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Nurse joins Samaritan Pediatrics

Samaritan Pediatrics in Corvallis recently welcomed Certified Nurse Practitioner Devin Petschl to its team.

Petschl attained a bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University, followed by a master’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University.

She chose to become a nurse practitioner after working as a nurse in pediatrics and women’s health for four years.

Further information is available at 541-768-4900.

QuickCare Clinics add provider

Lee Chamberlain is the newest provider to join The Corvallis Clinic’s QuickCare convenience clinics.

Chamberlain comes to the clinic from Samaritan Health Services, where she worked as family nurse practitioner at Geary Street Family Medicine in Albany from 2015 to last year, and at Samaritan Lebanon Health Center last year.

She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and earned a Master of Science degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner from Gonzaga University in 2015.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Chamberlain was a registered nurse at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis from 2006 to 2015; Iverson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming, from 2002 to 2006; and St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona, from 1999 to 2002. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arizona in 1999.

Initially a mathematics teacher, Chamberlain eventually became drawn to the medical field, partially because her father and uncles were physicians and mother and aunt were nurses.

Broker joins Corvallis agency

Pansy Kemp, broker, recently joined Town & Country Realty in Corvallis.

Kemp has more than 30 years of experience in customer service. With a history as a financial advisor and manager of personal banking, she is well versed in helping others make financial decisions and providing knowledgeable recommendations.

Center names executive director

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship recently named Jenn Clemo as its executive director.

Clemo assumed the role on Feb. 12, and succeed Heidi Henry, who has chosen to move back to her nonprofit consulting practice, working with organizations around the Northwest.

Clemo is a nonprofit professional with more than 10 years’ experience in the sector. She spent more than eight years at Rural Development Initiatives, where she was responsible for fund development activities, and provided leadership to outreach and engagement activities, RDI’s biennial conference, and program development and evaluation.

Clemo brings a diverse set of skills in nonprofit management and a depth of outreach and engagement, fund development, event management and other nonprofit expertise. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers nonprofit board members in sound financial, administrative and organizational stewardship.

Insurance company adds agent

Pacific Hometown Insurance announces the addition of Michael Short to its agency.

Short specializes in farm and rural insurance with the added touch of racing/racecar insurance. He grew up in Harrisburg and has been involved with the agricultural industry for many years. He holds an agriculture degree from Oregon State University. He can be reached at 541-952-1247 or

Pacific Hometown Insurance has offices in Harrisburg, Junction City and Veneta.

Originally from Canada, Kemp joined her husband in Corvallis in 2012. Having lived in Canada, Jamaica and Oregon, she is aware of the challenges of moving to a new area.

She can be reached at 541-619-6258 or



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