Our Board Members
Rodney Croteau is a retired biochemistry professor who has a strong love for civic and volunteer work. Horses have been in his family for over 40 years, starting with trail horses, then hunters and jumpers, and more recently trotters. His eldest daughter still competes in Washington and Oregon.
In addition to his CASA work and assisting teens in transition from foster care to independence, he is a longtime Bright Horizons supporter.
Tina Fleming is a courtroom clerk for Lincoln County. She is a longtime Bright Horizons volunteer.
Dakota Lager is studying Agriculture & Extension Education at Oregon State University. He is a longtime Bright
Lalori Lager is the Executive Director of ReConnections Alcohol and Drug Counseling in Lincoln County, Oregon. She has a Masters Degree in Forensic Pyschology with a Bachelor's in Behavioral Sciences. Lalori currently sits on the Lincoln County Drug and Hope Court Team and her company contracts to Lincoln County Community Corrections, Department of Human Services, Lincoln County Juvenile Department and numerous other community organizations. Her previous board experience is with the Lincoln County Children's Advocacy Center and she currently sits on the CAC fund raising committe. Lalori is very involved with her husband's fishing boat business and feels like she has a connections to the fishing community as they own two commercial fishing vessels. She also volunteers with the Fisherman's Wives when needed. She has three children; Karisa, Dakota and Dayton.
Bobbi Price was born and raised in Lincoln County. She works for the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce as the event coordinator for the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival. As an involved member of the community and mother of a child with special needs she believes in the value that Bright Horizons offers Lincoln County's children and adults. The therapeutic value of riding horses has been tremendous to her son.
Alan was raised on a farm in the valley. His family used horses for work, not so much for pleasure. Alan is an Attorney At Law in Newport.
Nina Roll has been the director of Family Care Connection for Clatsop, Lincoln and Tillamook Counties for 17 years. As Family & Community Health faculty of Oregon State University Extension Service, Nina manages the three-county Child Care Resource & Referral program from the Lincoln County Extension office and lives in Newport. Nina works with all parts of the child care system including families, providers, educators, businesses and policy makers, to address the critical issues of accessible, affordable, quality child care. She has a BA in Elementary Education and Psychology from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Nina grew up on a small Iowa farm and always wanted a horse, but raised 4-H club calves instead. Her favorite book growing up was Misty of Chincoteague
Mary Anne Shipley
Mary Anne retired and moved to the Logsden area after 45 years of living and working in Honolulu, HI. There she owned and operated a surf shop and a restaurant, and raised two children. For the last 4 years she has volunteered with the Senior Companion Program in Lincoln County. Presently volunteering for Bright Horizons.
Kristin Yuille moved to Lincoln County in 2008 and serves as one of the County's attorneys. Kristin grew up in the Midwest where she learned to ride horses while working as a counselor at a YMCA camp. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Juris Doctor degree from Michigan State University. Before becoming an attorney, Kristin was a research scientist at Pfizer for six years in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is dedicated to serving the community and volunteers for several non-profit organizations.