OHSU’s Board of Directors typically meets four to five times a year in public session. Notice, including the docket and related materials, will be available on this page. Videos of public meetings are also posted on this page.
ORS 192.690 gives the board authority to meet in private session, as needed, to discuss “sensitive business, financial or commercial matters of the university not customarily provided to competitors.”
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Public board meeting schedule for 2021
Friday, Oct. 29
9:30AM-1:45PM PDT (TBD)
Livestream and recording | Meeting docket
Meet the board
Wayne Monfries, Chair
Senior Vice President, Global Tax at Visa
Wayne Monfries is Senior Vice President, Global Tax at Visa. Wayne joined Visa in April 2020. He previously was VP, Global Tax at TransUnion in Chicago, and prior to that served as VP & Chief Tax Officer for Nike in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Georgetown University, he began his career in public accounting with PwC in Washington DC before moving on to work for food manufacturer, Mars, Incorporated in New Jersey and London, England, where he held various roles in tax and finance.
Ruth Beyer, Vice Chairwoman
Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Precision Castparts Corporation
Ruth A. Beyer, J.D. has been Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Precision Castparts Corp. since April 1, 2013. Prior to that, she was Principal in the Portland office at Stoel Rives LLP, and served as the Managing Partner from 1995 to 2005.
Beyer serves as chair of the Board of Regents of the OSU Honors College and is the co-founder of the OSU Women's Giving Circle. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Morrison Center since 2006. Beyer is a recipient of the Award of Merit from the Multnomah Bar Association.
James A. Carlson
James Carlson, who served as CEO of OHCA since 1997, retired from this position at the end 2020. He continues to be engaged with OHCA as a strategic advisor. With over 30 years of experience in health policy and association management, Jim is widely recognized as one of the leading long-term care and health policy resources in Oregon.
For more than three decades, Jim has worked closely with local, state, and federal policymakers; advocates; businesses; and coalitions to enhance access to quality care and services in Oregon.
Before first joining OHCA as director of government affairs in 1994, Jim served as associate director of government affairs for the Oregon Medical Association. He began his career as a legislative assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives.
He is a past member of the boards of directors of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) and is a past-president of the American Society of Health Care Association Executives (ASHCAE).
Executive Director, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Stacy Chamberlain is a highly regarded leader in Oregon's labor movement, and currently serves as the Executive Director for Oregon AFSCME Council 75. She was elected AFSCME International Vice President in 2016 representing the Northwest Region. Stacy is dedicated to promoting equity in the labor movement, helping form Oregon Women Labor Leaders, a group established to help break down barriers and promote the advancement of women into leadership positions. An Oregon native, Stacy graduated from Portland State University and earned a law degree from Willamette University.
VP Contract Solutions Elevate Services
Previously, Prashant was President & CEO of Sumati™, the leading global provider of contract review & migration and CLM Managed services, acquired by Elevate in December 2018. Prior to founding Sumati, Prashant gained his executive experience at companies such as Bain, Baxter International, Tripwire, Covansys, and Fios. He has been in the legal services industry since 2003 and most enjoys his role as a “market maker.” Prashant is the co-author of leading legal industry books such as Litigation Readiness (Lexis Nexis) and The Generalist Counsel (Oxford University Press). He has also authored dozens of articles in contract management, e-discovery and the changing role of the General Counsel. Prashant serves on public and private boards including Oregon Health & Science University and The University of Chicago. He holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in Strategy from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Danny Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., FACS
Danny Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., was named the fifth president of OHSU on May 8, 2018. He succeeded Joe Robertson, M.D., M.B.A., effective August 1, 2018. Prior to joining OHSU, Jacobs was the executive vice president, provost and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch. At UTMB, Jacobs was the chief academic officer, responsible for approximately 3,800 employees and trainees for its schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences. A surgeon by training, Jacobs' oversaw the institution's research programs, served as the head of the faculty group practice and was a principal partner in the UTMB health care system. Jacobs grew up in rural Arkansas and is an avid cyclist who enjoys fly fishing and hiking. He is married to Nancy Jacobs, a nutritionist and Oregon State University graduate, with three grown children and three grandchildren.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Secretary of See’s Candies
Chad Paulson is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree from Oregon State University. He has over twenty years of legal experience, starting as a commercial litigation Associate at Miller Nash in 1998 and practicing in-house for PacifiCorp, a public utility and Blount International, Inc., a global manufacturing company. Chad began leading See’s HR department in November 2020. Chad has managed domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, acted as corporate secretary for a publicly traded company, actively engaged and advised regarding strategic planning, and has developed and implemented compliance and governance programs.
CEO of Hampton Lumber
Steven Zika is the CEO of Hampton Lumber, a family-owned forest products business headquartered in Portland, Oregon, employing about 1,600 people primarily in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. Hampton owns approximately 118,000 acres of U.S. timberland, managed on a sustainable basis, certified through the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), and also manages 120,000 hectares of provincial timberland in British Columbia. The company owns nine sawmills in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia with normal lumber production capacity in excess of 2 billion board feet. The company also has wholesale and distribution operations that deliver building products to customers all over the world, including its own lumber production and another 2 billion board feet of outside lumber and panels. Hampton’s vision is to grow the company globally using safe and sustainable business practices to benefit its customers and communities. Hampton enthusiastically educates the public on the value of sustainable forestry.
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