Safe Kids West Oregon

A diverse coalition of partners making a difference in child safety in our communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR PRIORITIES

  • Safe child transportation in/on motorized vehicles with a focus on child passenger safety

  • Safe bicycling/sports participation with an emphasis on head injury reduction

  • Home hazard mitigation with an emphasis on fall prevention

COALITION OFFICERS

  • Co-Chairs: Angela Zallen, MD and April Burton, BA, CNA2

  • Vice-Chair: Kelsey Jennings

  • Secretary: Kim Ruscher, MD

  • Treasurer/Fundraising Champions: Lisa Quezada, DNP

  • Lane County Representative: Margaret Mazzotta, Ph.D.

  • Bicycling/Pedestrian Safety Committee Chair: Laughton Elliott-DeAngelis

  • Passenger Safety Committee Chairs: Margaret Mazzotta, Ph.D., Angela Zallen, MD

  • Home Safety Committee: Nicole Stroda, Kristen Lindeman,RN and Angela Zallen, MD

  • Founder: Garret Zallen, MD (Emeritus)

 

SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

To donate, please CLICK HERE then under DESIGNATION choose “Injury Prevention and Safety Fund,” NOT the Children's Miracle Network. Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated!

 

COALITION PARTNERS

  • American Red Cross of Lane County

  • Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST)

  • CAHOOTS

  • Child and Adolescent Network Crisis Response

  • City of Springfield Safety Town

  • Cornerstone Community Housing

  • Daisy Chain

  • Eugene Family YMCA

  • Eugene Pediatric Associates

  • Eugene Police Department

  • Eugene Springfield Public Safe Routes to Schools

  • Eugene Sunday Streets

  • Eugene-Springfield Fire Department

  • Greenhill Humane Society

  • Head Start of Lane County

  • Healthy Families of Lane County

  • Lane County Senior and Disability Services

  • Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue

  • Lane Fire Authority

  • Trauma Nurses Talk Tough

  • LifeFlight Network

  • Kids SAFE- Foundation

  • McKenzie Pediatrics

  • Mid-Valley Ambulance

  • Oregon Impact

  • Oregon Parks and Rec ATV Advisory Committee

  • Oregon Poison Control

  • Parenting Now!

  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Pediatrics Clinics

  • PeaceHealth SHMC Stroke Center

  • PeaceHealth SHMC NICU

  • PeaceHealth SHMC Pediatrics

  • PeaceHealth RiverBend Trauma Services

  • REACH Air Medical

  • WellMama, Inc.

  • Western Lane Ambulance District EMS

  • Vision Zero Workgroup

  • Willamalane Park and Recreation District

COORDINATOR AND TO GET INVOLVED

Jim Cole, LP, MA, NRP, FP-C, CEMSO, CPST-S

Jcole3@peacehealth.org

(541) 222-1787 ofc

(541) 431-8319 eFax