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About the Board . . .

Current Board Members               Updated  4/29/2019

The OBCE has seven members - 5 Doctors of Chiropractic and 2 public members. 




Franchesca Vermillion DC                  1st Term:  June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2019
President
Health Centers of UWS East Clinic
12615 NE Halsey St
Portland, OR 97230
   

Ron Romanick DC                             2nd Term:  Sept 19, 2017 - Sept 18, 2020
Vice-President
PO Box 952
Forest Grove, OR  97116


 
Michelle Waggoner DC                      1st Term:  Oct 1, 2018 – Sept 30, 2021 
Secretary
Active Family Chiropractic
501 NE Hood Ave Ste 205
Gresham, OR 97030 
 


Allen Knecht DC                               1st Term:  Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 14, 2022
5331 SW Macadam Ave Ste 307
Portland, OR 97239


 
Lisa Kouzes DC                                  2nd Term:  June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2019 
AllPoints Integrative Health 
9115 SW Oleson Rd Ste 103
Portland, OR 97223 
Email: lkouzes@gmail.com  



Amber Reed JD                                 2nd Term:  Sept 19, 2017 – Sept 18, 2020 
Public Member 
Coos Bay, OR 97420



Glenn Taylor                                      3rd Term:  Oct 1, 2018 – Sept 30, 2021 
Public Member 
Portland, OR 97230 


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2019 Board Meetings                Updated  4/29/2019

We will update the schedule if any changes are made. 
 
Please refer to the posted Public Agenda on the Home Page for public session start times, or changes. 
 

January 23-24, 2019
(Wed/Thurs)
McMinnville, OR​ Willamette Educational Service District
Cozine / Baker Conf Room
2045 SW Highway 18
McMinnville, OR 97128
March 14, 2019
(Thursday)
Salem, OR OBCE Administrative Office
Equitable Building
530 Center St NE, Suite 620
Salem, OR 97301​

May 15-16, 2019
(Wed/Thurs)

Eugene, OR  Hotel Eugene - Joplin/Seeger Conf Room​
66 E 66th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
July 25, 2019
(Thursday)
Salem, OR OBCE Administrative Office
Equitable Building
530 Center St NE, Suite 620
Salem, OR 97301​
​September 19-20, 2019
(Thurs/Fri)

​Klamath Falls, OR  TBD
​November 14, 2019
(Thursday)
​Salem, OR  ​OBCE Administrative Office
Equitable Building
530 Center St NE, Suite 620
Salem, OR 97301​

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OBCE Committees Updated         Updated 3/11/2018

 Peer Review Committee 
David Russ DC, Chair

Portland, OR
2nd Term expires 5/9/2019 
Mark Gabriel DC
Portland, OR
1st Term expires 5/1/2021​

Karen Baranick DC
Milwaukie, OR
1st Term expires 5/1/2021
Bobby Maybee DC
Portland, OR 
1st Term expires 11/1/2020
Thomas Freedland DC
Tigard, OR  
1st Term expires 11/1/2020​
Peter Vuky DC
Beaverton, OR 
2nd Term expires 7/30/2021

Matt Freedman DC
Eugene, OR
2nd Term expires 4/10/2020​​
 

 

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OBCE Staff Directory                    Updated  7/5/2018

Main Telephone Line: (503) 378-5816
 
Cass McLeod-Skinner, J.D.,  Executive Director
Direct Line: (503) 373-1620
  • Board Administration
  • Budget and Legislative issues
 
Miriam Lara​, Office Specialist
Direct Line: (503) 373-1614
  • General CA/DC Application or Renewal inquiries
  • General Public Inquiries
  • General Policy Questions
  • Label or list Inquiries 

Donna Dougan, Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: (503) 373-1579
  • DC Applications Program 
  • DC Examination Administration
  • Chiropractic Renewal Program and CE
  • Peer Review Committee Support
  • Maintains disciplinary database​​
  
Kelly Beringer, Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: (503) 373-1573
  • Chiropractic Assistant (CA) Application Program
  • CA Renewal Program and CE
  • Account Receivables/Collection
  • Administrative Rules Coordinator
  • Web maintenance
 
George Finch​, J.D., Investigator
Direct Line: (503) 373-1615
  • Prepare/Investigate complaints for Board review
  • Policy/Practice Questions

Frank Pridea​ux D.C.​​​, Health Care Investigator
Direct Line: (503) 373-1848
  • Prepare/Investigate complaints for Board review
  • Advise Board on clinical issues
  • Policy/Practice Questions

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Board Member Appointments

 
Interested in serving as a Board Member?  Follow this link to the Governor's Executive Appointments​ web page to read more.

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