Committees

EDUCATION

This committee shall be responsible for planning and executing the annual membership meetings. They will have responsibility for developing, planning and presenting other educational programs, as determined necessary or appropriate by the Board of Directors.

Alyssa Kessler, Chair (Term Expires: Sept 1, 2017)

EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS (GRC)

This committee shall work with and under the direction of the Board of Directors in matters pertaining to legislation and legal situations that may lead to legislation or legal action involving CRNA practice and the Association.

VACANT, Chair (Term Expires: Sept 1, 2017)

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMUNICATION

This committee shall work with and under the Board of Directors to educate the general public and the medical community, promoting the role of the CRNA in health care. They encourage member participation by providing tools for communication with the officers and board, and among each other (i.e. website, social media, e-mail, newsletter, etc.).

VACANT, Chair(Term Expires: Sept 1, 2017)

PR COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

PAC

The ORANA PAC provides a voice to CRNAs and works to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia. This committee organizes fundraisers and works with the lobbyist and Government Relations team to provide financial support to the election campaigns of candidates who are influential to CRNAs’ public policy interests.

VACANT, Chair(Term Expires: Sept 1, 2017)

PAC COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

BYLAWS

This committee considers proposed amendments to the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of ORANA and drafts them in proper form for submission to the members at the annual meeting.

Michael Wray, Chair (mrwray@comcast.net) | Term Expires: Sept. 1, 2017

NOMINATING

The Nominating Committee is charged with identifying persons interested in serving on the Association’s Board of Directors and Officers. The Committee shall solicit nominations for potential board members from the ORANA membership.

Doug Bufkin, Chair (dougbufkin@gmail.com) | Term Expires: Sept. 1, 2017

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

FINANCE

The Finance Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the financial management of the Association.

Duane Laurelton, Chair (dlaurelton@gorge.net) | Term Expires: Sept 1, 2017

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

MICRO VOLUNTEERS

Bite-size volunteering with no commitment to repeat and with minimum formality, involving short and specific actions that are quick to start and complete.

LOBBYIST

Fawn Barrie

Legislative Advocates, Inc.
1249 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2845
fbarrie@legadv.com

ATTORNEY

Julie Weis

Haglund Kelley Horngren Jones & Wilder LLP
http://www.hk-law.com/

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Evelyn Bloomhart

PO Box 4444
Salem, OR 97302
Phone: (503) 874-1105
Fax: 888-295-2340
evelyn@oregon-crna.org