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Local Leadership

Our Regional Board and Regional Management Team lead us in our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Mountain Pacific Regional Board

The regional board is the governing body responsible for strategic focus, organizational goals and measurable results in achieving the mission. The business of the board includes the equitable distribution of resources and programs as well as the development of volunteer structures across the entire region.

2018-2019 Regional Board of Directors

Jeff Bertalotto
Oregon

Mark Brashem
Washington

Carol Brown
Oregon

Anne Etter
Washington

John Feltz
Washington

Mike Fenello
Idaho

Patty Ginsburg
Alaska

Julie Hasquet
Alaska

Rebecca Hupp
Idaho

Robert Merchant, M.D.
Montana

Michael Orozco
Hawaii

Steve Wilson
Hawaii

Management Team

  • Allison Hickey, Executive Vice President, Mountain Pacific Region
  • Tony Peterson, Chief Financial Officer
  • Beverly Stewart, Vice President, Health Initiatives
  • Carrie Nyssen, Vice President, Advocacy and Air Quality
  • Myda Magana, Vice President, Development

Local Leadership Board

The purpose of the American Lung Association's Local Leadership Board to is raise the organization's profile in the community, advocate for lung health and increase resources to fund local programs and services.

Local Leadership Board members impact the work of the Association including: programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.

Leadership Council

Leslie Au
Senior Biomedical Engineer
Oceanit

Eric Crawley, MD
Straub Clinic and Hospital

Mae Dorado
Kapiolani Community College

Cathy Foy-Mahi
Performing Artist

May Kealoha, RN, MPH, MSN, PhD
Director of Nursing/Division Chair
University of Hawaii

Von Kenric Kaneshiro
Owner
Von Kenric Brushes

K (Karen) Latzka
Community Advocate, LC Chair

Michael Orozco
Director of Marketing
Hawaii Dental Service

Ron Sanderson, RRT, RPFT, MEd, DrPh, AE-C
Director, Cardiopulmonary Department
Castle Medical Center

James T Wong
Attorney

Regional Council

Steve Wilson
Analyst
State of Hawaii

Sterling Yee
Director of Strategic Consulting Services, Oceanit

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