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SAIF board of directors elects Jeff Stone as vice chair

Jenny Ulum will continue as board chair.

posted June 09, 2017

On June 7, the SAIF board of directors voted to reelect Jenny Ulum board chair for a third term, and to elect Jeff Stone vice chair. Board member Kevin Jensen has served as vice chair since 2014.

Stone is executive director and CEO of the Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN), based in Wilsonville. OAN, a SAIF policyholder, is a nonprofit trade association representing nearly 900 individual nursery stock producers, retailers, landscapers, and related companies. Prior to joining OAN, he worked as chief of staff to the Metro Council and as an advisor to U.S. Senator Bob Packwood.

Ulum is the managing director of strategic communications at King Estate Winery in Eugene. She has deep experience in communications and public policy issues, and her civic contributions including service on the boards of Oregon Public Broadcasting, United Way of Lane County, Eugene/Springfield Relief Nursery, and the Eugene Chamber of Commerce.

Both Ulum and Stone began their service on the SAIF board on September 19, 2014.

SAIF's board represents a cross-section of the workers' comp system, appointed by the governor to four-year terms. They represent organized labor, policyholders, the legal profession, and associations. The other board members are:

  • Kevin Jensen, the former business manager for Ironworkers Local 29 in Portland 
  • Krishna Balasubramani, a partner at Sather, Byerly, and Holloway, LLP, in Portland
  • Maurice Rahming, president of O'Neill Electric in Portland

About SAIF
SAIF is Oregon's not-for-profit workers' compensation insurance company. For more than 100 years, we've been taking care of injured workers, helping people get back to work, and striving to make Oregon the safest and healthiest place to work.