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Health Insurance Marketplace Advisory Committee


The advisory committee consists of 15 members appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate, representing insurers, insurance producers, navigators, health care providers, businesses, consumer advocacy groups, enrollees in health plans, and medical assistance agencies. The Department of Consumer and Business Services director is the ex-officio member. Committee members are appointed for a two-year term. 

Membership Recruitment

The Governor’s Office is seeking applications from the consumer advocate community and health insurance consumers to fill some vacant positions on the board that advises the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace.

The position is appointed by Gov. Kate Brown and confirmed by the Senate for a term of two years.

The committee advises the Marketplace about outreach, customer feedback, and insurance plan affordability. The committee also develops policy recommendations at the request of the governor, the Department of Consumer and Business Services, and the Oregon Health Authority. These functions are vital to the Marketplace, which helps Oregonians enroll in and use health insurance through and other programs. 

Interested candidates must submit the following information to the Governor's Office:

Application packets may be mailed to Executive Appointments, Office of the Governor, 900 Court St. NE, Salem OR 97301-4075. Candidates can email their application materials to

People of diverse backgrounds and people from all areas of the state are encouraged to apply.

Members should be able to regularly attend committee meetings, contribute to policy discussions about the future of health care in Oregon, and spend one to two hours each month preparing for meetings, which are held in Salem on a Thursday in the months of January, April, June, October, and December.

For more information on how to apply for executive membership, please visit the Governor's Office website. Please note - starting October 1, 2021 executive membership application process will be completed through Workday. 

Current members

  • Kraig Anderson, chief actuary, Moda Health, Portland
  • Shonna Butler, life and health insurance broker, Tomlin Benefit Planning, Inc., Eugene
  • Chair – Dan Field, Executive Director, Community Benefit and External Affairs, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland
  • Ron Gallinat, insurance agent and consultant, Central Oregon Employee Benefits, LLC, Bend
  • Maribeth Guarino, health care advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group, Portland
  • Jim Houser, member, The Main Street Alliance, Portland
  • Kathleen Jonathan, Salem-Keizer school district, Community School Outreach Coordinator, Kiezer
  • Sean McAnulty, enrollment coordinator, Mosaic Medical, Bend
  • Ken Provencher, CEO, PacificSource Health Plans, Springfield
  • Vice-chair – Shanon Saldivar, insurance agent, Saldivar Agency, The Dalles
  • Sandy Sampson, board of trustee, treasurer, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Linzay Shirahama, premium assistance program manager, Project Access NOW
  • Ex-officio – Andrew Stolfi, Director, Department of Consumer and Business Services

Scheduled meetings

All advisory meetings will include a period for public testimony. If you are unable to attend in person, and would like to testify by phone, please contact Dawn Shaw at 503-951-3947 or email.

With COVID-19 precautions still in place, meetings will be in a virtual format until further notice.

2022 Marketplace Advisory meeting schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings in 2020 will take place at:

Labor and Industries Building, Room 260
350 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2020 Marketplace Advisory meeting schedule​​

​​January 23

February 12 - 2021 Assessment Rate Rulemaking

April 27 - Reopening Oregon Framework (Consultation at the request of the Governor’s Office)​​

June 11  (virtual meeting only)

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings in 2018 will take place at:
Labor and Industries Building, Room 260
350 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Nov. 29, Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sept. 20, Salem, Noon to 4 p.m.

June 7: Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 19: Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Feb. 13: Marketplace 2019 Assessment Rule Advisory, 1 p.m.

Labor and Industries Building, Director’s Office Conference Room
350 Winter St., NE
Salem, 97301

Jan. 25: Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jan. 26: Lincoln City, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Liberty Inn Lincoln City, Conference Room
4990 N.E. Logan Road
Lincoln City, Oregon 97367

Feb. 9: Marketplace Assessment Rule Advisory, 1:30 p.m.

Director’s Office Conference room
350 Winter St NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

April 6: Eugene, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Delta Oaks Community Health Clinic, Room 129
1022 Green Acres Road
Eugene, OR 97408

June 8: Salem, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 21: Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nov. 30: Salem, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


To receive email updates when agendas are issued and for other committee updates, sign up for the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace Advisory Committee mailing list.

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