The Team



President- Board Member

Owner of Oroville Mini Storage

A resident and business owner since 2008. Retired firefighter city of Renton wa. Active chamber member. Current president TOI.

Since making Oroville my home I have taken an interest in being involved with programs that improve the quality of life and promote tourism and financial growth within our community. 

Currently involved and working with NW Trail Association, international Film Festival, Streetscape, Free trade zone, Oroville Historic society. 

As president of TOI I am proud to be involved with a group of local, professional and committed individuals with like ideas and goals for our community. 



Vice President - Board Member

Retired CWU professor


Since making Oroville out home in 1994 my wife and I have been involved  with civic programs related to community improvement, beautification and quality of life. I have been involved with Okanogan County Habitat for Humanity as president and with the Lake Osoyoos Association as a board member and chairman and a volunteer with Streetscape.

Our goal is to make Oroville a better place for living, recreation and business development. TOI is pleased to work with town, county and civic organizations to promote Oroville as a great place to live, work and enjoy our area’s great potential.



Board Member

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Board Member

Paul Neir is a semi-retired escapee from the big city, and owner of Howling Dog Farms with his wife, Leslie. 

Always looking for problems to solve and processes to improve, he has both consulted and been on the payroll of firms ranging from small tech startups to aviation’s corporate behemoths.

An optimist, he enjoys friends, travel and fly fishing - and appreciates the patience, need to try new things, and joy of accomplishment these have taught him.

Paul received his BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington… back in the days of affordable tuition.

Feels it important to be involved and contribute to the betterment of our Oroville community.



Treasurer- Board Member

Banker at Umpqua Bank 

I have been a part of the Oroville community my whole life. I am currently the treasurer for TOI & president of May Festival Association.   I’m excited to be a part of TOI and watch the vision come to life.

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Member - Digital & Social Media Manager

Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Mid-Valley Hospital


I have been living in Oroville for 4 years and after contributing to the economic health of Tonasket and Omak, felt that it was really important to do the same closer to home. I look forward to helping grow opportunities and to put Oroville on the map!