The King City Community Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropic organization that works with the local government, civic association and residents to bring cohesion to our community and enhance and preserve our quality of life.

 
Meet The Team
 
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Harold Paulsen - Chief Executive

Harold Paulsen has dedicated his young life to bringing smiles to all he meets.  He has served as the youngest Board Member since birth and made it into the world just in time to wave at passersby at the 1st Annual KCCF 4th of July Walk & Roll Parade and Festival!  Harry is a strong advocate for playgrounds and walking trails.

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Jaimie Fender - President & Founder

Jaimie A. Fender has been a practicing attorney in the Portland metro area since 2012 and a non-practicing English Barrister since 2008.  An Oregon native and proud University of Oregon alumnus,  Jaimie worked in Paris for 3 years at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development prior to moving to London to attend law school. She obtained her law degrees from London Metropolitan University and BPP Law School and was called to the English Bar in 2008 before returning home to Portland.

Ms. Fender is very active in her community. In 2017 she was appointed to the City Council of King City, Oregon and is the Founder and President of the King City Community Foundation (KCCF).  The KCCF is responsible for creating the highly successful annual 4th of July Walk & Roll Parade and Festival, as well as many other community events.  Ms. Fender is an executive committee member of the Oregon New Lawyers Division (ONLD) of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) and was named the 2017 ONLD Volunteer of the Year.  Mr. Fender is also the Chair-Elect of the Military and Veteran Law Section at the OSB and her collaborative continuing legal education and social series project on Uncommonly Discussed Veteran Issues was named ONLD's Project of the Year for 2017.  Ms. Fender is married and the proud mother of two small boys and two smaller Chihuahuas.

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Annie Paulsen - Secretary / Treasurer
 
Annie Paulsen has been a King City resident since April 2016 after moving to the Edgewater community from Lake Oswego. She and her husband Micah were drawn to the neighborhood by the beauty of the surrounding land, the proximity to the King City Park and to the Tualatin River where she enjoys paddle boarding and kayaking. Annie works nearby at The Portland Clinic as a physician, providing primary care to many members of the communities of King City. She loves seeing her patients while out walking in the neighborhood! Annie enjoys hiking and mountaineering with the Mazamas, a longstanding outdoor organization in Portland. She has an interest in Community Emergency Preparedness and is a member of the Tigard CERT. Give a wave if you see Annie walking with her dogs Harper and Kala throughout King City or on the trails of Oregon and Washington!
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Maiya Martin Burdik - Board Member
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Micah Paulsen - Board Member

Micah Paulsen has been a King City resident since the spring of 2016.  He and his wife Annie were excited to find the Edgewater neighborhood and immediately wanted to find ways to get involved in community.  Micah works as a commercial insurance broker in Portland.  He enjoys hiking, playing golf at the King City Golf Course, paddle boarding on the Tualatin, and walking the neighborhood with his dogs Kala and Harper.  Micah looks forward to future events that will bring King City residents together.
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Veva Goehler - Board Member

Veva Goehler is a Tualatin Valley native, graduating from Lake Oswego High in 1969 and Oregon State in 1973. Veva moved to King City in 2015 with her husband Bob Kerr, daughter Becki, and grandsons, Seth and Jonas Farris. Goehler retired from the foundry industry where she was active in the Oregon Foundry Society and first woman chairman of the American Society of Metals, Oregon Chapter. Currently, she works as a Software Analysis for Deltek and serves as Event Balloon Grandma.
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George Ogbeide - Photographer

George Ogbeide, originally hales from Lagos, Nigeria and now calls the Metzger neighborhood of Tigard, Oregon home after graduating from WSU in 1990.  Ogebeide is a retired Nigerian Long Jumper.  He won the silver medal at the 1991 Summer Universiade and the gold at the 1991 All-Africa Games. Currently, he works as a Software Analysis for Deltek while finding time to hone his skills as a hobby drone photographer.
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