Meet Our Permit Center Team

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 Ruth Lang

Ruth Lang

Ruth is the Administrative Division Chief with a dynamic personality and over 25 years of experience leading technology initiatives. She attended WSU and Purdue for Business Administration and has extensive knowledge in her field. She has managed and coordinated large enterprise data centers and software implementations in some of the country’s largest cities. Her team sees her as a funny, compassionate and smart leader. Ruth takes pride in her family and enjoys writing and gardening when she’s away from the office.

 

 Brooke Cooper

Brooke Cooper

Brooke is our Management Analyst who has been with the City of Hillsboro for almost 30 years. She consistently finds solutions to challenging problems on behalf of customers, something she enjoys as a detail-oriented individual. Colleagues see Brooke as friendly and knowledgeable in the workplace. Outside of work, Brooke serves as the President of the Friends of the Hillsboro Public Library. Brooke enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and is a proud mom to her two boys.

 

 Donna Williams

Donna Williams

Donna has been a part of the City’s Permit Technician team since 2006. While managing large projects, her attention to detail and superb organizational skills continue to be an asset to the team. Donna is fun to be around and can make any situation memorable. Her favorite part about working as a Permit Technician is learning something new every day. During her free time away from work, Donna enjoys spending time with her family. Together they enjoy going to sporting events, camping and hanging with family and friends.

 

 Lisa Van Winkle

Lisa Van Winkle

Lisa Van Winkle is a Permit Technician who has been with the City of Hillsboro since 2013. Prior to joining the City, she spent 16 years with the City of Forest Grove, bringing immense experience and knowledge to the team. Lisa enjoys her position in Hillsboro because she gets to work for the city she lives in.

 

 

 Taylor Schmitt

Taylor Schmitt

Taylor previously worked as a project administrator for a large contractor primarily based out of Intel. She is a wonderful asset to the team and she enjoys “being a part of a community that is growing rapidly but still keeping that small town feel while being extremely innovative.” Taylor enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and four-legged fur baby, Trask. Her hobbies include mountain biking, dirt biking, camping and riding her horse.

 

 Portrait of Tawnee Webb

Tawnee Webb

Tawnee is a skilled Permit Technician with previous experience working at Washington County. The most rewarding part of her job is working with the community and learning new things every day. Her positive outlook on life and easy going personality make her fun to be around. Away from work, Tawnee is a busy mom taking her kids to different sporting events and activities. She loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.

 Edma Castillo

Edma Castillo

Edma is the department’s Administrative Support Coordinator. With skills gleaned from previous employment with Washington County, Edma has provided quality organizational and communications services to the City of Hillsboro since 2012. Edma is talented at interacting with a variety of people and enjoys helping citizens root their businesses and homes in a community she loves.  When she isn’t at work, Edma enjoys traveling, reading and hanging out with her family.

 

 Heather Rose

Heather Rose

Heather is our Administrative Support Specialist for the City of Hillsboro Building Department. She has provided excellent research skills for the department’s archival program and continues to be a key asset in the public records request process. Heather’s funny and outgoing personality is a great addition to the team. The majority of her time away from work is spent shuttling her three kids to gymnastics, swimming and seasonal sport activities. She enjoys spending time with her husband and chocolate Lab, Moose.

 

 Maria Godinez

Maria Godinez

Maria is our Administrative Support Specialist with an outgoing, team-player attitude. After taking a few years off to raise her three sons, Maria joined the City because she loves “to provide excellent and friendly customer service” to the community she grew up in. Her colleagues recognize her for her friendly and upbeat attitude. When Maria is not at work, she enjoys watching her children play soccer, and spending time with her family.