Bob Russell

An Oregon native and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University. He was the owner of the Butte Creek Mill before it burned down in 2015. He gave up that ownership so that it could become a foundation, which would make fundraising, and therefore the rebuilding of the Mill, possible. The Butte Creek Mill Foundation is now the owner of the Mill and is a non-profit entity.

Bob was also the Mayor of Eagle Point. He was first elected in 2010, and reelected in 2012, 2014, and 2016. He was vice president of the Economic Development Commission and active in the Eagle Point and Upper Rogue Chamber of Commerce. He is currently on the advisory board for the Butte Creek Mill Foundation. He currently is the owner of Butte Creek Mill Antiques.