Board of Directors
PLEASE NOTE: All the Board members of Capitol City Medical Teams serve on a voluntary basis and therefore receive no compensation for their services.
Jim Trett is currently the Mayor of Detroit, Oregon. He is a 34 year veteran of the Keizer Fire Department in Keizer, Oregon. He began his career as a volunteer firefighter/emergency medical technician before being named as the Public Information Relations Specialist for the Department. He also has an extensive background in broadcast radio as an on air personality and a radio news reporter. He has also been in commercial production.
He has served and continues to serve as an advocate for youth by serving as the Public Relations Coordinator for several area non-profit organizations including the Willamette Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Salem Soap Box Derby, and the Mount Hood Ski Patrol. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Salem Boys and Girls Club and was a founding member of the Salem-Keizer chapter. He served on the Executive Council of the Mount Hood Ski Patrol.
For his community involvement, the Keizer Chamber of Commerce has named Mr. Trett as their 2016 First Citizen and its 2006 Outstanding Educator of the Year. The latter award was the first time it was given to a non-classroom teacher. He has been honored twice as the Mount Hood Ski Patrol First Aid Instructor of the Year. He was the 2004 recipient of the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Golden Sparky Award.
Dr. Nathan Bay M.D.
Dr. Nathan Bay, M.D. is an anesthesiologist in Salem, Oregon and former chief of anesthesiology at Salem Hospital. Prior to medical school, he completed a graduate degree in molecular biology with an emphasis in infectious parasitic diseases. He has traveled extensively in South America on medical missions with Capitol City Medical Teams and Andean Health & Development. He also lived for two years in Spain and is fluent in Spanish.
When he is not working, he loves spending time with his two daughters, his wife, bicycling, cooking, and playing intense and violent games of Scrabble. Dr. Bay also has close ties with the Gilbert House, our local children’s museum, where his wife is the director. He has done science presentations for adults and children there.
Valerie Bell is the owner/operator of K-Star Rentals in Sublimity, Oregon. She was an educator for 10 years in Stayton, Oregon. She is a volunteer member of the Red Cross’s Disaster Operations Program and has been sent to various disasters in the United States to provided much needed assistance.
Charlotte Smith is a retired loan coordinator for Mortgage First in Salem. She has also worked for the Oregon Board of Realtors.
Pat Monson retired from a career in education in 2008. She was a teacher, counselor, and a K-12 administrator. She currently works part-time and when needed for the Corvallis School District. She has also volunteered with Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA).
Chief Executive Officer
Eric Miller is a retired teacher and certified administrator of 31 years from the Scappoose, North Santiam (Formerly Stayton Elementary), and Salem-Keizer School Districts. He has owned several small businesses including Alpine Laundry Company, Kinnelon Medical Center, Inc., and Kunstbau, LLC. He has served on several non-profit boards including St. Mark Lutheran Church, Oregon Odyssey of the Mind, the Salem-Keizer Education Association, and the Santiam Uniserv Council. He also does trainings to non-profit board members regarding their legal responsibilities.