Sports Advisory Council

A Sports Advisory Council has been established, representing the Travel Lane County Board of Directors, government, local corporations, venues, events and communities, and will serve as the primary governing council of Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports.

The Council will meet quarterly to:

  • Evaluate potential sports event bids and bid fees
  • Direct the management of Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports events
  • Infrastructure analysis and recommendations
  • Advise on issues 

Sports Advisory Council Members

Lauren Anderson, Warsaw Sports Business Center

Allan Benavides, Eugene Emeralds

Mike Duncan, University of Oregon Athletics

Tom Jordan, Prefontaine Classic

Daniel Lindsey, Mereté Hotel Management

Jeri McPherson, Valley River Inn

Brittany Quick-Warner, Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce

Michael Reilly, TrackTown USA

Erin Reynolds, City of Florence 

Mike Ripley, Mudslinger Events

Tony Scurto, Lane Education Service District

Bev Smith, Civic Park

Craig Smith, City of Eugene - Recreation Services

Rich Spurlin, Eugene Country Club

Danielle Thompson, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Michael Wargo, Willamalane Park and Recreation District 

Kari Westlund, Travel Lane County

Thomas Wuest, MD