Newberg City Club

  • Program Calendar & Events

    Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday at the George Fox University Villa Academic Complex, located at 501 North Villa, Newberg.

    Upcoming Meeting dates for the 2014 - 2015 year are:
    March 3, 2015
    March 17, 2015
    April 7, 2015
    April 21, 2015
    *May 5,2015*
    May 19, 2015
    June 2, 2015

    *OurMay 5th meeting will be held at the Chehalem Cultural Center at 415 E Sheridan in Newberg

  • Newberg City Club

  • 2014-20 15 Board

    Jessica Pelz

    Heath Cornrick

    Barbara Doyle

    Membership Chair
    Steve Lund & Nancy Savonick

    Communications Chair
    Marj Kaiser

    Program Chair
    Brian Doyle

    Program Chair
    Claudia Stewart

    Board Meetings

    The NCC Board meets the second Tuesday of each month. If you have questions or presentation ideas, please contact a NCC Program Chair.

March 3rd: Vignettes of Oregon History

Posted by newbergcityclub on February 18, 2015

Kerry Tymchuck, the Executive Director of the Oregon Historical Society, will present unique stories from Oregon History and share some related artifacts. He is a native Oregonian and has co-authored autobiographies of four Oregon business icons, including Ken Austin. He is the Board Chairman of Oregon special Olympics plus too many additional past and present positions to list.

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Febryary 17th: Evergreen Aviation Museum Update

Posted by newbergcityclub on February 5, 2015

Larry Wood is the Executive director of the Evergreen Aviation Museum, home of the “Spruce Goose” as well as a large collection of air and space craft. Larry will share stories of some of the aircraft at the museum as well as an update on where the Museum stands today after the passing of its founder, Del Smith and demise of its parent, Evergreen Aviation.

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February 3, 2015: Whither Planet Earth

Posted by newbergcityclub on January 21, 2015

In spite of some politicians claims to the contrary, planet earth is starting to get a little warmer and we humans are the cause. Our own Brian Doyle will give a simple explanation of why the planet’s warming and then speculate on what that means for weather.
The Willamette Valley is in a “Goldilocks” zone — not too hot, not too cold, not too wet, and not too dry. However, some places are not so lucky. We will discuss why we should, or should not care.

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January 20, 2015: Cyber Crime Trends and Techniques

Posted by newbergcityclub on January 9, 2015

Hacktivist . . . espionage . . . cyber terrorism
City Club’s January 20, 2015 program may sound like a current political thriller, but cyber threats to sensitive data, money and ideas are very real. Amanda Marshall, Unites States Attorney for the District of Oregon, is joining us to share how the cyber threat has changed over the years and how the FBI is responding. Marshall will explain how we are adapting to increasing cyber-based threats and our actions aimed at countering it.

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January 6, 2015: ODOT Update and Bypass News

Posted by newbergcityclub on December 15, 2014

Hear the latest about the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Project. ODOT Project Leader Kelly Amador and both construction managers for the active Newberg-Dundee Bypass contracts, Shane Ottosen and Tony Snyder, will share stories and photos from the field. They will discuss progress of the work in Dundee and Newberg. Learn what is coming up and what has been accomplished. The bypass is planned to open in

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December 2, 2014: Newberg’s Growing Theater Scene

Posted by newbergcityclub on December 15, 2014

In recent years, Newberg has become the home to blossoming amateur and professional local theater. Representatives from Newberg High School, Chehalem Players Repertory and Valley Repertory Theatre will share their thoughts with us. Come, be entertained and learn about some really good and value priced theater available right here in Newberg.

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November 18, 2014: Legislative Update from Salem

Posted by newbergcityclub on November 7, 2014

John Ledger, vice president at Associated Oregon Industries (AOI), will fill us in about AOI, lobbying in Salem and what we might expect from the Oregon Legislature next year.

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November 4, 2014: Newberg City Manager

Posted by newbergcityclub on October 24, 2014

Ms. Jacque Betz will mark four months in the top city administrative position when she addresses the Newberg City Club on November 4th. An experienced city manager and marathon runner, Betz is “in for the long run.” She’ll share a fresh perspective on what’s working, challenges facing the city, changes put in place and opportunities ahead for Newberg.


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October 21, 2014: Ballot Measures

Posted by newbergcityclub on October 8, 2014

Newberg City Club members will examine two ballot measures that could have a noticeable impact on the community if passed.
Measure 91 asks voters to allow possession, manufacture and sale of marijuana to/by adults. The measure would regulate licensing and taxation as well. Dan Mar, chairman of New Approach Oregon advocacy committee and a local opponent will share their views on the measure and respond to your questions.
Measure 36-170 is the local measure that asks Newberg-Dundee residents to approve $19.9 million in bonds to fund the redevelopment of the CPRD community swimming pool. This brief presentation on the measure follows an earlier presentation about the project by Save Our Pool Committee advocates.

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Oct 7 2014: Candidate Introductions

Posted by newbergcityclub on October 6, 2014

We will be meeting those candidates for local office that have not been introduced in previous forums. This will include:

  • Candidates for Yamhill County Sherriff: Tim Casey vs Tim Svenson ;
  • Newberg City Council candidates : Tony Rourke, and Scott Essen,
  • Dundee Mayoral candidate David Russ, and
  • Council Candidates Storr Nelson and Doug Pugsley.

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