The NCEF Team

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

James Maciokas, Chair

James is a licensed financial representative in Clackamas. He has three children who are students in the North Clackamas School District.  He holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Nevada. As a community member he is active with the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce, Clackamas Rotary and Happy Valley Business Alliance.


Lois Costine, Secretary

Lois is a retired NCSD middle school teacher, board member of the Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and Red Cross volunteer. Her family has 300+ years of district attendance and counting!

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Yvonne McVay, Treasurer

Yvonne has been a CPA for 21 years. All three of Yvonne's children attended NCSD schools; Milwaukie Elementary, Rowe Middle and Milwaukie High School., and she has been active in school and community volunteering over the years. Yvonne is passionate about supporting public education and views the Foundation as the vehicle to provide equity for students.


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Board Members

Gary Chapman

Gary is an orthodontist and owner of ChapmanSmiles Orthodontics in Clackamas since 1991. He completed his dental training in Nebraska and his specialty training at OHSU. He is a volunteer instructor for Teen Street Survival, an educational opportunity for young drivers to learn advanced driving skills that may help them avoid bad situations. He played an integral role in bringing this program to Portland in 2009. He served on the YMCA of Clackamas’ Board of Directors during 2005¬- 2010. He has provided numerous sponsorships and support for NCSD education and athletic needs since 1991.


Betty Dominguez

Rory Dunnaback

Rory graduated from Michigan State University in 2000 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business and started his career working in the Hospitality Industry. He managed restaurants and country clubs in Michigan before relocating to Oregon in 2004. In 2010 Rory received a Master's Degree from Portland State University in Public Administration and Health Administration. He then went to work for Kaiser Permanente in the Continuing Care Services Department, where he was a Quality Improvement Specialist, focusing on implementing technology solutions to reduce the cost of care. Rory also worked for Providence Health and Services in a similar role. Rory has lived in Milwaukie for the last 5 years and in late 2017 started Nerdstogo, a Computer Service for Residential and Commercial customers. Rory has 3 kids Conor (11), Chase (10) and Toby (1). He joined the NCEF board as a way to continue to make a difference to the education system for his kids and others.

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Ed Hacmac

Ed is a chiropractic physician who has spent 30 years in private practice in Clackamas County. He is a Rotarian with the Clackamas Rotary and has four children who are all District alumni. He has previously been a chair of the Foundation.

Michael Noren

Shirish Patel

Shirish (Doc) is an OB/GYN physician who has traveled the world, volunteering with the global charity Mercy Ships and with Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. He owns a hospitality business in Clackamas. He is an active member of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and a Rotarian with Clackamas Rotary.


Julie Volpel

Julie has been a physical therapist at Kaiser Permanente for 35 years. Julie was instrumental in passage of the OR State law to require a construction tax for schools and played a key role in the creation of NCSD's Dental Health Solutions Program. She is a passionate community leader who has volunteered in her children's schools in various roles and served as a member of the NC Bond oversight committee. Her three children are graduates of North Clackamas schools.

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Executive Director

Stephanie Rose

Stephanie Rose is a long-time education advocate and volunteer in the North Clackamas Community. Stephanie was born and raised in Milwaukie, and attended North Clackamas District schools. Two of her children attend school in the North Clackamas School District at Alder Creek Middle School and Rex Putnam High School, while her third is a recent graduate of Rex Putnam High School.
Stephanie started her work in education advocacy 11 years ago with Stand for Children, and quickly found a passion for improving the quality of education for students in her community and across the state. Since then, she has continued to work both professionally and as a volunteer to make a difference in ensuring an exemplary education for all children through lobbying, campaign work, and community outreach.

She came to the North Clackamas Education Foundation directly after completing her work as Campaign Field Manager for the Clackamas Community College Bond Campaign, and has since served as Campaign Field Manager for the North Clackamas Schools Bond Campaign, passed by voters in 2016. Stephanie also volunteers for the Parent & Community Leadership Alliance, serving on the steering committee and as Co-Chair for the Legislative & Funding Committee.
Stephanie received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science; Public Administration and a Minor in Civic Leadership from Portland State University. Stephanie continues to use her knowledge and passion to impact the North Clackamas community in beneficial ways with education advocacy continuing to be at the forefront of her work.


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Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Hungerford

Jennifer Hungerford is an active volunteer in the North Clackamas School District. Her two children will start Happy Valley Middle School in Fall 2017 after attending Happy Valley Elementary. At Happy Valley Elementary, Jennifer was active in PTO, volunteering in many school-wide events and classroom projects.

Jennifer was a valuable volunteer in the North Clackamas Schools 2016 successful capital bond campaign, helping to keep the community engaged and informed. She recently joined the steering committee of the Parent and Community Leadership Alliance, where she co-chairs the Academic Enhancement Committee.

In addition, Jennifer has been a practicing attorney for almost 20 years, working in employment law as well as representing public school districts and non-profits. Jennifer is a former Board Member of Transition Projects and currently co-organizes the Portland Neurofibromatosis Walk for the Children's Tumor Foundation.

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and Sociology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, and obtained her Juris Doctor Degree at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR. She is passionate about the Foundation's work in bridging the gap for all students in the NCSD community.