Touching Lives - Spring 2013

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T O U C H I N GL I V E SMultiCare Health Foundation Good Samaritan Foundation Mary Bridge Childrens Foundation WINTER 2012Four-year-old Gabriel Leith was born with a condition that greatly affects his mobility and strength. But with family support and the dedicated team at Good Samaritan Childrens Therapy Unit (CTU), theres no telling how far he can go.Five months into Julie Leiths second pregnancy, an ultrasound showed that her unborn baby was suffering from a congenital disorder. But it wasnt until her son was born at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital that doctors could make the diagnosis: severe amyoplasia arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. For Gabriel, the condition has resulted in joint contractures (permanent shortening of joints) and muscle weakness throughout his entire body.Unable to breathe on his own or swallow, Gabriel spent more than a month in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Tacoma General. The good news is, arthrogryposis is worst the day that children are born, Julie said. And cognitively, Gabriel is very bright. One of the NICU nurses described him as having an old soul.On November 1, 2008, the little boy was strong enough to go home. He required a sleep apnea monitor, a feeding tube, a suction machine and oxygen. The first nine months I didnt sleep much, Julie said. I worried he would stop breathing. Hope and supportTherapy is critical to improving Gabriels mobility, strength and function. During the first two years, he saw a lot of local therapists, said Julie, who lives in Chehalis. Then someone recommended the CTU. Nothing compares. Were able to get all the help he needs in one place.The CTU pediatric therapists are committed to helping children with special needs become as functional and independent as possible. Every Friday morning, the Leith family makes the long drive to Puyallup for occupational, physical and speech therapy. Everyone there is wonderful, Julie said. Theyre like family.Collaboration and creativityHaving everything under one roof allows for a level of collaboration that is difficult to match, said pediatric physical therapist Brenna Brandsma.Her initial goal was to build Gabriels confidence and trust. Now he really enjoys his therapy time. He is much braver and more willing to try new activities. Brenna works with him on everything from range of motion to stretching, sitting balance and mobility. She also manages his orthotics and equipment. Crawl, walk, run, stroll or roll at Sound to Narrows 3Celebrating volunteers4Mary Bridge volunteer makes a Legacy gift 6T O U C H I N GL I V E SGood Samaritan Foundation Mary Bridge Childrens Foundation MultiCare Health Foundation SPRING 2013Helping children reach their fullest potentialL to R: Steve Shores, Gabe Leith, Jill Conner and Brenna BrandsmaCont. on page 2.Gabe with his mom, JulieHow 3D mammography worksTomosynthesis (3D mammography) takes multiple images of the breast in just seconds and converts the images into thin layers or slices. Radiologists can examine one slice at a time, so they can better detect even small cancers while ruling out anomalies.Steve Shores is a pediatric occupational therapist specializing in assistive technology for the CTU. He loves working with children and their families, and loves figuring out how to modify equipment so that its aesthetic, safe, economical and therapeutically functional. Steve and his colleagues adapted a motorized wheelchair for Gabriel. Because his head is the most functional part of his body, switches were integrated into the headrest so he could steer. It took some time for him to get comfortable, but then his learning curve skyrocketed, Steve said. Speech therapy is another crucial part of his treatment. Jill Conner, speech therapist, engages Gabriel in a variety of activities and games to help further his communication skills. Hes made tremendous progress in the past 15 months, she noted.Jill finds that working with her colleagues really helps us meet the needs of the whole child. For example, Steve will position Gabriel for a certain activity, then Jill will help the little boy successfully communicate with others during the activity. Donor support is integral to the many programs and services that the CTU provides families like the Leiths. Some of our clients need services that insurance does not always cover, Brenna said. Without donor funding, we wouldnt be able to do the work we do.Making great stridesEvery day, Gabriel and his family face numerous challenges. He needs 24-hour care. He has a tracheotomy tube to keep his airway open as well as a feeding tube. He must wear splints, a torso brace and ankle/foot orthotics. Yet Julie knows that the skys the limit for her son. A year ago, he couldnt sit and hold his head up unassisted. Now he can. He has also learned to walk using a walker. He may not do things in the conventional way but hell do it Gabriels way. The CTU can make anything possible. 2Opened in 2009, this non-profit breast imaging center is named in honor of Carol Milgard, a long-time Tacoma resident, philanthropist and breast cancer survivor. The Carol Milgard Breast Center is jointly owned by MultiCare Health System and Franciscan Health System, and managed by TRA Medical Imaging. www.carolmilgard3D.orgAbout the Carol Milgard Breast CenterBringing groundbreaking 3D mammography to our regionWomen throughout Pierce and King counties will soon benefit from a powerful new tool in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to the vision, leadership and generosity of the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation, the Carol Milgard Breast Center was awarded a $2.75 million grant to provide 3D mammography to patients. Breast tomosynthesis (tomo) technology offers a three-dimensional view of breast tissue, with greater detail and accuracy over traditional imaging. Tomo improves breast cancer detection by 10 to 30 percent. With earlier detection of smaller cancers, there are more treatment options and more lives saved. Tomo also reduces the number of false positives by as much as 30 percent, sparing patients the anxiety, inconvenience and expense of returning for another procedure. Inspiring teamwork for womens healthTomo is groundbreaking technology. But just as extraordinary is the inspirational role that a private family foundation has played in improving health care in its community. The Gary E. Milgard Foundation has prompted focused, long-term collaboration among the major health care organizations in the greater community to improve breast health. It is quite clear that the Milgard Family Foundation is visionary when it comes to health care for women in our community, stated Diane Cecchettini, RN, President and CEO of MultiCare Health System. They have been instrumental in fostering ongoing teamwork, she added, referring to the combined efforts of Franciscan Health System, MultiCare, TRA Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Imaging Northwest to bring tomo technology to clinics throughout the region.Six tomo units will be installed in the Carol Milgard Breast Center in the summer of 2013. Within the next two years, additional tomo locations will include Gig Harbor, Auburn, Covington, Puyallup/Sunrise, Federal Way, Bonney Lake and Auburn.It is our goal to make sure that our entire community has access to the best in breast health care, explained Christine Zemanek, CEO of the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation. We are gratified to have these key players working together for the good of the whole. This partnership, plus the dramatic acceleration of new technology, is resulting in earlier detection. Its saving lives! Cont. from page 1.3Its not about the food although the Pierce County Rotary Clubs who support the Alaska Airlines Courage Classic with incredible meals earn rave reviews from our riders! Every year, hundreds of bicyclists ascend and descend three daunting mountain passes in the Cascade Range, traveling 173 miles in three days. The ride touches many lives the riders, their sponsors, the volunteers and especially the children who are served by the Child Abuse Intervention Department at Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital. The department treats over 1,100 children annually who have been the victims of sexual assault or abuse. The stories are heartbreaking, the care is critical and support from Courage Classic and the community is very much needed.www.courageclassic.orgYes, you are invited!This popular event, presented by the Korum for Kids Foundation, has a tradition of selling out and a tradition of supporting the Childrens Therapy Unit (CTU) at Good Samaritan Hospital. The CTU has its own unique building, the Ark, designed to be a playful and purposeful setting for special needs children. These young patients, from toddlers to teenagers, receive innovative, individualized therapies, customized equipment and the latest technologies to help each of them realize his or her possibilities. For an autistic child who cannot bear to be touched, this may mean gaining the ability to hug his mom or shake hands when introduced. For a child with cerebral palsy, this can be the day her wheelchair is shoved into a corner and she walks across the room while her parents cheer through their tears. For some children and their families, even the smallest accomplishments represent unimaginable strides that would not have happened without the CTU and the CTU would not have happened without consistent support from the community.www.goodsamfoundation.orgGOLF CLASSICFRIDAY July 19, 2013COURAGE CLASSICSATURDAY, SUNDAY AND MONDAY August 3 5, 2013FESTIVAL OF TREES 2012 Thank you to all who attended, shopped and waved your bid cards, raising $1.7 million to support Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital!With gratitude to the co-presenting sponsors:Associated Petroleum Products, Inc. (APP) Emerald Queen Casino (EQC) Potelco, Inc.Propel Insurance Tacoma Rainiers Mary Bridge BrigadeNORTHWEST CORKS & CRUSHSATURDAY May 18, 2013A delightful blend of wine tasting, dining and a lively auction, this event attracts a cadre of Northwest winemakers and wine aficionados as well as the many members of the community who have a big heart for Good Samaritan Hospital and the critical services it provides. www.nwcorksandcrush.comWhat a run! Roman Meal Sound to Narrows is a tradition and one of the oldest organized runs on the West Coast. From diaper-dash toddlers to active octogenarians, the community gathers to crawl, walk, run, stroll or roll along 2K, 5K or 12K courses. Despite the festive atmosphere, this is a race that puts runners to the test there are some infamous hills along this challenging course! Roman Meal Sound to Narrows promotes the health of the community and benefits the MultiCare Center for Healthy Living. www.soundtonarrows.orgFun-raising events to support the health of our communitiesSOUND TO NARROWSSATURDAY June 8, 2013 4Our volunteer organizationsWith approximately 850 members in 37 guilds, and more than $30 million raised to date, Mary Bridge Brigade is a powerful force. Were very proud of what we do, said Sue Richey, Brigade President and a former teacher. Children have always been my life. And its so rewarding to work with people on the board, in the guilds and at the hospital.Originally the Tacoma Orthopedic Association, the Brigade was born in 1921 to reach out to underprivileged children who needed medical care. Later, members launched a fundraising campaign to help build MultiCare Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital, which opened in 1955. For the health and safety of childrenToday, members continue to devote themselves to Mary Bridge, ensuring that children in our community receive the care they deserve regardless of the familys ability to pay. The Brigade contributes to a variety of pediatric services and programs, as well as major campaigns.To raise funds, members share their time, resources and hearts in many ways from supporting Mary Bridge Festival of Trees, to selling handcrafted items, to hosting wine tastings and auctions. One of the Brigades most popular and profitable fundraisers is the Holiday Wreath Sale, which involves dozens of volunteers and thousands of wreaths.The Mary Bridge Gift Shops, located inside Mary Bridge and Tacoma General are also beloved. All proceeds go to Mary Bridge programs and services. In addition to raising funds, were here to be a service to patients and families and staff, said Linda Armstrong, Gift Shops Manager, whos been a part of the Brigade for nearly 20 years. The shops are a destination and a place of serenity for patients and visitors. Shes particularly grateful for the friendships shes developed with the dozens of hard-working volunteers who keep things running smoothly. I dont know what Id do without these ladies.Looking toward the futureAs president, Sue is excited to keep spreading the word about the Brigade. We look forward to continuing to be a viable organization, and to reach people who have a love of helping and caring for childrens health. Its a very special organization to be a part of.www.marybridgebrigade.orgMary Bridge Brigade: Champions for childrens healthNew Name, Same CommitmentFifteen caring women started the Tacoma Orthopedic Association (TOA) in 1921, at a time when many children were facing orthopedic issues and years before Mary Bridge welcomed its first patients. To better reflect the organization of today, the board of trustees voted to officially change the name of TOA to Mary Bridge Brigade. One thing that will never change? Members will always be champions for childrens health.Sheilah Webb, volunteer, Mary Bridge Health Center gift shopL to R: Joan Shelman, Sue Richey, Julie Horschel, Jo RollerBecky Martinson, volunteer, in the main lobby of the building thats home to Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital and Tacoma General Hospital5A desire to be a light in this world, is what drew Janet Salisbury to Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary more than five years ago. Recently named president of the Auxiliary, I love teaming up with the other volunteers. Its empowering.The Auxiliary was formed in 1953 by a group of 45 women who volunteered at Puyallups Good Samaritan and Lutheran Minor hospitals (merging in 1958 to become Good Samaritan Hospital). Members sewed items for the nursery, restocked medical cabinets and held rummage sales. The generosity and compassion of those early volunteers continues today.For the wellbeing of the communityAuxiliary members have contributed millions of hours and raised more than $4 million dollars since 1982. Funds are primarily raised through the hospitals gift shops and Grannies Attic Thrift Shop.Grannies Attic started 15 years ago as a two-day sale, eventually blossoming into an impressive second-hand store. Kat Boyle, who has served as manager for seven years, cant imagine working anywhere else. Every day is a great adventure, she said. What makes her job so special is the staff of 70 older adult volunteers. Their work ethic, dedication and selflessness are just incredible. They really give their all.The store provides a gathering place for people in the community, as well. Our regulars love coming here, Kat said. Were part of the fabric of their lives. Volunteers reaching outCelebrate Seniority is a program for members 55 and better, many of whom choose to stay active as volunteers for Good Samaritan. Their efforts include bicycle helmet fitting, tutoring and blood pressure testing. They are also the driving force behind the success of Grannies Attic Thrift Shop.Knowing that you touched someone there is nothing like it.JANET SALISBURY President, Good Samaritan AuxiliaryFilling in the gapsGood Samaritan Auxiliary and the Auxiliarys Celebrate Seniority group each commit $25,000 to help fill gaps in funding for programs and services at Good Samaritan. Recent support has included a heated baby scale for the Birth Center; and a YMCA group membership for residents of Good Samaritans Luckett House, which serves mentally challenged adults; and vouchers for shoes that accomodate custom orthotics for Childrens Therapy Unit (CTU) patients.The Auxiliary also sponsors several annual events, including Northwest Corks & Crush and Come Walk With Me. The event thats especially dear to the hearts of members is Celebration of our Stars for the Childrens Therapy Unit (CTU). During this special evening, young participants have the opportunity to showcase their unique gifts and accomplishments. I love being involved, said Gretchen Herris, past president of the Auxiliary and current board member. I hope to inspire more people to join us. Theres a wonderful energy here, Janet said. The connections you make, and knowing that you touched someone theres nothing like Samaritan Hospital AuxiliaryL to R: Linda Kongslie, Ron Glaser, Shirley Jester, Gloria Jackson, Louise Owens, Harriet Macomber, Jackie Stevick, Peggy OlsonPat Mattoon gives Zachary Kadyk a helmet-fitting hugYou can make a lasting difference in the lives of children and their families by making an estate gift and becoming a Legacy Circle member.Good that enduresShare the Kurankos vision and generosity. Include a bequest in your will to Good Samaritan Foundation, Mary Bridge Childrens Foundation or MultiCare Health Foundation. For more information about Legacy Circle, contact Scott Claeys at or 253.403.1289. The little guys youve got to take care of them.For Geanellen and Jerry Kuranko, this simple statement is all that needs to be said about their decision to include Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital in their estate plans. Although it was many years ago, the couple vividly remembers the occasions when their daughters were hospitalized, one with a traumatic brain injury and the other with a chronic illness. Their children recovered but the things we saw other children go through was etched in our minds.That concern prompted the couple to make their legacy helping sick children. It has also resulted in a very busy retirement, filled with activities that support hospitalized children, from sewing beautiful pillowcases that patients can keep to building a marvelously crafted rocking horse for Festival of Trees. (The rocking horse has a real saddle and carries a special Kuranko message on each of its hooves: Love, Faith, Charity, Honesty.)Last summer, Geanellen and Jerry undertook a rather unusual quest for Mary Bridge. They spent every Friday morning searching garage sales for clocks, with a rule of spending no more than $2 per item. When people heard the reason the couple was rummaging for clocks, they often responded, Oh, if its for Mary Bridge, just take it! The conversations with so many people in so many corners of Pierce County made the adventure even more rewarding. Ultimately, they collected 150 clocks for a tree that featured an amazing 300 timepieces and raised $28,000 for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Mary Bridge. From small teddy bears to a significant legacy gift, the Kurankos generosity will support some of the most vulnerable children in our community, now and in the future.Mary Bridge named among top pediatric hospitals in the USAMary Bridge Childrens Hospital & Health Center was named one of the countrys Top Hospitals by the Leapfrog Group for providing the safest and highest quality care to pediatric patients. Mary Bridge is the only pediatric hospital in the Pacific Northwest, and one of only 12 childrens hospitals in the country, to receive this recognition. The Leapfrog Group is the toughest standard-bearer in the hospital industry. Its annual survey focuses on key issues including mortality rates, infection rates, safety practices, and measures of efficiency. The award is an accolade not only to the Mary Bridge staff, but the hundreds of volunteers and donors whose dedication and support provides the extra margin of excellence for all children who need care, regardless of their families ability to pay.Of further note: MultiCares Allenmore, Good Samaritan and Tacoma General hospitals received the Leapfrog Groups A rating for safety, the only hospitals in the South Sound to receive an A grade. 6L to R: Sheldon Arkin, Geanellen and Jerry Kuranko with a few of the 300 clocks that served as an intriguing backdrop to the tree Sheldon designed. Sheldon is MultiCares revered Horticulturist and Landscape Designer and a seasoned veteran of Festival of Trees.Weve always felt the need to return to the community that gives so much to us, said Tom Taylor, MultiCare Health Foundation board member and Tacoma native. The Taylor familys connection to MultiCare stretches back to 1913, when Toms physician grandfather set up his eye, ear, nose and throat practice in Tacoma. My mother remembered waiting in the car for her dad to make his rounds at Tacoma General, Tom said. His mother, Eleanor Taylor, who passed away on January 4, 2013, was born at Tacoma General Hospital. An active member of the community, she was involved with the Mary Bridge Brigade for 30 years.Tom and his wife, Jackie, were Tacoma General babies, as was their daughter, Mimi Knodel. Today she serves as an occupational therapist in the Childrens Therapy Unit at Good Samaritan Hospital. Were terribly proud of her, Tom said. Mimi and her husband, Ben Knodel, have two young children, Kassidy and Blake born at Good Samaritan.Tom and Jackie are delighted to support the tremendous breadth of programs that MultiCare offers from Tree House: A Place for Families to the Emergency Services Campaign. Tom, a runner for many years, also participates in Sound to Narrows.Tom appreciates MultiCare on many levels. As an insurance underwriter and owner of Taylor-Thomason Insurance Brokers, Im aware of medical costs, and I can see that MultiCare is run very efficiently. He is especially impressed with the organizations quality and extreme caring that emanates from the CEO on down. And all the research theyre doing to further the cause of better medicine right here in our community thats really exciting. MultiCare is truly at the leading edge.7Four generations of MultiCareThe numbers, the words Tree House: A Place for FamiliesJOURNAL ENTRIESTree House gave us a sense of stability when we thought the ground under our feet would give way.We were here 2 months when our son was born at 27 weeks. This is the greatest place I never want to come back to!We were in bad shape when we arrived and you became our angels.Tree House is a former apartment building repurposed for the families of our most vulnerable patients. It is near Mary Bridge Childrens and Tacoma General hospitals. It gives families in crisis a nearby place to stay that is as comforting as it is comfortable. Many families do not have the financial means to cover the cost of their stays; Tree House is supported in part by generous donors.Many of the families who find their way to Tree House are from Pierce County and many are much farther from home. Tacoma General offers the closest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for newborns in nine counties. Mary Bridge is nationally recognized for excellence and is designated as a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. StatisticsIn 2012, Tree House served 981 families. The average length of stay was seven nights, and a new record for longest stay was set at 126 days. On a typical night, there are about 20 families.Eighty-two volunteer groups donated 2,562 hours to the Tree House meal program, cooking and serving dinner, and just being there for worried parents and grandparents.Hundreds of people donated items for the Tree House pantry, including 125 boxes of Girl Scout cookies.L to R standing: Tom and Ben. L to R seated: Eleanor, Jackie, Kassidy, Mimi and Blake.T O U C H I N GL I V E SGood Samaritan Foundation Mary Bridge Childrens Foundation MultiCare Health Foundation SPRING 2013Dear Colleagues, Donors, Friends and Supporters,On a horrific day last May, Sarah Davis wasnt breathing. She lay bloodied and broken, thrown from her car that was smashed by a speeding Ford F-350 pickup in East Pierce County. The 18-year-old was bleeding internally, her pelvis was fractured in five places and she had deep lacerations across her face, arms and legs. The EMTs were surprised she was alive.Sarah was brought to the Emergency Department at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, where doctors and nurses worked hard to save her life. Her family was told to take it one hour at a time. They moved into Tree House: A Place for Families, to stay near their daughter.She underwent multiple surgeries six in one week during the first harrowing days after the accident. She had to learn how to walk again. Eat again. Shower. Thirteen days after the accident, she went home. Less than two weeks after her discharge, she was able to graduate with her class at Cascade Christian High School. Today, she is a freshman at Pacific Lutheran University, studying to be a nurse.One morning, nine months after the crash, Sarah returned to Tacoma General to meet with many of the people who helped her along her road to recovery. Sarah and her family sat on a stage. First onstage were the EMTs who brought her to Tacoma General, followed by the trauma physician, physician assistant, and the nurses who helped stabilize her. Eventually she was surrounded by more than 50 people. It brought tears to Sarahs parents and many in the audience including me.The honor is yours as wellYou could have been honored on that stage with Sarah as well. After all, our donors helped ensure that trauma patients receive exceptional care in an exceptional facility. The new Emergency Departments at Tacoma General and Mary Bridge Childrens Hospitals were completed in April 2010 and thousands of generous donors in our community contributed almost $30 million to The Emergency Services Campaign. Thank you also for supporting Sarahs family through those critical hours and days when their daughter was fighting for her life and they were staying at Tree House when they werent right at her side. Tree House is a cherished cause for many of our donors and volunteers and the families who stay there never fail to express their heartfelt gratitude to us, which I am now extending to you.Sincerely,Sara J. Long Vice President, Foundations of MultiCareMultiCare Health SystemPO Box 5296Tacoma, WA 98415BOARD MEMBERSRobyn Anderson Ann BrownKally DowlingJeff Gellert William Holderman, MDCedric Howard, PhD Julie Krilich Margaret LapinBett Lucas David McEnteeKathy McLeanRich Osaka Lori Ann Reeder Emily ReiterClaude RemyColette TaylorTom TaylorSulja WarnickEMERITUS DIRECTORSTina De FalcoChristine MichaudEX-OFFICIO MEMBERSLinda Kaye Briggs Executive Director MultiCare Health FoundationElise Fornadley, RN Chief Operating Officer MultiCare Allenmore HospitalSara Long Vice President Foundations of MultiCareLisa Strom, RN Chief Operating Officer MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital 2013 MultiCareGOOD SAMARITAN FOUNDATION 20132014 BOARD OF DIRECTORSOFFICERSRob Buck, ChairJohn Aakre, Vice ChairBilly Korum, TreasurerJon Edmonds, SecretaryGreg Gustafson, Immediate Past ChairBOARD OF DIRECTORSJames BarfootWayne BarnardRev. Dan GerkenJon EdmondsKristine Grace, DDS, MS, PSGreg HelleGretchen HerrisSuzy JohnstoneMargie KingDarbi KrumposDebra LarsonVinay Malhotra, MDMarianne OffenbecherKaryn OsborneDave RadcliffeJanet SalisburyAmanda TucciSam TuttlePeter WiederspanBrigitte WoodardLinda YatesEMERITUS DIRECTORSRay DallyDon Mott, MDEX-OFFICIO MEMBERSBarb Herbert Executive Director Good Samaritan FoundationGlenn KasmanPresident MultiCare East Pierce RegionSara Long Vice President Foundations of MultiCareMARY BRIDGE CHILDRENS FOUNDATION 20132014 BOARD OF DIRECTORSOFFICERSTodd Donato, MD, ChairLinda McKeag, Vice ChairLila Widemann, TreasurerAmy Lewis, Secretary Mark Holcomb, Immediate Past ChairBOARD OF DIRECTORSRex Bates Lisa Block, DMD Donna BoulangerAngela ConnellyCraig DavidsonKathy DoblerGinny DouglasTom GideonKelly GivensDale Hall, MDTammy Hall Mike Harle Julie Horschel John McGowan Peter NormanFrank Pupo, Jr.Nicholas Rajacich, MD Laura ReynoldsSue RicheyRonna SchreinerErin ShagrenJoan ShelmanMelawati Yuwono, MD Ann ZenczakEMERITUS DIRECTORJames MortonEX-OFFICIO MEMBERSFrank Colarusso Executive Director Mary Bridge Childrens FoundationSara Long Vice President Foundations of MultiCareMady Murrey, RN Chief Operating Officer MultiCare Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital MULTICARE HEALTH FOUNDATION 2013-2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORSOFFICERSKent Roberts, ChairAndrew Levine, MD, Vice ChairKit Severson, TreasurerC.W. Herchold, SecretaryDon Johnson, Immediate Past Chair