Well Being Foundation Board of Directors
The Well Being Conference Center is located on a 158 acre riverfront site in Northeastern Tennessee owned by Well Being Foundation. Well Being Foundation is a non-profit 501( c )3 private operating foundation founded in 1996.
Well Being Foundation has five Directors. Four of them are pictured from left to right: Greg Winterowd, Don Oakley, Patty Bottari, and David Grein. Joe Hudson is the fifth member of our Board.
Don Oakley is the Founder and President of Well Being Foundation. Don was previously a Lieutenant in the US Army Corps of Engineers, President of two Homeowner Associations, was appointed a Commissioner of Multnomah County Drainage District of Portland, Oregon and is currently on the Board of Leadership Claiborne, the Board of Open Gate Sangha and Cahirs the Powell River Tourism Committee of the Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce. Don is a licensed Civil Engineer in Oregon and Washington and majored in engineering at Princeton University. He is a retired homebuilder and home designer, an organic gardener, a wetland hydrologist, a swimmer, a Qi Kung practitioner, and is delightfully married to Patty Bottari.
Patty Bottari, BSN has been a Registered Nurse employed by the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and Stanford University Hospital. More recently, she has worked for Byron Katie (www.TheWork.org) and for Adyashanti as Director of Relations. Patty and Don were married in September 2008 and are the full-time on-site managers of the Well Being Conference Center. Patty is from San Jose, California and has traveled extensively abroad and serves on the Claiborne County Tourism Commission. Don and Patty are the full-time, on-site Managers of Well Being Conference Center.
Greg Winterowd is a Principal of the land use and environmental planning firm of Winterbrook Planning Services located in Portland, Oregon. Greg holds a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning and has served as President of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). Greg spends much of his free time cross country skiing, hiking, traveling and canoeing.
David Grein, J.D., LL.M is an Attorney-at-Law and Principal of the law firm of Parsons Farnell and Grein, LLP in Portland, Oregon specializing in business and tax law. David is the Vice President for Legal Affairs for Well Being Foundation. He is married to his charming wife Julie and has three children.
Joe Hudson has over 19 years of corporate and philanthropic experience in financial services, sustainable agriculture, and environmental industries. Joe has worked with clients such as Sprint, Wells Fargo Bank, and the Bureau of Reclamation. He has also worked with numerous Fortune 500 leadership teams as well as smaller entrepreneurial companies. He is currently a Managing Director with DBJ Foundation. Joe is married and has two beautiful young daughters.