​​​Oregon ​Association ​for Healthcare Quality​​
​​​​​​OrAHQ is the state association for quality professionals in Oregon and Washington​​

To advance quality throughout our healthcare system through development and collaboration of Northwest healthcare professionals​​​

To be the preferred source in the Northwest for developing and promoting professional expertise in the art and science of healthcare quality and patient safety.

2017 Goals​​

Following OrAHQ's mission of development and collaboration, the OrAHQ Board has established the following goals for the year
  • Increase membership to 120
  • Limit attrition rate to <10% of previous years' membership
  • ​To keep current CPHQ certified professionals at 75% or more of current membership
  • ​To seek and mentor a new Membership Chair

  • Provide 6 high quality educational opportunities: CEUs will be provided
  • Develop relationships with community partners

  • Revise By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation
  • To develop an orientation for new Board Members​​

  • Recruit a new Communications Chair​
  • ​Update Members - Only page monthly with available webinars, upcoming events, job postings, etc.
  • Create and distribute quarterly membership newsletter
  • ​Promote educational events on social media

Board Members

Vickie Kolios-Morris

President Elect
Namrata Dave

Paula Derr

Janice Brice

Education Chair
Kristi Ridgeway

​Communications Chair
​Amanda Lovell

Washington Liaison
Cindy Hamilton

Namrata Dave
Cindy Hamilton

To learn more about our Board Members, click here