Board of Directors

Marissa Brown, MHA, BSN, RN


Workforce and Clinical Services Director, Nevada Hospital Association 

Eva LaBarge, Secretary/Treasurer

Community member with extensive experience in healthcare policy and community benefits programs.

Kim Crandell, MBA, MHA

Director of Business Development, Carson Tahoe Health

Suzanne Norris, BS, MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA)

Northern Nevada Medical Center 
Chemistry Lead/Point of Care Coordinator at Northern Nevada Medical Center

Valerie Cauhape, MA, MPH

Adam's Hub for Innovation by Carson City Library 

Business Development Manager

Doreen Begley, RN, MS, FRE

Community Member with over 30 years of nursing experience

Brittany Brown

Manager of Recruitment at Renown Health

Laura Pinto, RN

Healthcare Administrator, Leader & Strategist; Healthcare Delivery System Transformation Consultant

Joelle Gutman, MSW

Regional Behavioral Health Coordinator- Frontier Nevada

Sasha Ortega

Student Tutor and Teachers Assistant at Truckee Meadows Community College

Interested in joining our Board of Directors? Let us know today!







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