Executive Committee meetings are held bi-weekly on Mondays to collaborate and plan efforts to expand services, share information, and problem solve together.


  • July 17 and 31
  • August 14 and 28
  • September 11 and 25
  • October 9 and 23
  • November 6 and 20
  • December 4 and 18

Executive Committee members


Chantell Reed, Interim Deputy Director of Operations, Multnomah County Health Department

City & County Support Team

Chris Fick, Chief of Staff, Office of Chair Jessica Vega Pederson

Skyler Brocker-Knapp, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Mayor Ted Wheeler


Julie Dodge, Consultant, Resilient LCC

Committee Members

Beth Epps, Chief Community Solutions Officer, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

Deandre Kenyanjui, Office of Consumer Engagement Coordinator, Multnomah County

Jackie Mercer, CEO, Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest

Janie Gullickson, Executive Director, Mental Health and Addiction Association of Oregon

Jill Archer, Vice President, Behavioral Health at CareOregon


Julia Mines, Executive Director, Miracles Club

Juliana Wallace, Senior Director of Mental Health and Culturally Specific Services, Central City Concern

Kay Toran, Volunteers of America Oregon

Kevin Fitts, Executive Director, The Oregon Mental Health Consumers Association

Liz Stevenson, Senior Department of Psychiatry Administrator, OHSU


Lynn Smith-Stott, Supervisor, Office of Consumer Engagement

Maggie Bennington-Davis, Chief Medical Officer, Health Share of Oregon

Maree Wacker, CEO, Fora Health

Melissa Eckstein, President, Unity Behavioral Health Services


Mike Myers, Community Safety Transition Director, City of Portland

Nan Waller, Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court

Robin Henderson, Chief Executive of Behavioral Health, Providence