Community Advisory Council

Community Advisory Council

Care for the community, by the community

Comprised of members of the Health Share community, Health Share's Community Advisory Council helps us innovate and collaborate to respond to consumer and community health needs, while supporting our mission to achieve ongoing transformation, health equity, and the best possible health for each individual. The Council is chartered by the Health Share of Oregon Board of Directors.

The Council’s contributions include overseeing the development of our Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan and serving as a liaison between the community and Health Share leadership. 

The Council holds quarterly public meetings, including two joint, public meetings with the Board of Directors. Below are the minutes and agendas.

May 2024 Minutes (upcoming) and agenda

April 2024 Minutes (coming soon) and agenda

March 2024 Minutes and agenda

February 2024 Minutes and agenda

January 2024 Minutes and agenda

December 2023 Minutes and agenda

November 2023 Minutes and agenda

October 2023 Minutes and agenda

2024 Council Members

Natasha Davy


Natasha Davy is a Project Specialist Senior with Multnomah County's Health Department who serves as the lead staff for Multnomah County’s Community Health Improvement Plan's (CHIP). The CHIP describes the priorities, goals, solutions, and resources for health improvement. Natasha is a part of Multnomah County’s Employees of Color (EOC) Employee Resource Group whose mission is to advocate for racial equity, inclusion and fairness in the workplace. The EOC has been the driving force around Multnomah County’s Workforce Equity Strategic Plan.

Natasha has experience making an impact in the community through participation in several organizations that helps to build community and influence change and sustainable impacts such as The Pan African Cultural Foundation, The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFPBA), Urban League of Portland Young Professionals (ULPDXYP), and Women of Color Empowerment Series (WOCES).

Mrs. Davy has a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from the University of South Florida and has worked for the Health Department for the last 5 years. Natasha and her husband live in Beaverton and enjoy spending time with family, hiking and exploring new restaurants.

Candice Jimenez


Candice Jimenez is a citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. She began her career in public health when she joined the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and worked on the Native CARS (Children Always Ride Safe) and TOTS (Toddler Obesity and Tooth Decay Study) to Tweens studies. She has experience in qualitative data analysis, tribal community data collection, qualitative data coding and reporting, and coordinating communications between tribes and project investigators. Mrs. Jimenez has also been active in policy development for the Oregon Health Authority, an advisory council member for FamilyCare and OSU College of Public and Human Sciences, as well as a volunteer/internship at several health care, public health, and natural resources organizations.

Mrs. Jimenez has a passion for serving the surrounding tribal communities present in the Portland metro area, as well as advocating for culturally appropriate healthcare for all populations. Candice and her husband live in Portland with their son and daughter. They enjoy hiking, mountain biking, camping, traveling, and exploring the food culture throughout the city.

Francisco Elias Molina

Francisco was born in Mexico and moved to Oregon in 2003, with his parents and siblings. Francisco is the oldest of his siblings.

Francisco sustained a T-7 incomplete Spinal Cord Injury at 17 years old. Suddenly paraplegic and in a wheelchair, his injury altered the course of his life. Through his recovery he learned how much he enjoys helping others. 

Francisco is a Community Health Worker for Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection (OSCI). As someone who believes in the importance of helping others, he is committed to sharing OSCI's mission with the spinal cord injury community and helping them connect to resources. Francisco is fluent in Spanish and has been vital to the team's efforts to reach Spanish speakers in the SCI community.   

Lung Wah Lazum

Lung Wah Lazum, a Community Health Director of East County Community Health which is an initiative of Rockwood CDC, blends medical and management expertise, having earned a medical degree from the University of Medicine (1), Yangon, and an MBA from George Fox University. His background includes supporting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Myanmar's conflict-ridden regions, where he provided healthcare services and inspired healthy behaviors. This experience ignited his passion for community health, a journey he has continued in Portland. He is also a certified community health worker, medical interpreter for the Burmese community, and Community Engagement liaison for Asian communities. Lung Wah is a vital advocate for health equity, notably in tobacco prevention and social determinants of health (SDOH) projects, in Multnomah County, Portland.

Hilary F., NCMA


Hilary is an Indigenous queer woman, who has been in the medical field for 20 years. She works in a medical clinic that provides care for the queer and trans community in a family practice setting. Hilary has also navigated health care as a patient and is currently a OHP member. She knows how difficult it is to be an advocate for their own healthcare and has heard many stories of fellow community members having difficulty finding necessary mental health support. Hilary would be deeply honored to serve her community by becoming a member of the Community Advisory Council. 

Triniece Rozier-Sheidun


Triniece was born in California, but came to Portland with family at a young age and considers herself a Portlander. Her passion for community service is personal, as she’s the parent of a child (now adult) with special needs. Learning & navigating the health system during a time when there was little education, support or culturally specific resources for Black families was quite challenging. From her experiences, Triniece decided to channel her wisdom into her work, building a career in social services/social work as a parent/family navigator, family support advocate/social worker, and as a Lead Membership Services Navigator for Kaiser Permanente for 17 years. Triniece has curated a well-respected reputation as a “connector” – joining people with resources and information. In her spare time, Triniece enjoys going to movies, exercising/working out, traveling, and playing with her new grandbaby.

Forrest Pearson

Bio & photo coming soon.

Joy Mutare


Joy is an Adjunct Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Portland State University. She is an African woman and is an OHP member as well as a parent of an OHP member. Joy is interested in committing her time on the Community Advisory Council by providing invaluable insight into the experiences of OHP members. She hopes to co-create collective knowledge surrounding the ways services are accessed and experienced by the community. Joy is also serves as part of the West Linn Police Department Review & Recommend Committee. 

Magdalena Ramirez


Magdalena is a Texas native, born and raised in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. As a first-generation Mexican American, former migrant and seasonal agricultural worker, and first-generation university graduate, Magdalena has experienced different disparities in her personal life and observed these in her community as well. She has served as a community health worker for more than 15 years to help address these disparities in her community and continues to be a liaison and advocate no matter the distance or professional role, continuing to support her community in Texas and now her new community in the Pacific Northwest.

She obtained her bachelor’s in biomedical sciences in 2011 from Texas A&M University Kingsville and her master’s in public health in 2018 from Texas A&M University School of Public Health. Magdalena currently serves as a Senior Program Coordinator at Washington County Public Health, where she has leads THW/CHW strategies and initiatives to advance health literacy and health equity. 

Magdalena finds joy in preparing and sharing traditional meals, going on nature walks with family and friends and being with community at cultural events.  

Lauren Riddle


Lauren is a Domestic Violence Peer Advocate in the housing program of YWCA of Greater Portland. They are also the Chair of the Domestic Survivor Advisory Committee for the Family Justice Center in Washington County. Lauren served as the Student Board Trustee for Portland Community College until April 2023, and represented the student body to administration, working closely with the student government to uplift student voice. As their experience shows, they deeply enjoy advocacy work and being part of solutions that will benefit the community. Lauren identifies as non-binary and gender fluid, parenting a trans/non-binary child who is on the Autism Spectrum and is an OHP member. 

Yamungu Seraya


Yamungu Seraya was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo known as the heart of Africa. Thirteen years ago, he moved to the U.S seeking some better opportunities whereby he was lucky enough to join Multnomah County as a Community Health Educator Intern also worked as a Community Health Specialist 2 with SRYVE program and currently he is with the Emergency Management Department. Throughout working with the county, he gained tremendous experience in Community Engagement, Mobilization and Advocacy. He ended up serving as a member of FamilyCare Community Advisory Council for one term. Afterward Mr. Seraya worked with nonprofit organizations including Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, Transition Project Inc and Central City Concern whereby he understands the social determinants of health preventing community members from reaching their full potential.

Mr. Seraya’s passion is to serve in the community while practicing trauma informed care and advocating for culturally appropriate healthcare accessible to hard to reach population. Mr. Seraya hopes to further his education in becoming an Epidemiologist and build hospitals with local materials, traditional architect and technology in D.R. Congo where he will be able to treat people with traditional and modern medicine while making it accessible to all. He also had the opportunities to travel around the world while still enjoying travelling for adventure and personal businesses.

Rachel Schutz


Rachel Schutz is the Vice President of Club Services for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area. Rachel spent five years as a teacher in Portland and in Connecticut. As a teacher, she realized many children experienced childhood adversity that needed to be addressed before they were ready to learn. From there Rachel entered into social work and intervention programs. She found her passion in providing services addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and childhood trauma. Rachel has focused, the last six years at the Boys & Girls Club, on designing trauma informed services that work to build resilience, educating about childhood trauma, creating and maintaining Trauma Informed Clubs, and working to increase awareness to this critical topic. We at the Boys & Girls Clubs have an unprecedented and critical opportunity to address and heal the trauma of the next generation of youth on their way to their great futures.

Jamie Zentner, MPH


Jamie Zentner leads the Health Equity and Partnerships at Clackamas County Public Health Division.  Her team oversees the Community Health Improvement Plan, supports the Public Health Advisory Council, and implements policy, systems, and environmental changes to improve community health.  Jamie is a member of the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Action) workgroup to implement organizational policies and practices that center the communities we serve. 

Originally from Minnesota, Jamie earned a master’s in public health from Boston University. She launched her public health career in the Peace Corps Guatemala where she worked alongside parents to implement small business development and sanitation projects. Jamie dabbled in injury prevention research in rural Wisconsin and coached individuals to manage chronic health conditions in a federally qualified health center before joining Clackamas County in 2008. 

Jamie enjoys gardening, cooking, playing in parks, and long talks with friends. 


Health Share is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for any disability that would otherwise prevent Council members from actively participating in this process. 

Please email Lucia Longoria or call 503-416-4959 for an accommodations request.

Thank you for your interest in helping Health Share improve the health of our community. We need people like you who are willing to use their voice to make a difference.