Professional Services Staff

Professional Services Staff Bios

To contact the Professional Services department, e-mail them here or contact individual staff members below:


Larlene Dunsmuir, DNP, FNP, ANP-C
Executive Director of Professional Services
Phone: (503) 293-0011 ext. 1315
 
Larlene Dunsmuir joined ONA in Oct. 2015. Practicing as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) since 1993 – most recently in immediate/urgent care at Providence Medical Group, Portland. She also teaches in the University of Portland’s (UP’s) graduate school of nursing, where she works primarily with doctor of nurse practitioner (DNP) students. Dr. Dunsmuir received her BSN and MSN from UP, then completed her DNP at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. She has served as the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon (NPO’s) Education Committee chair for the past ten years.
Therese Hooft, MHS, BSN, RN
Nurse Practice Consultant
Phone: (503) 293-0011 ext. 1329
 
Therese Hooft has been a registered nurse since 2011 and has experience in rehab, ICU, telemetry, and global health. Prior to joining ONA, she worked as a telemetry nurse at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Idaho while also working at Boise State University’s Center for Health Policy. In health policy research, she was a member of a team whose primary research focused on the effects of home visiting as an early intervention strategy in promoting maternal, infant, and early childhood health and development. She currently teaches as adjunct clinical faculty at Linfield School of Nursing and serves on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Public Health Association. In her spare time, she enjoys running, skiing, yoga, and spending time with her German Shepherd, Eddy.
Jesse Kennedy, BSN, RN
Nurse Practice Consultant
Phone: (503) 293-0011 ext. 1309
 
Jesse joined ONA in the Professional Services department in May 2019. He has been involved in the Professional Services of ONA since nursing school. His ventures in professional development have taken him to service as President of the Lane Community College Student Nurses Association, as President of the National Student Nurses Association, and as Director-at-Large of the American Nurses Association. He has been directly involved in national initiatives focused on acceleration to practice initiatives for student nurses and empowering practicing nurses to reaching the pinnacle of their practice. Jesse’s role includes professional development outreach, education content development, and empowering our nurse staffing committees to build the best working environment possible.
Matt Calzia, BSN, RN
Nurse Practice Consultant
Phone: (503) 293-0011 ext. 1328
 
Matt Calzia became active with ONA through his bargaining unit where he was a member of the bargaining unit executive committee and participated in contract and reorganization negotiations. He joined ONA as a staff member in the Professional Services department in 2019. Matt obtained his AAS in nursing from Lane Community College in Eugene. He entered an ICU new graduate training program and has worked in the ICU, catheterization lab, and rapid response. His professional interests include nurse empowerment, medical ethics, critical care, and palliative care. Matt received his BSN from Boise State University. He enjoys cooking, gardening, and time with family.

 
PK Martin, BS
Education & Research
Phone: (503) 293-0011 ext. 1335
 
PK joined ONA Professional Services in February 2008, and has gained knowledge and experience with almost all the programs offered by the department. Her primary responsibilities include administration oversight of OCEAN online continuing education (CE) and coordination of the CE Approver Unit. She also assists in many of the planning functions related to the live CE programs offered by ONA, NPO and other groups within the association. Her research efforts include assisting with the statistical analysis of any research content and supporting the overall presentation of research findings and evidence. PK holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon. Go Ducks!!!