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Public Employees' Benefit Board

Board Members

The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) is working for you!

The Board selects and manages:

  • Your medical, dental and vision benefits,
  • Optional benefits like life and disability insurance, and
  • A variety of programs to support your physical and mental wellbeing.

The Board works on behalf of all eligible public employees and retirees. That's nearly 143,000 PEBB members and their dependents who live and work in every county in the state.

The Board works to ensure that PEBB continues to offer great benefits at great costs. They do this by managing budget limitations and making informed decisions about the benefits offered.

The Board is made up of 10 members, who meet each month. There are eight voting members — four who represent labor and four who represent management. Certain management members serve in an unofficial capacity; the rest are nominated by the governor and approved by the senate. The Board also includes two non-voting members of the legislature.

The Board is an integral part of PEBB. We want to help all members learn more about this important group. PEBB will share more information and stories about how the Board is at your service. Stay tuned!

Board Members

Siobhan Martin is the deputy executive director for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 503. She has worked with the labor movement for over 18 years. Her background in social work led her to an interest in labor. She moved from Missouri to Oregon in 2000 to defeat both anti-worker and anti-government ballot measures. Siobhan stays mentally active by thinking about how employers can change the workplace to keep workers healthy and stays physically active by holding as many walking meetings as her co-workers will allow. Siobhan lives in Portland with her son.
Jeremy Vandehey, J.D. is the Director of the Health Policy and Analytics Division for the Oregon Health Authority, which is responsible for developing and implementing the state’s vision for health reform. His teams’ work includes policy analysis, health care cost and quality reporting, advancing evidence-based care and best practices, spreading the use of electronic health records, advancing payment reform, and purchasing health care for nearly 300,000 public employees.

Before joining OHA, Jeremy served as Health Policy Advisor to Governor Kate Brown. Jeremy previously led government relations for Kaiser Permanente’s Northwest Region and served as the legislative director for OHA during the design and implementation of Oregon’s coordinated care organizations. Jeremy received his Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law and his undergraduate degree in public policy and administration from Western Oregon University.
​Andria Fultz
Board Member

Andria Fultz, member of the OT-AAUP Executive Committee and associate professor in the Communication Department. Negociating contracts between staff and local unions Andria, promoted the deal in a press release stating, “Our package not only satisfies the concerns of Oregon Tech, it aligns with values and pillars set forth in the President’s Strategic Plan with a commitment to the community and institutional excellence that will ultimately lead to student success.”
​Dawn Mautner
Board Member


​Gregory Clouser
Board Member

Kate Nass is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the state and works in the Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Administrative Services (DAS). The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for putting together the Governor’s Recommended Budget every two years and advising the Governor on financial matters that impact the state.

Prior to coming to DAS, Kate was the deputy director of finance at the Oregon Health Authority after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She also served a stint as the interim Chief of Staff for the Early Learning Division when the state stood up early learning hubs. She has also been a CFO analyst focused on early learning, health and human services. Kate holds a degree in Finance from the University of Oregon. ​​

Kimberly Hendricks was appointed to the Public Employees' Benefit Board in June 2017. Kimberly is superintendent of Santiam Correctional Institution for Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC). She has also served as superintendent at Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend. Kimberly has been with DOC since 2001, when she joined the start-up team at Coffee Creek Correctional Institution. In addition to 16 years of corrections management experience, Kimberly has been a volunteer firefighter, emergency medical technician, and an occupational health technician at Silverton Hospital. Kimberly attended Willamette University, where she received a certificate in public management. Kimberly is a member of the Board of Public Safety Standards and Training's Corrections Policy Committee. Kimberly and her husband Kevin, a retired fire chief, enjoy fishing and camping.

​Rep Rob Nosse represented House District 42 Inner SE and NE Portland.  He is serving his third term.  His committees include Rules, Ways and Means where he is the sub-committee co-chair for Human Services and Healthcare where he has served as the vice chair since his first term.  When not working in the legislature, Nosse also works as a union representative for the Oregon Nurses Association helping the nurses to bargain their contracts and implement the programs of the union.  He has been with his husband Jim for 27 years and has two kids and a two year old grandson.  ​

Shaun Parkman was appointed to the Public Employees’ Benefit Board in 2015.  Shaun works as an evaluation specialist in the Oregon Public Health Division and is a rank and file member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 503.  He is a Southern/Midwest transplant and has loved living in Portland since 2010.  Shaun stays active by hiking and running with his wife and daughter.

Coordinated Care 

The Coordinated Care Model exhibits the Key Components of the Board's Vision.

We seek optimal health for our members through a system of care that is patient-centered, focused on wellness, coordinated, efficient, effective, accessible, and affordable. The system emphasizes the relationship between patients, providers, and their community; is focused on primary care; and takes an integrated approach to health by treating the whole person.

  • An innovative delivery system in communities statewide that uses evidence-based medicine to maximize health and use dollars wisely
  • A focus on improving quality and outcomes, not just providing health care
  • Promotion of health and wellness through consumer education, healthy behaviors, and informed choices
  • Appropriate provider, health plan and consumer incentives that encourage the right care at the right time and place
  • Accessible and understandable information about costs, outcomes, and other health data that is available for informed decision-making
  • Benefits that are affordable to employers and employees.​