Jeff Dickson, President
B.S. in Management Information Systems from Southern Oregon University
M.B.A. from Southern Oregon University
Jeff Dickson has served as the Chief Information Officer of KHP for almost half a decade. In addition, he currently teaches at the Oregon Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor in their Business Management Department.
As an educator, Jeff focuses on aligning the concepts learned in the classroom with practical applications in the workplace. Jeff’s desire to teach started in high school. The inspiration came from his grandfather who is a psychologist, educator, and consultant. Fishing, hunting, photography, and gardening are among the list of things Jeff loves doing.
Liz Maddalena, Vice President
B.S. in Business Management from Marylhurst University
M.B.A. from University of Portland
Raised in Massachusetts, Liz spent fifteen years in Portland, Oregon where she completed her education and began her career. In 2005, she and her husband moved to Klamath Falls to be closer to their extended family and Kingsley Field, where her husband served as an Air National Guardsman.
Liz is the Director of Operations for Klamath Basin Behavioral Health where she has worked since 2007. Her role at KBBH has given her the opportunity to apply her gifts and talents to improving Klamath’s community. In her free moments she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, crocheting, and volunteering at her church in various ministries.
Laura Pulley, Treasurer
B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri
B.S. in Management Information Systems from Oregon Institute of Technology
Certified Public Accountant & Certified Management Accountant
Laura has called Klamath Falls home since 1999. She spent the first fourteen years of her professional career in public accounting at a regional firm handling tax preparation and planning, municipal and non-profit auditing, accounting services, and business consulting.
In 2013, Laura became the Chief Financial Officer for Kla-Mo-Ya Casino (a subsidiary of The Klamath Tribes). As a leading volunteer at The Favell Museum — a "gem of the Klamath community” — she enjoys using her financial knowledge to help the museum itself as well as the wider Klamath area continue moving forward in their educational and cultural goals.
Jan Bos, Secretary & Patient Representative
Tamara Rose, PhD., Board Member
PhD. in Nursing from Idaho State University
M.S.N. from Oregon Health & Science University
B.S.N. from Oregon Institute of Technology
Tamara is currently a faculty member and Campus Associate Dean at the Oregon Health & Science University, Klamath Falls campus.
An alumna of the Oregon Tech undergraduate nursing program, Tamara recently completed her PhD in nursing at Idaho State University. Her area of research was focused on the adoption of nursing professional values in the baccalaureate nursing student population.
Tamara’s clinical expertise is in the area of psychiatric mental health nursing with a special focus on chronically mentally ill adults. As a nursing faculty member at OHSU, Tamara is in her nineteenth year of teaching on the Klamath Falls campus.
David Isaiah Hedelman, Board Member
M.S. in Clinical Child and Youth Work from Western Oregon State College
After spending two years in British Columbia, Canada and one year in Minnesota, David has called the Klamath Basin home for nearly forty years. A lifelong educator, David has taught locally at Klamath Union High School, OIT, and Klamath Community College.
Having worked as an alcohol and drug counselor for various organizations as well as providing mental health counseling for over 25 years, David brings to the board a wealth of knowledge and real life experience.
Janet Rojina, Board Member
B.S. in Biology from Santa Clara University
B.S. in Public Health from Santa Clara University
Janet Rojina graduated from Santa Clara University (SCU) with a double major in Biology and Public Health. Driven by her passion for learning about global health, in 2008 Janet traveled to the Philippines through the Southeast Asian Leadership Network (SEALNet). There Janet helped carry out an educational campaign that aimed to improve the gastrointestinal worm burden among Filipino children.
After her trip to the Philippines, Janet returned to the US more inspired to improve the quality of life and health in the Philippines. Since then, Janet has served as a project leader of several public health projects in the Philippines through SEALNet.
Currently, Janet is home in Oregon where she enjoys practicing public health by volunteering her time and working on the GROW Healthy Kids & Communities research project through the OSU extension program. In the future Janet plans on attending medical school and applying her public health experience to improve the health of her community. During her spare time, Janet enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, painting, and yoga.
Jenssy Rojina, Director & Patient Representative