Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee is a four-person advisory group with members from the City of Tigard and City of Lake Oswego City Councils. The Committee provides oversight on issues and topics of Partnership water operations, budgets and requests. Individual members will deliver information and recommendations to their respective City Councils as necessary.

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Metrics Reports are available in the project library under "Project Documents"


John Cook, City of Tigard

Mayor Cook is a lifelong Tigard resident who has served as Tigard’s Mayor since 2013. An accountant for over 30 years, Mayor Cook established his own Tigard CPA and financial planning firm in 1993. He graduated from Oregon State University with a BS in Business. Prior to his election, Mayor Cook was Chairman for the Washington County Budget Committee for 18 years, President of the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce, President of the Tigard Jaycees, President of Tigard Little League, Treasurer of Westside Professional Business Associates and Chairman of the St. Anthony Pastoral Council. Mayor Cook continues to be an active and involved volunteer and youth advocate for his community.

He and his wife Terri are proud parents to one son and one daughter. Mayor Cook’s dedication to Tigard follows a proud family tradition of service - his father, John E. Cook, served as Tigard's Mayor from 1984 to 1986.

Jason Snider, Tigard City Council

Councilor Snider moved to Tigard in 1999 and began his full-time career as clinical manager at American Medical Response from 1999 to 2003. In 2003 to the present, he has been employed in a number of management roles at Kaiser Permanente Northwest and is currently the administrator of the Regional Gastroenterology Department. Councilor Snider began public service early in life, working as an Emergency Medical Technician his senior year of high school and served two years on the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Board during his junior and senior years in high school. He attended Willamette University in Salem, graduating with a BS in Economics and Biology. He received an MS in Evaluative Clinical Sciences in 1999 from Dartmouth Medical School. Councilor Snider volunteered as a Tigard Reserve Police Officer from 2001 to 2004 and was a member and Chair of the City of Tigard Budget Committee from May 2005 until December 2009.

Jackie Manz, Lake Oswego City Council

Jackie Manz is a business and strategic management consultant and twenty-one year resident of Lake Oswego. Her local governmental experience includes serving as co-vice chair on the Lake Oswego Citizens Budget Committee and Chair and Vice-Chair of the Hallinan Heights Neighborhood Association. She was appointed to and served on the Oregon Tourism Commission, Oregon Heritage Vitality Task Force and was a founding member of the Oregon Sustainable Tourism Action Initiative. She held many volunteer positions within the Lake Oswego School District, and was an active community volunteer while living abroad. Jackie and her husband Christian have two adult children, a son and a daughter, who both attended and graduated from Lake Oswego public schools.

Councilor Manz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Marketing from Portland State University.


Kent Studebaker, City of Lake Oswego

Mayor Studebaker attended school in Lake Oswego from grade school through high school.  After earning his undergraduate and doctor of jurisprudence degrees from the University of Oregon, he served on active duty with the Marine Corps for 3 years.  He then practiced law in both governmental and private corporate offices.  Following that, he owned his own successful manufacturer’s representative business for 21 years.  He served on the Lake Oswego Citizens Budget Committee.  Kent is married to Kim, his wife of over 40 years, and has two adult daughters.