Contract Specialists

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BARGAINING UNITS: KP LAB PROFESSIONALS AND KP REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Kyle Denmark has worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist for Kaiser Permanente since 2012.  He graduated with his Bachelor’s in Science from Portland State University in 2008, and an Associates in Applied Science in 2012.  When he is not saving smiles in the clinic, he spends his time dabbling in real estate, playing handyman, playing the piano, rock climbing, traveling, and learning other languages.  Kyle loves progress and is always willing to share insights and to educate as much as possible.  He is currently working out the secrets to physical health, mental health, and early financial freedom.

How to reach Kyle:

503-729-5090 (m)
kdenmark@ofnhp.org

 

BARGAINING UNIT: KP PROFESSIONALS

Alicia “Shep” Sheprow has worked as a PA in Urgent Care at multiple locations for almost 3 decades. During her Kaiser career, she has served in various union roles, and enjoys being able to assist union members, educate everyone, and spread the importance of union activism and involvement. She admits to weirdly enjoying contract bargaining, constitutional and contract interpretation and teaching the skills to fellow members so they can be the best advocate for all OFNHP members. When not at the union office, she can be found seeking Big Foot on any forest trail, herding her peacocks and cats, or snorkeling with manta rays.

How to reach Shep:

503-317-3177 (m)
asheprow@ofnhp.org

 

BARGAINING UNITS: KP REGISTERED NURSES (OFNHP & ONA)
FOCUS: OUTPATIENT RNS

Mitchell has been working at Kaiser since 2017, and has been working as a union employee for the last 18 years of his working life. For most of that time he has been a steward, including for almost two years at Kaiser. “The reason I get involved is just to ensure that the employees are treated fairly and get the best possible benefits,” says Karr. Karr graduated from Northern Arizona University and serves as an RN at the Beaverton Urgent Care clinic. 

 

How to reach Mitchell:

503-349-6376 (m)
mkarr@ofnhp.org

 

BARGAINING UNIT: KP REGISTERED NURSES
FOCUS: INPATIENT RNS

Katie Johnson is an RN team lead in the outpatient oncology department for Kaiser in Longview, where she has worked for the past two years. A graduate of the College of Southern Maryland, Johnson has been an RN for the past twelve years. While she was SEIU represented in her first graduate position, she eventually worked for a non-union employer and, as she says, “learned the hard way” about the union difference. When she started working for Kaiser in Colorado she became a union member and never looked back. Johnson has been a steward and worked on the Westside location’s Hospital Staffing Committee, and even acted as one of the representatives for their heated mediation process. She has a four year old son and is working to build up her farm with her family.

How to reach Katie:

503-319-6998 (m)
kjohnson@ofnhp.org


BARGAINING UNIT: KP TECHNICAL EMPLOYEES

Leslie McKenna has worked in healthcare for 17 years as a CNA, Cardiac Monitor Tech, and an inpatient/outpatient Respiratory Therapist. For the last seven years, she has been working in the sleep department as a Sleep DME Specialist. As a shop steward for the last four years, Leslie has represented members on joint discoveries, grievances, mediation, and mentoring new stewards, including co-teaching steward classes in Salem. She is looking forward to her new role as Contract Specialist to continue supporting our technical bargaining unit.

How to reach Leslie:

503-319-2025 (m)
lmckenna@ofnhp.org