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The Governing Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month.  If you would like to contact a Governing Council member or attend a meeting, send us an email at and your question will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

Governing Council Members

Anne Dale, Volunteer Team Leader
Volunteer Team Chair – Anne Dale
Anne Dale has been with Village Without Walls since the beginning of early planning. She has served in many roles and has been the glue between prospective member and volunteer matches for the past three years. Her previous employment included serving in fundraising efforts in Academia and for nonprofit Hospitals. She brings her kind heart, unflagging energy, and true love of people to this important position leading the Volunteer Team.
Marie Farrell, Membership Team Chair
Membership Team Chair - Marie Farrell
Marie has been with Village Without Walls since 2015. Her attention to detail and ability to manage multiple forms and inputs has been critical to her position as Membership Chair. Her continued desire to be a good team player as been invaluable as membership functions across all teams in the Village. Her continued involvement with other Membership leaders, in Villages around the metro area, has also helped to more quickly solidify our membership recruitment process throughout our service area.
Community and Business Outreach - Bob Rollinger
Bob is a long-time realtor in western Washington County.  In his role at Weichert Realty, and as a knowledgeable community member, he has been invaluable to Village Without Walls in introducing our organization and our mission to the businesses around the area. He also frequently gives presentations about the Village Movement and specifically Village Without Walls to Chambers of Commerce and individual businesses and community organizations.

Community Outreach – Seferina Deleon-Dale
Seferina was born in Texas, raised in Eastern Oregon and currently lives in Cornelius. For 20 years she worked as a Migrant Home School Consultant, working with families and students in delivery of community services and outreach support. Part of this work involved being a liaison for Cornelius School System to Adelante Mujeres Chicas. She has also served on various boards, including Casa of Oregon and Bienestar.
Communications, Marketing, and Technology Team Chair  –Barbara Hart
Barbara has been with Village Without Walls since 2014. She brings both technical and organizational skills while helping her team support the website and Club Express, edit and publish the newsletter, update Village social media, and provide marketing support for the Village. In her previous life, she worked in Information Technology as a business analyst, project manager, trainer and technical writer.

Treasurer and Community Outreach – Paul Hart

Paul returns to the Governing Council after previously serving on the Village Without Walls Planning group and Governing Council from Oct 2014 to Feb 2016. He spent 35+ years in Project/Program management for banks and in healthcare technology. He lives in Hillsboro and also organizes teams & works with vendors to refurbish and maintain a 100+ year old church.
Villages NW Board representative – Diana Zapata
While caring for her own parents, Diana found herself immersed in important and complex issues facing our senior communities. Certified in 2014 as an Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). Diana is the owner of an interior design business focused on developing creative solutions for successfully Aging in Place. She has chaired a non-profit 501©(#) Foundation board, led fundraisers and served on site council. Now Diana is honored to serve as a volunteer Board Member for Villages NW. She lives in SW Portland with her husband after downsizing from their family home of 22 years.
Forest Grove Ambassadors – Sherry Greulich and Susie Cassady
While no longer serving on the Governing Council, these two strong women were the force behind bringing the Village to the Forest Grove and Cornelius area. They worked tirelessly to recruit members, hold events, and involve community businesses and government. They did it all with a smile and a willingness to keep moving forward in spite of any obstacles put in their path.  It is their hard work that contributed to having the Village open with both basic and Members Plus services in this part of western Washington County.