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Holly Chaimov, Executive Director, joined PRO in August, 1999. She has a BS in Psychology, minor in Gerontology, and a Masters degree in Business Administration. In her tenure with Parkinson's Resources, Holly has played a key role in the positive growth and development of services for the Parkinson's community here in the Northwest. Contact Holly at Holly@ParkinsonsResources.org
Erin Erin Cozart, Development Manager. Erin joined the staff at PRO in October, 2006 when she and her family returned to Portland after living in Michigan and Colorado. Erin's experience includes fundraising responsibility for other agencies such as the Alzheimer's Association and St. Cecelia Society. In addition to coordinating PRO's Special and 3rd Party Events, Erin contributes to Annual Fund efforts and has a lead role in Communication development and design. Contact Erin at Erin@ParkinsonsResources.org
Anna Anna Sanger Reed, Program Services Manager, joined PRO in February of 2008 after graduating with a BA in Psychology from the University of Washington. She has enjoyed a variety of volunteer roles, and has experience as a volunteer coordinator with the American Red Cross. Her responsibilities with us include overseeing the direction and creation of PRO’s educational and outreach programs throughout the region, including the wellness classes, conference, and training for long term care professionals. Contact Anna at Anna@ParkinsonsResources.org
Tony Tony Borcich, MSW, Program Coordinator. Tony joined PRO as a staff member in 2013 but has been a volunteer with the organization much longer. In addition to his understanding of the issues families face in living with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s, Tony also has experience working as a social worker in both hospital and hospice based environments. At PRO, Tony works to enhance and engage the network of peer-led support groups and has a focus on outreach in the Metro region. Additionally, Tony is our liaison with the Portland Parkinson’s Clinic. Contact Tony at Tony@parkinsonsresources.org
Sally Sally Stevens, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker - Gerontology, joined PRO in August, 2010. Sally comes to PRO with an extensive background in therapy and counseling services and has devoted much of her career to serving as an advocate for her clients. She has a special interest in helping people find meaning and joy through major life transitions. Sally's responsibilities at PRO include helping connect people with community resources, short term counseling, case management, and advocacy. Contact Sally at Sally@ParkinsonsResources.org
Ginger Ginger Despins jumped into the role of Office Manager in early 2013. In addition to being the welcoming voice on the phone, look to Ginger to assist with lending library inquiries, mailing list questions and donor support and recognition. Contact Ginger at Support@parkinsonsresources.org
Libby Libby Kennard joined up in the fall of 2013 in our Eugene office. Libby is a strong advocate and creative problem-solver for those she helps. She has 20 years of experience working in social services much of it with seniors experiencing transitions & chronic disease management. Libby has a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University and a Specialty in Holistic Health. Her interest in wellness & holistic health is a good fit for her work with people with chronic conditions. Libby also enjoys promoting healthy lifestyles through evidence-based programs focusing on exercise, fall prevention and self-management. Contact Ginger at Libby@parkinsonsresources.org


Parkinson's Resources of Oregon is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community members with an interest and passion for serving the Parkinson's disease community.


Ian Smethurst
Board President

Lucien Burke, M.D
Vice President

Vicki Ballou

Sandy Ayers

Directors at Large:

Greg Chaille
Susan Flad
Hendrik Grootendorst
Jane Hein Gerald Hulsman
Barney Hyde
Elaine Kallas
Greg Moore
Joe Quinn, MD
Derek Ranta
Garvin Reiter
Richard Rosenbaum, MD
Mary Valentine
Peggy Wood


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