Board of Directors
Robert Ball | Patrick Sieng | Phil Fleury
Robert Ball, Chairman and President
Reserve Commander Robert Ball is a businessman who is one of the leading real estate developers in the Portland metropolitan area and has been a successful real estate investor, developer, manager and owner for over 20 years. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Robert Ball Companies. In addition to his real estate endeavors, Robert has been active in Portland civic life by serving on several city and neighborhood advisory committees, Portland’s Charter Commission, and in 2007, helped lead a successful political campaign with then Mayor Tom Potter to pass 3 ballot measures that streamlined Portland’s civil service rules, brought more accountability to the Portland Development Commission and created ongoing charter review. He currently volunteers for the Portland Police Bureau with the rank of captain and is the commanding officer of the Reserve Unit. Robert has been awarded the Police Medal and many other commendations. He has also served on several non-profit boards including the Oregon League of Minority Voters, Friends of Portland’s Mounted Patrol, and was a founding donor of Portland’s Q-Center. He won the 1997 NW Examiner award for public safety and was listed on the Business Journal's prestigious 40 under 40 list.
Phil Fleury, Secretary
Mr. Phil Fleury was born in Brooklyn, NY and attended St. John’s Preparatory School as well as Manhattan College, where he received a BS in Biology in 1968 and was also commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Upon graduation, Mr. Fleury entered active duty, and served as a Missile Combat Crew Commander attached to the 90th Strategic Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne, WY. Mr. Fleury was awarded the Senior Missileman Badge upon completion of his tour of duty.
Following that duty, Mr. Fleury was assigned to Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, where he served as Deputy Chief of the Social Actions Office, dealing with equal opportunity and race relations issues for the base commander. He also held the position of the Base Alcohol and Drug Abuse Control Officer. His office was awarded the Strategic Air Command Social Actions Office of the Year award for 1975. Mr. Fleury was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain in 1976.
After his military service, Mr. Fleury attended the University of Portland School of Nursing, completing a BS degree in 1981 and an MS in 1988. Mr. Fleury was certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by the State of Oregon and the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center. Mr. Fleury practiced primary care of adults for 30 years in the Portland area in a variety of settings with this last 10 years of practice being devoted to the care of frail elderly patients in the Portland Metropolitan area. Mr. Fleury also served as an Investigator for the Oregon State Board of Nursing. He retired from practice in 2011.
Mr. Fleury attended the Portland Police Bureau Reserve Academy in 2001, retiring in 2011 after 10 years of service to the citizens of Portland. He holds many letters of commendation and was also awarded the 2010 Jack A. Taliaferro Award upon his retirement from active police duty .
Reserve Officer Patrick Sieng has served in the Reserve Unit since July 2009. In 2011, he and Captain Robert Ball led a statewide coalition of law enforcement stakeholders formed to pass House Bill 3153. This bill provides reserve police officers in Oregon the same protections under state law as full-time peace officers.
Patrick is a lobbyist with the Association of Oregon Counties where he represents county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorneys, and other county public safety interests at the State Capitol. He previously served as Chief of Staff to State Representative Jean Cowan from the central Oregon coast for five years. Patrick also owns and operates a website design/political consulting business, PK Strategies. In 2008, Patrick managed the successful $242 million Salem-Keizer school bond measure campaign, the largest K-12 bond measure in Oregon history. In 2010, he was listed on the Salem Statesman Journal's inaugural 20 under 40 list. He has served on numerous local government, non-profit, and statewide commissions/committees and also served as a Keizer Police Cadet from 2002-2003.