Our Board of Directors

Columbia Pacific's board is made up of experienced health care providers and administrators in your area who care about improving health.
  • Bill Baertlein, Commissioner, Tillamook County 
  • Jonathan Betlinski, MD, Director, OHSU Department of Public Psychiatry
  • Erin Fair Taylor, Chief Legal Officer, CareOregon
  • Sherrie Ford, Administrator, Public Health Foundation of Columbia County
  • Henry Heimuller, Commissioner, Columbia County
  • Eric Hunter, CEO, CareOregon
  • Debbie Morrow, Community Leader, Clatsop Association of Realtors
  • Bruin Rugge, MD Associate Professor, Director of Patient Care, OHSU Family Medicine
  • Kendall Sawa, CEO, Providence Seaside Hospital
  • Nicole Williams, COO, Columbia Memorial Hospital

The board typically meets the third Monday of the following months: January, March, April, June, July, September, October, November. Due to the Columbia Pacific service area stretching across three counties, locations for board meeting rotate from meeting to meeting.

Public Comment may be offered at any board meeting. To be added to the agenda, please submit your name, contact information (email/phone number), and a brief description of the item/s to be addressed 24 hours prior to the meeting. Individuals will have up to three (3) minutes. Written comments may be emailed to the CCO Governance Coordinator. The Governance coordinator will confirm attendance one (1) business day prior to the meeting.  

Click here for a copy of the Columbia Pacific CCO Board Meeting Participant Guidelines.

CCO Governance Coordinator: Karen Knudson  knudsonk@careoregon.org  503-416-5968

Disclaimer:  the online version of the agenda is for general information only. In the event of a conflict between the online copy and the official hard copy documents on file with the Governance Coordinator, the official hard copy shall prevail.

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