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NPO Governance and Leadership


NPO operates under the ONA Bylaws with Special Rules of Order detailing specifics of the organization.

2017-2018 Executive Committee and Committee Chairs

  • Chair: Kat Chinn, RN, MS, FNP-BC
  • Chair Elect: Roger Fogg, FNP
  • Immediate Past Chair: James Sims, DNP, ANP-BC
  • Secretary: Jennifer Barr, DNP, FNP-C
  • Treasurer: Brooks Gaston, FNP-C
  • Nominating Committee Chair: Corlyn Caspers, ANP-BC
  • Education Committee Chair: Nancy Ronan, DNP
  • Professional Standards Committee Co-Chair: Kindra Scanlon, RN, FNP
  • Professional Standards Committee Co-Chair: Carol Willeford, PMHNP
  • Marketing/Membership Committee Chair: Laurel Hallock-Koppelman, DNP, FNP-C, APRN
  • Independent Practice and Business Owners Committee Chair: Diane Solomon, PMHNP, CNM, PhD

Regional representatives throughout the state:

  • Region A: Central/Southeast: Vacant
  • Region B: Northeast/Eastern: Vacant
  • Region C: Southern/South Coast: Rebecca Bolling, FNP-BC
  • Region D-1: South Willamette Valley/Mid-Coast: James Sims, DNP, ANP-BC
  • Region D-2: Central Coast: Meg Portwood, FNP
  • Region E: Portland/Columbia Valley: Tim Gebhart, DNP, FNP-C

ONA Staff

  • ONA Director of Professional Services: Larlene Dunsmuir, DNP, FNP, ANP-C

Click here to see bios of NPO Leadership

Contact NPO Leadership

Standing committees are:

NPO members may volunteer to work on any one of the committees.

If you would like to join the meetings by teleconference, please call NPO at (503) 293-0011 or email us at You will be supplied with the information to join.

Click below for the meeting minutes from any of the last NPO Quarterly Business Meetings and Treasurer's Reports



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