Bill Whitacre, president and chief executive officer of the J.R. Simplot Co., is a member of St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors, currently serving as chair.
Mr. Whitacre joined Simplot in March 2000 as president of the Turf & Horticulture Group, and then became president of the AgriBusiness Group in 2002. He was appointed president and CEO of the company in 2009. Previously, he was president and CEO of Research Seeds, a Land O’Lakes subsidiary.
Mr. Whitacre has served as a board member of The Fertilizer Institute, International Plant Nutrition Institute, Nutrients for Life Foundation, Farm Foundation and Heartland Regional Medical Center. He is a past president of the American Seed Trade Association, Western Seed Association and North American Seed Institute.
A passionate supporter of non-profit organizations, Mr. Whitacre rode in the Dakar Rally as a benefit for the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Brigette Bilyeu is an attorney and Special Master for Idaho’s water court. She is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System board of directors. Brigette served on the Governance Committee for many years, and is currently the chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Since 1993, Bilyeu has been a Special Master in the Snake River Basin Adjudication, and the Coeur d’Alene-Spokane River Basin Adjudication. Previously, she was a litigator with the Boise law firm of Elam, Burke & Boyd.
She received her juris doctorate degree from the University of Idaho, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University. She remains a fan of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, and the New England Patriots.
A member of the Idaho Bar Association, Bilyeu participates in the water law section. She served on the court steering committee that worked on revising the water statutes passed by the Idaho Legislature. Bilyeu has presided over hearings in the Big Lost River, the Big Wood River, and in northern Idaho.
Brigette has two sons, Sterling and Winston Duggan. She has enjoyed following their adventures in basketball and baseball. She took up photography to capture great memories of her sons at Twin Falls High School. She is passionate about photography, and is a member of the Magic Valley Camera Club.
Larry Cope is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors and president and CEO of Clear Springs Foods, Inc., an employee-owned Buhl, Idaho based company, the world’s largest producer of aquacultured rainbow trout. Cope earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of Idaho in 1966. He is a past chairman of the National Fisheries Institute and currently serves as chairman of the American Frozen Food Institute.
Cope has served on numerous Idaho boards, including the College of Idaho, Idaho Community Foundation, Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry, College of Southern Idaho Foundation and the Idaho Employers Council.
Tom Corrick, CEO for Boise Cascade Co., is a member of the St. Luke’s System board of directors.
Corrick has been with Boise Cascade since 1980, and was named CEO in 2015, leading one of the largest producers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America. During his more than three decades with the company, he has served as senior vice president of Wood Products Manufacturing, senior vice president of Engineered Wood Products and has held various management and financial positions within the company, including in treasury and planning.
A member of the Treasure Valley YMCA board of directors, Corrick is past chairman for the American Wood Council (AWC). He and his wife, Laurie, have two daughters. In their free time, the Corrick family enjoys spending time hiking, traveling and watching the performing arts.
Corrick received his bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from Texas Christian University.
Lucie Ann DiMaggio, an internal medicine physician in Twin Falls, is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System board of directors.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., DiMaggio earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Rochester and a medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
She completed her internship and residents at SUNY Buffalo and combined hospital university training at Buffalo General Hospital, Erie County Medical Center and Buffalo Veterans Administration Medical Center.
A former clinical assistant professor in the department of medicine at SUNY Buffalo, DiMaggio has worked as a medical consultant for the United Cerebral Palsy Association and Ecology and Environment, Inc.
DiMaggio has been a fellow of the American College of Physicians and Royal Geographical Society. She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Wilderness Medical Society, American Society of Internal Medicine, Society for Obstetric Medicine, and the Idaho Medical Association.
Her volunteer activities include service on the board of Planned Parenthood of Buffalo and Medical Media Associates. She was a co-creator of WomenStories, a video series for breast cancer patients.
D. Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, is a member of the St. Luke’s System board of directors.
A 30-year company veteran, Durcan rose from his first role as a process integration engineer to chief technical officer, president and, ultimately, CEO in 2012. Under his leadership, the company has delivered the innovation that makes Micron one of the top memory manufacturers in the world.
Durcan is a key technical decision-maker in bringing Micron’s next-generation technologies to market. He has expanded Micron’s global presence and enhanced its capabilities with strategic acquisitions, including Elpida, Qimonda AG’s ownership in Inotera Memories Inc. and Toshiba’s DRAM business.
A member of the the Semiconductor Industry Association Board and the Technology CEO Council, Durcan is chairman of the Micron Technology Foundation Inc., which was formed to advance science, technology, engineering and math education, and support civic and charitable institutions in the communities where Micron has facilities. He also serves on the board of directors for AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Durcan earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Rice University.
Lisa Grow is senior vice president of operations for Idaho Power.
Grow began her career at Idaho Power in 1987 and worked in numerous engineering positions before shifting into her current role. She previously served as vice president of delivery, engineering and operations and senior vice president of power supply.
Grow earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in business administration from Boise State University.
She is involved with industry groups including the Western Electricity Coordinating Council, Northwest Power Pool, National Hydro Association and Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee.
Grow is a member of the University of Idaho foundation board and the board of the Idaho Chapter of the American Heart Association, and is a Hope Society Member of the Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA).
Alan Horner, president and CEO of First Federal Savings Bank in Twin Falls, is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System board of directors.
Horner was raised in Boise and attended Weber State before earning a degree in marketing from Boise State University.
He started his banking career at the First National Bank of Oregon, before returning to Idaho for a position with Twin Falls Bank and Trust. Horner joined First Federal Savings Bank in 1992.
Horner has been deeply involved in the banking industry and is a former chair of the board of the Idaho Bankers Association, while serving in several positions with the American Bankers Association and the Idaho Independent Bankers Association. He has served on the Comptroller of the Currency Mutual Advisory Council and currently is a member of the 12th District Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
Actively involved in the community, Horner has served on the boards of the Magic Valley Regional Medical Center, MSTI Magic Valley, Business Plus, College of Southern Idaho Foundation, Southern Idaho Economic Development Council, Region IV Economic Development, Twin Falls Business Improvement District, Twin Falls Urban Renewal District, and the United Way. He has chaired several of these groups.
Alan and his wife, Lorinda, have five children and six grandchildren. He and his wife support many youth groups and community improvement endeavors.
Allan Korn, MD is an internal medicine physician and nationally known expert in managed care initiatives. As a principal with Illinois-based Carriage Way Associates, Dr. Korn has provided consulting services in patient safety and healthcare affordability.
For nearly 16 years, he was the senior vice president and chief medical officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association of Illinois, where he managed processes for improving the relationships between physicians and insurance providers. Previously, he was senior vice president of Premier Health Alliance, principal with the William Mercer Co. and vice president of Healthcare Compare Corp.
Dr. Korn practiced as an internist in medical oncology at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, and served as chairman of the Department of Medicine.
He completed his internal medicine training at the Mayo Graduate School and his residency at Northwestern Wesley Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and earned a medical degree at Tufts University.
McCall business owner Dan Krahn serves on the St. Luke’s Health System board of directors. Krahn is president of Krahn’s Home Furnishings, a three-generation family-owned and operated furniture store in downtown McCall.
A resident of McCall for more than three decades, Krahn is a founder and board member of Idaho First Bank. He is active in local community and charitable activities, including the McCall Rotary Club.
Krahn graduated in 1978 from the University of Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
Bob Lokken is the founder and chief executive officer of WhiteCloud Analytics and serves on the boards of several healthcare, education, and economic development organizations. He is a member of St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors, currently serving as chair of the Governance Committee.
Prior to founding WhiteCloud, Mr. Lokken was a founder and the CEO of ProClarity Corp., winner of over 40 industry awards for analytic and performance management technologies. Mr. Lokken authored several of the key patents behind the company’s market-leading technology, and led the company from its founding until May 2006, when ProClarity was acquired by Microsoft Corporation. After acquisition, Mr. Lokken joined Microsoft and led the Business Intelligence Product Management Group, driving the development of product and commercial strategies for the Microsoft BI products.
Mr. Lokken is a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences on the use of analytics to drive business results. Additionally, Mr. Lokken has an extensive background in healthcare systems and analytic strategies adopted by healthcare organizations to more effectively use their exploding data assets. Mr. Lokken has consulted with numerous organizations around the world and has helped cross-pollinate analytics best practices across industries to spur innovation. In 2012, Mr. Lokken was inducted into the Idaho Technology Hall of Fame for his pioneering work in analytics and advancement of innovation in his home state.
Mr. Lokken holds a degree in Computer Science from Montana State University and has studied Operations Research and Business Administration at two different universities.
Jon Miller, a long-time Boise business leader, is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System board of directors.
After a 29-year career at Boise Cascade Corp., Miller retired as president and CEO in 1990. He has served on numerous industry boards, including Idaho Power Co., Specialty Paperboard Corp., Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., and Intermountain Gas Co.
A recipient of the top management award from the Sales and Marketing Executives of Boise, Miller was named Idaho Business Leader of the Year by the Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity at Idaho State University.
His community activities include board positions with the Graphic Arts Center, Bronco Athletic Association, Boise State University College of Business advisory council, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.
A graduate of Grant High School in Portland, Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s in business administration from Stanford University. He served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Arthur F. (Skip) Oppenheimer, chairman and chief executive officer of Oppenheimer Companies, Inc., is a member of St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors.
Mr. Oppenheimer has held numerous positions of leadership in organizations, with emphasis on healthcare, education, children and families, and economic development. He is the immediate past chair of the St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors and was its first chair. He also serves on the UW Medicine Board of Directors and chairs the Strategy Committee. He is serving a three-year term as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Salt Lake City Branch.
Mr. Oppenheimer is the founding chair of the Idaho Business for Education. He was co-chair of the campaign that led to the formation of the College of Western Idaho and served as a commissioner on the Northwest Accreditation Commission on Colleges and Universities from 1993–2002. He serves on the Special Advisors Board to the President of the University of Idaho. Currently, he is serving on the BSA National Board of Directors and National Executive Committee and is vice president of HR.
Mr. Oppenheimer is a former chair of the Idaho Governor’s Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and chaired the Governor’s Coordinating Council for Families and Children. He also has served as president of Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel, two terms as chair of the Boise Public Library Board, chair of the Board Warm Springs Center Children’s Home Society and state chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Mr. Oppenheimer chaired the Idaho Governor’s Behavioral Health Transformational Workgroup.
Mr. Oppenheimer was the chairman of the Greater Boise Area Chamber of Commerce Board. As chair, he helped form the Leadership Conference which brings public policy and private sector leaders together to look at major issues of interest to the region. He serves on the board of directors for Clear Springs Foods. He has served on the board of directors of College of Idaho.
Mr. Oppenheimer is the recipient of numerous honors, including the First Annual St. Luke’s Legacy Award recipient, along with Ed Dahlberg in 2016, the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame Award recipient (2015), Idaho Voices for Children’s Champion Award (2014), The Ralph J. Comstock Jr., Light of Philanthropy Award by St. Luke’s Foundation in 2010, the 2009 Idaho Hospital Association Trustee of the Year; the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children Stick Your Neck Out For Idaho’s Children Award with Esther Oppenheimer; Entrepreneur of the Year - Northwest Finalist; the University of Idaho Silver and Gold Award for professional achievement; Outstanding Young Man of the Year for the State of Idaho; and the Silver Buffalo, Silver Antelope Awards for the Boy Scouts of America. In 2012, he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Idaho.
A graduate of Harvard University with a master’s in business administration, Mr. Oppenheimer earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Idaho and a degree Elementaire and Certificat de Langue Francaise – Niveau Elementaire from the Sorbonne, University of Paris, France.
He holds C-650 PIC Jet Pilots Type Rating, a Commercial Pilot’s License and Instrument Rating, is certified Advanced Open Water Diver and certified in Cruising and Bareboat Charter.
David C. Pate, M.D., J.D., is president and chief executive officer of St. Luke’s Health System.
Dr. Pate received his bachelor of arts degree from Rice University, his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and his law degree cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center. He completed his residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and is board-certified in internal medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Pate joined St. Luke’s Health System, based in Boise, Idaho, in 2009 following executive positions in Houston. St. Luke’s comprises seven hospitals, a children’s hospital, a rehabilitation hospital and network of outpatient rehab clinics, a nationally recognized cancer center, and more than 100 clinics throughout southern Idaho and into eastern Oregon.
Dr. Pate is leading St. Luke’s transformation into an integrated delivery system that includes service partnerships and relationships with other healthcare organizations in the region while ensuring the financial foundation that supports the visionary development of St. Luke’s Health System. In 2013, St. Luke’s became the first health system in Idaho to establish a federally recognized Accountable Care Organization. Truven Health Analytics has named St. Luke’s one of America’s top 15 health systems for three consecutive years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have awarded St. Luke’s Boise and St. Luke’s Meridian the only full five-star rating in Idaho and St. Luke’s is routinely recognized as an emerging health system of note as the transformation of health care in America continues.
Dr. Pate and St. Luke’s are committed to developing accountable care in the region and becoming a national leader in health care as the organization demonstrates the ability to deliver the highest possible quality, in the safest manner, achieving the best possible outcomes, at the lowest possible cost.
He is an author, teacher, lecturer, community volunteer, and active member of community and professional boards and committees. He is a popular and engaging speaker and prolific blogger, chronicling St. Luke’s transformation at Dr. Pate’s Prescription for Change. The father of two adult daughters, Dr. Pate lives in Boise with his wife, Lynette.
Richard “Rich” Raimondi, an Idaho business and education leader, is a member of St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors, currently serving as chair of the External Relations Committee.
Since 2010, Mr. Raimondi has served as president of Bishop Kelly High School, a Catholic school in Boise.
Previously he worked for nearly 30 years for Hewlett-Packard. During his HP career, Mr. Raimondi held positions in finance, marketing and general management in Boise, the Bay Area and Barcelona, Spain. He retired in November 2008 after 16 years as a Vice President/Senior Vice President in several businesses inside HP.
A native of California, Mr. Raimondi earned a bachelors’ degree in history from Stanford and an MBA in finance from the University of Oregon.
He has served on numerous boards in the Boise area and is currently serving on the boards of the Treasure Valley YMCA, the Idaho Technology Council, the Trey McIntyre Project, and as chair of the Treasure Valley Education Partnership (TVEP).
Andrew Scoggin is the executive vice president of human resources, labor relations, public affairs and government relations for Albertsons Companies Inc.
Scoggin practiced law with a San Francisco Bay Area law firm before joining Albertsons in 1993. He has served Albertsons as senior vice president, human resources, labor relations and public relations, vice president of labor relations and vice president of human resources and labor relations.
He has a strong background in human resources, labor negotiations, Taft-Hartley fund administration, administrative agency interaction, union contract administration and related matters.
Scoggin received his law degree from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School of Law.
He has served on boards of trustees on a number of Taft-Hartley trust funds over the past decade and has testified before Congress on pension reform. He has been a director of Idaho First Bank since July 2015.
Karen Vauk, president and CEO of The Idaho Foodbank, is a member of St. Luke’s Health System board of directors.
Members of the board provide guidance for St. Luke’s policy, development and service enhancement, and determination of how health system revenues will be reinvested back into local healthcare services, facilities and equipment.
Vauk brings expertise in nonprofit management, strategic planning, organizational development and performance management to the St. Luke’s board. Perhaps most importantly, as St. Luke’s increases its efforts to improve the health of our community, Vauk will bring much-needed expertise in the areas of food insecurity, poverty and other social determinants of health.
As president and CEO of The Foodbank since 2009, Vauk has been focused on furthering the organization’s mission to feed, educate and advocate for those who face hunger. The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984, and is the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho.
Vauk previously served as development director at Boise State University, financial representative at Northwestern Mutual Financial Services, consultant at HumanAge, Micron Technology director of organization and workforce development, and executive director of the Micron Technology Foundation.
Vauk earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction at Boise State University. She has served on the Your Health Idaho board of directors, St. Luke’s Community Strategic Initiatives Committee, Saint Alphonsus Community Advisory Group and the Idaho Healthcare Coalition.
She has received numerous honors, including the Idaho Business Review’s Woman of the Year Award, Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) award and a University of Utah outstanding service award. Vauk has also served on boards for Feeding America, a network of food banks leading the fight against hunger in communities nationwide. Most recently, the White House named Vauk a “Champion of Change” for her work with the AmeriCorps VISTA program. In the last seven years, The Idaho Foodbank has benefited from the work of 60 AmeriCorps VISTA members.
Chuck Coiner, a long-time Magic Valley farmer and former Idaho State Senator, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
A native of Twin Falls, Coiner earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Stanford University. He began operating his family farm in 1974, and later became chairman of the Twin Falls Canal Company and president of Milner Dam. Coiner also served as chair of the Upper Snake River Basin Advisory Group, and was a member of the Twin Falls City Water Planning Committee and the Southeast Twin Falls Transportation Corridor Study.
Coiner served as a state senator from 2004-2010. As a senator, Coiner served on numerous committees, including resources and environment, agricultural affairs, commerce and human resources, and health and welfare. He also supported efforts by the Friends of Minidoka to incorporate the Japanese-American internment during World War II into the history curriculum of Idaho public schools.
Coiner and his business partner, Kip Wooten, were honored for their environmental stewardship with a 2004 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture. In 2009, Coiner received a Friends of the Co-op Industry award from the Idaho Cooperative Council, Inc.
He is the registered agent for Coiner & Wooten LLC, a Hansen-based trucking company.
Coiner and his wife, Carolyn, have two children. His personal interests include skiing and boating.
Chris Roth is the senior vice president and chief operating officer for St. Luke’s Health System, which comprises seven hospitals, St. Luke’s Children’s, a nationally recognized cancer center, and more than 100 clinics throughout southern Idaho and into eastern Oregon. He previously served as chief executive officer for St. Luke’s Treasure Valley Region, with operations in Boise and surrounding communities.
Chris started his career in healthcare working as a pharmacy technician for Intermountain Healthcare in Logan, Utah. Prior to joining St. Luke’s in March 2007 as the chief operating officer, Chris worked for Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.
During his 8-year tenure at Northwest, Chris held several executive roles, most recently serving as the vice president of operations from 2000-2007. Prior to Northwest, Chris served as Specialty Practice Administrator for the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana.He received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Utah State University and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota. He is actively engaged in a variety of professional and community associations, including the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Boise State University College of Health Sciences, and the Idaho March of Dimes Chapter.
Peter Becker, a CPA in Hailey, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
Becker is an owner of Becker Chambers and Co., a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the region.
A member of the American Institute of CPAs and Idaho Society of CPAs, he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Idaho.
In 2005, Becker received the Wood River Land Trust Founders’ Award.
Becker is married with two children. He enjoys golf and camping.
Todd Blass, a fourth generation Idaho native who has lived most of his life in southern Idaho, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
Blass graduated from Boise State University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and worked in the banking industry until 1993, when he joined TitleFact, Inc. A short time later, he became an owner of the title insurance company. His other business interests include private investing, lending and real estate development.
His previous community service roles include past president of the CSI Foundation, past chairman of the Twin Falls County Planning and Zoning Commission, and member of the Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce Board and Boise State University Alumni Board.
Blass is an avid hunter, golfer, and has many hours as a pilot for both airplane and helicopter. He enjoys attending BSU football games.
Rosa Davila, a chemistry professor at the College of Southern Idaho, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
A native of Puerto Rico, Davila earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico and a doctorate in inorganic chemistry at Texas A&M University. She was a postdoctoral fellow in organic chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.
Davila and her husband, an IT manager originally from Colombia, are bilingual and the parents of two teenage boys. They are actively involved in the Magic Valley Hispanic community and in St. Edward’s Catholic Church.
As a volunteer, Davila serves on the advisory council for Capstone Missions, an Idaho faith-based organization that provides resources and financial assistance for education, nutritious meals, medical care and housing for orphans and low-income families in Tijuana, Mexico. She is also a volunteer science coach through the American Chemical Society and has worked in multiple science education outreach activities with local schools.
Davila states that work with St. Luke’s East Region board of directors gives her another opportunity to serve the people in our community in a capacity that can directly impact their quality of life.
Brian Fortuin, MD, an internal medicine physician, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
Dr. Fortuin practices at the St. Luke's Magic Valley medical plaza. He is board certified in internal medicine and sleep medicine. His practice includes office-based internal medicine, hospitalist medicine, and sleep medicine. In addition, he is an FAA Aviation Medical Examiner.
Dr. Fortuin completed medical school at Duke University and his residency at University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. Fortuin and his wife, Janine, have three sons and one daughter. His personal interests include aviation, back-country skiing, whitewater rafting, fishing, and dirt-bike riding. He has a small flock of sheep and enjoys marksmanship.
George Kirk, principal of a real estate investment and development company in Sun Valley, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors, the Wood River Community board of directors, chair of the East Region Planning Committee, and the St. Luke’s Health System’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Kirk earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from San Diego State University and moved to central Idaho in the late 1980s.
In 1997, he founded The Kirk Group, continuing his real estate development, investment management, property management and brokerage business. Kirk has more than 28 years of diversified experience in commercial and industrial real estate investment, development, management, and brokerage.
From 2005 through 2011, The Kirk Group managed an environmental restoration project in south Blaine County. The project restored and revitalized sections of the Big Wood River and three spring creeks located on 4,600 acres of land that had been depleted by decades of cattle grazing, and remains the largest project of this type in Idaho.
The Kirk Group is currently focused on private syndications of investment real estate, offering its investors outsized cash returns in minimal risk environments.
In addition to his service with St. Luke’s, Kirk is a 20-year member, and past president of the Ketchum/Sun Valley Rotary Club; an elder in the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum; chairman of Give Hope for Life, an Idaho non-profit administering the Mapalo School and feeding program for orphaned children in Ndola, Zambia; and a board member of Northrise University Initiative, the fundraising arm for Northrise University, the first private university in Zambia.
Kirk is an avid fly fisherman and outdoor sportsman.
Terry Kramer, a Twin Falls county commissioner, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
Kramer has been a Twin Falls county commissioner since 2007. Previously, he operated Kramer Farms in Castleford from 1977-2007.
Kramer is a member of the Southern Idaho Tourism board of directors. He earned a bachelor’s degree in botany from Idaho State University.
David A. McClusky III, MD, a general surgeon, is a member of the St. Luke's East Region board of directors.
Dr. McClusky is the chief of surgical services and a practicing general surgeon at St. Luke’s Wood River. Previously, he was the medical director of quality at St. Luke’s Wood River and associate program director in the general surgery residency program and assistant professor of surgery at Emory University.
From 2008-2013, Dr. McClusky was a staff surgeon for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. McClusky earned a bachelor’s degree in history at Whitman College where he was active in a fraternity and played varsity soccer.
He completed medical school at Northwestern University and his residency at the Emory University School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.
Janey Miller, a longtime Magic Valley dairy owner, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors.
A former board member of St. Benedicts Hospital, Miller has been involved in health care in Jerome for many years.
Miller has served as a Health & Welfare permanency planning hearing officer, Jerome Counting Planning and Zoning commissioner, and College of Southern Idaho Foundation Board member. She currently serves on the Jerome City Planning and Zoning Commission.
Miller works as the business manager of the YMCA of Twin Falls (Magic Valley Y), where she is actively engaged in efforts to expand the Y's community programs. Plans in the works include expanding the youth programs, partnering with providers on health classes and initiatives, and expanding community outreach and education programs, with a special emphasis on reaching out to the Latino and refugee communities.
She previously worked as the business manager at St. Jerome Catholic Church, where she also served on the Hispanic Ministry Board, Parish Council, Finance Council, and Latino Scholarships Committee.
A past member of the United Dairymen of Idaho, Miller is fluent in Spanish. She is an advocate for the Latino population and is proud of her work with St. Luke’s to improve health needs, barriers to access, a primary care walk-in clinic, and the board governance structure.
Miller is a mother and grandmother who enjoys reading, visiting the family cabin in Stanley, and traveling to the interior region of Mexico.
Cynthia Murphy is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors.
An active volunteer, she serves on the St. Luke’s Wood River Community Board, St. Luke’s East Region Board, St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation Board, Wood River Community YMCA Board, Y of the USA Membership Committee, The Nature Conservancy Board, and The Lee Pesky Learning Center Board.
Murphy earned a bachelor’s degree in education, business, and biology at the University of Utah.
Murphy is the owner of C-Hop Inc., an international business consulting firm with a focus on China. Her previous background was in the insurance industry and systems development.
As a St. Luke’s board member, Murphy seeks to improve the health of the community, enhance safety and quality, and increase collaboration.
Terry W. Ring, a Ketchum business owner, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors.
Ring is the longtime owner and operator of Silver Creek Outfitters.
A former chairman of the Idaho Nature Conservancy, he was a board member of the Ketchum/Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce from 1981-1995.
Currently, he serves on the board of the I Have a Dream Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps low-income children achieve higher education.
A 1979 graduate of Boise State University, Ring earned a bachelor’s degree in economics.
His personal interests include family, fly fishing, camping, skiing, and photography.
Scott Standley, a Twin Falls insurance broker, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors.
He has co-owned a successful family business in Twin Falls for many years. Standley joined HUB International (formerly Obenchain Insurance) in 1988 as a part-time agent, and went to work full time with the firm in 1999.
Standley earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Idaho State University.
He is active in the community, having served on various boards and committees, including Twin Falls City Planning and Zoning, Twin Falls Builders Advisory Board, Cover the Pool, Twin Falls Rotary Club, Magic Valley Builders Association, Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce, Blue Lakes Country Club, Canyon Springs Men's Association, Magic Valley Fly Fishermen, Magic Valley Tennis Association, and Magic Valley YMCA.
Banu Symington, MD, chief of staff at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Regional Medical Center, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region Board of Directors.
Board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Symington has special interests in breast cancer, female cancers, lung cancer, and lymphoma.
Dr. Symington has served as a fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. She recently completed a four-year term as governor of the ACP’s Idaho Chapter and was honored by the national organization with a Mastership in recognition of outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.
A member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, and Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), Dr. Symington is a member of the SWOG’s Breast Cancer Working Group and is a SWOG-ALLIANCE liaison. She is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Symington has led clinical trials enrollment at St. Luke’s MSTI for the past eight years. In 2011, she won an NCI award from the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program for clinical trials accrual. She also has a basic research background, and has investigated the role of integrin cell adhesion molecules in cancer cell division and metastasis.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Symington completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. Symington has two daughters. An athlete and gardener, she loves to travel and speaks English, Turkish, and French.
Dr. Robert Wasserstrom, a radiologist in Twin Falls, is a member of the St. Luke’s East Region board of directors.
Wasserstrom graduated with honors from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California - San Diego Medical Center.
His residency in radiology was at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Wasserstrom is board certified in diagnostic radiology.
Bayo Crownson, MD, a family practice physician in Nampa, is a member of St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Dr. Crownson has been a practicing physician for more than 20 years and is board certified in family medicine. He has special interests in adult medicine, chronic disease management, musculoskeletal disorders, pediatrics, and newborn care. He currently practices in Canyon County.He earned his bachelor's degree in nursing from Rutgers University. He graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry -- New Jersey Medical School at Newark in 1996. He completed his residency training at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital in 1999.
Darin DeAngeli, an attorney and certified public accountant, is a member of the St. Luke’s Health System West Region board of directors and chair of the St. Luke’s Treasure Valley Community board of directors. He is also a past chair and current board member of St. Luke’s Treasure Valley Health Foundation and past board member of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital.An attorney and a certified public accountant for over 25 years, DeAngeli has focused on all aspects of estate and wealth planning, charitable giving, charitable organizations, and business succession planning. Before forming Ahrens & DeAngeli with Ed Ahrens in 1997, DeAngeli served as a family wealth planning manager with Arthur Andersen.
Kami Faylor, Community Relations Manager at Micron Technology, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Faylor joined Micron as a communications intern in 2000, serving in roles of increasing responsibility at the Boise-based global technology company. A member of the Association of Corporate Contribution Professionals, she currently manages the grant making process for K-12 and non-profits seeking support from the Micron Foundation, coordinates volunteer events, and manages Foundation communications.
She has served in a variety of St. Luke’s Board related roles including the Children’s Hospital and Foundation Boards. Faylor was selected for the Idaho Business Review’s “Accomplished 40 Under 40” in 2013.
Faylor earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Colorado Mesa University in 2001.
Dean Hovdey, owner of Home Town Sports in McCall, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors and the McCall Community Board of Directors.
A former University of Montana athlete, Hovdey moved to McCall in 1970 to ski and work as a smokejumper. In McCall, he met his future wife, Patty Boydston, a fifth generation McCall resident and 1972 Olympic ski racer. After a few years on the ski racing circuit they founded McCall’s first ski racing academy and then Home Town Sports, a sporting goods store.
A former president of the McCall Chamber of Commerce and the McCall Rotary Club, Hovdey has also served as an assistant football coach at McCall-Donnelly High School.
Hovdey earned level 3 certification from Professional Ski Instructors of America, is a member of the University of Montana Alumni Association and has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International.
George Iliff, a national commercial real estate expert, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Iliff began his real estate career with Grub & Ellis in 1970. In 1980, he cofounded Iliff Thorn, and led the company through tremendous growth. In 1994, George sold Iliff Thorn to Colliers Macauley Nicolls, and became its U.S. President. In 2001, Iliff acquired Colliers International in Idaho.
His accomplishments include board positions on the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Boise Valley Economic Partnership, March of Dimes Idaho, Urban Land Institute, The Arid Club, World President’s Organization, and the Boise State University Foundation.He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from San Diego State University.
Ronald E. Jutzy, MD is a Boise neurosurgeon and member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Jutzy earned a medical degree and completed his residency at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.
He has been in practice for more than 40 years.
Christopher Ryan Keller, MD, a nephrologist and director of clinical operations with Boise Kidney and Hypertension Institute, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Dr. Keller is the medical director of the Liberty Dialysis Units Nampa and Caldwell, chair of the National Joint Venture Physician Council in Fresenius Kidney Care, and chair of the West Valley Medical Center medical clinical committee.
Dr. Keller earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Duke University, and a medical degree and advanced training certificate in clinical research from the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Keller’s post-graduate medical training includes a categorical internal medicine residency, and clinical and research fellowships in nephrology at the University of California at San Francisco.
He has received numerous honors from Duke University and University of California at San Francisco, and is the recipient of the Renal Physicians Association National Exemplary Practice Award, Physician Excellence Award from Saint Alphonsus Medical Center, and two-time Consultant of the Year Award from the Family Practice Residency of Idaho, Rural Program. In 2007, he received a research fellowship award from the National Kidney Foundation.
A member of the American Society of Nephrology and American College of Physicians, Keller is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.
Lloyd Knight, an Elmore County veterinarian and advocate for local community healthcare, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors and the St. Luke’s Elmore Community Board of Directors.
Knight was the founder and a longtime managing partner of the Knight Veterinary Clinic, a practice serving the residents of Elmore and eastern Owyhee counties. He also worked as the community process director at Elmore Medical Center. His volunteer work includes service with the Group Health and Life Insurance Trust for the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Knight earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Oregon and a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Washington State University.
He and his wife, Orla, have two sons and a daughter and six grandchildren. All three of their children were born at Elmore Medical Center and Lloyd’s parents have also received care at Elmore Medical Center.
Mike Mooney, retired president of the Bank of the Cascades Idaho Region, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
Mooney began his banking career in 1974 as a management trainee and has held executive management positions with increasing responsibility throughout his distinguished banking career at KeyBank, Farmers & Merchants and Bank of the Cascades.
He graduated from Pocatello High School in 1969, received a bachelor's degree from Utah State University in 1974, and a master's degree in business administration from Idaho State University in 1983. Mooney is also a 1985 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.
Mooney is the past president of the ISU Foundation, serving during the Centennial Campaign, was 1995 winner of the College of Business Professional Achievement Award and serves on the College's Advisory Council. He gives back to the community and serves on numerous boards including the Andrus Center for Public Policy, Delta Dental, Learning Lab and Idaho Business for Education.
Kathy D. Moore, MBA, FACHE, is the regional chief executive officer for St. Luke’s Health System and a member of the West Region Board of Directors.
Moore earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting summa cum laude from Boise State University, where she was recognized as a BSU 1991 Top Ten Scholar. She went on to earn a master's degree in business administration from Northwest Nazarene University and was honored as an NNU outstanding MBA student. Moore also was also honored as an Idaho Society of CPAs 1991 outstanding graduate and was awarded the ACHE Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award in 2003.
A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Moore has participated in numerous professional and civic organizations. In 2010, she served as Chairman of the Idaho Hospital Association. She was elected as a state delegate and member of the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board in 2012. She joined the Family Advocacy Center and Education Services (FACES) Board in 2016.
Moore is married with two children.
Catherine Reynolds, MD, a family medicine physician in Meridian, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors. She earned her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed a residency and fellowship at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.
Reynolds, who is board certified in family medicine, is active on St. Luke’s clinical quality initiatives, including the Peer to Peer diabetes quality improvement project.
McCall businessman Mark Robinson is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors and the McCall Community Board of Directors.
Robinson has been a trustee of St. Luke’s McCall since 2011. He is a leader of the McCall Community Congregational Church and a foundation board member of The Shepherd’s Home, which provides a safe home to children who are victims of abuse, neglect or crisis.
Ron Sali, a Treasure Valley real estate developer, rancher and businessman, is a member of the West Region Board of Directors.
Sali was raised in central Washington State where his family had a hop farm where he worked growing up. He made his first investment as a kid at 14 when he purchased his first mother cow. He grew his herd to 300 head at one time.
Sali moved to Idaho in 1978 to start a hop farm of his own. After making a number of successful contracts for his hops, he sold the farm and moved to Boise where he began his second career in real estate development which he continues today.
In 1989 he bought 240 acres that would become Three Rivers Ranch. He developed the property into a ranching operation and a sand and gravel business mining aggregate.
Sali has always been active in local community organizations, including President of the Idaho Hop Growers Commission, and serving on several Boards including Treasure Valley Bank, Idaho Community Foundation, Boise River 2000, Arid Club, and Idaho 2 Fly.
The Rt. Rev. Brian Thom, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Idaho, is a member of the St. Luke’s West Region Board of Directors.
A native of Portland, Oregon, Bishop Thom served congregations in Portland and Palm Desert, California, and was rector of the Church of the Ascension in Twin Falls, Idaho for 17 years.
He has a bachelor's degree in forest management from Oregon State University and a master's degree in divinity from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific.
Bishop Thom was named the 13th Bishop of the Diocese of Idaho in 2008. The Diocese encompasses 30 congregations across southern Idaho and is home to about 4,900 Episcopalians.