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Contact Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI), a division of Oregon Health Authority (OHA)

Office of Equity and Inclusion, a division of OHA

421 SW Oak St., Suite 750
Portland, OR 97204

Voicemail Line: 971-673-1240
Fax: 971-673-1128
all relay calls are accepted

The OEI office is open to the public with limited in-person staff, as many staff members are working remotely. If you are calling for a specific program (example: Traditional Health Worker, Health Care Interpreter, Public Civil Rights) please contact the program directly from the below contact list. If you have another question or request, please call the office voicemail line (971-673-1240), and we will return your call as soon as possible.  

Business Support Unit

Name & Email Job Title Telephone
Leann Johnson

OHA Equity and Inclusion
Division Director
Marisela "Mari" Gonzales

Executive Assistant to the
Division Director

Beth Sanders
Director of Operations503-754-1613
Jonathan E. Salazar
Community Engagement &
Communications Coordinator


Diversity, Inclusion, Training and Civil Rights Unit

Name & Email Job Title Telephone
Janice Kim
Diversity, Inclusion, Training & Civil Rights Unit Executive Manager

Alicia Connolly

Kerry Johnson

Administrative Specialist 

Civil Rights Investigator


Mavel Morales
ADA Coordinator/
Civil Rights Investigator

Betsy Clifford
Civil Rights Investigator
Nina Perard

Oregon State Hospital
Diversity Liaison

Olivia WotmanCivil Rights Investigator541-294-6951

Equity and Policy Unit

Name & Email Job Title Telephone

Shelley Das

Equity Unit Executive Manager971-302-0345
Health Equity Innovation and Implementation Program
Maria Castro
Health Equity Innovation and Implementation Manager503-884-4448
Joe Sullivan

Committee Oversight
Policy Advisor

Regional Health Equity Coalition Program
Regional Health Equity
Coalition Program

Email for more information

Behavioral Health Equity Program
Evelyn Salinas CastroBehavioral Health Equity
Program Manager

Health Care Interpreter Program 

Health Care Interpreter
Call or email for more information971-673-3378

Traditional Health Worker Program

Traditional Health
Worker Program

Call or email for more information971-673-3353


(Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability & Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)

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