The Black Butte Ranch Police Department is governed by a managing board of directors. The Police Board meets monthly on the third Thursday at 8am at the Community Center
Curtiss Abbott spent most of his childhood and adult life in California. He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1972. He practiced restorative dentistry until May of 2009. Curtiss and his family have vacationed at Black Butte Ranch for over 25 years. Curtiss and his wife Jessie-Lea bought their BBR home in 2005 and are now full time residents. Curtiss enjoys golf, cycling, cross country skiing and has an avid interest in photography.
Clark Brody and his wife, Barbara, have lived full time at Black Butte Ranch since 2010. They have been married 38 years. In that time they have raised three children who are all married and reside in Oregon and Washington. Ten grandchildren keep Clark and his wife busy off and on throughout the year.
Clark and Barbara are both career educators. Clark started out in education by teaching music but spent most of his time as an administrator in the Centennial School District east of Portland. He retired from the Department of Education in 2003.
His main interests are helping kids grow up to be successful citizens and challenging himself to learn new things. In addition, he enjoys singing in the Sisters Chorale.
Since moving to Black Butte he has been involved in a number of volunteer efforts: litter patrol, resident geese reduction, assisting the Black Butte Players, Police Board, BBR Civil Service Commission and the BBR Rural Fire District Budget Committee.
BBRA Board of Directors
Rob and his wife Deb are full time residents of the Ranch.
He brings to the Board thirty five years of business management experience in the health care, employee benefits, human resources and insurance field.
Currently he is a self-employed independent insurance agent affiliated with Cascade Summit Insurance, an all lines agency with an office in Sisters and clients in many parts of the state. In addition he has served as a Board member and Chair for several industry specific organizations. He also provide pro-bono consulting to nonprofit organizations and boards in the areas of board composition and development, business planning and community presence. His strengths developed through the above experiences include strategic planning, problem solving, consensus building and sound financial management.
Paul Janssen and his wife Judy have lived full time at Black Butte Ranch since 1994 and have been homeowners here since 1991.
They recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and have three children and five grandchildren, all living in Colorado.
Paul is a chemical engineer and worked 34 years for Monsanto Company, mostly in manufacturing in a number of different locations, including assignments in Brazil and Japan, before retiring in 1992.
His main interests are family visits in Colorado, foreign travel, reading (mostly history and mysteries) and woodworking. He is also trying to learn drawing and oil painting.
He has been involved in various volunteer activities including a previous six-year term on the Black Butte Ranch Police Board and church activities including singing in the choir and serving on the church council.
Carlos Rivera was born in Texas and in 1962 went to Washington, D. C., to begin his government service. He started by working for Senator Wayne Morse of Oregon. He spent many years working in the Executive Branch of government for President Johnson. He came to Oregon in 1969 and received several appointments to state boards and commissions from Governor Tom McCall to Governor John Kitzhaber. He was an Administrative Assistant to the Speaker of the Oregon House. He retired from the Portland Public Schools working with Migrant students and their families. This developed a close working relationship with the Portland Police Bureau. Mr. Rivera was appointed to the Portland Police Bureau's Chief's Forum by Mayor Vera Katz. He served 12 years in this position. He was a member of the Hispanic Crisis Response Team; the Hispanic Advisory Council and the Bureau's Awards Committee. Mr. Rivera was a founder of the Portland Police Foundation. Mr. Rivera is also one of the founders of the Portland-Guadalajara Sister City Association. Mr. Rivera is married to Lisa Andrus-Rivera and has 3 children and 6 grand-children. Mr. and Mrs. Rivera reside in Portland and have a home in East Meadow.
NON-EMERGENCY DISPATCH & OFFICER RESPONSE 541.693.6911
PMB 8244 PO Box 8000
13885 Bishops Cap
Black Butte Ranch OR 97759
Located just inside the entrance of Oregon's Black Butte Ranch, our Police Department provides protection and community support to our residents and guests 24/7.