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Administrative and Medical Staff
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.
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.
Director of Programs and Personnel
Kelly Hall started her career at REdisCOVERY as an Outreach Specialist in 2020, advancing to Outreach Services Coordinator as the program expanded. Kelly worked to develop the Hope (Help, Opportunity, Prevention, and Education) program in March of 2022. As the Hope Program Manager, Kelly works in partnership with the Clallam County Jail to provide medication for opiate use disorder (MOUD) and reintegration support to people who are in confinement. Kelly is currently working to finish her Bachelor's in social work, with the intention of obtaining her Masters (MSW). In addition to her work at OPCC, Kelly was the 2022 recipient of Soroptimist's Live Your Dream Award and is frequently recognized for her academic achievements. She is trained in motivational interviewing, is a crisis intervention specialist, and has her peer counselor certification.
Director of Medical Outreach
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.
Clinic Manager/Breast Cervical Health Program
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. She can also enroll clients who qualify for free mammograms and pap smears in the BCHP program and help navigate the process to care.
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.