has lived in Silverton since 2005 with her
They own and operate a wholesale ornamental tree nursery in Evans Valley just east of downtown.
and Carson have three children, two little girls ages 4 and 6, and a new baby boy born December 6, 2011.
Colette received a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Oregon, and a master's degree in Public Administration (concentration in nonprofit management) from Portland State University.
She worked for six years at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as a program director and grant manager, with financial oversight of a $4 million grant program.
She most recently worked as the administrator for the Stayton Public Library Foundation where she managed the daily administration of the organization, wrote and tracked multiple foundation grants, helped develop and manage an outreach reading program, and worked to create and run a fundraising membership program.
is currently working part-time from home making sterling silver jewelry that she
sells online through etsy.
Colette joined the board in 2011. e-mail Colette