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Jeffrey Alexander Ott


P.O. Box 615

Happy Camp, CA 96039




Registered Nurse License # - 768632 (02/22/2010 – 7/31/2017)

Public Health Nurse # - 77564 (05/04/2010 – 7/31/2017)

Family Nurse Practitioner # - 21953 (06/25/2012 – 7/31/2017)

Nurse Practitioner Furnishing # -21953 (02/25/2013 – 7/31/2017)

ANCC FNP-BC# - 2017002983 (4/3/2017-4/2/2022)

NPI# - 1447506472 (7/27/2012)

DEA# - M03058876


Work Experience:


Family Nurse Practitioner

Karuk Tribe Clinic 11/16-5/17

Primary Health Care and Urgent Care for tribal members, as well as all populations in Happy Camp, Seiad Valley, Western Siskiyou County, CA.

Various home visit responsibilities, including long term wound-vac management, home infusions, medical and psychiatric emergencies,

Management, set-up, cooking, and security of 24 hour emergency warming shelter, delivery of food, firewood, generator fuel and oxygen during winter storms that caused entire town power outage for over one week.

Use of actual Snow Shoes.


Nurse Practitioner

Lake County Jail 12/15 - 03/16

Primary Health Care for adult inmate population.


House Rehab and Sale

North Lakeport, CA 06/15-01/16

Took six months to rehab and sell our house, and to get my third book underway.  I also got a decent education in drip irrigation, starting fruit trees, and everything there is to know about lavender.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Adventist Rural Health Clinics 12/13-05/15

Kelseyville, Middletown, Clearlake, CA.

Primary health care provider for all populations and ages.


Home Health RN

Sutter Care at Home 6/13-10/13

General home health nursing, assessments, treatments, wound care.

Significant wound-vac experience.


Family Nurse Practitioner

MCHC, Inc. Lakeside Clinic 07/12-01/13

Primary health care provider for all populations and ages.

Worked under Dr. Marshall Kubota with HIV clinic patients.


Public Health Nurse

Lake County Public Health   03/10-08/11

Case management of CCS children. Child IZ clinics.

Communicable Disease surveillance.


Consultant/HIV Test Counselor

Lake County Public Health 6/08-9/08

Conversion of HIV testing program and protocols to the ora-quick rapid test.


Car Seat Technician/Tutor

Americorps 08/04-06/06

Child Safety Seat classes and checkups.

Language arts tutoring of K thru 6th grade students.


Community Health Outreach Worker

Lake County Public Health 01/01 - 05/03

Phlebotomy, HIV testing & counseling, database management, computer

literacy trainings for co-workers, car seat and bicycle helmet safety classes.


Community Health Outreach Worker

Face-To-Face 02/98-10/01

HIV Prevention and education outreach to youth, homeless, intravenous drug users and sex industry workers in Sonoma County. Assisting in grant writing.


Recycle Worker

Garbage Reincarnation Inc 08/97 - 06/98

Forklift operator, driver, minor maintenance, customer payment.


Volunteer Experience:

Case Manager

05/16-09/16 Portland Oregon

Childhood friend with misdiagnosis and two year chemotherapy and

medication error.  Transferred all care to OSHU.  Medically stable now.


Board of Directors

05/97 - Current.  Redwood Justice Fund 

The RJF funded the Bari Lawsuit, and manages the proceeds,

as well as acting as a 501.3(c) umbrella for 4 other organizations

in Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Philadelphia.



03/01–06/15 Any Positive Change of Lake County

Home delivery exchange, health assessments, health education,

harm reduction counseling, CPR/Narcan trainings, fund raising.


Syringe Exchange Worker

06/97 - 10/00 DAAC Syringe Exchange

Fixed site exchange, data analysis, authored

30 page users guide that was distributed to exchange clients.


Cook, Etc.

01/96 - 10/00 Santa Rosa Food Not Bombs

Fund-raising, organizing, cooking, delivery,

distribution of hot meals to poor and homeless people.


Syringe Exchange Worker

03/98 - 10/00 Sonoma County Needle Distribution

Distribution of clean syringes, rain gear, sleeping bags,

vitamins and socks.  All fund-raising, purchasing

and distribution done by myself/my family.



06/86-12/12  924 Gilman St. Music Venue in Berkeley

Janitorial, repair, security, collect door money, lights, sound, snack bar,

promotion. I have played nearly 100 benefit shows there, both to sustain

the club as well as various community groups.



06/92-08/96 East Bay Food Not Bombs

Fund-raising, organizing, cooking, volunteer development.  Food acquisition, purchasing, delivery and  distribution of hot meals to poor/homeless people. Much of the four years I did this, I worked over 60 hours a week while ‘unemployed’ and homeless myself.


Musician, Author, Etc.

1982-1989 Crimpshrine.

Two 7” e.p. Records.  Three 12” LP Albums

One tour of the US in a 1976 Ford Pinto.


1989-1999 Fifteen.

Three 7”e.p. Records.  Nine LP/CD Albums

Ten US tours, One tour of Canada, One Tour of Europe.


1997-2008 Jeff Ott (Acoustic/Books).

Two LP/CD Albums.  Two Books.   Series of 10 Self-published Magazines.

Column in ‘Wonkavision Magazine’ 2005-2009 (Music/politics magazine out of Philadelphia)

Two US tours.



Sonoma State University Master of Science Degree in Nursing          2010-2012

Sonoma State University Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing        2007-2009

Yuba Community College - Clearlake Campus                             2003-2006

Santa Rosa Junior College                                                     1996-1997

Berkeley High School                                                                      1984-1986


Certifications/Continuing Education:

Domestic Violence Screening

Child Safety Seat Technician

State Office of AIDS – HIV Test Counselor

State Office of AIDS - CHOW

Audiometric Screening

CPR/BLS/AED Certified


Additional Experience:

MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point,  Access, Outlook.

Adobe - Photoshop, PageMaker, In Design, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Premiere.

Website design with various programs (no gigantic SQLdb type).

Educational/Outreach material design and production.

Simple computer and electronics repair.

Simple PC networking.

Basic carpentry.  Basic plumbing. Basic car repair. 



Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing – 2008.

One of eight students nominated for the Ambrose R. Nichols Jr. Scholarship out of 8,162 students at SSU.


Additional Experience:

Working knowledge of recovery from, incest/molest, and childhood violence and neglect.

Extensive work with alcoholics, addicts, runaways, vets, IVDUs and survivors of

childhood physical, emotional, and sexual violence.

Conflict/Violence de-escalation.

Basic public relations and public campaign experience.

Over 20 years involvement with the harm reduction movement.

Minister, Universal Life Church (officiate weddings without charge mainly).

Teen-Dad (15). Husband, Father, Grandfather.

11 years homeless (urban only - East Bay).

Sober. Survivor. Pro-Human.



Organizations receiving funding from my music and written work:


A Safe Place Women’s Shelter (Domestic Violence Shelter-Oakland)

Berkeley Needle Exchange and Emergency Distribution

The Purple Berets (DV advocacy/women’s rights group)

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Any Positive Change (Needle Exchange Lake Co.)

The Women’s Justice Center of Sonoma County

1-800-SUICIDE/Kristin Brooks Hope Center

Positive Images (LGBTQ Youth Group)

Sonoma County Needle Distribution

924 Gilman Street Music Collective

National Coalition on the Homeless

San Francisco Food Not Bombs

San Francisco Homes Not Jails

Foundation Fighting Blindness

The Debi Zuver Defense Fund

Santa Rosa Food Not Bombs

The Larkin St. Youth Center

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic

The Redwood Justice Fund

East Bay Food Not Bombs

The Berkeley Free Clinic

Berkeley Tenants’ Union

The Ruckus Society

Prison Radio


Professional References:

Sandra Dodson RN

Clinic Manager – Happy Camp



Kimberly Fordham MD

Family Medicine

Middletown Clinic



Karen M. Tait MD

County Health Officer

Lake County Public Health



Marshall Kubota, M.D.

HIV Specialist

Santa Rosa



Carolyn Pooley RN

Clinical Preceptor



Gretchen Lyne RN PHN

Supervisor LCPH Retired



Tammy Alakszay





Kathleen Rockett RN, MSN

Professor - SSU