Katrina Purdy, owner / Instructor
Katrina started Oregon CPR in August of 2011. Katrina and her family have been in the health care field for over 35 years. Katrina started doing her own research on risks of heart disease, heart attack and stroke after her stepbrother had a heart attack at the age of 33. Knowing that this can happen to anyone is a very important learned life lesson. Katrina’s mission is to one day have everyone in Oregon to understand how important it is to be CPR/AED trained. Katrina is currently an AHA, ARC, HSI and Basic Life Support certified instructor and plans to become an ACLS and PALS instructor very soon.
Accomplishments: Creating a successful business and teaching our community for so many years. Katrina strengths are marketing Oregon CPR to businesses all over Oregon, encouraging them to get all of their staff trained as someday it may save a life.
Hobbies: Olympic weightlifting, kayaking, traveling, scuba diving, freeze drying food and working on my property.
Favorite foods: Thai and Sushi.
Corrine Koke, Office Manager / Instructor
Corrine has been an Instructor with Oregon CPR since 2018 & is certified with the AHA, ARC, & HSI. Originally planning to temporarily help a friend out, Katrina, Corrine quickly realized helping people learn life saving techniques was a hidden passion.
Corrine is married with four children. Her family has learned a lot about heart function and heart health since 2005, when their youngest son was born with a rare heart condition. The family spent a lot of time at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital with some rehabilitation at Legacy Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon. She has found an enhanced respect for medical professionals and is grateful for all the amazing doctors, nurses, surgeons, therapists her family has worked with over the years.
Spending time with family & friends is Corrine’s “happy place” and she is currently impatiently awaiting the arrival of their newest grandchild.
Personality: Logical, balanced, caring, meticulous, optimistic
Hobbies: CLEANING, hiking, games, puzzles, & knitting/crocheting
Favorite foods: Clean eating is my favorite, but I LOVE Thai food!
Evelyn Hunter, Administrative Assistant / Instructor
Evelyn and her late husband Glenn who was an EMT / CPR Instructor in New York for 26 years. Evelyn & Glenn started CPR Maryland and CPR Delaware in 2006 and made both into a successful businesses. Glenn was a volunteer EMT at 911 and has since passed away from lung cancer.
In 2019 she decided to move to Oregon to be with her family. Evelyn then started working with her daughter Katrina (owner of Oregon CPR). She currently helps with some instructor training, phone calls, organizing off site classes, invoicing, emails, and bookkeeping.
Her passions are spending time with her grandchildren, working on her vegetable gardening, growing herbs and flowers to make natural medicine.
Professional Accomplishments: Created a very successful business: CPR Maryland and CPR Delaware.
My Personality: Easy going, doing my best to stay positive, likes to have fun and to keep very busy
Hobbies: Card games, Friends, gardening, family gatherings, travel and using our tractor on the property.
Favorite foods: Mexican, Italian and anything pescetarian
Monica Bay, Instructor (teaches most weekend classes)
Professional Title: Behavioral Teaching Assistant. AHA Heart Saver Instructor
Certifications/Accomplishments: AHA Heart Saver Instructor, Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA), Basic Life support (BLS), Mandt System trained and an Associate’s degree in Art Science.
Monica Bay has always had the passion to help those in need and learning new things. She started as a home health aide and loved it so much she went and got her CNA Certification. During the same time a need for a Phlebotomist was desired, so she decided to take that certification course along side the CNA training. These certifications required her to also be BLS certified. Monica currently works part time in the school system with the highly challenged behavioral children. She received Mandt training certification via the School District.
Personality: Intuitive, Intrinsically Motivated, Compassionate, and enthusiastic
Hobbies: Learning new things, helping others, creating/upscaling, carving, redesign furniture, crafting, Arts
Favorite food: Greek
“Neyo” Jesus Leon Monsalve, Spanish Instructor
Professional Licensures & Certifications: EMT-Intermediate Oregon Health Authority Licensure, EMT-Advanced National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards & Training Licensed Firefighter I, Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards & Training Licensed Wildland Firefighter type II, General Industry OSHA, AHA BLS Instructor, National Workers Protection Standard Trainer
Certifications: National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP), Environmental Health & Safety Management Specialist Course Firefighter, Wildland Firefighter, Firefighter instructor, Stop the Bleed instructor, HT4 and Safety Officer, Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Rope rescue technician and operator
Volunteer Work: Andean Rescue Team, Mérida, Venezuela (Asesor member), McKenzie Fire and Rescue, Leaburg, OR; EMT-I Firefighter, Medic personnel for the Holiday Farm fire
Teaching Experience: Firefighter Instructor I, international teaching with Emergency Education International, Health & Family Classes with the University of Oregon, Oregon Social Learning Center, Springfield school District, Rescue team in Venezuela, Staff at Lane Community college as a Lab Instructor & Evaluator for state & national EMS test
Skills: Extensive travel/work experience in Mexico, South America, Project management and lead work in research, Conducting focus group & informational interviews, Collecting, reviewing, evaluating data, Meeting technologies, spreadsheets, databases, project software, Educational curriculum writer, cultural adaptations and focus groups
Hobbies: Outdoor sports, mountain climber