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Portland Regional Benefit Office

Meet Our Leadership Team

 

Chris Marshall

Director: Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall was appointed Director of VA’s Portland Office (RO) in November 2009. He is responsible for the delivery of VA benefits and services to more than 328,000 Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors living in Oregon five counties in Southwestern Washington. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Marshall served as an Assistant Director in the Office of Performance Analysis and Integrity. He began his VA career in 1991 at the Washington, D.C. Regional Office.


Lisa Pozzebon

Assistant Director: Lisa Pozzebon

Lisa Pozzebon took this position in November 2007. She is responsible for administering a full range of benefits and services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in the RO’s service area. Prior to this position, she served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits. She began her career in VA Central Office in Washington, D.C.


Kevin Kalama

Veterans Service Center Manager: Kevin Kalama

Kevin Kalama took this position in January 2006. He is responsible for administering VA’s Compensation program for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Oregon. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Kalama served as the Veterans Service Center Manager at the Honolulu RO. He began his VA career in 1992 in California with the Oakland and Los Angeles ROs.


Chris Olson

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Officer: Chris Olson

Chris Olson took this position in 2005. He is responsible for administrating a VA’s VR&E program for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Oregon and five counties in southwest Washington. Prior to this assignment, he was Assistant VR&E Officer at the Portland RO. He began his VA career in 1994 at the Oakland Regional Office.