​​​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.

2018 Goals​​

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


  • Offer four education opportunities to the membership
​​​Leadership & Finance
  • Implement orientation for new board members
  • Identify and collaborate with two comunity partners
  • Develop financial strategy to expand educational opportunities for our membership while maintaining non-profit status

  • ​Communicate with the membership quarterly
  • Offer one networking opportunity for the membership.

Board Members

Vickie Kolios-Morris

President Elect
Namrata Dave

Paula Derr

Janice Brice

Education Chair
​Michael Sutch

​Communications Chair
​Amanda Lovell

Washington Liaison
Cindy Hamilton
[email protected]

Namrata Dave
Cindy Hamilton

To learn more about our Board Members, click here