Associations, Partners and Support

 Collaboration is Key!

NEON collaborates with many local, state and national organizations, working to design and develop mechanisms that will increase the overall health of Northeast Oregon residents.
NEON participates in a number of committees and associations to:

                          1. Be a voice for rural and frontier populations.
                          2. Build connections.
                          3. Keep informed and up to date on heath policy and health information.


Currently NEON  and/or NEON staff participate or are members of the following Associations:

  • American Public Health Association
  • Chamber of Commerce members in Union, Baker and Wallowa counties
  • Communities Joined in Action
  • Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization Community
  • Advisory Council for Union, Baker and Wallowa Counties
  • Early Childhood Hub in Union, Baker, and Wallowa counties
  • Healthy Start Advisory Committee
  • National Cooperative of Health Networks
  • National Rural Health Aquisition
  • NCHN Evidence Based Outcomes Workgroup
  • Office of Health Equity and Inclusion Policy Review Committee
  • Wallowa County Network of Care

Current Partners involved in NEON Leadership Roles:

  • Carrie Brogoitti, Center for Human Development
  • Cindy Denne, St. Luke’s Eastern Oregon Medical Associates
  • Jackie Russell, Building Healthy Families
  • Jennifer Graffunder, Department of Human Services
  • Keli Christman, Winding Waters Clinic
  • Margaret Davidson, Community Connection of Northeast Oregon
  • Robert Kleng, Head Start
  • Steve McClure, Union County Commissioner
  • Steve Kliewer, Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness