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2019 PPOC Board of Directors

Your board of directors are volunteers who help make the events, meetings, and background operations of PPOC happen as smoothly as possible. We are business owners, photographers and most of all people with a huge desire to help our members, friends and colleagues. Each of us joined the board for various reasons, but we are all very passionate about PPOC and are constantly learning better ways to conduct business both for PPOC and for ourselves. If you would like to learn how to help out, drop a note to

When you see us at an event, please come up to us and say HI, we want to meet each and every one of our members!! You spend your time and money to be part of this organization and we want to know who you are!!

    Duane Murphy. - President

Duane Murphy if the owner Shashin (Sha (aaw) Shine (Sheen)) Photography. My career is to create the most Amazing Heart felt images of you, your family and you'r pets. When I am not in studio I love to educate and help others to become better. By helping educate others we all take steps to making this industry better.


 John Aranas - 1st Vice President and Image Comp Director 

He brings a great deal of experience. John has assisted in the management of the PPC Image Comp last 3 years which is a tremendous success. Completed  Image Comp. Judges training.  Also has a CPP Certification from Professional Photographers of America.

Jack Ochoa - Treasurer

I joined the board so I could be more involved with the organization to be able to learn from the members.
I work full time as an electrical contractor and part time as a photographer. I would like to increase my work as a photographer and eventually live in Hawaii. I hope to improve my skills as a photographer by being a PPOC member.

John Cook - Secretary 

John is a customer centric event and portrait photographer who fell in love with photography when capturing his daughter’s dance competitions.  As a self-proclaimed conscientious personality type, John emphasizes on quality, accuracy, expertise, and competency. 

Tim Mathiesen


Tim has over 50 years experience in the photographic industry.  His experience ranges from operating his own business to marketing management positions at several leading photographic manufactures.  He is a recognized expert in panoramic and commercial photography.  He has traveled the world as a speaker, photographer and educator looking for that fleeting image.  Tim has won many international and national awards for his photography.  His website,, is a showcase for his award winning photography.

Communications Chair is currently Vacant - We want you!!

Membership Chair is currently Vacant - We want you!!

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