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2020 ONA Statewide Elections

The ONA 2020 Statewide saw the highest voter turnout in the past five years! Thank you to everyone who voted and participated in our democratic process. The increased participation in the election, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrates a dedication to building a stronger organization and continuing to raise the profession of nursing. We will stand united during times of prosperity and in the face of a global health crisis. We will rise up together!

Election Results

President / ANA Delegate (1)

  • Lynda Pond, RN

Secretary (1)

  • Kindra Scanlon, RN, FNP-C

Director (6)

  • Kelsey Betts, RNC, IBCLC
  • Rob Campbell, RN
  • Melinda Colon, RN, BSN, CMSRN
  • Joel Hernandez, RN
  • Lisa Logsdon, RN, BSN, CMSRN
  • Diane N. Solomon, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CNM

Director - Allied Health Worker (1)

  • No candidates

Cabinet on Health Policy (1)

  • Patti Brandon, RN, MN, WHCNP, FNP - retired

Cabinet on Education (1)

  • No candidates

Cabinet on Human Rights & Ethics (3)

  • Laurelen Jabbour, RN, BSN

Nominating Committee (3)

  • Kelly Rae Taylor Smith, BSN, RN, CLNC

ANA Delegate (9)

  • Matt Calzia, BSN, RN
  • Tamarah Cline, RN
  • Kathleen Cooper, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Larlene Dunsmuir, DNP, FNP, ANP-BC
  • Bruce Humphreys, BSN, RN
  • Maria LaVelle, RN, BSN
  • Elizabeth McPhee, RN, BSN
  • Kevyn Paul, BSN, RN, CEN
  • Olanike Towobola, BSN, RN

The following positions are only available to vote on by ONA members in a collective bargaining unit.

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare Seat 4 (1)

  • Seat 4: Jay Formick, BSN, RN

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare Seat 7 (1)

  • Seat 7: Ann Murdock, BSN, RN, CCRN

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare Seat 9 (1)

  • Seat 9: Christina Carmichael, BSN, RN

AFT Delegate (20)

  • Christine Bernier, RN, BSN
  • Tamarah Cline, RN
  • Kathleen Cooper, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Jacqueline Dillon, RN
  • Larlene Dunsmuir, DNP, FNP, ANP-BC
  • Pam Gordon, RN, CRNI
  • Maria LaVelle, RN, BSN
  • Lisa Logsdon, RN, BSN, CMSRN
  • Elizabeth McPhee, RN, BSN
  • Ann Murdock, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Kevyn Paul, BSN, RN, CEN
  • Sue Phillips, RN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN
  • Lynda Pond, RNC
  • Chris Rompala, RN, BSN
  • Ateusa Salemi, RN
  • Andrea Whitney, RN RNC

**Seats on the Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare are designated for representatives from specific geographic regions. See the chart below for current availability.

 Seat #  Facilities Represented
 1 OHSU, Hillsboro Medical Center (formerly Tuality)
 4 Providence Home Health & Hospice, Providence Milwaukie, Providence Portland, Providence Seaside, Providence Willamette Falls , ProvRN Advice Line Nurses
 7 Providence Hood River, Providence Medford, Providence Newberg, Providence St. Vincent
 8 OHSU, Hillsboro Medical Center (formerly Tuality)
 9 Samaritan Albany, Benton County, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Samaritan Lebanon, Marion County, Samaritan Pacific, Silverton Hospital

*** For those nurses interested in the being an American Nurses Association (ANA) delegate and representing ONA at the ANA Assembly, you can learn more about the responsibilities and funding for the position in the ONA policies and documents below.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Jan. 1, 2020 - Nomination Period Opens
  • Feb.8, 2020 - Nomination Period Closes
  • Feb. 24, 2020 - Elections Open
  • April 7, 2020 - Elections Close
  • July 1, 2020 - Elected leaders take office