Local Chapters

Health Care for All Oregon is comprised of county chapters to maximize HCAO's effectiveness in promoting its message and achieving its mission.  To get involved in your local chapter, please contact the respective chairperson below, or contact coordinator@hcao.org to start a chapter of your own.

Chapters perform the following functions as their capacity allows:

  1. Recruit new members.
  2. Support and participate in HCAO national and state campaigns and legislative action.

  3. Conduct educational initiatives and trainings.

  4. Obtain endorsements from groups and individuals.

  5. Foster effective relationships with other groups and encourage them to join HCAO.

  6. Raise funds for HCAO.

  7. Publicize HCAO’s mission, goals and work.

Baker County
     HCAO - Baker City

Benton County
     MidValley Health Care Advocates - Corvallis: contact Roberta Hall

Coos County
    HCAO - Bandon: contact Bob Fischer
    HCAO - Coos Bay

Crook County
     Human Dignity Advocates - Crook Co.

Curry County
     HCAO - Brookings: contact Linda Bozack

Deschutes County
     HCAO - Central Oregon Group: contact David Stranahan

     Douglas County
          HCAO - Douglas County: contact Joe Yetter or Bob Bickers

Hood River/Wasco Counties
     HCAO - Gorge

Jackson/Josephine Counties
    HCAO - Rogue Valley: contact Joe Graf

Josephine County
     HCAO - Grants Pass: contact Jerry Reed

Lane County
     HCAO - Eugene: contact Lou Sinniger
     HCAO - Florence: contact Stuart Henderson

Lincoln County
     HCAO - Lincoln City: contact Paco Maribona
     HCAO - Newport: contact Jerry Robbins

Linn County
     HCAO - Albany: contact Edie Omer

Marion/Polk Counties
      HCAO - Marion/Polk: contact Anita Owen

Metro area:

In the Tri-County area, the Metropolitan Regional Coordinating Council meets monthly with representatives of the local action groups. New members are welcome to attend.  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm at Holladay Park Plaza, 1300 NE 16th Ave.  For more information, contact Nancy Sullivan.
     HCAO - Clackamas Co.: contact Karen Baker
     HCAO - Sellwood/Milwaukie
     HCAO - Inner SE Portland (HD42):
     HCAO - Inner SE Portland (HD 43)
     HCAO - Inner SE Portland (HD46): contact Mary Post
     HCAO - North Portland: contact Taizz Medalia
     HCAO - SE Portland (HD41)
     HCAO - NW Portland (HD33)
     HCAO - SW Portland
     HCAO - Inner N/NE Portland (HD43)
     HCAO - Inner N/NE Portland (HD45), Portland Health Care Action Group:
             contact Nancy Sullivan
      HCAO Washington County: contact Yuriko Lee
      HCAO - East Portland: contact Jordan Lewis
      HCAO- West Side-Downtown, Inner NW and SE Portland (HD36)
      OHSU Students
      Portland Jobs with Justice

Tillamook County
     HCAO - 3 Villages: contact Brian Johnstone
     HCAO - Tillamook

Umatilla County
     HCAO - Pendleton: 

Union County
     Oregon Rural Action Health Care Reform - Action Team: contact Jim Kreider

Yamhill County
      HCAO-McMinnville: contact Jan DeWith