Board Members

     Jacquie Morales

With over 15 years of Banking and Finance Industry experience, Jacquie has been involved in the hiring and training of people at every level. Jacquie grew up in commercial banking as well as becoming a licensed investment advisor by trade, with over 10 years experience directly in the investment industry. Additionally having recruited and placed close to 100 talented professionals in the investment industry, in a myriad of positions from sales to service, and marketing to IT, has given her a unique perspective on what motivates key talent. She currently serves in leadership positions on several  boards including the East Vancouver Business Association and Emerging Professionals in Clark County. Jacquie also attends local events for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and Rotary.

Kim Blahnik
Vice President

Growing up in Vancouver, Kim loves being part of this community and seeing it grow.

Kim has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Western Washington University. Kim is a Residential Real Estate Broker in Clark County with Real Living the Real Estate Group. Kim loves helping people achieve their goals and dreams through buying and selling real estate! She takes extra care educating clients, showing homes, marketing homes, and building long lasting relationships with her clients.
Kim has been a member of EVBA since 2016 and is also a member of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce.

Bryndl Rohan

Bryndl Rohan is a marketing representative with East Vancouver/Camas Costco. Prior to Costco she was in the mortgage industry for close to 10 years.  Her self-promotion and marketing background in mortgages made her a great fit for marketing with Costco where she gets to be involved in the community and problem solve for members. Outside of work she in heavily involved in church and in the Boy Scouts of America with her husband and son. She also enjoys playing softball, hiking, physical fitness and traveling.

Jamie Birkeland

Jamie is VP Branch Manager for Riverview Community Bank, Tech Center Branch since October of 2009.
He is the Chapter President of the SW WA Coastal Conservation Association, a Founding Board member and treasurer for the Klineline Kids Fishing Nonprofit 501c3,
Jamie is a graduate of Leadership Clark County 2016 and an Ambassador for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce since 2012.


Brian Heflin
Communications Director

Brian is a husband of eighteen years, married to the most amazing woman who is an awesome mother to their three children. Brian has been able to provide a loving home and comfortable life for his family because he puts them first. Brian works within his strengths and never compromise his values. Being a positive influence, exceptional communicator and a strategic thinker for others is a huge driver for Brian.

Brian works at ForesTel.
Founded in 1989, ForesTel is a network consulting solutions and support company that focuses on all aspects of Telecom Life-cycle Management. We are a group of telecom veterans with more than 50 year’s experience in designing and delivering communications solutions to support our clients.
Our professional team of telecom and network experts can help you purchase implement and manage a full array of services including voice and data network, conferencing collaboration services, on-going maintenance agreements, and hosting/ collocation services - all from a vast array of world class service providers.
The strategic relationships we have with major service providers give us insight into technology trends and opportunities to assure you the best services at the best price. 


Jason Presser
Director of Government Affairs



Ashley Sagor
Director of Public Relations/Networking Events


Lidio Cardoso
Membership Director


Lidio Cardoso, an East Vancouver resident, is an Account Executive at SW Office Supply & Interiors and an avid networker in the Portland Metro and SW Washington area. He is always looking to connect business professionals to professionals in effort help grow their businesses and build a community of trusted referral partners. His passion is to help business owners succeed at making their dreams come true by offering his expertise and resources when they utilize him as a vendor or referral partner. With many positions held and various industries served, Lidio is well equipped to advise his clients in the areas of operational efficiency, procurement/inventory management, business development, networking, marketing, and customer service/sales team management.
Lidio is Vice President of the Vancouver Reign Makers BNI Chapter, Special Events Committee Chair in Oregon Executive’s Association, Membership Chair for Vancouver Power Networking, and an active Greater Vancouver Chamber member.
Southwest Office Supply & Interiors is a local, family owned business supply company that was founded in Tigard, Oregon in 1967. They encourage their employees to be active in their communities by volunteering, fundraising and supporting causes that are close to their hearts. SW Office Supply, provides free next day delivery within the Portland Metro Area for Office Supplies, Janitorial/Sanitation Supplies, Safety Supplies, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Breakroom Supplies for customer with 1 employee to customers with 1000 employees.

Jerry Todd
Past President


Executive Director for Learning Avenues Child Care Centers since 1993 when it was known as East Vancouver Child Care Center. 

Jerry was elected President in July 2015.

Jerry has been a member of EVBA for 5 years. 

Other community involvement includes: Past President of the Board for Gifts For Our Community, a local not-for-profit agency. 

Jerry is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Clark County