Board & Leadership

Board & Leadership

Leadership
Diane-HoodDiane Hood, CPA* Chief Executive Officer

Diane has been in a key leadership position with Mary’s Woods since its inception. She has played a vital role in Mary’s Woods growth, first with the addition of the Villa Estates and Marie Rose Health Care expansion, and now as the point person for managing the planning process for The Village at Mary’s Woods expansion on the front field of the campus.
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Sister-RoswithaFrawleySister Roswitha Frawley* Mission Director

Sister Roswitha has a master’s in education and has been a teacher and principal in the Portland Archdiocese; adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark College; and school consultant. Currently, she is a member of the board of trustees at Marylhurst University. As the mission director at Mary’s Woods she serves as a member of the senior management team.
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Cheri-Mussotto-ConyersCheri Mussotto-Conyers Director of Marketing & Client Relations

Cheri has more than 20 years of experience in real estate and property management, and extensive knowledge of marketing and selling in upscale, residential communities. She holds many awards for her sales achievements, and is also recognized for her genuine compassion, personalized service and discretion.
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Kimberly-ScottKimberly Scott CPA Chief Financial Officer

Kim has worked for the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary since before Mary’s Woods opened its doors. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration accounting. She is a CPA with 20 plus years spent in both for profit and not for profit accounting. Kim also serves on several not for profit boards, including Namaste, a Sisters of the Holy Names sponsorship, and the St. Anthony Catholic School.


Lynn-SzenderLynn Hyde Director of Health Services

Lynn brings more than 36 years of dedication and proven experience in direct care, clinical management, and team building to all levels of service provided in the Marie Rose Center and to the Mary’s Woods community at large. Lynn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Portland in 1978.
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Kevin-HabermanKevin Haberman Director of Environmental Services

Kevin has worked in maintenance for 35 years maintaining buildings and grounds. Has worked for 12 years as a chief engineer and department of head in the engineering department for a small community hospital. He oversaw their building maintenance and construction projects.
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Colette ReesColette ReesDirector of Developement

Colette is a communications, development and fundraising strategist bolstered by an executive marketing track record that includes team leadership, event planning, database analytics, annual appeal execution and story-telling that encourages support and engages stakeholders.
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Michaelson, LynneLynne Michaelson Director of Human Resources

Lynne has more than 30 years’ experience in Human Resources senior management in both public and private organizations. She served as Operations and HR Manager in a major retail store and, upon relocating to Portland, joined a company of 35 employees that during the first ten years of her employment grew to over 7000 in locations throughout the United States.
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Thompson, MeganMegan Thompson Director of Home Care Services

Megan is a nurse with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field providing direct patient care in skilled nursing, memory care and hospice services. She has been a member of the Mary’s Woods community since 2007 when she started working as a charge nurse in the Marie Rose Center and then promoted to the position of Staff Development Coordinator.
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Board of Directors
ArpJames_167x209James Arp

James is currently the chief executive at Providence Home & Community Services. He is a senior healthcare executive with over twenty years of operations experience, including ten years as a chief executive officer.
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Mary-BreilingMary Breiling, SNJM

Sister Mary worked in education as a teacher and principal for 24 years. While in education, she served for several years on the Governor’s Advisory Committee, ECIA, Chapter II. In 1991, Sister Mary moved into business management, serving as treasurer on the leadership team of the Oregon Province, Sisters of the Holy Names, for fourteen years.
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erickson-bioJohn Erickson

John has over 40  years of hospitality industry management experience  with Westin Hotels, Four Season Hotels, American Golf Corporation, and KemperSports. Presently John is a consultant  to companies and independent owners in all areas of the hospitality industry including owner and member relations, operations and maintenance, marketing and brand development.
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Finnigan, DennisDennis M. Finnigan Sr.

Dennis is a retired management consultant. He spent 28 years with SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute) where he retired as vice president of operations for the International, Management, and Economics Group. A second career spanned more than 25 years as an independent consultant.
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Jaki-GalloJacki Gallo, Chair

Jacki lives in Beavercreek, Oregon with her husband and two daughters. Jacki earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Lewis and Clark College with a major in political science and a minor in communications. She received her juris doctorate at the University of Oregon School of Law.
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David-GaltDavid Galt

Dave is a 30 year employee and principle of Campbell Galt, & Newlands, Inc. a predecessor of USI Northwest. Over the past 30 years Dave has developed very strong ties with carrier executives and has worked closely during those 30 years notable industries served include: large commercial contractors, wholesalers and industrial manufacturers, Tug & Barge operations and Ship Builders.
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JohnJohn Grammel

John graduated with a BS in Pulp and Paper Technology from the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Forestry at Syracuse University.  The College of Forestry has been renamed as ESF (College of Environmental Science and Forestry). His career in the paper industry started in Wisconsin and he moved to Oregon in 1963 to work at Publishers Paper Co. in Oregon City.
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Mayer, JudithJudith Mayer, SNJM

Sr. Judith Mayer is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.  She received her BSN at University of Portland and her MSW at Portland State University.  She served on the Leadership Team of the Sisters and developed a Health and Well-Being System of Care across the U.S.-Ontario Province.
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nazario-bioCarmen Nazario

Carmen is President and CEO of ELYON International, Inc., a technology and management consulting company which provides technical and professional services to government and Fortune 500 companies. Carmen has over thirty years of experience in the field of Information Technology. She started her career path in technology while serving in the US Army.
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sanchez-bioGabriela Sanchez

Gabi is an attorney at Lane Powell who represents long term care, senior housing, home health and hospice providers in business, regulatory and litigation matters. She routinely advises long term care clients on a range of resident issues, as well as facilities in insurance payment disputes and recoupment issues.
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CarolynCarolyn Snow

Carolyn and Ned Snow have lived in the beautiful old Provincial House at Mary’s Woods since 2010. They truly appreciate the warmth and support to be found throughout the community here and feel it extremely important that very special environment be maintained even as we increase our numbers substantially.
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LyndaLynda Thompson, SNJM

Sister Lynda has held positions in leadership and administration with the Sisters of the Holy Names at the congregational level in Montreal, at the local province level in the Northwest and with Catholic Health Care Systems. With her educational background she specializes in organizational transformation, strategic planning, program development and pastoral formation.
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RobertRobert Tust

Robert is a licensed CPA in the State of Oregon and has a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Montana. He has over 14 years of progressive experience focused primarily in the not-for-profit industry. Robert has a history of building relationships across various functions, providing financial awareness / assistance and building strong, effective teams.
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