James McFarlane, of Sunriver, has been chosen for the Board of Directors for The Oregon Society of Association Management.

Kristen G. Williams has become associate attorney to the Karnopp Petersen firm. Kristen Williams was born in Eugene, grew up in Springfield and attended college at Willamette University in Salem. Williams served in the United States Peace Corps in Northern Russia from 1999 to 2001.

Williams attended Willamette University, College of Law, where she joined the Moot Court Board and served as the Vice Chair from 2004 to 2005.

During her third year, Williams was selected to attend the Evans National Constitutional Law Appellate Competition in Madison, Wis., where she and her appellate partner won the top petitioner brief. She also won the Moot Court Board's best oralist award for her performance in the school's 2004 fall appellate competition. During law school, Williams interned for the Land Use Board of Appeals. Her practice focuses primarily on Real Estate and Land Use.

James Booth was recently elected to serve as chair and Jerry Coale as vice-chair for the Central Oregon Workforce Investment Board 2006.

James Booth is the branch manager and assistant vice president at Columbia River Bank, South Redmond Branch, where he specializes in small-business banking and consultation. Booth is a Kiwanian, Rotarian and chair of the Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon.

Jerry Coale relocated to Prineville from Watsonville, Calif. Coale is an entrepreneur with a background as an engineer, architect and design consultant with IBM. Coale has experience with the business process, project management and leadership. He is a member of the Oregon Entrepreneur Forum.

COWIB is comprised of 15 public and private employer members. Its mission is to serve employers and workers by leading and coordinating regional workforce services.

COWIB accomplishes its goal through the oversight of a one-stop service center - WorkSource Redmond and other affiliated sites in Bend, Madras, Prineville and La Pine. Contact: 617-0972.

Chris Condon has joined Arrowood Development LLC as the new golf course superintendent of Broken Top Golf Club in Bend.

Condon also will be involved in course development for Bend's new west-side destination resort, Cascade Highlands, that Arrowood will develop on 700 acres west of Broken Top. Condon most recently worked on behalf of OB Sports Golf Management, a Scottsdale, Ariz., operator and developer of upper-end golf courses.

He has a Spanish degree from the University of Oregon and horticulture/turf management degree from Oregon State University.