Council Members

mayor

Mayor

Bob Russell
325 N. Royal Avenue
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (503) 880-2147
Email: Mayor Russell

Term Expires: 12/31/2018

Mayor Russell was first elected Mayor of Eagle Point in 2010, and reelected in 2012, 2014, and 2016. He was vice president of the Economic Development Commission and is vice president of the Eagle Point and Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce. Bob owns the Butte Creek Mill Antique Store, and is on the Advisory Board for the Butte Creek Mill Foundation. Bob is a native Oregonian and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University.

Mayor Russell is a Board member of the Oregon Mayor's Association, and serves on the Rogue Valley Council of Governments Board of Directors.  Mayor Russell also serves as the City's liaison to:
Medford Water Commission
Rogue Valley Council of Governments Board of Directors

 

 



  

Jonathan Bilden Councilor Bilden was elected to the Eagle Point City Council in 2010, reelected in 2014 and served as Council President from 2015 to 2017. Previously he served on the City's Budget Committee and Economic Development Commission as well as an elected member of the Eagle Point School Board. Jonathan is a past president of the local chamber of commerce, Rotary Club and school district foundation. He is currently a member of the Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) Board of Directors, the ACCESS, Inc. Board of Directors and on the Governor's Regional Solutions Council. Jonathan serves as the director of operations for a regional public charter school, with a background in management and marketing. He is married to Elizabeth, a local teacher, and they are the proud parents of three beautiful girls.

Councilor Bilden serves as the City's liaison to:
Eagle Point Community Development Commission
Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.
Governor's Regional Solutions Council (Southern Region).
 

Councilor


Jonathan Bilden
Po Box 1080
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 301-4012
Email: Councilor Bilden

Term Expires: 12/31/2018

editIMG_1945 8x10.jpg Bill Fierke was appointed to the Eagle Point City Council in 2011 and elected to a full term in 2012, and reelected in 2016. He returned to Southern Oregon after retiring from Wenger Corporation of Owatonna, Minnesota, where he was the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration. Throughout his career he was involved with many organizations including the United Way, community colleges, area health networks, little league baseball, girls’ softball, and the Minnesota Golf Association. Since settling in Eagle Point, he is a member of the Eagle Point Golf Club and is a volunteer for the Oregon Golf Association. Prior to joining the City Council, he served on the budget committee. Bill has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and graduate credits from Washington State University.


Councilor Fierke serves as the City's liaison to:
Jackson County School District 9.

Councilor


Bill Fierke
P.O. Box 779
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 826-4212
Email: Councilor Fierke

Term Expires: 12/31/2020

editIMG_1926 8x10.jpg Ruth Jenks was elected to the Eagle Point City Council in 2010, and reelected in 2014. She is retired with 25 years corporate experience developing complex computer systems and providing customer service training and consulting worldwide. She worked with the Second Start Adult Literacy program, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and Corporate Action in Public Schools. She is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara. Ruth and her husband, Chuck, have lived in Eagle Point for ten years, enjoying family and grandchildren in the Rogue Valley. She has been President of the Eagle Point Homeowners Association and enjoys activities with the Eagle Point Womens Club, Smart Readers, D9 Foundation and Master Gardeners. Ruth was elected in 2010, and represents Eagle Point with the Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization.


Councilor Jenks serves as the City's liaison to:
Rogue Valley Area Commission on Transportation
Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization.

Council President


Ruth Jenks
P.O. Box 779
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 826-4212
Email: Councilor Jenks

Term Expires: 12/31/2018
 
 James Mannenbach James Mannenbach was elected to serve on the Eagle Point City Council in 2016.
Councilor
James Mannenbach
P.O. Box 779
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 826-4212
Email: Councilor Mannenbach

Term Expires: 12/31/2020

editIMG_1934 8x10.jpg Kathy Sell was elected to the Eagle Point City Council in 2010, and reelected in 2014. She, along with her husband, have owned and operated a business in Eagle Point for 34 years. She is on the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce and has been an active volunteer with the Boys Scouts of America the past 18 years. She also works in the timber industry and has for nearly 25 years. Before being elected to Council, Kathy served on the Economic Development Commission. She has lived in Eagle Point for 27 years and truly enjoys the community and what it offers. Kathy believes everyone should find a way to serve their community and to help make it a better place for all.

Councilor Sell serves as the City's liaison to:
Eagle Point Planning Commission.

Councilor


Kathy Sell
604 Royal Avenue South
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 621-7258
Email: Councilor Sell

Term Expires: 12/31/2018

 Michael Stanek Michael Stanek was elected to serve on the Eagle Point City Council in 2016. He is a former lay member of the Budget Committee as well as the Parks and Recreation Commission. Currently, he is the President of McLoughlin Meadows Home Owners Association and a member of the Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization, Public Advisory Council. Professionally, he is the Quality Manager of a CNC machine shop that specializes in manufacturing parts for the Aerospace Industry.
Michael and his wife Anja are raising their twin girls here in Eagle Point and he says they cannot think of a better place in the valley to do so.

Councilor Stanek serves as the City's liaison to:
Rogue Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization - Public Advisory Council.
 
 
 
 
 

Councilor


Michael Stanek
P.O. Box 779
Eagle Point, OR 97524
Phone: (541) 826-4212
Email: Councilor Stanek

Term Expires: 12/31/2020