OPCA’s Peer Groups

OPCA’s Peer Groups

All the peer groups on this page are by invitation only.
As a member of an OPCA peer group, you’ll meet virtually and face-to-face to:

  • Discuss Hot Topics on an Ongoing Basis.
  • Bounce Ideas Off Your Peers.
  • Have Difficult Conversations in a “Safe” Space.
  • Connect with Both New and Long-Term Members of the Peer Community.
  • Expand Your Content / Leadership Skills and Knowledge.

Integrated Clinical Peer News for behavioral health, dental, medical, and pharmacy leaders:
Read the February 2021 edition
Read the January 2021 edition

Read the December 2020 edition

Peer Group Members OPCA Contact
Behavioral Health Leaders Behavioral health leaders who serve in an organizational leadership, management or supervisory role.
Community Health Worker Deployment Group (Currently paused)
Health staff who are CHW leads or staff working to enhancing the role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) at Oregon health centers.
Stephanie Castaño
Dental Leaders Dental directors or their designated dental staff representatives. Sonya Howk
Executive Leaders CHC executive directors who serve as the head of their organization. Joan Watson-Patko
Fiscal Leaders CHC financial directors, financial officers or their designated staff representative. Robert Trachtenberg 
HR Leaders

CHC human resources directors or their designated representative.

HR Leaders Peer Group News- September 2023 

Neelam Lal 
Medical Leaders CHC medical and assistant medical directors. Brooke Linn
Operations Leaders

CHC operations directors or their designated staff representatives.

Operations Peer Group News – September 2023

Sonya Howk
Pharmacy Leaders CHC pharmacy directors or their designated staff representatives. Marty Carty
QI Collective Data and quality improvement staff or other designated representatives.

Ada Catanzartie


Communications Peers Marketing, PR, & Communications professionals and/or others working on internal/external communications.

Jordan Frazier