Attorney Melinda Thomas of Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, was selected to serve on the officer track of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section Executive Committee, the largest section of the state bar. Thomas will begin her service as treasurer in 2011, and is scheduled to become chair of the committee in 2014. Attorney John Berge , also of Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, has been appointed to a seat on the board of the Professional Liability Fund, the company that provides malpractice insurance for lawyers in Oregon. His term will start Jan. 1.
Patty Clark , farm and ranch insurance specialist for Beecher Carlson Insurance in Bend, recently attended the State Accident Insurance Fund agricultural safety seminar focused on critical safety areas and Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements specific to the agriculture industry.
The Humane Society of Central Oregon recently elected Christa Summers , Lauren Lester and Patricia Strange to its board of directors. Summers, a human resources consultant with Fowler Summers CPAs, specializes in assisting small businesses. Lester, an attorney with Karnopp Petersen LLP, focuses her practice on representing the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Strange is an information technology director for St. Charles Health System.
Jack A. Farley , broker, has joined the DuBois Wicklund Group in Bend. He brings more than 18 years of experience to the company, with expertise in mass appraisal, bankruptcy and foreclosure real estate.
Alpine Real Estate in Bend has announced the addition of Michelle Saxbury to the company as an executive assistant to Mary Stratton and Sheri Mesa.