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About Us

Development Advisory Council

The Development Advisory Council was formed to provide expertise and guidance to the Community Health Care Marketing & Development Department as they seek funding for Capital Campaigns, special projects, and resources for providing care to the uninsured and under-insured.

The Council is comprised of the following community leaders:

  • Gary Walmer, Board of Directors Chairman, Community Health Care
  • Les Cathersal, CEO, Portfolio Strategies, Retired
  • David Flentge, CEO & President, Community Health Care
  • Andie Gernon, Co-chair, Lakewood Community Collaboration
  • Bev Losey, CLU, Brown and Brown of Washington
  • Rick Oldenburg, Principal, Oldenburg and Associates
  • Lyle Quasim, Civic Leader
  • Gregory Tanbara, Tacoma – Pierce County Health Dept.
  • James Walton, City Manager, Tacoma, WA, Retired
  • Stephanie Dunkel, Tacoma – Pierce County Health Dept.
  • Claude Rémy, Real Estate Developer
  • A. Colby Parks, Attorney
  • Diane Taniguchi, Pediatrics Northwest, Office Manager
  • Kurt Jacobson, MCEF, Marketing Consultant
  • Willie Stewart, Col. USA, Retired, Educator