Board of Directors

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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Recordings: Meetings are also recorded and made available through Echo360.

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Public board meeting schedule for 2021

Thursday, Jan. 28:
12:00PM-2:25PM PDT
Livestream and recordingMeeting docket

Friday, April 16
9:30AM-11:30AM PDT
Livestream and recordingMeeting docket

Friday, June 25
11:35AM-2:40PM PDT 
Livestream and recording | Meeting docket
Join by phone: +1-503-388-9555, Portland Oregon Toll , access code: 120 928 4482

Friday, Sept. 24
11:15AM-1:00PM PDT 
Livestream and recording | Meeting docket

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

Jim Carlson, senior advisor

Senior Advisor

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).

Stacy Chamberlain

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.

Prashant Dubey

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

Dr. Danny Jacobs

President, OHSU
Ex Officio

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.

Chad Paulson

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.

Steve Zika

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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Meeting archive

Friday, January 31
9:00AM-11:00AM PST
Recorded Video | Meeting Docket

Friday, March 27
11:00AM-12:30PM PDT
Recorded Video | Meeting Docket

Friday, May 22
1:00PM-2:30PM PDT
Recorded Video | Meeting Docket

Friday, June 26
9:30AM-11:40AM PDT
Live Stream  | Recorded Video | Meeting Docket

Friday, Sept. 25
9:30AM-11:25AM PDT
Live Stream  | Recorded Video | Meeting Docket 

Thursday, Oct. 29
9:30AM-12:00PM PDT

Live Stream | Closed Captioning | Recorded Video | Meeting Docket 

Friday, October 25
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, June 27
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, April 11
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, January 31

Thursday, October 26
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, September 28
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, June 29
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, April 6
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, January 26
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, Jan. 28th
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, April 7th
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, Sept. 29th
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, Oct. 27th
Video - Meeting docket

Thursday, January 29
Meeting docket

Thursday, April 23
Video -Meeting docket

Thursday, June 25
Meeting materials | part 1 | part 2 | part 3

Wednesday, September 23
Meeting materials: part 1 | part 2

Thursday, October 29
Board meeting - Board retreat part 1 - Board retreat part 2
Meeting materials: part 1 | part 2

Thursday, January 30
Meeting docket

Thursday, September 18
Meeting docket

Thursday, October 23
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Thursday, March 21
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Thursday, June 27
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Thursday, September 12
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Thursday, October 24
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Tuesday, March 20
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Wednesday, June 27
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Monday, September 13
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Friday, October 22
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Monday, December 13
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Tuesday, February 15
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Tuesday, April 19
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Thursday, June 30
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Monday, October 31
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Thursday, December 1
Meeting docket