thursday, February 22, 2024
11:00 am – 11:30 am

Meeting ID: 210 013 261 761
Passcode: XHYwCC
Or call in (audio only)
+1 872-242-8088,,234381100#
Phone Conference ID: 234 381 100#

Contact Us

Jaclyn Disney, Community and Economic Development Director

Didi Aho, Loan Officer

Ashlyn Muzechenko, Administrative Assistant

LPAC News:

Interested Parties List

To be added to our Loan Program Advisory Committee (LPAC) Interested Parties email list to receive updates on upcoming meetings, the agenda packets, and information regarding the lending, please email Ashlyn at In this email, please include your name, (LPAC Interested Parties List), and the email address you wish to have added to this list.