Meet the team and committee members making Paid Leave Oregon work.
Karen Madden Humelbaugh, Director, Paid Leave Oregon
Karen Madden Humelbaugh (she/her) is director of Paid Leave Oregon. She is dedicated to putting the customer first...Read more
Juan Serratos, Deputy Director, Paid Leave Oregon
Juan Serratos (he/him) is the deputy director of Paid Leave Oregon. He has more than...Read more
Kelley Ofoni, Policy Manager, Paid Leave Oregon
Kelley Ofoni (she/her) is the policy manager for Paid Leave Oregon. She has been with...Read more
Danielle Willey, Operations Manager, Paid Leave Oregon
Danielle Willey (she/her) is the operations manager for Paid Leave Oregon. She has been with...Read more
Michele Schwartz, Outreach and Engagement Manager, Paid Leave Oregon
Michele Schwartz (she/her) is the outreach and engagement manager for Paid Leave Oregon. She joined...Read more
Shannon Ball, Policy Lead, Paid Leave Oregon
Shannon Ball (she/her) is a policy lead for Paid Leave Oregon, focusing on drafting administrative...Read more
Ayesha Khalid, Economist, Paid Leave Oregon
Ayesha Khalid (she/her) joined Paid Leave Oregon as an economist in February 2020. Ayesha was...Read more
Angela Yeager, Communications Officer, Paid Leave Oregon
Angela Yeager (she/her) is the communications officer for Paid Leave Oregon. Angela comes to OED...Read more
Rachel Bruneau, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, Paid Leave Oregon
Rachel L Bruneau (she/her) is the equity and inclusion coordinator for Paid Leave Oregon and...Read more
Meet the Paid Leave Oregon Advisory Committee
The Paid Leave Oregon Advisory Committee is a group of people who represent communities in Oregon and give input on how Paid Leave Oregon is rolled out. The committee is made up of 9 people who offer important advice about the program’s policies, rules, administration, and more. Four members represent employees and advocacy groups, 4 represent employers (including small employers with fewer than 25 employees), and 1 represents the Oregon Employment Department.
Karen Madden Humelbaugh, Chair
Representing the Oregon Employment Department
Amanda Dalton, Dalton Advocacy
Jenny Dresler, Public Affairs Counsel
Representing small employers
Linda Herrera, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
Representing employee advocacy
Eric Hunter, CareOregon
Andrea Paluso, Family Forward Oregon
Representing employee advocacy
Eva Rippeteau, Oregon’s American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (Oregon AFSCME)
JaJetta Dumdi, A-Dec
Catie Theisen, Oregon AFL-CIO
Find out more about future and past Paid Leave Oregon Advisory Committee meetings.
Meet the Rulemaking Advisory Committee
The Rulemaking Advisory Committee is a group of committee members from the Paid Leave Oregon Advisory Committee who give input on new rules or when rules change. The public is invited to give input and suggestions on changes to program rules or the creation of new rules, or any financial impacts they may have. Learn more about Rulemaking Advisory Committee meetings.
Get in touch
If you have questions, suggestions, input, or concerns about Paid Leave Oregon, we’d like to hear them. Our program is stronger when we learn from our communities.
If you have general questions, please email us at PaidLeave@Oregon.gov, and if you have questions about rulemaking, contact us at Rules@employ.oregon.gov.