Leadership

CMH Foundation Board of Directors

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Bill Garvin, Chair
Attorney

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Rachel Larsen, Treasurer
Columbia Bank

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Max Bigby
Community Volunteer

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Linda Moreland
Thrivent Financial

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Jeff Parker
Wauna Federal Credit Union

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Michael Autio, Immediate Past Chair, Attorney

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Julia Radditz, Secretary
Totem Properties

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Jeffrey Leinassar, DMD
Dentist

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Michael Murdock, DPM
Podiatric Surgeon

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Walt Postlewait
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Howard Clarke, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

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Penny Cowden, Executive Director, CMH Foundation

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Allison Martin, MD
Pediatrician

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Regina Mysliwiec, MD
Emergency Medicine

Emeritus Directors

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Senator Betsy Johnson, Emeritus Director

Ex-Officio Directors

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Erik Thorsen, CEO
Columbia Memorial Hospital

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Constance Waisanen
CMH Board of Trustees

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Terri Gibson, President
CMH Auxiliary

Professional Staff

Penny Cowden, Executive Director

Penny Cowden, Executive Director

Penny began her career at Weyerhaeuser Company in marketing, communications and business development where she worked throughout the region until transitioning to healthcare philanthropy in
1993. She has specialized in healthcare philanthropy for over twenty years holding executive positions at major health systems and institutions in Washington, Colorado, Virginia and Arizona.

Penny earned her bachelor’s degree from Portland State University and master’s degree from Washington State University. She holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and has earned advanced certification as a Fellow in the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (FAHP).

She and her husband live in Gearhart, Ore.

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Lori Boicey, Annual Gifts Advisor

Lori grew up in Southern California and moved to the Pacific Northwest with her husband in the fall of 2015. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from California State University, Los Angeles, and is currently pursuing a master’s in management and leadership.

In her spare time, she enjoys painting, hiking, backpacking, drawing, watching a basketball or hockey game, or listening to her awesome collection of vinyl records. She and her husband live in Manzanita, Ore., with their dog and cat.

Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation

Nicole Bales, Development Specialist

Nicole moved back to Astoria in the summer of 2017 after earning two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Oregon in journalism and communications, history, and political science.

In her spare time Nicole enjoys working on creative projects, reading, traveling, hiking, practicing yoga, and drinking Taiwanese tea.