Warrenton Business Association - Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

 Chris Bridgens

 Chris is a native Oregonian and has lived in Warrenton for the past 46 years. She has been married to Bob Bridgens for 46 years, and they have three grown children—all living in Oregon, and five grandchildren ranging from 14 yrs. of age to 6 yrs—all attending Oregon public schools.

Chris is owner/operator of a small floral design business in Warrenton.  She is currently serving as City of Warrenton Planning Commissioner, and is a member of the Warrenton Business Association Board of Directors.
Member of the grassroots team, Parents' Rights In Education.  

 Darlene Warren  

 Kristin Talamantez

 Kristin Talamantez currently serves as Retail Business Banker for Clatsop County. In her role, she is responsible for developing, retaining and maintaining small business and commercial banking relationships while providing exceptional customer service to commercial banking clients. Kristin prides herself on leading her customers on a path of financial success by being a trusted advisor and facilitator.

Kristin brings 12 years of banking experience to Columbia Bank. She is well versed in a host of Columbia Bank products including Treasury Management, CB Financial, Mortgage and Merchant Services. Previously, Kristin was the Branch Manager of Columbia Bank’s Warrenton branch, as well as the Branch Manager for Wells Fargo Bank in Astoria.

Kristin is actively involved in the community, currently involved with the Astoria/Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, the Warrenton Business Association and the Warrenton-Hammond School District Budget Committee and Clatsop Economic Development Resources. She volunteers her time with Warrenton Kids Football, Lower Columbia Wrestling, Relay for Life and March of Dimes.

 Mike Moha

Mike Moha moved from Denver Colorado to Warrenton in August of 2000 with his wife. He and his wife now have three children who all attend Warrenton Schools and all are happy to call Warrenton home.

Mike is the Business Manager at Warrenton-Hammond School District and has worked his entire career in the business administration and accounting fields. He has a degree in Business Administration from Western State Colorado University and a MBA from Saint Leo University.

He currently serves on the Warrenton Business Association and the Warrenton Planning Commission. He is also very involved with local youth sports and supports Warrenton-Hammond Health Kids.  

 Paul Mitchell

Paul was born September 24, 1957 in LA California. At the age of 7, he moved to Waterford Connecticut where his stepfather served in the US Coast Guard. In 1972 Paul’s family moved to Seaside when his father was transferred to Astoria’s Tongue Point.

Paul got first job in radio at 16 years old as weekend news announcer on KSWB in Seaside. 1974 Paul joined the Navy and was lucky enough to go to Holy Loch Scotland were he met and married Joyce Stevenson, his wife and love of 40 years.

After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Paul and Joyce returned to Seaside and in 1980 Paul and family moved to Boise, Idaho to attend Boise State University utilizing his GI Bill. He majored in marketing and broadcasting and, while in school, Paul worked for ABC television affiliate KIVI in Boise as a news videographer and technical news director. In 1984 Paul moved his family to Victorville Ca. to take a job with a new television station owned by Cowboy legends, Roy Rogers in the High Desert of Ca. eventually becoming General Manager. In 1999 Paul left TV, to take a sales management position with a local radio group and in 2000 was appointed as the GM of the 6 station Clear Channel properties.

In 2004, Paul and his wife returned to Astoria to take the reigns of New Northwest Broadcasters' five radio stations. In July, 2010, while serving on the board of trustees of Columbia Memorial Hospital, Paul made a career change by retiring from broadcasting to accept a position as the Marketing Manager at CMH.

Today, Paul serves on the boards of the Clatsop County Historical Society, the City of Warrenton Planning Commission, and the Warrenton Business Association, the Warrenton Budget Committee. He is the treasurer on the board of the Health Communicator of Oregon and is the past President of the Astoria / Warrenton Chamber of Commerce. Former Vice chair of the CC fair board, and was honored as the Admiral of the 2009 Regatta.  

 Roxane Williams-Morinville

Roxanne Williams-Morinville is the General Manager and Partner of Warrenton Kia. She is married and has a son, 13 and a daughter, 22. She moved with her family from the Portland area in 1997 and is happy to call Warrenton her home.

She is the current President of the Warrenton Business Association and also serves as Secretary on the Executive Board of the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce. She also sits on the Community Outreach Committee with Columbia Memorial Hospital. She represents the WBA at the monthly Chamber meetings and volunteers her time with the local animal shelter, schools and many others. Most importantly she enjoys camping and fishing with her husband and family in her free time.  

 Steve Fulton

Steve is employed by Warrenton Fiber Company/Nygaard Logging Company as a Project Manager responsible for its land development and project permitting. Since 1990 he has co-managed a transportation equipment leasing company and he also provides consulting services for the City of Warrenton Levee Certification Project in association with the Gearhart, Oregon office of HLB – Otak. Steve holds an MBA degree and a BBA degree from the University of Oregon, Lindquist College of Business.