Board Members

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    Nancy was the Odessa Schools HOSTS remedial reading teacher, later transfering to 4th grade, retiring in 2006. She joined the Healthcare Foundation board in 2008 and was elected President in 2012. Nancy has attended every wine tasting since its inception in 1991. She is also a member of the Auction Committee and coordinates the Babysitting Basics Class. 

    Term Expires: November 2020


    Nancy Floether


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    Brenik was born and raised locally in Lincoln County Washington. After enlisting in the US Army Reserves and graduating from Eastern Washington University, Brenik went on to become a certified public accountant and is an owner of Leffel, Otis & Warwick, P.S. Brenik joined the Healthcare Foundation board in 2009.

    Term Expires: November 2021

    Brenik Iverson

    Vice President

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    Mo is the Chief Executive Officer at Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center. She has served almost exclusively in rural markets for nearly 25 years and her experience spans both acute and critical access hospitals which operate physician groups, licensed nursing homes, rural health clinics, EMS, and assisted living. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is licensed

    as a nursing home administrator. Mo serves on the Scholarship Committee.


    Term Expires: With Employment             

    Mo Sheldon


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    Lecia has lived in Odessa her entire life, and has been a farmer's wife for nearly 35 years. She has two children and five grandchildren. Lecia joined the Healthcare Foundation in the fall of 2006 and became the treasurer in the spring of 2008. She is also a member of the Auction Committee and Scholarship Committee.

    Term Expires: November 2022 

    Lecia Fink


  • Ryan is the Deputy Assessor Field Appraiser for Lincoln County. She joined the Healthcare Foundation in 2019 and is grateful to live in a community where people give back in whatever way they can. Ryan believes the best way for her to serve her community is to volunteer her skills and time. She is also a member of the Auction Committee.


    Term Expires: November 2020 


    Ryan Shafer

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    Jean was born and raised in Odessa, graduating from Odessa High School. She began her healthcare career at Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center, later transfering to the clinic, until retiring in 2015. Jean is married to Doug, and has four children and nine grandchildren. Jean joined the Healthcare Foundation board in 2018 and is responsible for maintaining the gift cases and cookbook sales. She is also a member of the Auction Committee.

    Term Expires: November 2020

    Jean Starkel

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    Matthew enjoys working with local organizations such as the Odessa Healthcare Foundation.  Farming just outside of Odessa, he understands the value of having a vibrant and stable local economy, which includes a having a viable healthcare system. Matthew joined the board in 2012, is a member of the Auction Committee, and chairperson of the Auction Backroom Data Support Team.

    Term Expires: November 2020  

    Matthew Kagele

  • Michelle and her husband moved to Odessa in 2001 where they have raised their three boys. They own and operate several small businesses in Odessa, Ritzville, and Othello. Michelle is also a licensed real estate broker. In 2016, she began as the food & decor coordinator and has loved her time volunteering to decorate for the annual wine tasting.

    Term Expires: November 2022

    Michelle Melgren

    Food & Decor Coordinator for the Wine Tasting, Microbrew Sampling, and Auction            

  • Jan has called Odessa home for the past 5 years. She enjoys living in an active and friendly town. Jan joined the board in 2019 and is excited to participate in the healthcare projects for our community through the efforts of the Odessa Healthcare Foundation. Jan serves on the Scholarship Committee and is a member of the Auction Committee.

    Term Expires: November 2022

    Jan Foster

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    Sara was born and raised in Odessa. After graduating from Odessa High School, she attended Washington State University to obtain a BA in Communications. Sara and her husband moved back to Lincoln County to raise their two children between both of their hometowns. After spending nine years running marketing and events in the wine industry, she is happy to apply her skills to help a community she loves. Sara joined the board in 2019. She is also a member of the Auction Committee.

    Term Expires: November 2021

    Sara Dirks

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    Kelsey moved to Odessa in 2002 and graduated from Odessa High School.  After graduating from Pacific Lutheran University, she married her high school sweetheart. They returned to Odessa to farm and also own a well drilling company which Kelsey manages. They have three children. Kelsey joined the Healthcare Foundation board in 2020. She is also a member of the Auction Committee. 


    Term Expires: November 2022

    Kelsey Scrupps

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