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The Vaux Board of Directors

Board members  are volunteers, elected to office for two-year terms at the Annual Owners Meeting. 

Hal Barwood, Chairperson, has lived @ The Vaux with his wife Barbara for 15 years, and is grateful for the chance to serve the community he loves. He’s a writer and designer by trade, with experience in movies, video games, and books. You can find out all about him @ his website,

Paul Block, Vice-Chairperson, is a retired talent agent, talent coordinator and segment producer (for the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson}, a TV producer, and executive producer. He lives at The Vaux with his wife Gila Lane (of the nearby Lane Gallery).

Karla Kim, Secretary, has called The Vaux her home since 2020. Karla loves the walkability of living in NW Portland and the design of the condo complex. Making great friends and helping to build The Vaux community has been a bonus.  Karla brings a diverse business background working in Human Resources for various large companies and industries as well as serving on the board of a non-profit organization.

Susan Ackley, Treasurer, moved to the Vaux in 2022 and lives with her husband, Tim, two orange cats, and too many houseplants. She retired after several careers, most recently as a health information professional. A condo resident for the past 12 years, she looks forward to serving the Vaux community. Stop by to rock on her patio and she will happily tell you more.

Sunny Harmeson, Director, chose to live at The Vaux because of the beautiful building and walkable neighborhood. She admires our really great community of neighbors and looks forward to representing them on the board. She will use her career knowledge in Architecture and Construction to help with building maintenance and repair challenges.


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