Advisory Council

Ashley Thirstrup,  Manager, Community Policy, Systems and Environmental Change, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section of the Oregon Health Authority – Public Health Division. 

Chandra Char, student and disability right’s advocate

Darrin Umbarger, Executive Director, Clearview Disability Resource Center  

Franklin Ouchida, Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection

Jackie Bower, Supported Living Program Manager for ALSO 

Jan Campbell, Oregon Statewide Independent Living Council and Aging and Disability Services of Multnomah County

Jenna Toney, Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) 

Jennifer Mead, Program Coordinator for Senior’s and People with Disabilities at Oregon Health Authority: Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention

John Krejcha, Co-Founder, Program Director, and Board Secretary of Autism Empowerment

Maria Pfeifer, Community Health Facilitator

Michael Steen, Self-Advocate, and member of Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition’s Health Care Committee

Patty Unfred, Community Member

Randy Samuelson, Executive Director of Handicap Awareness & Support League (HASL)

Rebecca Dobert, Field Services Program Manager of Oregon Office of Rural Health, OHSU

Rhonda Eppelsheimer,  University Center on Excellent Developmental Disabilities Director, OHSU 

Winston Kennedystudent, licensed physical therapist and disability right’s advocate