Print Page   |   Sign In
ONA 2017 Leadership Summit
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

2017 ONA Leadership Summit held Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in Wilsonville, OR.

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Portland- I-5 S (Wilsonville)
25425 SW 95th Ave
Wilsonville, Oregon  97070
United States
Contact: ONA
(503) 293-0011

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

The ONA Board of Directors has called a special Leadership Summit for all ONA leadership members on March 21, 2017. The summit will be held in the Portland metro area. This meeting is necessary to share information about potential threats nurses face in the new political and regulatory environment and to discuss how we can continue our role as advocates for our patients and our profession.

It is important that all members in local and statewide leadership positions attend this meeting.

Our ability to advocate for our members, our patients and our communities is at stake.

Date and Location

The ONA Leadership Summit will be at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn Tuesday, March 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Online registration is now closed.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Amy Ferguson via email at

Agenda and Schedule

8 a.m. - Registration Desk Opens, Check In

8:30 a.m. -  Welcome and Introduction
ONA President Katy Cooper

8:35 a.m. - Special Guest: Oregon Governor Kate Brown
Governor Kate Brown

9 a.m. - What’s at Stake?
ANA Director of Government Affairs Michelle Artz
Mary Milton, Wisconsin FNHP
ONA Executive Director Susan King, MS, RN, CEN, FAAN

10 a.m.- Break

10:20 a.m. - Participant Discussion and Questions
ONA members and staff

11:30 a.m. - Identifying Priority Needs
Gordon Lafer, LERC

Noon - Lunch - buffet lunch will be provided

1 p.m. - Workgroup Exercise: Who to Talk to and How to do it

2 p.m. - Workgroup Exercise Options:

  • Talking to non-members
  • Issue organizing and involving more nurses in ONA’s work
  • New employee orientation and mentoring new members

3:30 p.m. - Workgroup Reports

4:15 p.m. - Summary, Evaluation and Next Steps

4:30 p.m. - Conclusion

The agenda is subject to change.

Travel and Lodging

If you are traveling 100 or more miles one way to Wilsonville, mileage and hotel reimbursements is available. We are encouraging carpooling and room sharing. For room reservations, please contact one of the hotels listed below and make your own reservations. Reimbursement forms for expenses should be submitted to ONA after the event.

If you have questions about eligibility or the process, please contact Amy Ferguson at

Holiday Inn Portland South Hotel & Convention Center - Wilsonville
25425 SW 95th Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070

Century Hotel
8185 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd
Tualatin, OR 97062

The Grand Hotel Bridgeport
7265 SW Hazelfern Rd
Tualatin, OR 97062

The Comfort Inn & Suites
7640 SW Warm Springs Rd
Tualatin, OR 97062



Privacy Policy

Oregon Nurses Association
18765 SW Boones Ferry Rd. Suite 200, Tualatin, OR 97062
(503) 293-0011 or 800-634-3552 (Oregon Only)