Bob Nikkel is an advocate for peer respect and meaningful involvement in
mental health and addiction programs at all levels of the system. For six years he served as Oregon’s mental health commissioner and is writing history of progressive movements in Oregon’s mental health history, with amajor focus on peer supports and services.
Kevin Fitts is the Executive Director for Oregon Mental Health ConsumersAssociation (OMHCA). Kevin also serves on the State of OregonConsumer Advisory Council, State of Oregon Addictions and Mental HealthPlanning & Advisory Committee, Unity Center for Behavioral HealthAdvisory Committee, Multnomah County Adult Mental Health & SubstanceAbuse Advisory Council Executive Committee, and “A Home for Everyone”coordinating council.
MindFreedom Oregon is State Affiliate for MindFreedom International, anindependent coalition for human rights of people affected by the mentalhealth system. MF-OR meets by Zoom each first Friday at 2 pm Pacific.