UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital & Medical Center of the Rockies, Greeley Hospital, Yampa Valley Medical Center and UCHealth Medical Group

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

The boards of directors govern UCHealth in northern Colorado.

Dennis Houska - Chair
Biography

Dennis Houska

Chair, PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

President of Houska Automotive

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Colorado State University

Other Community Service

  • Volunteer for the National Marrow Donor Program
  • Former board member of the Poudre Valley Hospital Foundation
  • Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau
  • Involved in many local nonprofits: Houska/Houska 5k, Halloween Blood Drive, PSS, etc.
  • Former Elder at Redeemer Lutheran Church

Family

  • Noreen – Wife
  • 3 children
  • 1 grandchild
Lisa Clay - Vice Chair
Biography

Lisa Clay

Vice Chair, PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

Lawyer

Employment

Advance Tank and Construction Co, 1991 to present, presently the CEO
Clays Ace Hardware, President, 2003-2015
Windsor Ace Hardware, President, 1998-2005
Fischer, Brown, Huddleson & Gunn, Attorney, 1987-1991

Education

Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration, Michigan State University
Juris Doctorate, University of Denver

Other Community Service

  • Food Bank of Larimer County, Board Member
  • Catholic Charities Northern, Pastoral Team Member
  • St. Joseph Catholic School, School Board Member
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church, Finance Council Chair
  • Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, former Fort Collins Advisory Board member
  • Junior Achievement, former classroom teacher
  • Junior League of Fort Collins, Past Member & Chair
  • Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, former chair
  • Chamber of Commerce, Local Legislative Affairs Committee, former chair
  • Larimer County Young Lawyer’s Association, former chair
  • Colorado Women’s Association, former board member

Family

Jim – husband
3 adult children

Mike Dellenbach - Past Chair
Biography

Mike Dellenbach

Past Chair, PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

President of Dellenbach Motors

Education

Graduated from Northwood University in Automotive Marketing

Other Community Service

  • Past Treasurer of Colorado Auto Dealers Association
  • Past Chair and member of Board of Trustees for The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
  • Co-chair of Capital Campaign for Museum of Discovery in Fort Collins
  • Past Board Member, Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of South Fort Collins Business Association
  • Advisory Board Member for Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County
  • Past member of United Way Annual Campaign

Family

  • Wife, Jane
  • 3 children, 5 grandchildren
Christine Chin
Biography

Christine Chin

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

Business Executive and Consultant

Employment

President, Chin & Associates
Former President & Publisher, Fort Collins Coloradoan
Former President and Publisher, The Bellingham Herald
Former Strategic Development Director, Reno Gazette-Journal
Former Market Development Director, Palm Springs Desert Sun
Former Executive Assistant to the Publisher, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Former Assistant to the President, Knight-Ridder, Inc.
Former Circulation Director, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Former Acting Employee Relations Director/Manager
Former Classified Advertising Supervisor
Former Research Analyst, Paramount Pictures

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, UCLA
  • Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Other Community Service

  • Poudre School District Foundation: Immediate Past President, President, Grants Chair, Major Technology Initiative Chair
  • Lesher IB World Middle School, School Accountability Committee member
  • Stan Chin Memorial Scholarship Committee, Los Medanos Community College: member
  • Allied Daily Newspaper Association: former Treasurer, Vice-President, President
  • Newspaper Association of America: former member
  • Rocky Mountain Young Presidents Organization (YPO), former member
  • Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce: former Board Director
  • Northern Colorado Economic Development Corp, Leadership 2010: former member
  • Economic Development Task Force, Fort Collins UniverCity Initiative: former member
  • Superintendent Business Advisory Council, Poudre School District, former member
  • Fort Collins Downtown Rotary: former member

Family

  • Husband, Jeff
  • 1 daughter
Dan Stroh
Biography

Daniel G. Stroh

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

Realtor

Employment

Stroh & Co. Real Estate and Development, Loveland, CO (since 1971; founded by his father Ray)

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Business & Finance, University of Colorado

Family

  • Debbie – wife
  • 2 sons, 4 grandchildren
  • Third generation Larimer County native (born in Poudre Valley Hospital)

Other Community Service

  • Board Member, National Cutting Horse Association
  • Member, Loveland Rotary Club, number of local and national agricultural and cutting horse organizations
  • Former President or Board Member, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Downtown
  • Development, Loveland Board of Realtors, Colorado State Board of Realtors, McKee Medical Center
Chris Osborn
Biography

Chris Osborn

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

Investor and Business Executive

Employment

President and CEO, Coach Training Alliance
Chairman, Capco LLC
Vice Chair, McDash Analytics (mortgage database, business analytics provider)
Vice Chair of Northern Colorado Community Foundation
Former Chairman and CEO, First National Bank (2003 to 2009)
Former Principal, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners (1997 to 2003)
Founder and Former Principal, M2P Capital (investment firm), Denver
Partner/Founder of Industria Partners
Formerly with Green, Manning & Bunch (investment bankers) and Norwest Corp.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of California, Berkeley

Other Community Service

  • Board Member, Northern Colorado Community Foundation, Denver Council of the Boy Scouts, Children’s Museum.
  • Chair, Fort Collins Area United Way Campaign (2004, 2005)

Family

  • Wife, Holly
  • 2 children
Stephanie Lockwood, MD
Biography

Stephanie Lockwood MDStephanie Lockwood, MD

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

Physician, Associates in Family Medicine, P.C.

Former faculty physician, Family Medicine Center, Poudre Valley Hospital

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine / University of California Davis School of Medicine; outstanding student in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • BS, Mathematics with minor in Computer Science / Wake Forest University

Other Community Service

  • Volunteer, Science Olympiad and Science Bowl events at middle school and high school levels.

Family

  • Husband, Dale
  • 2 children
Celeste Kling
Biography

Celeste KlingCeleste Kling

PVH Board of Directors

Celeste serves as the board liaison from the Health District of Northern Larimer County.

Profession

Attorney/Mediator

Education

  • B.A. (Economics), Davidson College
  • J.D. with honors, University of Kansas School of Law

Employment

  • Wallace & Kling, P.C. (1992 to date)
  • Adjunct faculty member Colorado State University, Department of Human Development and Family Studies (1997 to 2018)

Other Community Service

  • Health District of Northern Larimer County (board member, and occasionally president, 2006 to 2014 and 2018 to date)
  • Colorado Supreme Court Standing Committee on Family Issues (2009 to 2019)
  • Colorado Office of the Child’s Representative Board (2000 to 2008)
  • Former member Judicial Nominating Commission, Judicial Performance Commission, Victim’s Assistance and Law Enforcement Board, Court Appointed Special Advocates Board, twice Chair of Larimer County Bar Association Pro Bono Project, and current member Best Practices Committee Eighth Judicial District

Family

  • Bob – spouse
  • 2 children, 2 grandchildren
John A. Mentgen
Biography

John A. Mentgen

MCR Board of Directors

John Mentgen started his healthcare career in 1994 with CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo. He held progressive roles leading to the position of administrator of Cox Medical Center North and vice president of support services for CoxHealth. In 2004, he was recruited by one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems in the country, Catholic Health Initiatives, as vice present of operations at the St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.

In 2006, he was promoted to senior vice present and chief operating officer, a role he held until joining Franciscan St. Margaret in 2009, where he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer to Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond, Ind. Franciscan St. Margaret Health is part of the Franciscan Alliance, a non-profit Catholic healthcare system that operates 14 hospitals in Indiana and Chicago, Illinois.

Mentgen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. He completed his administrative fellowship at CoxHealth in 1995 and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Jim Parke
Biography

Jim Parke

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Profession

CEO of Otter Products, LLC and Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc.
Current board member of over a dozen for-profit companies
Attorney, licensed in Colorado and Utah


Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Spanish from Weber State University
  • Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University
  • M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law

Employment

  • Former Chief Legal Officer, Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc
  • Former Chief Legal Officer, Otter Products, LLC
  • Former Attorney, Minor & Brown, P.C.
  • Former Attorney, Holland & Hart, LLP
  • Former Supervisor, Convergys

Other Community Service

  • Former board of directors member of the Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance (CEBA)
  • Former ethics award selection committee co-chairman for CEBA
  • Former Torch Award selection committee member for the Denver Boulder BBB
  • Former Vice Chair of Venturing Committee for the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Current legal advisor for Otter Cares Foundation and Blue Ocean Foundation
  • Current member of Fort Collins Stake High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Current member of advisory council for the College of Social Sciences at Weber State University

Family

  • Wife, Megan
  • 5 children
Doug Erion
Biography

Doug Erion

PVH Board of Directors and MCR Board of Directors

Current business and community involvement

President & CEO Actian, Inc, managers of the Erion group of real estate and investment companies
President & CEO The Erion Foundation
President & CEO Artworks Loveland
President & CEO desk chair workspace
Member – Loveland Business Partnership
Member – Loveland Strategic Planning Group

Past business and community involvement

  • President & CEO US West Marketing Resources (successor to Johnson Publishing Company)
  • President & CEO Johnson Publishing Company family of companies
  • Loveland City Council (Mayor Pro-Tem)
  • Loveland Planning Commission
  • Loveland Visual Arts Commission (Chairman)
  • Loveland Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Loveland Development Fund (President)
  • Loveland Economic Development Commission (Chairman)
  • Loveland Community Kitchen
  • Loveland High Plains Arts Council
  • Loveland – Berthoud United Way
  • Loveland Chamber of Commerce (President)
  • McKee Medical Center Foundation Board (Chairman)

Education

University of Colorado – no degree

Family

Lynne (deceased)
Justin & Stef Erion – Gentry, Harper, Sage; Travis & Amy Erion – Tristan and Warren; Eli and Summer Scott – Hailey, Leah, Ivy.

Recreation & interests

Hiking, fitness training, beekeeping, travel, history, economics, architecture, art (artist – including painting, sculpture & printmaking), poetry

Yampa Valley Medical Center Board of Trustees

Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) is an accredited, full service, 39-bed acute care hospital that serves a five-county area of northwest Colorado and a portion of south central Wyoming.

Kathleen Downs Wasserman - Chair

Kathleen Downs WassermanKathleen Downs Wasserman serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Wasserman most recently practiced law in Maryland as a partner with the law firm Piper & Marbury.  She also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Juris Doctor degree, both from the University of Maryland.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Wasserman also serves as co-chair of Choose When and is a member of the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation’s Community Health Benefit Fund Grant Committee.

Lisa Kettering, MD - Vice chair

Lisa KetteringDr. Lisa Kettering serves as vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Dr. Kettering worked as a hospitalist, board certified with The American Board of Internal Medicine Healthcare System/Hospital Consultation & Interim Executive Leadership. She previously served as chief medical officer at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

She holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Colorado Boulder.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Dr. Kettering serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Colorado Foundation, Board of Directors of the Center for Personalized Education for Professionals and the Board of Directors for the Kettering Family Foundation.

Scott Marr - Secretary

Scott MarrScott Marr serves as secretary of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Marr, a local proprietor, specializes in the hospitality industry.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University and an Associate of Arts degree from Miami Dade College.

In addition to his commitment to UCHealth, Mr. Marr also serves as a board member of the Steamboat Springs Chamber, Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs, City of Steamboat Springs Trails Committee, Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation, and Strings Music Festival.

Michael Stoltz - Treasurer

Michael StoltzMichael Stoltz serves as treasurer of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Stoltz serves as an independent corporate director and audit committee chair. He previously worked as a partner with Ernst & Young, LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.

He holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Finance, both from Miami University.

In addition to his commitment to UCHealth, Mr. Stoltz also volunteers with Routt County Partners and Routt County Giving Circle.

Kathy Connell

Kathy Connell serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Connell is currently managing broker for MRREALTY LLC.

She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from University of Missouri and a Bachelor of Science in Hearing and Speech Sciences from Colorado State University. Additionally, Ms. Connell has completed post master work in Criminology and Counseling & Guidance.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Connell also serves as president of Yampa River Botanic Park and president of Steamboat Digs Dogs.

Soniya Fidler

Soniya FidlerSoniya Fidler serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Fidler is currently president of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

She holds a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Regis University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from West Virginia University.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Fidler also serves on the Board of Directors for the Steamboat Springs Chamber, Old Town Hot Springs and the Health Partnership, and as a member of the Ski Town USA
Rotary Club.

Dana Fitzgerald, MD

Dana Fitzgerald, MDDana Fitzgerald serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Dr. Fitzgerald is board certified in pediatrics and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in primary care sports medicine.

She graduated from medical school at the University of North Dakota. Additionally, she completed a pediatric residence at Rush University Medical Center and a pediatric sports medicine fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital in conjunction with the Baylor College of Medicine.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Dr. Fitzgerald is director of the newborn and pediatric service line at YVMC, serves as a board member of the Steamboat Soccer Club and lectures on concussion education and management.

Kelly Latterman

Kelly LattermanKelly Latterman serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Latterman is currently District Director, Junior Achievement Routt County.

She holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from University of Colorado Denver and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Colorado College.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Latterman also serves as president of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education, member of the Board of Directors for UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation, member of Yampa Valley High School Advisory Committee, delegate for the Colorado Association of School Boards, and as ski patrol for Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs.

Richard Lowe

Richard LoweRichard Lowe serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Lowe worked with xpedx, a division of International Paper Company. He finished his career as president of xpedx and senior vice president of International Paper Company.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah.

In addition to his commitment to UCHealth, Mr. Lowe has served on the boards of Old Town Hot Springs, Yampa Valley Housing Authority and Routt County CEO, respectively. He also served as a business advisor for SCORE, an entrepreneurship program for high school students.

Nelly Navarro

Nelly NavarroNelly Navarro serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Navarro is currently Executive Director of Integrated Community.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Translation and Interpretation from Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Navarro also serves as a member of Northwest Colorado Health Board of Directors, DEI Human Resource Coalition Committee, Yampa Valley Preschool Committee, Social Justice Coalition, Yampa Valley ED Roundtable, and Latinx Alliance.

Laurie Steele

Laurie Steele

Laurie Steele serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Steele has been a fixture in the northern Colorado business community since the early 1980s. She joined Burns Marketing in 1987 and has been instrumental in managing all aspects of campaigns, technology conferences, road shows and events.

Ms. Steele contributes her marketing expertise to leading technology companies like HP, Micro Focus, Ericsson, Siemens and Qualtrics. She also serves on the UCHealth system board of directors, is a former elected official for the Health District of Northern Larimer County and served on the board of PVH and MCR from 2004 to 2018. She has served on many other charitable committees and boards including United Way, Partners of Larimer County and Mountain States BBB Torch Awards for Ethics judging panel.

Ms. Steele is also active in Samburu Youth Education Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to helping African children get access to education. Laurie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University.

Kara Stoller

Kara Stoller

Kara Stoller serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Stoller is currently the Chief Executive Officer for the Steamboat Springs Chamber.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from West Virginia University.

In addition to her commitment to UCHealth, Ms. Stoller also serves as a member of Ski Town USA Rotary, Northwest Colorado Broadband board member, First Impression Council member, Steamboat Mountain Village board member and Women United member.

Kevin Unger

Kevin Unger serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Kevin UngerMr. Unger serves as president and chief executive officer of Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies. Mr. Unger also oversees other UCHealth locations in northern Colorado including Yampa Valley Medical Center, Greeley Hospital, Longs Peak Hospital and numerous ambulatory medical centers.

Mr. Unger earned his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University, a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Colorado Denver, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado Denver and a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development and Change from Colorado State University.

Leadership in northern Colorado

Poudre Valley Hospital

Physician leadership
Chief of Staff: Christine Johnston, MD
Vice Chief of Staff: Chris Fleener, MD

Medical Center of the Rockies

Physician leadership
Chief of Staff: Jamie Teumer, DO
Vice Chief of Staff: James Hoyt, MD

Senior Leadership: Poudre Valley Hospital & Medical Center of the Rockies

Kevin Unger – President/CEO, PVH and MCR
Ryan Rohman – Chief Operations Officer, PVH and MCR
William Neff, MD – Chief Medical Officer, PVH and MCR
Diana Breyer, MD – Chief Quality Officer, PVH and MCR
David Thompson – Chief Financial Officer, PVH and MCR
Julie Nunley – Chief Nursing Officer, PVH
Jessie Willard – Chief Nursing Officer, MCR

Amy Kolczak – Senior Associate General Counsel, PVH, MCR and UCHealth Medical Group
Anjanette Mosebar – VP Human Resources, PVH, MCR, and UCHealth Medical Group

Senior Leadership: Greeley Hospital

Marilyn Schock – President
William Neff, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Tammy Piccone – Chief Nursing Officer

Senior Leadership: Yampa Valley Medical Center

Soniya Fidler – President
Laura Sehnert, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Kelly Gallegos – Chief Nursing Officer

Senior Leadership: UCHealth Medical Group

Michael Randle, MD – President and Chief Executive Officer
Jenny Bajaj, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Steve Schwartz
 – Chief Financial Officer
Timothy Gramann – Chief Operations Officer