JJ McLeod has lived in the Bandon area since 1978. He retired in 2016 from the South Coast Business Employment Corporation. His tenure with SCBEC spanned more than 40 years, including 33 years as the organization’s CEO. His work included personnel management of as many as 85 employees and administration of the private non-profit organization providing job training and placement in Coos and Curry counties, as well as support for senior nutrition, social and health services, and public transportation. JJ’s professional experience includes human resources, grant writing, budget development and reporting. He is a past board member for the Bandon School District and the Bandon Chamber of Commerce and volunteer for additional regional committees. He believes that universal access to health care is a right and works toward reaching that goal. JJ and his wife Penny have been married 40 years. They are the parents of two adult children and two grandchildren.