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Committees

A committee based structure provides assistance and recommendations to this leadership body regarding decisions and the daily activities of the LMH Endowment Association.

Executive Committee

Officers of the Board of Directors comprise this committee, which is appointed to act in place of the Board in emergency situations. Responsibilities include formulating and implementing policies for the operations and procedures of the Association. This committee establishes funding priorities and reviewing requests for distribution of the funds.

Members: Gary Sollars, president; Jean Shepherd, vice president; Jason Hoover, treasurer; Matt Hoy, secretary.

Annual Giving and Events Committee

This committee’s primary responsibility is for building a strong foundation of annual charitable giving to LMHEA. This includes the annual appeal campaign, the High Five League, special events, memorials and tributes.

Members: Allen Belot, Becki Dick, co-chair, Amy Gilliland, Becky Johansen, Starla Jones, co-chair, Deborah Kurtz, Peach Madl, Tim Mock, Nathan Oehlert, Doris Ricks, Bev Roelofs, Gary Sollars and Brandon Young.

Staff Liaison: Tiffany Hall

Audit Committee

This committee is a standing committee and consists of members of the Board of Directors and members from the community with knowledge and/or experience with the auditing process.

Members: Janis Bunker, Jane Eldredge, Ernesto Hodison, Jason Hoover, chair, Dick Orchard, M.D., Phil Struble, Chuck Warner

Finance Committee

This committee monitors, reviews and reports Association financial activities monthly. Evaluating the audit firm and investment advisor on a regular basis lead by this committee.

Members: Beverly Smith Billings, Jane Eldredge, Chris English, Mark Gonzales, Jason Hoover, chair, Matthew Hoy, Shelli Crow-Johnson, Teresa Mulinazzi Kempf, Brenda McFadden, Dick Orchard, MD, Cathy Shenoy, Gary Sollars, Phil Struble, Todd Sutherland and Kurt von Achen.

Staff Liaison: Erica Hill

Governance and Advocacy Committee

This standing committee of the LMHEA Board of Directors has primary responsibility for recruiting, orientating and retaining volunteer leadership for the Association and to identify potential Board or Committee members.

Members: Starla Jones, Bev Roelofs and Jean Shepherd, chair.

Advancement and Relationships Committee

This committee is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding Corporate, Foundation and Individual prospects.

Members: Marilyn Dobski, Becky Gibson, co-chair, Jon Heeb, MD, Kelli Henderson, DDS, Donna Osness, Wayne Osness, Jim Otten, DDS, Dan Schriner, Jean Shepherd, Jeff Weinberg co-chair, and Scott Zaremba.

Staff Liaison: Earl Reineman

Physician Advisory Committee

This committee is responsible for creating and stewarding relationships with LMH's medical staff.

Members: Kelli Henderson, DDS, Tiffanie Mercado, MD, Luis Salazar, MD, and Charles Yockey, MD.

Planned/Deferred Giving Committee

This committee consists of individuals who are familiar with and have specific expertise in estate planning and planned/deferred giving. They are responsible or education of planned/deferred giving opportunities at LMHEA and will identify individuals, businesses and organizations that are potential donors to the program.

Members:  Gary Bennett, co-chair, Daniel P. Brogren, Daryl Craft, Mike Davies, Phil Godwin, MD, Linda Gutierrez, Matthew H. Hoy, co-chair, Patrick Slabaugh and Charles Yockey, MD.

Staff Liaison: Caroline Trowbridge

Communication and Donor Appreciation Committee

Donor appreciation and public relations are the primary responsibilities of this committee. It is responsible for communications programs implemented by the Endowment Association. This committee oversees the communications calendar for the Endowment Association. This committee is also responsible for establishing donor stewardship activities.

Members:  Sandra Gautt, Lindsey Hoover, Cody Howard, Debbi Johanning, Kathleen Johnson, Nancy Longhurst, Bev Roelofs, chair, and Susanne Shaw.

Staff Liaison: Caroline Trowbridge

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