Thomas (Tom) W. Mattis, Mentor Coordinator, Columbia Basin Veterans Forum. Current position since February 2019. On leave of absence as Chairperson, Board of Directors, Columbia Basin Veterans Center, board member since December 2016. United States Marine Corps 1967-73, Vietnam War combat veteran. B.A, Psychology & Philosophy, Central Washington University; M.A., Counseling Psychology, Sonoma State University. Post-graduate work Central Washington University. Mediation & Negotiation Training, Willamette University Center for Dispute Resolution. Twenty five years of service with State of Oregon; sixteen years in Oregon Executive Service administering agencies enforcing workers’ compensation laws and finance and corporate securities laws.