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Board Members and Staff

Board Members
The Board is comprised of eight volunteer members: five physical therapists, one physical therapist assistant, and two public members. Each member is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.  Members serve a four-year term and may be reappointed to subsequent terms. 

Current Members   Term Expiration
Board Chair, PT MemberPhilip Haworth, PT5/31/2023
Board Vice Chair, PT MemberAlan McAvoy, PT5/31/2022
Public MemberSandra Hahn12/16/2022
Public MemberAndrea Muzikant12/31/2023
PT MemberRebecca Reisch, PT, PhD9/30/2022
PT MemberAubree Benson, PT2/28/2022
PT MemberHoku Okumura, PT12/31/2023
PTA MemberErica Goldsmith, PTA9/30/2022

Are you interested in becoming a Board Member? Find out more about the process of becoming appointed to an Oregon Board or Commission by clicking here or email Board Staff, who can give you more information about the process.

Board Staff

  • Michelle Sigmund-Gaines, Executive Director 
  • Gayla Goodwin, Licensing Coordinator 
  • Sherri Paru, PT, Clinical Advisor/Investigator 
  • Sarah Casey, Operations and Policy Analyst