BOARD & STAFF

 
OEA Choice Trust is made up of the Board of Trustees, consisting of 5 board members, and 6 staff members. With representation from across the state, the Trust offers expertise and experience in helping to build a culture of health, well-being and resilience for all Oregon public school employees. Learn more about the OEA Choice Trust Board and staff members below. Learn more about the OEA Choice Trust Board and staff members below. 

OEA CHOICE TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES

CHERI HIGGINS
Chair – Health Teacher at Talmadge Middle School, Central School District

CHUCK ALBRIGHT
Third Grade Teacher – Gearheart Elementary School, Seaside School District

WENDY SIMMONS
Employee Wellness Coordinator at Lane Community College

JOHN LARSON
OEA President

DEBBIE BRUDEVOLD
Seventh Grade Math Teacher – Eagle Point Middle School, District 9

OEA CHOICE TRUST STAFF

HOLLY SPRUANCE
Executive Director
hs@oeachoice.com

INGE ALDERSEBAES
Associate Director and Director of School Employee Wellness
inge@oeachoice.com

LISA MAHONEY
Office and Accounting Manager
lisa@oeachoice.com

RACHEL DRUSHELLA
Sr. School Employee Wellness Program Officer
rachel@oeachoice.com

MAUREEN CALDWELL
School Employee Wellness Program Officer
maureen@oeachoice.com

ARIEN BATES
School Employee Wellness Program Associate
arien@oeachoice.com

CONTACT FAQs

Please use the list below to decide whom to contact regarding your questions.

  • Grant applications and timelines – Inge
  • Journey to Wellness – Inge
  • Budgets and grant agreements – Lisa
  • School Employee Wellness Conferences – Maureen
  • Walker Tracker for grantees – Maureen
  • Pilot studies – Rachel
  • Website and blog – Arien
  • Resource pages – Arien

IN THE NEWS

OEA Choice Trust has become the go-to source for employee wellness in schools. Healthier employees. More successful students. Flourishing communities. Believe it or not, a little school employee wellness goes a long way in achieving all three of these. While wellness might seem like a simple concept – and it is really – sometimes it takes a little helping hand to get if off the ground.