Board of Trustees

Learn more about the Board of Trustees at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Board of Trustees

Mission-Driven
PNWU enjoys an active and mission-driven Board of Trustees whose vision and dedication has moved the University forward at a rapid pace. The founding trustees took on a task never before experienced: developing a medical school from a grassroots effort.

Growing in Diversity
The Board of Trustees continues its outreach to become a geographically diverse collection of individuals supporting PNWU students, staff, and faculty.

Involvement
The Board of Trustees actively works to support the University, bringing different work experiences to the organization. The trustees govern all business of PNWU and establish schools, colleges, and institutes consistent with the mission and goals of the University.

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Committees of the Board

Academic Affairs Committee
Chair: Dr. Catherine Potts

Executive Committee
Chair: Dr. Heather Phipps

Facilities Committee
Chair: Dr. James Haven

Finance Committee
Chair: John Vornbrock

Foundation Committee
Chair: Dennis Fulton

Governance Committee
Chair: Dr. Lawrence Larson

Trustee Emeritus

03/30/2005 - 01/27/2010 William Almon
03/30/2005 - 11/18/2009
10/2012 - 01/2016
Lloyd Butler, DO
03/30/2005 - 09/28/2005
08/01/2010 - 02/25/2015
William Huibregtse, PE
03/30/2005 - 01/27/2010 Jean Pryor, CPA
05/01/2005 - 12/31/2010 M. Sean Mullin, DO
05/01/2005 - 06/30/2014 Paul Emmans, Jr., DO
06/01/2005 - 01/27/2010 Palmer Wright, DO
07/01/2005 - 01/27/2010 A. Bush Preacher, MD
10/01/2005 - 03/03/2008 Anne Musser, DO
10/01/2005 - 06/30/2014 Bob Haney
07/01/2006 - 09/30/2014 J. Carlos Olivares
07/01/2007 - 07/01/2013 Duane Rossman
07/01/2007 - 08/01/2014 Richard Spiegel, MD
01/01/2010 - 03/30/2010 Paul Schaake
01/27/2010 - 08/01/2014 Patricia Temple
11/01/2010 - 01/31/2016 Stan Martinkus
11/01/2010 - 12/31/2013 Cristobal Guillen
03/30/2005 - 06/30/2015 Karen Hyatt
04/01/2006 - 06/30/2015 Kerry Martin
03/30/2005 - 06/30/2017 Michael Maples, MD
07/01/2013 - 10/31/2017 Warren Buck, PhD
11/01/2016 - 01/01/2018 John Sturgeon
12/01/2014 - 06/30/2018 John Jarstad

 

Trustees in Memorium

Peter Grimm, DO, 12/2010 - 02/2016.

Dr. Peter Grimm, prostate cancer specialist, served as director of the Prostate Cancer Treatment Center in Seattle. Dr. Grimm received his medical education at Midwestern University (Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine), and his graduate training in radiation oncology at UCLA. In the late 1980’s he helped pioneer a low-dose brachytherapy technique known as seed implantation for prostate cancer.

Dr. Grimm served as a trustee, preceptor, and major donor and supporter of PNWU. 

Contact Information

  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
    111 University Parkway, Suite 202
    Yakima, WA 98901

    509.452.5100