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The Columbian

People in Business

Sherrie Jones was hired as executive director of the Southwest Washington Contractors Association. She previously was the executive director of Leadership Clark County and business development director at Camas Meadows Golf Course. The association is comprised of commercial construction professionals.

FISH of Vancouver hired Roxie Doty as a volunteer coordinator. Doty, who will be responsible for volunteer recruitment, received a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from WSU Vancouver. FISH of Vancouver volunteers provided more than 27,000 hours of volunteer time during 2019 and 2020. To learn more about FISH of Vancouver food assistance programs, visit or call 360-695-4903.

Woodland resident Christopher Sanford received an award for Exceptional Service by the Bonneville Power Administration. Sanford is the director of BPA’s transmission operations real time organization, with 20 years at the agency. Also receiving the award was Vancouver resident Cymany O’Brian, a 1994 graduate of La Center High School and the school’s head volleyball coach. O’Brian is the agency’s supply management specialist. The two were among 37 others who received awards as part of the BPA’s Administrators Excellence Award program and were honored at a virtual ceremony on April 22. The BPA, headquartered in Portland, is a nonprofit power utility.

The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses, as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon of the Tuesday preceding the intended Monday publication date. Send to or fax 360-735-4540. Sales awards are not published.