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Upcoming HLO closures due to state holidays

Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following days:
  • Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, for Christmas
  • Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, for New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, for Presidents' Day


Practitioner information

The following regulated profession is overseen by the Board of Athletic Trainers; click below to learn about how to register, see laws and rules, fees and more:

About the board

The Board of Athletic Trainers oversees the practice of athletic trainers in the State of Oregon. Athletic trainers prevent, recognize and evaluate athletic injuries and provide immediate care, rehabilitation and reconditioning services to athletes. They work in cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel and serve as members of the athletic health care team at secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs and other athletic health care settings.

The Board of Athletic Trainers consists of five members appointed by the governor:

  • three athletic trainers who have practiced continuously in this state for three years prior to the date of appointment
  • one physician
  • one public member who is not an athletic trainer

Terms in office are four years, with an appointee eligible to serve a maximum of two consecutive terms or until a successor is appointed.

Board members

Gregor Hill

Gregor Hill

Term: 2nd Full
Term end: 12/31/2018

Greg Hill is an Assistant Professor in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Department at Linfield College in McMinnville. He has been a certified athletic trainer since 1998 and registed in Oregon since 2000. Hill has also been Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Instructor Educator at Linfield since 2001. He has worked as an athletic trainer at numerous summer camps, tournaments and championship events, including the 2008 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene and the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Baseball National Championship Tournament at the University of Wisconsion Osh-Kosh in Appleton, WI. He earned a Master's of Science in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from Oregon State University in 2007 and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Athletic Training from Linfield College in 1997. "I feel it is my duty to the community and to the profession to serve on the Board of Athletic Trainers," Hill said. "It's an honor, privilege and opportunity to serve a profession that is very important to me."

Heather Halseth

Term: 1st Partial
Term end: 2/28/2018

Heather Halseth is an Athletic Trainer at the University of Oregon working in intercollegiate athletics for the past 12 years. She has been a certified athletic trainer since 2001. She began her athletic training career in Idaho at Boise State University, then moved to Oregon where she has been registered since 2005.
Heather has worked a variety of sports throughout her time at the University of Oregon as well as coordinator of sports medicine teams and event coverage for special events such as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and the USATF Olympic Trials. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education Teacher Education in 2000, from California State University, Chico. She continued on to receive her Masters of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Boise State University in 2003.
“I am excited to serve on the Board of Athletic Training, I look forward to the opportunity to serve the profession that I am so passionate about”.

Dale Isaak

Term: 1st Full
Term end: 4/20/2021

A 1990 graduate of Willamette University, Isaak also holds a master of science degree in physical education/athletic training from Indiana State University (1991), and a master of education in physical education from the University of Minnesota (1995). Isaak has been an Athletic Trainer and Assistant Professor at George Fox University since 1995, and is currently Director of Sports-medicine at the school. He served as the head athletic trainer for Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota and athletic trainer for the Institute for Athletic Medicine in Minneapolis, before coming to George Fox.

Isaak and his wife, Marin, live in Wilsonville with their daughters Lauren and Halle.

The Board of Athletic Trainers currently has an opening for a Physician (MD or DO). To apply, fill out the Application form.

The Board of Athletic Trainers currently has an opening for a Public Member. To apply, fill out the Application form.

Board recruitment

Are you interested in serving as a volunteer citizen board member? HLO-regulated boards seek new members as current board member terms expire.

Overview of HLO-regulated professions and boards
Current board vacancies and information on how to apply


For policy questions, contact Policy Analyst Anne Thompson at 503-373-1904 or

For licensing qualification questions, contact Qualifications Specialist Cristina Wardwell at 503-373-1740 or

For board recruitment questions, contact Paige Sims at 503-373-1915 or

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