OPCA's staff members are here to serve our community health centers!

Please contact us any time you need these services.  Or for general training/technical assistance questions or needs, contact your OPCA liaison.

Health Center
Quality Improvement



Irma Murauskas, MPH
Director of Primary Care Transformation
503-228-8852 ext 226

Has overall responsibility for OPCA's Primary Care Transformation process.

Charles Ashou, MBA
Alternative Payment & Care Model Project Manager

503-228-8852 ext 250

Plans, develops and supports the implementation, evaluation and documentation of OPCA's alternative payment and care model project.

Sarah Dryfoos
Oral Health Manager
503-228-8852 ext 246
Leads OPCA's Oral Health Safety Net Integration and SBIRT initiatives.


Health Center
Operational Excellence
CHC Financial Improvement Manager
503-228-8852 ext 240
Works with our members on financial and operations issues.
Director of Operations
503-228-8852 x244
Coordinates these CHC operational needs: quality assurance, compliance, adherence to the Bureau of Primary Health Care requirements, workforce support, and peer network coordination. Responsible for several areas of OPCA's internal operations, including HR & IT.
Training and Development Manager
503-228-8852 ext 243
Coordinates health center board development, outreach and enrollment, health literacy and patient-centered communications, care for special populations, and health center growth and development in communities.
Health Center Data Excellence    
Performance Improvement Manager
503-228-8852 ext 245
Supports, informs and coordinates two distinct but related areas - ongoing CHC data support and the work of OPCA’s quality improvement strategies.
Akira Templeton
Quality Initiatives Coordinator II
503-228-8852 ext 251

Supports OPCA's Data Transparency Project and various quality improvement projects with CHCs.
Health Care Data Specialist
503-228-8852 ext 241

Supports OPCA's efforts to assist our members through data collection and presentation.

Health Policy    
State & Federal Policy Director
503-228-8852 ext 238
Establishes strategy, structure and implementation processes to ensure that member needs are effectively represented and addressed at state and federal levels.
Policy Analyst
503-228-8852 ext 223
Responsible for outreach to, and engagement with, CHC staff. Provides state and federal health policy support, board and committee support, and support to OPCA's state and federal policy director.  Coordinates forums presented by Community Health Advocates of Oregon (CHAO).
Social Determinants of Health    
Alicia Atalla-MeiAlicia Atalla-Mei, MPH
Social Determinants of Health Manager
503-228-8852 ext 248
Alicia is working to define and organize our work around social determinants, patient complexity, risk adjustment, and programming that assesses and responds to this arena, including the It Takes a Neighborhood (ITaN) project. Alicia facilitates and encourages the conversation and interventions to create health equity for all through a root cause focus.
Executive Leadership
Executive Director
503-228-8852 ext 227
Oversees all OPCA activities, including development and implementation of strategic work plans, projects, policies and budgets.
Senior Director, Clinic Operations & Quality
503-228-8852 ext 233
Shapes and oversees OPCA's technical assistance in the areas of clinical excellence, financial management, operations and leadership.
Strategic Advisor & Special Projects Director
503-228-8852 ext 232
Manages OPCA's administrative policy work, organizational strategic planning and special projects.
Administration & Accounting
Fiscal Manager
503-228-8852 ext 230
Provides full oversight and administration of OPCA’s financial system, including the accounting function.
Stephanie Castano
Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 224
Provides program and event planning and coordination for outreach and enrollment workers (OEWs) at CHCs in Oregon.  Provides administrative support for OPCA's Quadruple Aim Symposia and the forums presented by Community Health Advocates of Oregon (CHAO).
Executive Assistant & Office Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 228
Responsible for general office management, and provides executive support to the Sr. Director of Clinic Operations & Quality.
Technical Assistance Projects Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 231

Provides coordinator support for Motivational Interviewing, Transformations e-newsletter, Data Transparency Project, and Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute. 
Executive & Policy Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 249

Supports OPCA's executive and policy directors, strategic advisor, board of directors and peer networks.
Human Resources Generalist & Events Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 221
Responsible for human resources administration, and coordinates logistical planning for OPCA's Quadruple Aim Symposia and the forums presented by Community Health Advocates of Oregon (CHAO).
Alternative Payment & Care Model Project Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 242
Provides administrative, logistic and project coordination support for OPCA's alternative payment and care model project.