City Council

Ward 1: Councilor Michelle Webber

Councilor Webber

Michelle Webber, representing Ward 1, was born in Cottage Grove, and lived in Lane County until her family moved to the Newport area where she finished school and began her working career. In 1996, she moved back to Lane County to raise her, now adult, children. She met her husband, Bruce while working in the banking industry. They married in 2010 and shortly after their marriage moved to Springfield.

Councilor Webber is a strong believer in giving back to the community she lives in. As a Springfield resident she has served in many roles including as a Springfield School Board member, Springfield Education Foundation Chair, LTD Board member, Springfield Public Library Board Treasurer, and as a Springfield Rotarian.

In her role as Councilor, Webber has been appointed to serve on the City’s Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Budget Committee, and Finance and Judiciary Committee, as well as the Springfield Economic Development Agency, Lane Area Commission on Transportation, Lane Workforce Partnership, Travel Lane County, and Travel Lane County Executive Committee.

Councilor Webber enjoyed a 30-year career in commercial banking. Her career provided her with a clear understanding of the challenges faced by local businesses and the need for more quality employment opportunities for our community.

“I am committed to working hard for the citizens of Springfield as City Councilor for Ward 1,” Councilor Webber said.

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Ward 2: Councilor Steve Moe

Steve Moe was born in Springfield in 1942. He grew up in West Springfield also called Glenwood. While still in college he formed Intercity Engineering to develop a portable traffic control system. He applied for and received a patent in America as well as Germany and Japan for such device in 1975. Steve then turned Intercity into an electronic engineering company and has continued to do research and develop electronic and computer systems for various customers. Steve serves on the Springfield Economic Development Advisory Committee, the Springfield Budget Committee, the Springfield Finance & Judiciary Committee, the Community Development Advisory Committee, the Springfield Legislative Committee, the Springfield Development Code Update Project Advisory Committee, and the McKenzie Watershed Council.

Steve has supported the Springfield community through his involvement in dozens of community projects for the public good serving in various roles such as member, treasurer, or manager. He’s served on the Springfield Planning Commission (16 years), Willamalane Park District board and budget committee (5 years), and Lane County Planning Commission (8 years). He’s worked on the bond measure to build the new Springfield Court House and Jail and the two elections to keep it funded. The Springfield Schools capital improvement election and the Filbert Festival (15 years) have been special and heartfelt projects of his. He’s been recognized as Springfield’s First Citizen (2003), LCOG Outstanding Citizen (1996), and received the Eugene City Club Turtle award (2007).

“I will continue to work for the betterment of Springfield as we move into the future: my emphasis will be on infrastructure, affordable housing, education, and jobs.”

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Ward 3: Councilor Kori Rodley

Kori Rodley is a lifelong Oregonian who first moved to the area in the mid-eighties and attended both Lane Community College and the University of Oregon. She currently works as Developmental Disabilities Services Coordinator for Lane County Government and has spent more than 25 years in nonprofit management and government/community service. She has been active in the Springfield community for some time, including serving on the Springfield Economic Development Agency Board, the Springfield Budget Committee, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Fire Governance Committee, HOME Consortium, Human Services Commission, Human Services Commission Executive Committee, Springfield Legislative Committee, and the Springfield Utility Board Budget Committee.

Rodley has served on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations and served as the chair of the Equity and Access Advisory Board for Lane County, the Community Development Block Grants Committee, and as past president of the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce.

With her spouse, Teri, she has five adult children, and they are the proud grandmas to Calvin and Penny.

“I am ready to face our shared challenges with creativity, collaboration, and tenacity and I dedicate my service to all of Springfield,” said Springfield City Councilor Kori Rodley. “I believe together we can navigate these challenging times and build a future where we all belong.”

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Ward 4: Beth Blackwell

Councilor Beth Blackwell - Ward 4

The Springfield City Council appointed Beth Blackwell to serve as Ward 4 Springfield City Councilor at their Monday, April 17 Regular Council meeting. Ms. Blackwell will be sworn in as the Councilor for Ward 4 during the April 24 Regular Council meeting and serve through December 31, 2024.

Beth Blackwell is a lifelong Springfield resident, wife, and mother of two. She has worked as a top producing real estate broker for the last 16 years. During the last 7 years she served as Windermere Lane County’s premier property director until transferring her license to Triple Oaks Realty this past December where she is a partner of the Valley2Coast Home Team. She has served as vice president on a proposed charter school board, volunteered with Food for Lane County Gardens and served as a resident volunteer firefighter EMT basic for Lane Co District #1. She enjoys fishing, hiking, live music & spending time with her friends & family. She loves Springfield and looks forward to being a part of shaping its future.

“It is an honor to be selected by the Springfield City Council to be the next Councilor for Ward 4. I have a life-long commitment to this community and a desire to serve the residents of the Springfield community. I look forward to starting my service to the City.”

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Ward 5: Councilor Victoria Doyle

Image of Springfield City Councilor Victoria Doyle

Victoria Doyle, representing Ward 5, was born and raised in Springfield and attended Thurston High School but her community service extended to other Oregon communities. She had a 13-year hiatus to Cottage Grove where she served on the Cottage Grove City Council for 4 years and the Cottage Grove Budget Committee while also commuting to Roseburg for the family business. In Roseburg, she served on the board of Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center.

Councilor Doyle has been working at City of Eugene in Public Works Engineering and Public Works Maintenance since 2014. She brings depth of knowledge on a range of service areas including City infrastructure, land use, development, and housing.

After moving back to Springfield in 2015, Councilor Doyle served as a community representative on the Springfield Budget Committee for multiple terms, the Community Development Advisory Committee, and the LRAPA board before being elected to serve on the Springfield City Council.

She has been appointed to serve on the City’s Budget Committee, Finance and Judiciary Committee, Historic Commission, Planning Commission, Main Street Governing Committee; as well as the Springfield Economic Development Agency and the Lane County Human Services Commission.

Councilor Doyle has been married for over 21 years to her best friend, Mark. Their family has included dozens of Boxer rescues and Saint Bernard’s over the years – each becoming part of what they like to call the “Doyle Pack.” Animal rescue is a passion and Doyle will never be without dogs in her life and home. When she’s not hiking Mt. Pisgah or the Thurston Trail, she is shooting Sporting Clay events and long-range rifle competitions, hunting, and traveling the world. She also lives for football season (Go Ducks and Pittsburgh Steelers) but there really isn’t a sport she won’t watch.

“Even though I have lived throughout Lane County over the years, Springfield is my home, and I knew I would always find my way back here for good,” Councilor Doyle said. “I look forward to serving the community I love and am always available to share a cup of coffee and hear ideas and opinions from anyone who may wish to meet with me.”

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Ward 6: Councilor Joe Pishioneri, Council President

Joe Pishioneri represents Ward 6, the Thurston area. He has lived in Springfield for more than 42 years. Joe and his wife Mary stay busy enjoying their five grandchildren and by getting involved in the myriad of activities the area provides. They also enjoy international travel to Europe, the Middle East, and Mexico. He is a former Lane County Deputy Sheriff and retired after 31 years of service. Joe has a degree in Criminal Justice.

He is currently serving on the Springfield Budget Committee, the Springfield Economic Development Agency, the Springfield Emergency Management Committee, the Springfield Finance & Judiciary Committee, the Springfield Police Advisory Committee, the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission Board, and the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency. He enjoys hunting, fishing, family camping and neighborhood Bar-B-Q’s.

“Thank you for allowing me the privilege to represent the citizens and to all: Welcome to the Springfield/Eugene area! “Go Ducks!”

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