NEDONNA BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

The Nedonna Beach Neighborhood Association was started in September 2007 by Nedonna Beach homeowners Terry Bowman, Jack Ferris, Bill Gemmet, and Merl Hilsenteger.

The purpose of the NBNA is to help build the Nedonna Beach community, facilitate members communicating with each other, and to provide a voice for community concerns. The NBNA is a true grassroots, volunteer-run organization.

The Leadership of the NBNA includes the following:

Cheryl Bland

Cheryl Bland

Chairperson, Secretary, Email Manager, Web Page

Cheryl Bland and Keith Parkhurst bought their home on Nedonna Avenue in August of 2008. They live in SE Portland. They have two dogs, Gooch (He looks like a wolf) and Peanut. They have two adult children and a grand daughter. Cheryl works for the David Douglas School District and has been an educator since 1990 - just finishing her 27th year in 2017. She serves in various roles on committees concerning education and Outdoor School around the State of Oregon. Keith is a musician with parkhussion.com and facilitates music sessions for stroke survivors with Sonic Tonic. Cheryl`s personal interests include natural history, hiking, skiing, rafting, and learning. Keith cooks a great barbecue, he sings, and plays drums and guitar.

Terry Bowman

Terry Bowman

Treasurer

Terry and Marilou Bowman live full time in Nedonna beach. They started with a vacation cabin in the area and moved to Nedonna Beach full time upon retirement. Terry is retired firefighter from the Beaverton area and is retired from the Navy Reserve. Marilou is a retired dietitian. Terry is also the board chairman for Nedonna Rural Fire District, and Marilou services as the Fire District’s secretary-treasurer. Both are active members of the Rockaway Lions club. Terry and Marilou spend their winters on adventure travel in Central America and Mexico.

Gloria Tarnasky

Gloria Tarnasky

Membership

Gloria and her husband John live full time in Nedonna on Beach Drive. John has owned their property since 1969. They retired from Portland in 2005. John was an OB-Gyn doctor in Portland and retired in 2000. Gloria was a PR Manager for Bestcare (an HMO) until 1988. Gloria and John have 7 grown children between them and 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Gloria enjoys golf, knitting, cooking and both enjoy traveling in their 5th wheel. Gloria joined the Rockaway Lions in 2008 and enjoys volunteering with them. Served as President of the Lions 2014-2015.

Nancy Webster

Nancy Webster

Nedonna Marsh Committee Chair

Gillian Holbrook

Board Member: Community Watch / Senior Assist

Stacy Stone

Board Member: Web page, Friends of Nedonna Marsh