Enloe Board of Trustees

Enloe Medical Center is governed by dedicated community board members, who volunteer their time and service to ensure that our local, nonprofit hospital continues the legacy of health care established by its founder, Dr. NT Enloe, in 1913.

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2021 Enloe Medical Center Board of Trustees

Craig Duncan (Chair)
Denise Adams (Vice Chair)
William Carriere (Secretary)
Carrie Alden
Cindy Bennington-Foor
Gloria Godinez
Rick Krepelka
Jeffrey Lobosky, M.D.
James Moore, M.D. (Chief of Staff Elect)
Ken Petty, M.D.
Walt Schafer, Ph.D.
Erik Simchuk, M.D. (Chief of Staff)
Judy Sitton (Ex Officio)
Monica Soderstrom
Jack Sterling
Mike Wiltermood (Ex Officio)

 

Craig Duncan is Chair of the Enloe Board of Trustees. He is a retired partner with K·Coe Isom, LLP, a national accounting and business consulting firm.

Craig is involved in the leadership of many local community organizations, including Chico Rotary and Chico Rotary Foundation, North Valley Chamber Chorale, and the Gateway Science Museum. He has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from California State University, Sacramento. Craig is an elder at Bidwell Presbyterian and served there as treasurer for about 20 years.

He and his wife, Lynne, have three daughters and six grandchildren. Craig's service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2014. Since then he has chaired the audit and corporate compliance committee and served as Vice Chair of the finance committee.

Denise Adams, MSN, MBA, RN, is Vice Chair of the Enloe Board of Trustees. She is Dean of Instruction, Career Education at Butte College, where she has worked since 2007.

Currently she administers and supervises educational programs and has oversight for selection, management, and evaluation of academic, management and classified staff. Denise has worked in health care since 1985, in clinical and educational settings, and has expertise in areas, including leadership, quality improvement, outcomes management, case management and utilization management.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine, and a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in nursing from California State University, Chico.

She holds licenses as a registered nurse, clinical nurse specialist and public health nurse. Her professional affiliations include Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, Kappa Omicron Chapter; Association of California Nurse Leaders; Association of California Community College Administrators; California Community College Association for Occupational Education; and CSU, Chico, Alumni Association.

Denise is an elder at Bidwell Presbyterian Church. Her service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2015, and she is Vice Chair of the quality committee.

William Carriere is the Secretary of the Enloe Board of Trustees. He is President/CEO of Carriere Family Farms, Inc., in Glenn, Calif. He has served his family farm in this capacity since 2007.

Bill is responsible for leading his fifth-generation family business in farming with a vision to create sustainable growth and stability of Carriere Family Farms for future generations. He has been actively working in a managerial role since 1986, when he started as Ranch Manager for Carriere & Sons Partnership. Bill has extensive experience in oversight of farming, processing, sales and marketing, international shipping, and distribution of walnuts and other farm products.

He holds a bachelor's in agriculture and managerial economics from the University of California, Davis, and graduated with Class 27 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.

He serves on various boards, including the California Walnut Board, the Glenn County Planning Commission, as Finance Chairman for the St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Willows, and is a proud Alpha Gamma Rho alumnus.

Bill’s service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2015. He is currently the Chair of the Finance Committee.

Carrie Alden was the human resources Director of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., retiring in 2017 after 16 years.

Previously she worked for Oroville Union High School District and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Earlier in her career, from 1982 through 1993, she worked at Enloe Medical Center in the medical records and human resources departments. Carrie volunteers as a Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) counselor with Passages, assisting clients with Medicare.

Carrie has her Bachelor of Science (with honors) in public health, health policy and administration from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

She began her service on Enloe’s Board of Trustees on Jan. 1, 2014. She is currently the Chair of the audit and compliance committee and the executive compensation committee.

Cindy Bennington-Foor is Vice President and Regional Manager of Tri Counties Bank, managing 13 retail branches in eight cities. She has worked at Tri Counties Bank since 2000, and prior to that was Vice President at Bank of America, where she was employed since 1978.

Cindy’s community involvement includes membership in the Chico Rotary Club, the Chico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and The Butte College Foundation Board. She also previously served on the Chico Rotary Foundation Board of Governors.

She received her graduate level banking degree from the Pacific Coast Banking School, University of Washington in Seattle, her Master of Business Administration from CSU, Chico, her Bachelor of Science in business administration from Biola University in La Mirada, Calif., and her associate degree with an emphasis in accounting from the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls.

Cindy's service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began in 2013. Cindy has chaired the finance and investments committee since 2014 and is Vice Chair of the governance committee, a role she has held since 2015.

Gloria Godinez is Assistant Director of Labor Relations & Compliance for the Human Resources Service Center at CSU, Chico, where she has worked since 2015. She is a member of the California State Bar and worked as an attorney in Sacramento for 11 years, most recently for the Attorney General’s Office at the California Department of Justice.

Gloria graduated from UCLA School of Law in 2003 and received her bachelor’s in psychology from Brown University in 2000. In recent affiliations, she became a certified Green Dot interpersonal violence prevention trainer and volunteered as a mentor with the Educational Opportunity Program Summer Bridge.

A fun fact, Gloria attended Chico High School and was a Junior Volunteer at Enloe. Her service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2020.

Rick Krepelka has served as Chief Operations Officer/Chief Financial Officer for Golden State Risk Management Authority since 2005. For 20 years prior, he provided computer consulting with an emphasis in computerized accounting systems and executive-level technology consulting.

Among his professional activities, he has stayed active in technology committees related to public risk pooling and accounting.

Rick serves on the board for Butte-Glenn Community College District and is assistant district administrator for District 47 Little League. He has been involved in many Butte and Glenn County service organizations, including the Chico and Orland Chambers of Commerce, Chico Rotary, Orland Kiwanis, Butte College Foundation, Glenn Medical Foundation, and the Orland Planning Commission.

Rick graduated with bachelor’s degrees in computer science and English from CSU, Chico. His service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2020.

Jeffrey Lobosky, M.D., is a board certified neurosurgeon who has been in private practice in Chico and a member of the Enloe medical staff since 1984.

He has directed the Northern California “Think First” trauma prevention program since 1988. His many leadership roles include American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) representative to the Committee on Trauma for the American College of Surgeons from 2006 to 2009 and member of the AANS/ CNS (Congress of Neurological Surgeons) Joint Task Force on Regionalization of Neurosurgical Emergency Care since 2008.

Dr. Lobosky is the author of the book “It's Enough to Make You Sick: The Failure of American Health Care and A Prescription for the Cure” and numerous medical publications.

He is associate clinical professor for the Department of Neurological Surgery at University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified in neurological surgery, received his undergraduate degree in pre-professional studies from the University of Notre Dame, his medical degree from University of California, Irvine, and completed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Dr. Lobosky’s service on Enloe’s Board of Trustees began on Jan. 1, 2014. He currently Chairs the board’s quality committee.

James Moore, M.D.

James Moore, M.D., Chief of Staff Elect to the medical staff, is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing in the Enloe Emergency department since 2012.

He obtained his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 2006 and completed his residency at UCLA in 2011. He obtained his Master of Public Health (MPH) in health management and policy at the University of Michigan. He and his wife, Jennifer, are raising their daughters here in Chico.

Dr. Moore’s service on the board began in January 2021.

Ken Petty, M.D.a physician trustee member of the Enloe Board of Trustees, specializes in radiology at Enloe Radiology Services.

He is board certified in nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Radiology, respectively.

Dr. Petty completed his fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University and his residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City. He received his M.D. from the University of Missouri, School of Medicine. He came to Chico in 1998.

Walt Schafer, Ph.D., an educator, consultant and administrator, taught in higher education for 41 years, including 30 years at the Department of Sociology at CSU, Chico. Additionally, he has held several positions in research and administration at universities and has published books on stress management. 

In 1979, Walt co-founded Enloe’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and went on to work as a Stress Management Specialist with the program until 1992. He also founded and directed Enloe’s former Stress and Health Center. Walt completed his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and a doctorate in sociology at the University of Michigan. 

He is an active member of the Chico Rotary Club, having served as club president and board member, and led Chico Rotary’s community development projects near Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania for 10 years. Walt has also served on the board of directors of Chico Running Club, Chico Velo Cycling Club, the Centerville Recreation and Historical Association, and the Honey Run Covered Bridge Association.

Eric Simchuk, M.D., Chief of Staff to the medical staff, is a surgeon specializing in upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery at North Valley Surgical Associates. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Prior to arriving in Chico, Dr. Simchuk completed his fellowship at Bristol Royal Infirmary in the United Kingdom and his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Washington. He received his M.D. from Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine in New Hampshire.

Dr. Simchuk came to Chico in 2007. His service on Enloe's Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2019.

Judy Sitton is a retired Executive Vice President for the software company she co-founded, SunGard Bi-Tech. She also taught elementary school locally for 10 years and is known for supporting community organizations, including Gateway Science Museum’s Community Advisory Board, California State University, Chico’s, Leaders’ Honor Society and Women In Touch.

Judy has given tremendously to Enloe, providing governance through the Board of Trustees for more than 10 years and has helped lead Enloe’s journey to Planetree Gold Certification for Excellence in Patient-Centered Care.

She is an ex-officio member of the board due to her position as Chair of the Enloe Foundation. She joined that board in 2018.

Monica Soderstrom is Division Director of Community Health for Butte County Public Health, in Oroville, Calif., where she has overseen countywide nursing programs and coalitions since 2015. In other leadership roles, she served as Director of the Children’s Health Center from 2010 to 2015, including overseeing the transition from Enloe to Northern Valley Indian Health in 2012.

Monica worked as a public health nurse for over 12 years, serving local high-risk mothers and infants, and she was employed at Enloe for 24 years. During her time at Enloe she was a registered nurse in pediatrics and maternal child home health, a nurse manager, a perinatal instructor, and a case manager.

Monica earned her bachelor’s in nursing from CSU, Chico, in 1985, and was an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) from 2004-2020. Her service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began Jan. 1, 2020.

Jack Sterling and his wife, Darien, own Madison Bear Garden and Mom’s Restaurant in Chico as well as other dining establishments in Northern California and Nevada.

He is a member of the Community and Youth Alcohol Committee and is a member of the Chico Rotary Club. His past community involvement includes board membership on the CSU, Chico, President's Advisory Board, Downtown Chico Business Association, Chico Chamber of Commerce, and the Boys & Girls Club of Chico.

Jack’s service on the Enloe Board of Trustees began in 2013. He has served as the Chair of the governance committee since 2014 and is Vice Chair of the executive committee.

Mike Wiltermood grew up in nearby Lincoln, Calif., and began his career in 1986, when he graduated from Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in health care administration. He has over 30 years of professional experience and came to Chico as Enloe Medical Center’s Chief Operating Officer in 2007. He was named President and CEO in 2009.

Mike is a member of Chico’s Noon Rotary Club, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served on several trade association boards. He is currently on the California Hospital Association’s Board of Directors.

Mike’s wife, Kelly, has a master’s degree in art education and taught K-12 in Washington state before moving with the family back to California. Mike and Kelly have four grown children and three grandchildren.

You can email Mike at mike.wiltermood@enloe.org.

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