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Douglass Myers
President, Volunteers in Action of Central Oregon, Bend, Oregon

Douglass Myers is president of Volunteers in Action of Central Oregon, and currently serves as an at-large member of the board of National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCNetwork.org). NVCN is the successor organization to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which developed and sponsored the replication of a model of voluntarism to support the continuing independence of aging, chronically ill, and disabled individuals.

Mr. Myers has had a career as a healthcare executive, adviser, and entrepreneur. He currently serves as a principal of Wellspring360, Inc., an early-stage company in functional medicine, and serves on advisory boards in the health service and products sector.

Mr. Myers has founded, invested in, and managed various startup and early-stage companies in healthcare through Sunriver Institute, which he formed in 1988, including Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc. (ARCfertility.com).  ARC is a national network of specialists in reproductive medicine, representing a large segment of that market. He co-founded ARC with Dr. G. David Adamson, and served as its president during its initial five years.

Mr. Myers began his professional career at Hoag Memorial Hospital under Michael Stephens, and became founding president of Irvine Medical Center, Inc. during its initial years of development.  He holds master degrees in healthcare management, business administration, and management from Duke and the Drucker School at Claremont, and was a Pew Doctoral Fellow in Health Policy at the University of Michigan.

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