Donor Recognition

As an independent nonprofit university, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences relies on the generous support of friends, businesses, corporations, foundations, and Alumni. Donors have generously contributed to PNWU since 2005.

PNWU honors those who have demonstrated exceptional commitment through their generosity, loyalty or legacy giving. Their charitable contributions have enhanced the programs and services offered at PNWU into one of the most distinctive educational resources in the Northwest.

Please join any of PNWU’s giving societies simply by giving. We celebrate those whose dedication furthers our mission and secures our future. It is with sincere gratitude we recognize donors for their cumulative lifetime gifts, annual gifts and planned giving commitments.

PNWU Giving Societies

Lifetime Giving

The Temple Society

Named to honor Patricia Wade Temple, her son Brig Temple, and their families for contributions in the founding of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. Patricia and Brig’s generosity through gifts of land, financial support, and Pat’s leadership as a member of the Board of Trustees empowered the fledgling University to strive for excellence. By making substantial contributions over time, members of the Temple Society carry on PNWU's proud legacy and help ensure an outstanding future for the University. Levels within the Temple Society recognize these donors’ substantial lifetime commitment to Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. Each level is named for a key figure in PNWU's history.

Bob and Charlotte Haney Society ($1,000,000+)

Bob and Charlotte Haney were the first donors in PNWU’s history to step forward with a $1 million gift inspiring the community with their vision and commitment to founding the University. The Haney’s deeply held belief that it was important to give back to the community in which they lived, worked, and loved was their motivation for giving. They recognized the vital need for healthcare in the community and believed that the mission and vision of the new University would provide solutions for this care. The University honors donors who have followed Bob and Charlotte’s example of generosity, making cumulative gifts, pledges, and estate gifts at the $1 million, $5 million, and $10 million levels.

Karen and Norman Hyatt Society ($500,000+)

Karen and Norm Hyatt represent true and consistent dedication to the University. Karen has been an inspiring role model and a committed member of the Board of Trustees, and now a Trustee Emeriti. Her support, business knowledge and acumen and her guidance during the formative years of the University have provided stability and growth to this institution.

Jim and Dee Barnhill Society ($250,000+)

Jim and Dee Barnhill have proven to be the building blocks that have supported the University since its inception by providing donations for several buildings on campus. As they look to the future they are always focused on the next building whether it be in the planning, design or construction phase. They have helped to mold the footprint of PNWU that will provide the needed spaces to educate future doctors.

Borton Family Society ($100,000+)

As a third generation entrepreneur, Byron Borton has enthusiastically embraced the University and its mission by supporting student scholarships and university expansion. His vision for the future needs of our students, the University and our community have culminated into a synergetic relationship.

Donor Courtesies
In recognition of the pivotal role they have played at Pacific Northwest University, Temple Society members receive donor courtesies including invitations to the annual PNWU Leadership Dinner and all PNWU President's Circle events, recognition in the annual Honor Roll of Donors, and special communications.

Beyond these benefits, Temple Society members treasure the certainty that their partnership with PNWU has made a significant impact not only on those who work and study here, but also on the mission of health care service in rural and medically underserved communities throughout the Northwest.

Annual Giving

Members of the PNWU President's Circle are vital in the University’s quest to build on existing strengths in strategic areas in order to achieve our vision of continually improving the availability and quality of health care for those we serve. Beyond the immediate impact of their annual gifts, PNWU President's Circle members demonstrate their ongoing commitment to PNWU’s mission, strengthening our University with their invaluable and unwavering support.

President's Circle of Champions
Donors who contribute annual support of $1,000 or more AND pledge to continue their giving over five years are recognized as President’s Circle Champions.

President's Circle
Individuals whose annual gifts to any area(s) at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences total $1,000 or more are recognized with membership in the PNWU President's Circle.

Donor Courtesies
Members of the PNWU President’s Circle and PNWU President Circle Champions enjoy comprehensive access to the latest developments here at PNWU, and are invited to attend exclusive University events which showcase our ongoing progress and growth.

Gifts in Honor and Memory

Gifts in Memorial 2007

In Memory of Phillip & Dorothy Helfrich
Melicien Tettambel, DO & Bill Elliott, MD, PhD

In Memory of Dean Megan
Dr. Nancy Hecox Robin Phillips-Madson, DO & Walter J. Madson

In Memory of Walter Radermacher
Dale & Sabine Thomas

Gifts in Memorial 2008

In Memory of Gary George
Representative Norm Johnson
Moss Adams LLP

In Memory of Bob Schneider
William F. & Joanne Almon

In Memory of Paul Emmans, Sr., DO
William F. & Joanne Almon
William Betz, DO & Cheryl Betz
Russell & Sharon Booth
Scott Brinkmeyer, DO
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
Crescent Health Care
Garden Village
Gary & Caroline George
Mark & Anne Hampton
Heritage Grove Care Center
Norman & Karen Hyatt
Representative Norm Johnson
Rev. David & Julie Lambertson
Landmark Care Center
Living Care Retirement Community
Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO, MPH, RPh & Walter J. Madson
Timothy Melhorn, MD
Moss Adams LLP
Evelyn Paquin
Parkside Nursing Care Center
Selah Convalescent Center
Rose Tatro & Barbara Mullen
Mark Taylor, PhD & Kimberly Taylor, PhD
J.D. & Mary Wans
Willow Springs Care Center

Gifts in Memorial 2009

In Memory of Patrick Baldwin
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
John & Renee Kabrich

In Memory of Everett Dolliver
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler

In Memory of Lee Gable
Anonymous
Jim & Cindy Blonde

In Memory of Rex Kabrich
Lou & Bonnie Prediletto

Gifts in Memorial 2010

In Memory of Allen Gore
Larry & Vikki Gore
Keith & Cathi Matson
Carol Wall

In Memory of Audrey McGuire
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler

Gifts in Memorial 2011

In Memory of Arthur Clevenger
John Allen, MD & Maureen Ann Rouse
Jean Bagby
Walter Bell
Pat & Darlene Bleakney
Robert & Mary Brendgard
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
Ann Clark
Cindy Clevenger & William Fincke
Gay Dorsey & Mike Poppoff
Virginia Garrison
Chester & Irma Henderson
Betty Kerby
Richard & Mary Beth Kirk
Robert Kuhns, DO & Naomi Kuhns
William & Karin LaFramboise
Barbara O’Brien Melkerson
J.G. & Carol Mercer
Lawrence Monahan
Michelle Orton
Francis & Charlene Patnode
Jane E. Paul
Bob & Kristi Powers
Philanthropy Makes It Possible
R.M. Stohl, DO & Ann Stohl

Gifts in Memorial 2012

In Memory of Lois Snider
Ronald & Sandy Pendleton

In Memory of John Robert Barany
Lesley Kerns

In Memory of Henry & Betty Stamschror
Henry & Pamula Stamschror

Gifts in Memorial 2013

In Memory of Donald Edmund Woods, DO
Charles Hickman, MD & Peggy Hickman
Ronald & Diann Rockstrom
Everett & Delores Gibbons
Loren & Marlene Cain
Gary & Nancy Fetterolf
Carol Leenhouts & William Harris
Bob & Judy Hall
Kristine Crithfield Taggares
Sherry Goss
Daniel & Betty Lou Higgins
Margaret Shelgren
Bob & Beverly Lauderdale
Robert Marple
Karen Hyatt
Robert Boy
B.J. & Gail Radach
Donald & Trinh Dicken
Ronald & Barbara Kay McClinton
Debbie Sutter
Kent & Louise Dyekman
Gerald & Mary Zeitler
David D. & Betty Van Dyke
David A. & Peggy Van Dyke
Joseph & Patricia Axtell
Earl & Peggy Northcutt
Mary & Bill Kammlade
Janet Woods
Jon Woods
Matt & Michelle Armatis
Carroll Dunston
Jerome & Deborah Smith
Ted & Jennifer Clapper
James & Donna Morgan
George & Diana Herold
Florence Taggares / Taggares Company
Ethel Morgan
Jeffrey and Sherry Sullivan
Vikki and Larry Gore
Benton Franklin County Medical Society
Todd & Michelle Greer
Joyce Borossa
Peggy Goss

Gifts in Memorial 2014

In Memory of R. Melvin Stohl, DO
George Roulston, DO & Delila Roulston
George & J. Karmen Watts
Thomas Kerns, MD & Karin Kerns
Virginia Clevenger
H. Norman and Karen Hyatt

In Memorial of Mr. Marvin Sundquist
H. Norman and Karen Hyatt

Gifts in Memorial 2015

In Memory of Arvid Monson
Tom Kerns, MD & Karin Kerns

In Memory of John R. Johnson
Lesley Kerns
Betty Hudson
Fred & Aris Diaz
Gale Sackman
Larry & Janet Bonjorni
Janet Chase
Marie Johnson
Michael & Ardeth Hammock
Nancy Jo Munson
Randall & Roberta Johnson
Adam & Michelle Story
WA State House Republican Caucus
Rev. Ken Johnson & Michael
Linda Watkins
Lloyd Matteson
John Adkison, MD & Maureen Adkison
Senator Curtis King
Bonair Winery
John & Laura Cheney
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Kevin & Renee Bouchey
Sean Flynn
Representative Norm Johnson
House Democratic Caucus

Gifts in Memorial 2016

In Memory of Chris Tracz
Mau Ngo, DO
Ann & Ben Hittle
Alicia Andziewicz
Mark Taylor, PhD & Kimberly Taylor, PhD
David Hirsch
Laura & Lonnie Pendleton
Dan & Joan Laine
PMA Financial Network, Inc
Karen Kopin
Sherill Dulling
Raymond Tracz
Elizabeth Karkazis
Geraldine Bieda
Harold & Helton
Karen VanCraenenbroeck
Robert & Ceci Greco
Charles Fiore, III & Marilena Fiore
Marzee Eckhoff
The Jacqueline C. Ball Trust
Scott & Pamela Lancaster
Richard Roshto
Barry & Lilia Bolek
Lawrence Larson, MD & Mary Larson
Stephan & Kim Miller
Carla Case
Mathias Stroemel
Dixie L. Inman

In Memory of Patricia Bowers
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Mark Hanses
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Jim Leahy
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Wanda Louman
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Don Moen
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Carol Newhouse
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Melicien Tettambel, DO
Fred C. Tinning, DO

In Memory of Virginia Van Doren
Norm Johnson

Gifts in Memorial 2017

In Memory of Patricia Bowers
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Mark Hanses
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Jim Leahy
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Wanda Louman
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Don Moen
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Carol Newhouse
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Melicien Tettambel, DO
Fred C. Tinning, DO

In Memory of Virginia Van Doren
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Letitia Alvarez
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Keith L. Case
Carla Case

In Memory of Lucille Deccio
Norm Johnson

In Memory of John B. & Rosa L. Halloway
Autumn Halloway

In Memory of Charlene Marie Hunt
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Ronald King
Norm Johnson

In Memory of David & Mabel Livingston
Ken & Donna Perrault
Clifford& Patricia Nichols
Alice O’Brien
Marshall & Teri Martin
Dalene Faire
Darla Carnevali
Ronald & Karri Livingston

In Memory of Melicien Tettambel, DO
Fred Tinning, DO

In Memory of Jean Wade
Norm Johnson

Gifts in Memorial 2018

In Memory of Mary Louise Shattuck
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Letitia Alvarez
Norm Johnson

In Memory of John Johnson
Norm Johnson
Kevin & Renee Bouchey
James & Shirley Thomas
Senator Judith Warnick
Kathy Coffey
Senator Jim Honeyford
Randy & Robbie Johnson
Fred & Marie Halverson
Jeremie & Amy Dufault
Mel Tanasse
Betty Hudson
Pat Sundquist
Paul Gobel
Christine Cote
Hyatt Foundation
Ellen Shalton
Larry & Kay Huylar
Walt & Gwen Gobel
Stephen Dupont
Representative Larry Haler
Virginia Hislop
Charles & Carriann Ross
Penelope James & Bernard Swartz, MD
Samuel Hunt

In Memory of James Pistoresu
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Chris Tracz
Lonnie & Laura Pendleton
Kevin & Ginger Tracz
Dixie L. Inman

In Memory of Vincent Gish
Lauri Roberson

In Memory of Melicien Tettambel, DO
Fred Tinning, DO

In Memory of Margaret Smith
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Mary Brown
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Monte Bergoff
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Jim Thomas
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Bernie Sims
Norm Johnson

Gifts in Memorial 2019

In Memory of Donna Bedord
Arthur & Lucille Anderson
Ione Rollins
Henrietta & Ruby Gasparc

In Memory of Madolyn M. Davis
Tami Anderson
Cassidy Brown
Nicki & Chuck Flood
Lori Fulton
Lesa Hallman
Louisa Beckstrand
Anonymous
Ann & Ben Hittle
Lauri Roberson
Lesley Kerns Lonnie & Laura Pendleton
Adam & Michelle Story
Anita Cleary & Sean Cleary, PhD, MD
Jordan Arreola

In Memory of Ben Greco
Karen Hyatt

In Memory of H. Norman Hyatt
Lauri Roberson
Lesley Kerns
PointClickCare
Norm Johnson
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Ann & Ben Hittle
Michele & Dan Erickson
Robert Speer
Ken Leingang Excavating, Inc
Karen Hyatt
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
Bob & Charlotte Haney
Jeremie & Amy Dufault
Hyatt Foundation
Harmony Healthcare International, Kris Mastrangelo
Alegria & Company, PS, Steve Alegria

In Memory of Betty Dahl
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Ernestine Contreras
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Della Pistoresi
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Richard Munson
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Jim Whiteside
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Don Morrison
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Margaret Fulton
Norn Johnson

In Memory of Christina Johnson
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Marie Pearson
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Howard Dempsey, DDS
Lesley Kerns

In Memory of Marie Johnson
Norm Johnson

In Memory of Delmar Pearson
Karen Hyatt

In Memory of Ann Stohl
Virginia Clevenger

In Memory of Melicien Tettambel, DO
Fred Tinning, DO

In Memory of Fred C. Tinning, DO
Karen Hyatt
Bob & Charlotte Haney

In Memory of Chris Tracz
Laura & Lonnie Pendleton
Kevin & Ginger Tracz

In Memory of Raymond Tracz
Kevin & Ginger Tracz
Northern Illinois Police Alarm System
Thomas Kruse
Alicia Andziewicz
Mary Lou Piotrowica
Halina Rocznak
Donald Bruggema
Kevin & Ginger Tracz
Elizabeth Oechsle
Ronald Price, Jr & Sheila Price
James & Sara Foley

Gifts in Memorial 2020

In Memory of Erwin S. Bilsky
Thenu Manikantan, MD
Vikki & Larry Gore

In Memory of Maxine Henderson
Norm Johnson
Karen Hyatt

In Memory of Debbie Cummings
Karen Hyatt

Gifts in Honor 2007

In Honor of the Figgs Physicians
Arthur V. Younger, DO & Florence Younger

In Honor of Joe & Jovita Rivera
Marti Brunelle
Donate-A-Book
Mary Schaefer-Badger, DO

Gifts in Honor 2012

In Honor of Mr. Fred Hutchinson
Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
Alison Cordero
Lesley Kerns
Sheryl Kipnis, ND & Stephen King, ND
David Ketter & Mary Jo Dugaw-Ketter

Gifts in Honor 2013

In Honor of Patricia Temple
John & Linda DePew

In Honor of Keith Tom, DO & Laura Tom
Christopher Penoyar, DO

In Honor of St. Michael
Jenny Liu

Gifts in Honor 2014

In Honor of Patricia Temple
John & Linda DePew

In Honor of Russ & Marla Arbuckle, Phil & Barbara Cline, Joe & Connie Farina, Molli Harrington Mike & Kelly Hoon, Debra Jones-Lang, Phil Luther & Fran Edler, Gary & Jargene Oles, Chris & Paige Patton-Morris, Jerry & Toni Tretwold, John & Pat Wane
H. Norman & Karen Hyatt

Gifts in Honor 2016

In Honor of James Keene, DO
Michael J. Scott, III, DO

In Honor of Patricia Temple
John & Linda DePew

Gifts in Honor 2017

In Honor of Ronald L. Halloway
Autumn Halloway

In Honor of Nina Anderson
Erich Anderson

In Honor of Lloyd Butler, DO & Gloria Butler
Vikki & Larry Gore
William F. & Beck Almon
Rick & Mary Jo Pinnell
Jarrod & Ali Boyle
Allen Mathews
Michele & Dan Erickson

In Honor of the Butler, Martin & Haney Families
Alexandria Nicole Cellars, Jarrod Boyle

In Honor of Dr. James Keene
Michael Scott, III, DO

In Honor of John & Joyce Ramberg
Edward Bilsky, PhD & Jill Bilsky

Gifts in Honor 2018

Gifts in Honor of Virginia Hislop Emergency Fund
Erich Anderson
Melissa Sydney
Susan & Richard Barrows
Michele & Dan Erickson
Lauri Roberson
Dana Eliason
Anne Jensen
Adam & Michelle Story
Elizabeth Jensen
Gary Davis
Louisa Beckstrand
Sean Cleary, PhD, MD & Anita Cleary
Heidi Antonie
Ed Bilsky, PhD & Jill Bilsky
Ben Hittle

In Honor of D. Keith Watson, DO
Christopher Clark, DO & Patty Clark
Tom & Val Perry
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Michael Maples, MD & Marjorie Henderson, MD
Bob & Charlotte Haney
Lauri Roberson
David Polage, MD & Glenna Polage
Karen Hyatt
Harold & Jackie Helliesen
Patricia Temple
Dean O’Driscoll
Robert Stutton, PhD & Patricia Sutton
Anonymous
Timothy Melhorn, MD
Paul Emmans, Jr, DO & Susan Emmans
Anonymous
Anonymous
C. Vaughan Bulfinch, DO & Heather Bulfinch

In Honor of Dr. James Keene
Michael Scott, III, DO

In Honor of Sean Mullin, DO
Brenda & Mike Mullin

Gifts in Honor 2019

In Honor of Dr. James Keene
Michael Scott, III, DO

In Honor of Michael Maples, MD
Community Health Plan of Washington

In Honor of Sayward Nelson
LPL Financial

In Honor of Robert Sutton, PhD
Ben Hittle

In Honor of the A.T. Still Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship
Breanna Bogar
Mary & Kevin Giovanini

In Honor of Paula Swiercz
Cathy Swiercz

Gifts in Honor 2020

In Honor of the A.T. Still Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship
Ann Willis

Contact Information

Michele Erickson
Chief Development Officer
merickson@pnwu.edu
509.249.7708

Kaitlyn Porter
Director of Annual Giving
kporter@pnwu.edu
509.249.7875

Lottie Parker
Assistant Director of Foundation Relations
lottie.parker@pnwu.edu
509.249.7858

Lesley Kerns
Donor Relations/Events Manager
lkerns@pnwu.edu
509.249.7774

Lauri Roberson
Advancement Services Manager
lroberson@pnwu.edu
509.249.7874

Alexa Dodd
Administrative Assistant
adodd@pnwu.edu
509.249.7740