CEVA promotes, fosters and teaches life-long lessons through volleyball in Oregon and SW Washington. CEVA is dedicated to providing volleyball opportunities through high caliber programs, member services and community involvment.
If you share a commitment to our mission and believe your skills, relationships and resources are relevant to our goals, we invite you to apply to join our board or one of our standing committees. For more information, please see the CEVA Board/Committee Self-Nomination form.
Responsible for developing and maintaining policies, procedures and formats within the junior girls constituency of the region as defined by USA Volleyball. The Junior Girls Committee shall be chaired by the Junior Girls Representative. Membership on this committee shall emphasize inclusion of small clubs, clubs outside the geographical area of Portland, a diversity of representation by age division and a representative from the officials division. Membership of this committee shall not exceed 9 members.
Adam Ellis (NPJ, Chair)
Cathy Nelson (Webfoot)
Susan Maga (Athena)
Jeff Folsom (Adidas NW)
Nate Gorman (YVBA)
Marty Mozzochi (OJVA)
Jill Emmert-Tricarico (CC Fusion)
Alicia Provost (Officials' Representative)
Zac Jackson (Basin Bombers)
Junior Boys (Ad-Hoc)
Responsible for developing and maintaining policies, procedures, formats and budgets within the boys constituency of the region as defined by USA Volleyball.
Michal Ann Watts (Aces, Committee Chair)
Lisa Van Sickle (Aloha)
Mike Griffin (NWAS/Bad Boys Volleyball)
Adam Ellis (NPJ)
Deng Thepharat (NWAS/Bad Boys Volleyball)
Damon Wodke (Oregon Sand)
Wendy Stammer (Portland Junior Beach)
Leilani Kamahoahoa (Woks Up)
Referee Chair: Marcia Costley
Scorer Chair & BOD Officials' Representative: Paula Martin
Concerned with budgets and overall financial operations. The Finance Committee shall be chaired by the Treasurer of the Board of Directors.
BOD Treasurer: Carrie Kreidler
The main functions of the Nominating/Elections Committee are to:
a) Continually recruit for Board member positions.
b) Verify that applicants meet Board position qualifications.
c) Present nominations to the Board of Membership-Elected and Board-Elected Director positions
d) Coordinate the general election process of the Membership-Elected Director positions.
The Nominating/Elections Committee shall be informed of all Board of Director openings and potential candidates for Director Positions.
Policy and Appeals
From the 8-member Appeal Committee, the sanctioned person may choose five (5) members to hear the appeal. The Board of Directors shall review sanction decisions, by the Appeal Committee. The Board of Directors has full authority to accept, deny, or modify all decisions, if necessary.
The Secretary of the Board of Directors shall Chair the Appeals Committee.
Diversity & Inclusion (Ad-Hoc)
CEVA believes our membership should focus on athletes, coaches, officials and parents skill set, work ethic and competitive spirit, not their race, sexual orientation and/or gender identity.