Members of Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP) have joined a large delegation of volunteers heading to Puerto Rico Wednesday morning to provide medical aid in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Two RNs and three nurse practitioners are representing OFNHP, a local of the American Federation of Teachers, and member of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions.
OFNHP’s membership includes more than 4,000 nurses and healthcare professionals in Oregon and SW Washington state. For updates and photos, follow the OFNHP’s Twitter feed.
AFT Press Release
AFL-CIO Press Release
—Misty Richards, RN
OFNHP members heading to Puerto Rico:
Katherine (Kate) Salinas, Nurse Practitioner—Kaiser Interstate Medical Office South, Urgent Care
Maureen Upton, Nurse Practitioner—Kaiser Cascade Park Medical Offices, Urgent Care
Susan Gillispie, Nurse Practitioner—Kaiser Interstate Medical Office South, Urgent Care
Andreana (Andrea) Gentile, Nurse Practitioner—Kaiser Mount Talbert Medical Offices, Urgent Care
Misty Richards, RN—Sunnyside Medical Center, MSPCU (She is also the union local’s RN Bargaining Unit President)
Tammie Tally-Ingrao, RN—Sunnybrook Medical Office, ASC PACU
—Susan Gillispie, Nurse Practitioner