OCN Board of Directors

Oregon Center for Nursing’s board of directors is an amazingly dedicated group of individuals passionate about nursing and healthcare! Comprised of up to 15 members, our board meets regularly to discuss the changes in the nursing workforce and healthcare delivery. Are you interested in serving on the OCN Board of Directors? Visit the Volunteer with OCN page and let us know!

Devon Berry, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing

Cynthia Evans, MS, RN
Vice President

Jordan Ferris, RN, BSN, CMSRN, Oregon Nurses Association

Leda Garside, BSN, RN, Tuality Healthcare

Erica Knepper, BSN, RN, Aidan Health Services

Gretchen Koch, MSN, RN, Oregon State Board of Nursing (ex-officio)

Mallie Kozy, PhD, RN, University of Portland

Margo Lalich, BA, RN, MPH

Troy Larkin, PhD, RN, Providence Health & Services

Giselle Ondetti, FNP, RN, Care Here

Patricia Rojas, RN, MBA, Kaiser Permanente

Desi Shubin, RN, MSN, CNML, Willamette Valley Medical Center

Mendy Stanford, RN, MSN/Ed, CNE, Treasure Valley Community College

Ericka Waidley, MSN, BSN, Linfield College

OCN Staff Members

Jana Bitton, MPA
Executive Director

Kelley Ilic
Operations Manager

Richard Allgeyer, PhD
Research Director

Board Materials Access