Board of Directors
Martin Taylor, an active member of the 211info board since since 2010, has wide-ranging Oregon legislative, political and healthcare experience. He has served as executive director of the Oregon Nurses Association and as executive director of Public Affairs and Marketing at CareOregon. Taylor's extensive experience in health care and legislative policy assists 211info's strategies in those arenas.
Ellen Pinney has served as Ombudsperson for the Oregon Health Authority since 2010. Prior to her work with the state, Pinney served for 20 years as executive director of the Oregon Health Action Campaign (OHAC), a nonprofit dedicated to building coalition for accessible, affordable, quality health care for all. OHAC operated a health helpline and housed a number of programs dedicated to advancing the organization's mission including a project run by and for people served by the Oregon Health Plan and the Campaign For Patient's Rights, CPR, building policy and program to reform the private insurance industry. Pinney also worked offshore, organized with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and has worked on sheep and cattle ranches in Montana. She has a degree in public policy and communications from Tulane. She joined the 211info board in 2017.
Piseth Pich joined the board in 2016 and has interests in healthcare, emergency management and public affairs. Pich served as public relations/community relations consultant at Legacy Meridian Park Medical
Center and public affairs officer, volunteer program support coordinator and firefighter for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. He is an active member and volunteer for the Portland chapter of the Public Relations Society of
America. He has a bachelor's degree in advertising and marketing from Portland State University's School of Business and an Oregon emergency medical technician license. Other board service includes the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Hands On Greater Portland.
Diana Avalos-Leos is manager of community health workers and the Healthy Living Collaborative for the Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health. She began her career in education in 1991 at Ocean Beach School District as a bilingual staff assistant, working her way up to program manager for Bilingual and Migrant Education Programs. Avalos-Leos has served on several boards including Washington State Hispanic Youth Plan, and currently is VP of Youth for SW Washington League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council, and Vancouver Police Department Chief Diversity Board Member. She is also the founder of Clark County Latino Youth Conference. Avalos-Leos has received several awards for her work in the community, including the Washington State Migrant Education Program Award and the YWCA Val Joshua Racial Justice Award.
Margo Bryant is the manager of Low Income & Special Needs Customer Policy at Portland General Electric. Bryant works in close contact with community groups and governmental agencies such as Oregon legislators, Oregon Housing and Community Development and Community Action Directors of Oregon. She previously was with Norwest Mortgage Inc., managing a 10-state sales effort targeting emerging markets including minorities, low- and moderate-income households and immigrants. Bryant, a resident of Vancouver, Wash., provides the 211info board with knowledge of finance, community needs and public policy.
Mike Fieldman worked in social services for more than 35 years, in both the nonprofit and government sectors. He has a master's degree in public administration from Montana State University and served low-income
residents of Douglas and Josephine counties as executive director of the United Community Action Network from 1999-2019. A 211info board member since 2010, Fieldman provides a deep understanding of the needs of rural Oregonians, including basic services, Head Start, veterans programs and housing.
Susan Fischer-Maki joined the AllCare Health team in 2014, after facilitating the Southern Oregon region's successful application to become contracted as an Early Learning Hub under the Oregon Department of Education's Early Learning Division. This role in system development was a natural outgrowth of her experience in multiple roles within Education and Social Services over the past 15 years in Southern Oregon. Fischer-Maki’s work as an educator at the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Community College level has provided her with a unique view of the Cradle to Career spectrum. Adding to this systems view, her work as a home visitor and a small business owner allows her to act as a translator between these critical sectors. In creating the role of Health and Education Integration Coordinator, AllCare CCO became the first Coordinated Care Organization in the state to dedicate a position
to bridging the work of healthcare transformation with the invaluable talents and services of community partners serving the same children, youth and families. Fischer-Maki lives in Grants Pass with her spouse, Jason, and their two children.
Erick Maddox is Executive Director of Reliance eHealth Collaborative, a Medford-based Regional Health Information Exchange. In this role he works closely with the Office of Health Information Technology at the Oregon Health Authority and with a range of local, regional and statewide health systems. Erick has expertise in health care operations, health information technology, data integration and data analysis. He supports 211info’s focus on the social determinants of health in the social services and health care sectors. Erick holds dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Therapeutic Recreation Management and Management Information Systems from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and is a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems through the Health Information Management Systems Society as well as a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute.
Ned Mossman oversees the Value-Based Care and Social Determinants of Health programs at OCHIN, a Portland-based health information network made up of over 100 Community Health Centers nationwide. In this role Mossman works to help clinics understand and address the medical and social complexity of their patients, and he has used his expertise in research, healthcare management, and IT to lead improvement efforts with a variety of clinical, financial and operational aims. Before joining OCHIN in 2014, Ned served for seven years as Associate Director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center, where he oversaw operations for an active set of clinical diagnostic testing laboratories and was involved in numerous pharmaceutical and medical device research projects. Ned received a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Oregon Health & Science University in 2002.
Craig Opperman has served as president/CEO of Looking Glass Community Services in Eugene, Oregon, since 2004. Looking Glass helps “build a better future” for more than 9,000 children, youth, adults and families who are working through abuse, neglect, educational challenges, mental health and alcohol/drug issues and homelessness. Opperman previously worked as the director of the Multnomah County Children’s Receiving Center in Portland, Oregon, in addition to his work at Christie School in Marylhurst, Oregon. He brings to 211info a strong knowledge of organizational operations, social service systems and policy/program development.
Leroy Patton is president of NW Development Center LLC and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon. Previously, Patton was an administrator in the Office of the Superintendent of Portland Public Schools for more than 20 years, serving as a specialist in organizational development and conducting cultural awareness trainings. Patton, who is a former president of the United Nations Association and the American Cancer Society, has served on the 211info board since 2009 and provides board development, education, housing and equity knowledge.