Board of Directors

Eric Hunter 

Chair

CareOregon

Eric Hunter is the CEO of CareOregon. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the health care field, Mr. Hunter brings deep knowledge of Medicaid policy, commercial plans and the integration of physical and behavioral health care. Eric served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer for Boston Medical Center Healthnet Plan. Previous roles include CEO for ValueOptions Behavioral Health in both Texas and Illinois, and for Heartland Health Plan in Oklahoma. At Centene, he served as COO, Managed Health Services in Indiana; also as COO of Total Carolina Care in South Carolina

Ed Blackburn

Vice Chair

Central City Concern

Ed Blackburn is the Executive Director of Central City Concern (CCC), a nonprofit committed to ending homelessness. Ed began at CCC in 1992 as the Director of the Hooper Detoxification Center. In 1997 he became the Director of Health and Addiction Services, and in 2007 moved into a Deputy Director position. Ed assumed his role as Executive Director of the agency in 2008.

In 2009, Ed was one of 49 people from around the world to be awarded an Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award by the Dalai Lama and the Wisdom in Action foundation for his work at Central City Concern.


Dorane Brower 

Member Director

Adventist Medical Ctr.

Dorane Brower has worked in the health care industry for more than 30 years. She is the Vice President of Integrated Physician and Health Plan Services of Adventist Health and President of HealthCare Resources NW. Before joining Adventist Health, Ms. Brower served as the vice president of sales for Regence BlueCross and BlueShield of Oregon.

George J. Brown, MD, FACP

Member Director

Legacy Health

Dr. George J. Brown, President and CEO of Legacy Health System, has over 40 years of health care experience. Prior to joining Legacy, Dr. Brown served as Chief Operating Officer of MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, Washington from 2005 to 2008, and is a retired brigadier general in the U.S. Army where he practiced medicine and served as commander of Madigan Army Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Brown received his Bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and studied medicine at Boston University’s School of Medicine.

Tim Fleischmann 

Member Director

Tuality Health

Tim Fleischmann is the Chief Financial Officer at Tuality Healthcare. Prior to Tuality, Fleischmann held various senior financial roles in the health care industry

Joanne Fuller 

Member Director

Multnomah County Health Department

Joanne Fuller serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Multnomah County. In her 24 years with the county, Joanne has served as the Director of both the Department of Community Justice and the Department of County Human Services. Joanne is known as an innovator and creative leader who has worked in the fields of domestic violence, juvenile justice, mental health and anti-poverty

Jill Ginsberg, MD MPH 

Primary Care Director

North by Northeast Community Health Center

Dr. Jill Ginsberg is the Medical Director and founding physician partner of the North by Northeast Community Health Center in Portland. She and Pastor Mary Overstreet met in November 2005 and opened the clinic doors in August of 2006. Dr. Ginsberg has been active in the pursuit of social justice for many years, including working with the Portland Jobs with Justice Workers’ Rights Board and serving on the Board of Directors and as Social Action chair of Congregation Beth Israel.

W. Gary Hoffman, MD 

Specialty Care Director

Women’s HealthCare Assoc.

Dr. Hoffman is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and has been in practice at St. Vincent’s Hospital since 1991.

Dr. Hoffman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maine and attended medical school at St. Louis University. He completed his residency at Oregon Health & Science University.

Joan Kapowich

Member Director

Providence

Joan M. Kapowich is the Accountable Care Executive in Oregon for Providence Health & Services. Providence’s ACO portfolio focuses on population health and the move toward value based reimbursement models, accountability for health outcomes and improved well-being for populations served. From 2007-2013, Joan served as the Administrator of the two largest public employee benefit boards in Oregon with over 280,000 members.

Marni Kuyl 

Member Director

Washington County

Marni Kuyl is the Director of the Department of Human Services in Washington County. Kuyl received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Community Health Nursing from Arizona State University. Her career in health care and management spans 30 years and she has held positions in Arizona, Montana, Washington and Oregon.

Jacqueline Mercer 

Addictions Treatment Director

NARA

Jacqueline Mercer serves as the Executive Director for the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) of the Northwest. NARA is an Indian owned and operated program with a full array of services for mental health, addiction and family wellness care for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Mary Monnat 

Mental Health Treatment Director

LifeWorks NW

Mary Monnat is President and CEO of LifeWorks NW, an agency that promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive mental health and addiction services across the lifespan. She joined LifeWorks NW as a chemical dependency and mental health therapist in 1983 and moved through various management positions before becoming President/CEO in 1998.

Jean-Claude Provost, NP 

Nurse Practitioner Director

Housecall Providers

Jean-Claude (JC) K Provost is a Family Nurse Practitioner who works with Housecall Providers, Inc., a medical practice that provides care to homebound Medicare and Medicaid patients throughout the Tri-County area.   He is currently the chair of the Quality and Governance Committee. His areas of interest, beyond primary care delivery, include health policy/program development, quality assurance and performance improvement.

Peter F. Rapp

Member Director

OHSU

Mr. Rapp began his career at OHSU in 2002. As Executive Vice President of OHSU and Executive Director of OHSU Healthcare, he is responsible for the daily operations of OHSU Hospital, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Casey Eye Institute, OHSU ambulatory clinics and all OHSU adult and pediatric specialty clinics. He serves on OHSU’s Executive Leadership Team and represents OHSU in service positions at the metropolitan, state, regional and national levels.

Dalila Sarabia

Chair

Community Advisory Council

Dalila Sarabia works as a Maternal and Child Health Coordinator with 211info. Dalila has chaired Health Share’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) since 2015, and previously held the CAC vice chair position since 2012.

Richard Swift

Member Director

Clackamas County

Richard Swift is the Director of Clackamas County Health, Housing and Human Services Department. He has been with Clackamas County since 2011. Prior to Clackamas County, Swift held numerous senior leadership positions with Multnomah County in the departments of health, county management and business and community services for 17 years.

Ramsay Weit

Community at Large Director

Retired

Ramsay has been committed to public service since his days as a Vista Volunteer, helping to establish an urban Indian Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, followed by 12 years as a Legal Aid lawyer representing low-income clients. Ramsay spent 12 years working for local elected officials in Portland and Multnomah County, serving as Chief of Staff to a City Commissioner and overseeing the establishment of the non-profit community development sector. In subsequent years, he founded and later served as Executive Director of the Community Housing Fund, a non-profit housing trust fund in Washington County, for 13 years. He recently retired.