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Jon Jaqua ’70

Jon Jaqua is the owner and manager of a diversified farming operation, McKenzie Oaks Ranch, in the Southern Willamette Valley, since 1974; and he is also the owner and partner in a metal stamping and fabrication company, Metal Products Company in Springfield, Oregon, since 1986.
Mr. Jaqua was a professional football player with the Washington Redskins from 1970-1974.  During the 90’s he served as Deputy Director and Operating Officer of the Oregon Economic Development Department, and also held the position of Executive Director of the University of Oregon Foundation. 
Some of his  community activities include:  OMSI Board; Lane County United Way; Lane County Chapter of the American Red Cross; Rural Development Initiatives Board; Lane County Fair Board; and Eugene Youth Sports Program Coach, to name a few.
Mr. Jaqua earned his B.S. in Business Management from Lewis & Clark College in 1970.  He and his wife, Kim Cooper, live in Eugene, Oregon and have three children

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  • David Ellis
    Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7691
    Fax 503-768-7688

    Tina Blackwell
    Executive Assistant/Board Relations and Assistant Secretary
    Phone 503-768-7680

    Leslie Thomas
    Paralegal/Executive Assistant to Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7689

    Office fax 503-768-7688