Andrea Trenner, CPA
Chief Executive Officer
Andrea Trenner is the Chief Executive Officer. Although raised in Oregon, she has lived in Molokai Hawaii and spent much of her life with her family in Costa Rica. Andrea has a Bachelor of Science from Portland State University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is a graduate of the UCLA Healthcare Administration Program and serves in various leadership roles in our community and at the national level. Andrea specializes in public and community health with a passion for serving in mission based nonprofit agencies. As CEO of Waterfall Community Health Center, Andrea is responsible for the success of the agency. Andrea is dedicated to ensuring that the future of Waterfall Community Health Center includes being the Employer and Provider of Choice.
Dr. Tedd McDonald, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Tedd McDonald MD is the chief medical officer. Tedd was raised in Nevada and attended college at the University of Nevada Reno, Pacific University Of Oregon, and University of Texas at Arlington. He has doctorates in optometry in medicine, and a masters in healthcare administration. He has practiced in rural communities as an optometrist and has for the last 20 years been a obstetrician gynecologist. He has served as chief medical officer and medical director for rural clinics and hospitals. Dr. McDonald is responsible for ensuring provider availability, quality, and Commitment to the Southern Oregon community served by the Waterfall Community Health Center.
Lance Nelson, MS LPC NCC
Chief Experience Officer
Lance Nelson is the Chief Experience Officer and oversees the mental health and outreach programs. He was born and raised in Coos Bay and graduated from Marshfield High School in 1990. He attended University of Oregon and Northwest Nazarene University and graduated with an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s of Science in Community Counseling. He specializes in Acute Mental Health and Crisis Work and Adolescent Behavioral Health. Lance has extensive experience in the mental health field which include working in acute psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics, private practice counseling and as a mental health crisis responder. His responsibilities include overseeing the patient and employee experience and the Mental Health and Behavioral Health programs. His current projects include employee satisfaction, wellness and improved on-boarding and also finding creative ways to positively impact the social determinants of health for our patients that are often overlooked. His time outside Waterfall Clinic finds him fishing, hiking and enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife Anna and their three children, Savannah, Isabella, and August and his grandson, Wesley.
Chief Financial Officer
Renee Taylor is Waterfall Community Health Center’s Chief Financial Officer. She has a solid professional history of working in the health and wellness industry. Ms. Taylor especially enjoys working for non-profit organizations and is guided by the mission of service to others. Originally from California, Ms. Taylor worked several years in the Indian Health Service, before moving to Oregon in 2015 to work as CFO for a Federally Qualified Health Center. She believes FQHCs are the innovators for integrating behavioral healthcare to provide a high quality of care, and she’s excited to be part of WCHC’s adoption of this approach. Prior to relocating to the southern coast of Oregon, Renee and her family vacationed in the Bandon area for the past 40+ years, and she’s thrilled to be living there full-time now.