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Maureen Hinman(she/her), Interim Executive Director, EmailMaureen Website (1) Small.jpg
Maureen has been an advocate for school health services with the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance for the last nine years and has worked in public health for two decades. Prior to her work with OSBHA, Maureen worked in the Oregon Public Health Division doing program, policy, and operations work, provided health education internationally, and was the administrator of a youth-focused safety net clinic. With OSBHA she has worked with school health providers, school districts, and community partners to support the development of systems of school health supports for students. She has also overseen OSBHA’s policy initiatives, increasing legislative funding to double the number of school-based health centers, and leading development of legislation and technical assistance for Oregon’s trauma informed schools pilot projects.



Ashley website small.jpgAshley McAllister(she/her), Youth-Adult Partnership Manager, Email
As the Youth-Adult Partnership Manager at OSBHA, Ashley oversees our evolving work with youth-adult partnership. She joined OSBHA in 2017 after nearly ten years of experience developing innovative nonprofit programs in Portland. In addition to establishing an international academic program for a Portland-based nonprofit feminist media organization, Ashley has developed and strengthened programs for nonprofits focused on sexual health and social justice education. In her free time, Ashley likes rose gardening and going on long walks with her dog. She strives to live by these words from Angela Davis: “You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world, and you have to do it all the time.”


 
Jessica Website (5) small.jpgJessica Chambers(she/her), Administrative Coordinator, Email
Jessica has a passion for non-profit management work, and provides administrative support and management for several Oregon non-profit groups.  She also has several years experience in Government Relations for Human Services, Health Care and Housing non-profits. She is committed to creating policies and procedures that best serve Oregon and its most vulnerable citizens. 

 

 
  
mykia small.pngMykia Hernandez (she/her), Youth Programs Coordinator, Email
As the Youth Programs Coordinator at OSBHA, Mykia empowers youth to advocate for equitable access to healthcare for marginalized populations. She is an alumni of The University of Oregon’s Class of 2019, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ethnic Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She has since dedicated her life to empowering disenfranchised youth through her work with nonprofits throughout Oregon. She lives her life through a Black feminist lense which motivated her to become a trained birth doula and child birth educator. Her experience with childbirth influenced her dedication to making birth an empowering experience for Black women and femmes. She believes in and continues to be inspired by the following words by Audre Lorde: “...and that visibility which makes us most vulnerable is that which also is the source of our greatest strength.”

 

 
Jessica Website (5) small.jpgJennifer Cruz Hernandez (she/her), Peer Coach, Email
Jennifer had been a prior Student Health Advocate at OSBHA for three years. Now she comes as a Peer Coach to pursue her passion in giving back to her community and wanting to help empower youth to make their own change. Jennifer graduated from Portland Community College and is starting her junior year at Pacific University with an interest in Public Health and Sociology. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and being a homebody with her dog. Her life purpose is to serve, empower, and inspire families and students. Everyone deserves to be represented. Everyone deserves to be heard. Everyone deserves an opportunity and be supported through it.