Local Chapters

HCAO Chapters

Health Care for All Oregon uses statewide Chapters to promote HCAO's message and achieve our mission. To get involved in your local chapter or to form a local chapter:

  • Contact the Chapter Chair or Area Contact below, or
  • Contact the HCAO Mobilization Chair to start a chapter in your area.

Chapters perform the following functions as capacity allows:

  1. Publicize HCAO’s mission, goals and work
  2. Get individuals to support HCAO at events and on the website
  3. Liking and Share HCAO's Facebook
  4. Recruit new members
  5. Support and participate in HCAO campaigns and legislative actions
  6. Conduct educational initiatives and training
  7. Obtain endorsements from organizations and businesses
  8. Raise funds for HCAO

Oregon Chapters and Area Contacts

Baker County

Benton County

Clackamas County  

Coos County              

Crook County

Curry County

  • HCAO Brookings: Area Contact and Volunteer Coordinator Linda Bozack

Deschutes County

Douglas County

  • HCAO Douglas County Chapter: Chapter Contact and Volunteer Coordinator Rick Staggenborg

Hood River/Wasco Counties

Jackson County

Josephine County

  • HCAO Josephine County Chapter: Chapter Chair Jerry Reed

Klamath County

  • HCAO Klamath County Chapter: Chapter Chair and Volunteer Coordinator Julie Ryder

Lane County

Lincoln County

Linn County

Marion and Polk Counties

  • HCAO Marion County Chapter: Chapter Contact and Volunteer Coordinator Anita Owen

Multnomah County

  • HCAO Inner SE Portland (HD46): Area Contact Mary Post
  • HCAO North Portland: Area Contact Taizz Medalia
  • HCAO SE Portland (HD41): Chapter Contact and
  • Volunteer Coordinator Chris Lowe
  • HCAO Inner NE Portland (HD45): Area Contact and Volunteer Coordinator Nancy Sullivan 
  • HCAO - East Portland:: Area Contact Jordan Lewis

Portland 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., Portland (near Lloyd Center). For more information contact Ken Myers or Volunteer Coordinator Nancy Sullivan.

Tillamook County

Union County

  • Oregon Rural Action Health Care Reform Action Team: Area Contact and Volunteer Coordinator Cheryl Simpson

 Washington County

Yamhill County