Mary Louise VanNatta is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with the American Society of Association Executives and holds an APR (Accreditation of Public Relations) from the Universal Accreditation Board/Public Relations Society of America and is a Fellow of the Public Relations Society of America. She has spent over 30 years in the field of Association Management and Public Relations. Mary Louise earned her MBA from Corban University and graduated from Willamette University with honors and a triple major in Political Science, International Relations (Latin American Studies) and Spanish. In 2018 she received the William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Relations Society of American Oregon Chapter.
After fires devastated the Santiam Canyon, generous members of the building community pledged to help. The Santiam Rebuild Coalition is a group of licensed and insured construction industry members who have committed materials and labor to fast-track a community building for Detroit.