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NCCHP Executive Board Members

Frank May; Chief Executive Officer, Yampa Valley Medical Center- Chair of Board 
Frank May is the Board Chair of NCCHP and has been with the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs for eighteen years, serving as Chief Executive Officer the past five years. He has also served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Compliance Officer during his tenure at YVMC. Frank is currently serving as a board member for the Colorado Hospital Association, Vizient Upper Mid-West Network and the Western Healthcare Alliance.

Lisa Brown; Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Colorado Health- Vice Chair of Board 

Lisa Brown joined Northwest Colorado Health in 2009 as Director of Development. She transitioned to CEO in 2011.  Lisa brings diverse public service, nonprofit and advocacy experience to her leadership role.She is currently an advisor to the Denver Foundation’s Colorado Access Fund, the Treasurer for the Colorado Community Health Network,Chair of the Colorado Health Equity Commission, Vice President of Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership and serves on the Board of Directors for Colorado Association of Nonprofits. Lisa has led Northwest Colorado Health through significant financial and operational growth. With a commitment to learning from and applying best practices from diverse fields, Lisa continues to guide the organization’s position as a major promoter and facilitator of health and wellness for all residents in Northwest Colorado.

Jennifer Riley; Director of Business Development The Memorial Hospital, Craig-  Secretary of Board 
Jennifer Riley is the Vice President of Hospital Operations for Memorial Regional Health. She has served on the board of Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership since 2010 and was appointed Secretary in 2015. Her service on NCCH’s board is her way of helping communities across the region access resources.  

Tom Gangel; Regional Director Mind Springs Health- Treasure of Board 

Tom Gangel, MA. is in his eighteenth year as Regional Director, Rural/Resort region, for Mind Springs Health a community mental health center covering the ten counties in the northwest corner of Colorado.  He has been in the mental health field for 30 years and has worked in private practice, as a professional speaker, in a CA state hospital, as director of the forensic psychiatric unit of a mega jail in Houston, and four different community mental health centers.  Tom has also been a professor at two universities and an adjunct instructor at a community college.  Tom is dedicated to collaboration in health care and has been with the Community Health Partnership since inception. 


Active Board Members

Vickie Clark; Executive Director Routt County Department of Human Services 
Vickie Clark has been the Director of Routt County Department of Human Services for the past 10 years.  She believes in strengthening families and individuals, and to promote safety and self-sufficiency. 

Jennifer Fanning; Executive Director of Grand County Rural Health Network 
Jen Fanning in the Executive Director of Grand County Rural Health Network and has over fifteen years of experience in community health.
Jen Fanning has over fifteen years of experience working with disadvantaged populations in community health, program development and healthcare delivery implementation. Jen’s experience includes community health and AIDS prevention in West Africa through the Peace Corps, case management, marketing, environmental health, and teaching developmentally delayed children. Jen was co-chair of the Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days (NWCO RPD) planning committee in 2012-2013 and is currently chair of the Marketing committee for the 2017 conference. Jen is currently working toward her Masters in Healthcare Leadership at the University of Denver. 

Matthew Walton; Practice Manager for Yampa Valley Medical Associates 
Matthew Walton is Practice Administrator and Chief Financial Officer for Yampa Valley Medical Associates, P.C.  He holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from Western Michigan University, and is a Certified Administrator in Physician Practice Management and an Executive Fellow in Practice Management with the American Academy of Medical Management.  Mr. Walton participates with NCCHP to contribute an independent practice perspective while advocating for patient quality, coordination, and value.

Brad Boatright; Executive Director Casey’s Pond Nursing Home and Assisted Living 
Brad Boatright has been the Executive Director at Casey’s Pond for over 1 year, bringing 17 years of healthcare leadership experience to the valley with a special focus on retirement communities. He strongly supports a philosophy of senior care that focuses on fighting the plagues of aging, including loneliness, helplessness and boredom, through strong partnerships between caregivers and residents.


Non-Active Board Members

Ken Harman; Chief Executive Officer of Pioneers Medical Center 

Tina Smith; Practice Manager at Steamboat Medical Group  


Primary Support From Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Patrick Gordon;  Associate Vice President of RMHP and convener for Accountable Health Communities Model.  

Nicole Konkoly; Community Experience & Education Specialist 

Louisa Wren; Senior Community Programs Leader & Government Programs 


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