Feel free to contact a board member if you are interested in attending a board meeting or getting involved in a workgroup. Board meetings for the 2016-2017 year are planned for:

Annual Board Retreat Saturday, May 20th, 2017 @ 9 am - 4 pm

View the Association Bylaws


Past meeting minutes:


2015-17 2013-14 2011-2012
 March 2017  
January 2017 November 2014September 2012
November 2016 September 2014 July 2012
September 2016 May 2014May 2012
July 2016March 2014 March 2012
March 2016 January 2014January 2012
January 2016 November 2013November 2011
November 2015 September 2013September 2011
September 2015 July 2013
July 2015May 2013
May 2015March 2013
March 2015 January 2013
January 2015  


Executive Officers


President: Raina Hassan
Past President: Ryan Melton
President Elect: Joel Lane
Treasurer: Kara Eads
Secretary: Suzy Elton


Committee Chairs


Communications: Gianna Russo-Mitma
Ethics: Doug Querin
Human Rights: (Vacant)
Fall Conference: Brenda Hanson
Graduate Programs: Meghan Opbroek
Membership: Alana Ogilvie
Networking:Sue Ujvary
ORCA Program Administrator/ACEP Administrator: Susan Zall
 Professional Development and Education: (Vacant)
Public Policy & Advocacy: Chad Ernest
Technology: Emily Kolibaba


Division Presidents


OACES President: Joel Lane
OCDA President: Joseph Hernandez


Webmaster and Support Coordinator 

Webmaster: Evan Dumas


Committee Members:

Communications Committee Members: Gianna Russo-Mitma, Sasha (Alex) Palecek, Melissa Chernaik, Rachel Hnizdil, Mauri Castle Myers

Graduate Programs Committee: Ally Lopez, Oregon State University Representative; Amy Kennedy, Portland State University Representative

Fall Conference Committee Members: Candice Elliot, Carrie Wiltbank, Florence Nikas, Marney Hoffman, Brenda Hanson, Kara Eads, Susan Zall, Suzy Elton, Evan Dumas

Membership Committee: Currently looking for committee members, reach out to 

Networking Committee Members: Sue Ujvary, Janie Cuddy, Vikki Maxon


Past Presidents of the Oregon Counseling Association:


William Kurtz/Mildred Bassett(1946-47)
Keith Goldhammer (1947-48)
Paul Patter (1948-49)
Ray Haas (1949-50)
William T Johnson (1950-51)
James Manning (1951-53)
Clark Brown (1953-54)
Edna Coheen (1954-55)
Truman Cheney (1955-56)
Pearl Young (1956-57)
Ambrose Huff (1957-58)
Marguerite Boyce (1958-59)
Lawrence Saafeld (1959-60)
Paul Muno (1960-61)
David Mortimer (1961-62)
Robert Perry (1962-63)
Mayme LaVoy (1963-64)
Floyd Harmon (1964-65)
Patricia Lentz (1965-66)
Eugene Sorenson (1966-67)
Gordon McMinn (1967-68)
Bart Clements (1968-69)
Tenison Haley (1969-70)
Richard M. Olson (1970-71)
Mary Maples (1971-72)
Jack Thorson (1972-73)
Reese House (1973-74)
Mavis Malbon (1975-76)
Lorna Meyer (1976-77)
Jerry Berger (1977-78)
John Cover (1978-79)
Wilbur Jackson (1979-80)
Ken Gates (1980-81)
Ken Lamont (1981-82)
Jack Casey (1982-83)
Jim Firth (1983-84)
Sally House (1984-85)
Ray Lowe(1985-86)
Richard White (1986-87)
Anna Frakes (1987-88)
John Bernham (1988-89)
Donna Ford (1989-90)
Robert Male (1990-91)
Carol Lynn Morse (1991-92)
Tony Glidden (1992-93)
Greta Krahn (1993-94)
Sharon Baum (1994-95)
Donna Rogers (1995-96)
Maggie Pedersen (1996-97)
Carol Sisson (1997-98)
Robbi Porter(1998-99)
LaDonna Macomber (1999-00)
Deena Corso (2001-02)
Gene Eakin (2002-03)
Dale Pehrsson (2003-04)
Lynn Fontana (2004-05)
Kimberly Gerhardt (2005-06)
Kevin Wright (2006-07)
Wendy Hoffman (2007-08)
Lynn Fontana (2008-09)
Patricia Kyle (2009-10)
Lara Pevzner (2010-12)
Dominick Robertson (2012-13)
Matt Morscheck (2013-14)
Marney Hoffman (2014-15)
Ryan Melton (2015-16)


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