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2015 ONA State Wide Elections

The 2015 ONA Statewide Elections nominations is closed and the slate of candidates has been finalized.  You can see the open positions and the candidates for each position below.



Voting is now closed for the 2015 ONA Statewide Elections. Results will be posted when the votes have been tallied and confirmed.

Thank you to everyone who voted!


Candidate Slate

The candidates for each open position are listed below. To read the bios of the candidates, please click on the open position title to view the document with bios from the candidates running for that position.

Vice President

  • James McLain Jr., RN (Providence Portland Medical Center)
  • Lynda Pond, RNC (Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend)


  • Cheryl Cosgrove, RN, MN, CEN (Grande Ronde Hospital)

Director (four open positions)

  • Harold Fleshman, RN (OHSU)
  • Rebecca Tilley, RN, CNOR, RNFA (Grande Ronde Hospital)
  • Marguerite Gutierrez, RN (St. Anthony Hospital)
  • Terrie King, BSN, RN (Bay Area Hospital Home Health Agency)

Cabinet on Health Policy (four open positions)

  • Jane Ko, BSN, RN (Providence St. Vincent Medical Center)
  • Christy Lynn Scott, RN (Providence St. Vincent Medical Center)
  • Patti Brandon, RN, MN, WHCNP, FNP (Scholls Family Care LLC)
  • Teri Mills, MS, RN, CNE (Portland Community College)

Cabinet on Nursing Practice & Research (three open positions)

  • Debra Wright, RN (Grande Ronde Hospital)

Cabinet on Human Rights & Ethics (three open positions)

  • Heather Aldrich, BSN, RN, CCRN (Bay Area Hospital)

Cabinet on E&GW (one open position)

  • Susan V. Johnson, BSN, RN (Kaiser Interstate)
  • Tamarah Cline, RN (Good Shepherd Medical Center)

Nominating Committee (four open positions)

  • No candidates filed

Elections Committee (three open positions)

  • Norma O’Mara, BSN, RN (Linn County Public Health)
  • Steve Rooney, RN (St. Charles Medical Center – Bend)

Last ANA Delegate Alternate (one open position)

  • Susan King, MS, RN, CEN, FAAN (Executive Director, Oregon Nurses Association)

NFN Delegate (two open positions)

  • Lisa Seaman, RN (Providence Medford Medical Center)
  • Bruce Humphreys, RN, BSN (St. Charles Medical Center – Bend)
  • Brigid Ann O’Kane, BSN, RN (Providence Portland Medical Center)

NFN Director (one open position)

  • Clarice Gerlach, RN (OHSU)

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