Community Partnership Program Leadership and Staff

Contact Us

For questions about the Community Partnership Program, please email or call 503-418-8077, and the most relevant team member will contact you.

  • For questions related to project programming, grant terms, no-cost extensions, final project reports, using the grant management portal or updating project contacts in our system, a Community Partnership Program (CPP) member of staff will be in touch. 
  • For questions on how best to collect data and/or analyze results, a member of the project evaluation team will contact you.

Sign up for Community Partnership Program emails to receive funding and training opportunities (below 'Stay in Touch', bottom right).



Evaluation Support

Steering Committee

Our steering committee supports the Community Partnership Program by providing strategic direction and making funding recommendations to Knight Cancer Institute leadership. 

  • Andrea Lara, M.D., M.P.H.: Provider Outreach & Engagement Strategist, Oregon Health Authority
  • Jamie Thompson, M.P.H: Senior Research Associate, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
  • Jen Olson, M.S., M.A.: Chronic Disease Program Manager, Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
  • Jennie Reid, Operations Manager, Salem Free Clinics
  • Kyle Pfaffenbach, Ph.D.: Associate Professor, Eastern Oregon University
  • Lisa Parks, B.A., Strategic Initiatives and Training Manager, Willamette Health Council
  • Michael Klein, M.S.W.: Mental Health Therapist, La Clinica School Based Health Center
  • Patricia Selinger, M.P.H.: Retired; Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Health Educator and Manager, Oregon Health Authority
  • Samantha Watson, M.S.: Director of Community Health Partnerships, Jackson Care Connect
  • Taylor Smith, M.B.A.: Disability Services Coordinator, Eastern Oregon University

We Welcome Feedback

How helpful do you find our application resources such as webinars and email/telephone assistance? Please email with your thoughts on what was particularly helpful and/or what could be improved, or leave a voice mail at 503-418-8077.