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Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters


The 15-member Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters (OCHCI) advises the Oregon Health Authority on administrative rules and policy standards for the Health Care Interpreter Program. Council members are appointed by the Director of Oregon Health Authority.  The Council meets quarterly and meetings are open to the public. For more background on the establishment of the OCHCI you can read ORS 413.554.

Members of the public wishing to make public comment during a committee/council meeting must be logged into the meeting by 4:45 PM. When members of the public join, they should use the chat function to indicate their full name, the name of their organization, and if they wish to make a public comment during the designated time for public comment. If the committee/council has concluded their business by 4:45 PM and no members of the public are present, committee/council members may move to adjourn the meeting early.

OCHCI-Application Form - English
OCHCI-Application Form-Spanish
HCI Council Bylaws (updated December 11, 2017)
2023 Oregon Council on Health Care Interpreters_Roster.pdf

*Please note that all HCI meetings will be conducted remotely until further notice due to COVID-19.

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Please contact Edna Nyamu at the Office of Equity and Inclusion at (971) 673-3378 or email If you need special accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting. We also accept all relay calls or you can dial 711 for assistance.

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