Prior Executive Director, Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services

Jim Moorefield served from 1998 to 2018 as executive director of Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, a private nonprofit community development organization serving a multi-county area of Western Oregon. During his 40-year career in human services and community development, he has been recognized for his work for private nonprofit and public organizations; service to low-income families, seniors, people with disabilities and people experiencing homelessness; the development of hundreds of units of affordable housing; and achievements in developing and capitalizing a number of new asset building programs. Mr. Moorefield is a 40-year resident of Corvallis who has served on the Corvallis City Council and has directed and led local community efforts related to housing, land use planning, and open space preservation. He is an active civic leader and recently played a leadership role in the development and messaging for the South Corvallis Urban Renewal District recently approved by voters.