Oregon Health Forum Program Planning Committee

The Program Planning Committee generates topics for Oregon Health Forum events and suggests panelists and moderators, recruits speakers and sponsors, and helps drive event attendance. Members include representatives from health care associations, the business community, insurers, medical providers, insurance agents, hospitals, consumers and government interests. To get involved contact Brent Dahl at brent@oregonhealthforum.org.

Ron Williams, Director of Outreach, Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance
Joy Conklin, Vice President of Practice Advocacy, Oregon Medical Association
Michael Cox, Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications at the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Emily Burney, Medical Student, OHSU
Michael Foley, Director of Integrated Communications, Kaiser Permanente
Kathy Gadinas, President, Columbia Benefit Solutions
Kelly Jensen, Principal, Compelling Reason
Michaella Johnson, Marketing Manager, Moss Adams, committee chair
Warren Johnson, Founder and CEO, ScribeX
Dr. Samuel Metz, Retired Anesthesiologist, Oregon Physicians for a National Health Program
Janet Meyer. Principal, Health Management Associates
Jeremiah Rigsby, Chief of Staff, CareOregon
Meredith Roberts, Executive Director, Comagine Health
Dr. Michael Rohwer, Executive Director, Curandi
Art Suchorzewski, Director, Government Affairs, FamilyCare Health
Farzana Molvi, MD, Practicing Pediatrician
Jessica Montgomery, PSU-OHSU School of Public Health Student Liaison
James Mason, PhD, Chief Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Officer, CareOregon

Our Staff

Brent Dahl CMP is Executive Director of the Oregon Health Forum, where he manages programming and day to day operations, raises funds through charitable gifts, foundation grants and event sponsorships, and works to expand awareness and influence.

With onsite experience across 46 USA states, Dahl specializes in organizational and team leadership, capacity building, project management, financial management, executive meeting and conference management, and community outreach. In one fashion or another Dahl has engaged medical, healthcare and public health pursuits for three decades.

Dahl holds bachelor degrees in business management and social psychology from the University of Oregon and has maintained CMP status (Certified Meeting Professional, from Events Industry Council) since 2002.


Judy Lundeen joined the Oregon Health Forum team in March 2021 as the marketing and development specialist. She has 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector working for philanthropic and health care organizations where her roles have focused on marketing, event planning, program management, and donor/community relations. Earlier in her career, she served as a conference and trade show planner and account manager in corporate and agency settings.

A native of Minnesota, Judy received her B.A. at Macalester College in St. Paul. She and her husband relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 2005. Judy is an avid hiker, backpacker and Nordic skier, and currently volunteers for the Mount St. Helens Institute promoting education, safety and environmental stewardship on the volcano’s climbing routes and surrounding trails.


Diane Lund-Muzikant is the Founder and Board Chair for Oregon Health Forum and The Lund Report, and she has spent three decades focused on shaping health policy in the Pacific Northwest. Earlier, as a freelance journalist, her work appeared in Good Housekeeping, People Magazine, The Oregonian and national health policy journals. Diane is a 25-year breast cancer survivor and was the co-founder of Rachel’s Friends Breast Cancer Coalition, an educational and advocacy organization focused on the environmental impacts of cancer.