Executive Committee

Hannah Osinga – Chair

Hannah is a strategic research analyst at SAIF, Oregon's not-for-profit workers' compensation insurance company. She likes to connect with people to understand their work and analytics needs. She strives to make data approachable and produce insights that are practical, actionable, and help guide a response to the question she hears most often, "so, what do we do now?" Hannah also spent four years at the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services doing analysis on workers' compensation and forecasting financial regulation data. In college, Hannah majored in business and economics. She then earned a graduate degree in economics, with a specialization in public economic policy, from the University of Amsterdam.

Allen C. Molina - Vice-Chair

Allen C. Molina is the Senior Economist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Allen’s research interests include natural resource economics, specifically non-market valuation of natural resources. Allen oversees many projects in his role, including license revenue projections, fiscal impacts, price elasticity modeling and human dimension surveys. Research integrity, reliability and validity are core tenants of Allen’s philosophy on data analysis, and he hopes to share this philosophy with others researchers in the state.

Born in San Francisco California, Allen received his bachelor’s degree in Physics from San Francisco State University, and both his master’s degree in resource and applied economics and his PhD in Natural Resources and Sustainability from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Tasha Chapman - Communications Coordinator

Tasha is a Research Analyst in the Central Services Division at the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, serving as lead analyst in support of Oregon OSHA and the Workers Compensation System. She has been an employee of the State of Oregon since 2005, and has previously worked with the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Human Services. She received a Master’s degree from the University of California, Riverside in personality psychology research, with an emphasis on personality assessment and psychometrics.

Vesna Stone - Volunteer Coordinator

Daniel McKay - Web Coordinator

Daniel is a Strategic Sourcing Manager at the Oregon Lottery and supports developing sourcing and market engagement strategies. Daniel specializes in performance and change management, and holds certifications in public performance measurement, project management, change management, data visualization, strategic sourcing and procurement. Daniel has experience in research methodology, experimental/survey design, and statistical analysis. Daniel holds a Masters’ in International and Development Economics from the University of San Francisco and Bachelors’ degrees in Political Science and Economics from Portland State University.

Kim Toews

Kim is an Administrative Support Specialist in the Administrative Hearings Division at the Public Utility Commission. Kim is a results-driven, multifaceted, performance-focused professional with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in the regulatory industry. Kim is a veteran of the United States Air Force with a Certification in Inventory Management.

Jerry Curry

Jerry is a reference librarian at the Oregon State Library since 1998. He is the lead editor of the Library’s eClips news clippings product and specializes in research in/around legislative issues. In addition, he performs literature searches and provides research support to state employees. In a past life, he worked as an environmental chemist before changing careers and obtaining a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Tennessee. He also holds a B.S. in Environmental Health from Purdue University and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Arkansas.