Mike Fenello, MPA is the site administrator for St. Luke's Magic Valley and a member of St. Luke's Community Board for Magic Valley and Jerome.
Mike is also a board member of the Idaho Hospital Association; the American Lung Association, Mountain Pacific Region; and a relations committee member of the American Lung Association's national board.
In his free time, Mike enjoys exercising, hiking, and playing golf.
Tom Ashenbrener is owner of the wine, beer, and cooking suppply store Rudy's: A Cook's Paradise, and a member of St. Luke's Health System Community Board for Magic Valley and Jerome.
After college, Mr. Ashenbrener worked with his father at Price Hardware, eventually taking the store over in 2002 and renaming it Rudy's to concentrate on his passion for cooking. He is the recipient of the Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Curtis T. Eaton Award for small business person of the year.
Mr. Ashenbrener also currently serves as board chair for First Federal Foundation. He has served as chairman of the board for First Federal Savings Bank, St. Luke's Magic Valley, the College of Southern Idaho Foundation, and was president of the Rotary Club.
Melody Bowyer is Executive Director of the South Central Public Health District and a member of the Community Board for St. Luke's Magic Valley and Jerome.
Melody has collaborated to improve Idaho public health and emergency preparedness with many federal, state, and local governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, and businesses. Her innovative practices in environmental health earned her the prestigious Model Practice Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials in 2013.
Melody earned bachelor's degrees in both chemical engineering and materials science and engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned an MBA from the University of Houston. She is also a registered environmental health specialist and a certified public manager.
Melody has lived in the Magic Valley since 2000. She enjoys Idaho's many outdoor activities with her children, incluyding hiking, skiing, rafting, and paddle boarding.
Julie Ellis, PT, SCS, CSCS is owner of the Center for Physical Rehabilitation PT clinic and a member of St. Luke's Community Board for Magic Valley and Jerome.
Active with the Chamber of Commerce for 30 years, Julie is a former president of the Idaho Physical Therapy Association, and is the current Idaho legislative contact for the American Physical Therapy Association. In that role, she makes annual trips to Capitol Hill to advocate for health care.
Julie is also an instructor in the College of Southern Idaho's physical therapy assistant program, and teaches yoga, pilates, and is a certified health coach.
Julie is passionate about impacting her community by educating corporations and educational institutions to empower their employees and members to change behaviors to create healthier lifestyles. She is married with two adult children, and enjoys running, hiking, yoga, and socializing in her community.
Joshua Kern, MD is Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief of Staff for St. Luke's Jerome, and a member of St. Luke's Community Board for Magic Valley and Jerome.
Dr. Kern has worked in Jerome for more than nine years and takes an involvement in the community through his church, helping to open Renew Coffee.
In his free time, Dr. Kern is a runner and enjoys spending time with his family.