Marilyne Coblentz (Secretary)
Marilyne is a healthcare technology and information technology marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon. Her professional experience includes more than 9 years in planning and leading execution of Intel Corporation’s healthcare IT marketing strategies. In her role, Marilyne visited healthcare authorities and hospital systems around the world and gained first-hand insight into some of the common challenges they face. She also witnessed how policy changes and innovative technologies positively impact delivery of quality care and enable improvements in community health programs. In addition to this experience, Marilyne brings to the board a passion for helping underserved populations gain access to healthcare and education programs that will enable them to optimize their overall well-being. Marilyne holds a Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Ellen Falbo (Chair)
Vice President, Student Lending, Genesis Financial Solutions
Ellen is the Vice President of Private Label Programs and Genesis Financial Solutions in Beaverton, OR. Her experience includes more than 14 years in financial services in the areas of product management, marketing, analytics, and risk management. Ellen brings to the board financial management and marketing analytics skills, and a passion for helping the local community, particularly initiatives impacting schools and families. Ellen holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Management.
Community Development Director, City of Milwaukie
Alma currently serves as the Director of Community Development in Milwaukie, Oregon and is a dynamic professional guiding the work to ensure the creation of a community that is livable, sustainable and equitable. Building on her previous work a the City of Beaverton and the City of Portland, Alma is an active board member of Microenterprise Services of Oregon and Upstream Public Health. Alma has a high interest in work that levels the playing-field for low-income, disenfranchised populations, food carts and micro-enterprise development, and community economic development with a gentrification mitigation plan.
President, Mundy Consulting, LLC
In 2001, Marcus started Mundy Consulting LLC, a multifaceted consulting services firm focusing on equity and diversity issues in corporations (both hiring and operational aspects) as well as healthcare issues (policy, government relations, compliance, finance and regulatory). His unique background has positioned this firm to help clients prepare themselves for the demographic population shifts underway, and for the seismic shifts in healthcare reimbursement, administration and delivery. From 2006 to 2011, he was the President of the Urban League of Portland, and was responsible for all facets of Strategy, Policy, Operations, Management and Direction of the leading civil rights and economic development agency in Portland, representing African Americans and others for the last seven decades. Prior to the Urban League, Marcus was a member of the Oregon Health Fund Board for the State of Oregon and Vice President and Regional Compliance Officer at Kaiser Permanente.
Jimmy Unger, MD, MPH
Physician, Northwest Permanente Medical Group
Jimmy Unger brings over 20 years of professional experience in the healthcare community, valuable experience working in food policy, nutrition and physical activity with state level commissions and local connections to improving the health of youth in Oregon. Jimmy is the founding board member of Lane Coalition for Health Active Youth (LCHAY) and the Lane County Food Policy Council. Since arriving in Portland, Jimmy has completed a MPH at OHSU and continues to seek opportunities to make impacts on community health.