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Chair
Chair Andrea Cano  
Chair Alberto Moreno 
Alberto Moreno, Portland

Alberto Moreno is the Executive Director for the Oregon Latino Health Coalition, a statewide organization whose mission is to eliminate health disparities for Latinos in Oregon. As the Executive Director his focus is on addressing longstanding health inequities for Latinos in Oregon through policy and systems reform. Key policy priorities include ensuring that all pregnant women in Oregon have access to prenatal care services and that all children in Oregon truly have equal and unabridged access to timely medical care.

 

Vice Chair
 
Irma Linda Castillo 
 
Linda Castillo, Portland

Linda Castillo is a bilingual, bicultural first generation Latina of Mexican heritage. Her parents are from the Zacatecas and Michoacán. Born and raised in Northern California as the eldest daughter of farm workers, she was the first in her family to graduate from high school, attend college, and complete graduate school with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. Her upbringing was filled with experiences of and addressing poverty, violence, sexism, discrimination, social justice, protests in the streets for Chicano civil rights, civic engagement, community organizing, the power of resilience, authentic connection and trust building in communities of color. She is blessed to have a 26-year history working in local government in Clark and Multnomah County, as mental health consultant, program manager and director, and additional years, in nonprofits and in direct service to communities of color and managing, providing technical assistance to diverse teams who work with diverse communities in the Bay Area, Chicago and the Pacific NW.
 
 
Commissioners
 
 
 
Jonathan Chavez Baez, Ashland

Bio and photo coming soon.




 
 
 
Former Representative Joseph Gallegos, Hillsboro

Bio and photo coming soon.
 
 
 
Daniel López-Cevallos 
Daniel López-Cevallos, Corvallis

Daniel López-Cevallos 
is Associate Director of Research with the Center for Latin@ Studies and Engagement (CL@SE), Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, and Adjunct Professor of International Health at Oregon State University (OSU). Before coming to OSU, he was Assistant Professor of Community Health at Western Oregon University. His research focuses on issues of Equity in Health & Health Care, Access to Care, Migration and Health, and Social Participation and Community Empowerment. Dr. López-Cevallos has worked in public health projects with rural, indigenous, and low-income communities in Ecuador, and with Latino immigrant communities across Oregon. He has served on the board of Upstream Public Health, and the Oregon Latino Health Coalition, and was a founding board member of Casa Latinos Unidos de Benton County. Over the past decade, he has collaborated with Benton County Health Services in a variety of Latino Health Equity initiatives. He is an Affiliate Investigator with the Hispanic Community Health Study/ Study of Latinos, and a member of the Latino Caucus of the American Public Health Association. Dr. López-Cevallos earned his PhD in Public Health, with concentrations in International Health and Health Policy at OSU.
 

 
 
Marisa Salinas 
 

Marisa Salinas, Salem

Marisa Salinas graduated George Fox University with Bachelor of Arts in Social Work/Sociology and Spanish. Ms. Salinas later attended and graduated from Willamette University College of Law. After law school, Ms. Salinas was one of just two recipients in Oregon of a two year fellowship from Equal Justice Works (formerly the National Association for Public Interest Law). Ms. Salinas has dedicated her career to working with diverse communities in Oregon and ensuring that individuals’ civil rights are protected. Ms. Salinas’ interest in civil rights began with personal experiences as someone that is both multiracial and cultural, the grandchild of migrant farmworkers and the sibling of a person with disabilities. Ms. Salinas has used her skills and dedication by working for organizations such as Legal Aid Services of Oregon Farmworkers Program, the Oregon Judicial Department Citizen Review Board and volunteered as a board member on the Eugene Civilian Review Board.

 

Oregon Legislative Assembly Representatives

Senator Sara Gelser - D - District 28, Albany, Corvallis, Philomath, Millersburg, Tangent and unincorporated areas of Linn and Benton Counties



Representative Teresa Alonso Leon - D - District 22, Woodburn