2019 Conference

Board of Directors

Eric Hubbs, DC, Co-President, Total Mind and Body Health,  503-591-5022 Beaverton 2015-2018

Jeri Cohen, JD, Co-President, Survivor, Creswell, 2013-2018

Chuck McGilvrary, Vice President, Retired Military, survivor, Central Point   2009-2015

Carol Altman, Treasurer, Owner, Homeward Bound Bridges to Independence, 503-640-0818  family member, Hillsboro, 2010-2013

Kendra Bratherton, COTA/L, Reiki II Practitioner, Secretary,  Astoria 2014-2017

Aaron DeShaw,JD DC, DeShaw Trial Lawyers, 503-227-1233  Portland 2013-2016

Shauna Hahn, PMHNP, Central City Concern, Portland 2016-2019

Nancy Irey Holmes, PsyD, CBIS, Psychologist, 503-235-2466 Redmond & Portland, 2013-2016

Craig Nichols, JD, Attorney, Nichols and Associates, 503-224-3018 Portland, 2013-2016

Dr. Glen Zielinski, DC DACNB FACFN, Northwest Functional Neurology, 503-850-4526, Lake Oswego, 2016-2019


Wayne Eklund

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely passing of Wayne Eklund, our past President, current board member and dear friend on November 18, 2014.


BIAOR Advisory Committee

Kristin Custer, QLI, Omaha, NE

David Kracke, JD Portland

Dr. Bruce Wojciechowski, OD,  Clackamas

Kayt Zundel, MS, Director, ThinkFirst Oregon, Portland



Sherry Stock, Executive Director 800-544-5243  sherry@biaoregon.org

         Sherry Stock, ABD/PhD, CBIST, is the Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon (BIAOR), the only statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of creating a better future for people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their families through prevention, research, education and advocacy. Sherry’s educational highlights include: ABD/PhD in Systems Science, focusing on applying Chaos Theory to epidemics and international aging; Masters degrees in Medical Sociology, International Gerontology, and Neuro-Gerontology, with minors in Biostatistics, Hospital Administration, Epidemiology and Health Science; Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer with the Academy of Certified Brain Injury SpecialistsSherry has taught numerous University courses in Sociology, International Gerontology, Systems Science, Chaos Theory and Medical Sociology, Accounting and Statistics. Sherry has been appointed by the Governor of Oregon to: The Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force (GTFTBI): the Oregon Disabilities Commission, Oregon WINGS (Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardian Stakeholders), Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council (MLTCQRAC), the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council for both Oregon and Idaho; and the Oregon Reintegration Team working with returning military. She is a Board member on numerous National and Oregon non-profits, State and National Steering Committees. Sherry has authored dozens of handbooks, monographs, articles, book chapters and books and is a national speaker. Sherry is the mother of a severely brain injured son, life member of the VFW Auxiliary, and the wife of a retired Navy Officer.    

Pat Murray, Portland, Peer Mentor Portland Director of Brain Injury Help Center Without Walls 503-752-6065

Rachel Moore, CBIS, Peer Mentor, Eastern Oregon Director, 541-429-2411

Becki Sparre, I & R, Support Group Facilitator, Family Peer Counselor  800-544-5243

John Parker, Survivor, Peer Mentor



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