OHSU Foundation board announces new trustees

02/02/12  Portland, Ore.

The Oregon Health & Science University Foundation today announced the appointment of 10 new or returning members to the foundation’s board of trustees.

At the board’s Dec. 14, 2011, meeting, the following individuals were selected to serve board terms beginning Jan. 1, 2012:

  • William A. Berg, founder and president, Sigma Investment Management Company, a Portland-based independent investment advisory firm.
  • Alice B. Davies, a real estate broker with the Hasson Company.
  • Walter H. Grebe, chairman emeritus and past president of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Grebe previously served as a trustee from 2002 to 2010 and is now rejoining the board.
  • Lillian G. Harewood, D.M.D., OHSU School of Dentistry alumni representative, former president of the OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni Association.
  • Stephen T. Janik, founding partner and chairman of Ball Janik LLP, a real estate law firm.
  • The Honorable Elizabeth K. Johnson, Oregon state senator; founder, Transwestern Aviation, Inc. Senator Johnson previously served as a trustee from 2002 to 2010 and is now rejoining the board.
  • Kelly J. Johnson, executive vice president of wealth management at Umpqua Bank. Johnson is president of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation board.
  • John W. Kendall Jr., M.D., OHSU School of Medicine alumni representative, president of the OHSU School of Medicine Alumni Association and former dean of the medical school.
  • Ann A. Usher, chair of the Marquam Hill Steering Committee and community volunteer.
  • James H. Winkler, owner of Winkler Development Corporation.

About the OHSU Foundation

The OHSU Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises private philanthropic support and manages donated funds on behalf of OHSU. The foundation’s board of trustees is composed of distinguished civic leaders and members of Oregon’s business communities. Trustees are responsible for formulating long-range goals, policies and operating procedures for the foundation. Trustees may serve a maximum of two consecutive four-year terms before a mandatory one-year hiatus.

The OHSU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that exists to secure private philanthropic support to advance Oregon Health & Science University’s vital missions, and to invest and manage gifts responsibly to honor donors’ wishes. The foundation raises funds from individuals, companies, foundations and organizations, and invests and manages gifts in accordance with donors’ wishes.