Advisory Committees

Affiliate Advisory Committee Board to NAMI Oregon- 2020

Affiliate Director: Stephanie Sahleen, Community Education Co-Chair, Peer-to-Peer Instructor, Ending the Silence Presenter

Operational Members (Voting):
President: Marcy Ruffo,
Advocacy Team Co-Chair,  Community Education Series Co-Chair; Peer Education & Support Co-Chair
Member at Large: Eileen White, former NAMI-CO Pres., Family Support & Ending the Silence facilitator; prev. NAMI-CO Sec & Education Co-Chair
Member at Large: Karyn Kotkins, Chair: Family Education & Support: Family-Family & Homefront Instructor; Ending the Silence facilitator, Education Co-Chair
Member at Large: Stephanie Carbone, Communications Co-Chair
Member at Large: Kelly Harrild, Special Event Chair
Recording Secretary: Maurine Porto (non-voting)

Advisory Members (Non-Voting):
Roger Olson:
former NAMI-CO Pres., Co-Chair Compassion Committee; Email Chair
Shannon Brister:
DCBH team- youth services
Melissa Lopez: DCBH team- youth services (Alternate)
Christina Lee:
Regional Behavioral Health Strategist – Pacific Source
Kate Hutchison:
Pacific Source (Alternate)
Joel Wirtz:
Public defender, Deschutes Defenders
Margaret Kuehn:
Dept. of Veterans Affairs- Suicide Prevention Coordinator
St. Charles Healthcare
Rachel Gerken: St. Charles Healthcare 
Jake Chandler & Abby Levine:
Bend Police Dept.-CRT & (Michelle Wallace, intern)
Sgt. Liz Lawrence: Bend Police Dept.-CRT (Alternate)
Kimberly Swanson:
Mosaic Medical
Amy Milikin:
Telecare Corp.
Joe Nelson:
Telecare Corp. (Alternate)

Committee Chairs (Non-Voting):
Becky Dolf: Peer Education & Support Chair