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Administrative and Medical Staff

Medical Admin Staff

T Scott Brandon

Executive Director

Scott has been involved in various roles with OPCC since 2007, first as a donor, volunteer and advisor, then as an employee starting in 2015. He briefly stepped away in 2018 to start a charitable foundation in support of Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County. During that time, he remained involved with OPCC as a board member and the clinic’s treasurer. He returned to the clinic as Executive director in early 2020. Scott retired from the tech industry in 2003 to focus on family and community, and has nearly two decades of involvement in charitable and public organizations in Port Angeles and across Clallam County. Prior to his retirement he held international and global management positions at Intel, Trend Micro and Alpha Pro Tech. He has delivered international marketing and integrated technical security lectures at technical conferences, colleges and universities around the globe. He holds multiple technical and training certifications from Microsoft, IBM, Cisco and others. He did his undergraduate work at BYU (accounting/finance). In addition to his work at OPCC, he is the co-chair of the Society for American Baseball Research's (SABR) Pictorial History Committee.

Michael Salyer

Director of Operations

Michael Salyer joined OPCC in September of 2016 as a practicum student from the Medical Assisting program at Peninsula College. After completing the externship, he was offered a position as Medical Clinic Manager when the previous manager was preparing to further her education.

Prior to joining OPCC, Michael served as a U.S. Army specialist repairing missile systems out of Fort Campbell, KY and FOB Salerno Afghanistan. Upon leaving the military, he moved to Port Angeles and worked as a 911 dispatcher for a short time before returning to school and entering the medical field.

Helen Kenoyer

Director of Programs and Personnel

Helen Kenoyer has been working in the social services field since 2014. She has experience as a Substance Use Disorder Professional, a Case Manager and a Program Manager. She has worked at several non-profits in the Clallam County area and managed  the Clallam County Syringe Services program for 2 years. She represents People with Lived experience of Substance Use on both the Clallam County Board of Health and Clallam County Behavioral Health Advisory Board.

Nancy Adams

BCHP Coordinator

Nancy Adams is grateful to have had the opportunity to meet and know so many wonderful and interesting people over the many decades of her career.

The focus of each workplace, from New Mexico to California to Washington, has been on the health and well-being of each individual woman, man, or child, being served. The Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program (BCCHP) arrived in Clallam County in 2001 at the Family Planning Clinic and Nancy was fortunate to become involved with the program at that time.

She has found coordinating this program to be a deeply meaningful experience. Nancy has lived in Port Angeles for a total of 22 years and enjoys spending free time outdoors, exploring all of the Peninsula's awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Kayla LaFritz

Medical Clinic Coordinator

Kayla La Fritz joined OPCC in 2016 after working in customer service through 2015. She has knowledge in a wide variety of subjects, which is useful when helping to solve problems in the clinic.

She works with scheduling the many OPCC providers and helps patients with information about getting signed up for appointments and programs. Kayla is a certified healthcare navigator and can assist with signing up for Washington Medicaid. She also helps uninsured OPCC patients get medications through various Patient Assistance Programs when they do not qualify for insurance. Kayla loves a challenge when it comes to figuring out problems and is always ready to help with any problem posed.

Heather Persong

Medical Clinic Manager 

Heather Persong worked as a registered medical assistant in 2018 until she became a certified medical assistant in 2019. Previously, she worked as a caregiver, and still continues to practice part time. Heather works with the providers to make sure our patients get lab, imaging and referral orders sent to the appropriate facility. She does prior authorizations for medications and procedures and also responds to any inquires about patient care from outside medical providers. 

OPCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Your generosity makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

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