Meet the Team
Working towards a healthier, more equitable three-county region.
Check out our team's professional bios and contact information by clicking on a specific profile below.
Bonnie Obremski (she/they)
Bonnie is dedicated to helping partners know about resources that can help them thrive. She worked as a communicator for the Jefferson County Public Health department during the COVID-19 pandemic. That experience showed her the importance of collaboration and equity when supporting the health of a region. Bonnie spends most of her free time with her family and loves to play, sing, and garden.
Brenainn "Ren" Mack-Hazelwood (he/they)
Community Program Coordinator
As a community program coordinator, Brenainn is pleased to use his intuitive networking and community building skills to convene regional partners, organizations, and Tribes to meaningfully collaborate and advance health transformation across the Olympic region. Born and raised in Port Angeles, Brenainn brings his lived experience to the work of OCH, offering local insights, perspectives, and invitations to “touch the ground” often as OCH engages in upstream strategizing. Passionate about community care, Brenainn is a champion for OCH’s mission: healthy people, thriving communities. When Brenainn isn’t facilitating at OCH convenings, he can be found performing locally with his beloved spouse, building his off-grid home and farm in Chimacum, or enjoying a local hike with his dogs.
Celeste Schoenthaler (she/her)
Celeste guides the advancement of OCH’s mission by directing the design, implementation, and administration of OCH’s governance, programs, and collaborative efforts. She approaches this by working closely with the Board of Directors, the staff team, and partners. Coming from a Public Health background, Celeste brings a passion for health and equity to her work along with experience in policy, systems and environment change efforts, and strategic communications. Celeste is drawn towards the boldness and collaboration of OCH’s approach, as it requires creative solutions and cross-sector perspectives. In her spare time, Celeste enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, and traveling to places unknown.
Debra Swanson (she/her)
Debra manages financial tracking, purchasing and office operations. Her prior experience in non-profit administration and freelance work, gave her the skills necessary to support the innovative and action-oriented efforts to improve health and equity in our region. When not at work, Debra savors time outdoors, connecting with family, and friends.
Miranda Burger (she/her)
As the Program Manager, Miranda supports both partner and the organization’s success. Her previous work in both behavioral health and community based organization settings has equipped her with a deep understanding of how to support partners. Her experience navigating the health system and advocating for her son with complex medical needs gives her a great appreciation for patient-centered systems of care. She is passionate about making our region healthier place to live and thrive through policy and systems level transformation. Outside of supporting OCH partners, Miranda can be found adventuring the beautiful Olympic Peninsula with her son and husband.
Yvonne Owyen (she/her)
Community Program Coordinator
Yvonne facilitates partnerships within the community to support the health-serving workforce and move forward various regional health projects and priorities. With her experience in community health organizations, she brings the knowledge of what challenges the community faces and a fresh perspective on how to address health disparities. OCH is catalyst for change within her community and she enjoys playing a part in this important work. In Yvonne’s downtime, you can catch her at a Rainiers game or at a concert with her family.