Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation Board elects new members

02/10/12  Portland, Ore.

The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation today announced the incoming officers and new and returning members of its Board of Directors for 2012.

Board officers:

  • Kelly J. Johnson, president. Johnson is executive vice president of wealth management at Umpqua Bank.
  • Dirk T. Davis, executive vice president. Davis is vice president, sales, Pacific Northwest at Unified Grocers.
  • Roger W. Mills, vice president of finance. Mills is a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is the president of Friends of Doernbecher, a volunteer fundraising organization.
  • DJ Wilson, secretary. Wilson is the president and general manager of the KGW Media Group.
  • Ronald G. Brake, immediate past president. Brake is the owner of Marketing Concepts Northwest.

At the board’s Dec. 6, 2011, meeting, the following individuals were elected to serve new or additional board terms beginning Jan. 1, 2012:

  • Michael F. Doherty, creative director of global brand presentations, Nike
  • Allyn C. Ford, president, Roseburg Forest Products
  • Terry J. Grover, president, Global Hardware Store, Inc.
  • M. Wakefield Mack, senior vice president, Allen Trust Company
  • Patricia E. Smith, president/CEO, Unitus Community Credit Union
  • Bryan L. Timm, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Sohrab Vossoughi, president and founder, Ziba Design
  • J. Craig Wessel, publisher of the Portland Business Journal
  • Candace D. Young, Ph.D.,clinical psychologist

About DCHF

The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation is the non-profit fundraising affiliate of OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Oregon and southwest Washington’s premier pediatric medical center. The foundation raises funds from individuals, companies, foundations and organizations to support Doernbecher’s clinical, research and educational programs in pediatric medicine. The foundation’s board of directors is composed of distinguished civic leaders and members of the business communities of Oregon and southwest Washington. Board members are responsible for formulating long-range goals, policies and operating procedures for the foundation.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only health and research university and its only academic health center. As Portland's largest employer, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of the state and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.