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Allyson Gottsman, Chairman

Allyson Gottsman, Chairman

Allyson has worked in healthcare for more than 40 years; currently at HealthTeamWorks, a non-profit, mission-driven organization working to transform how care is delivered and paid for to get a better result: improved health, reduced cost and a better experience of care for patients, families, and the healthcare team. She and her husband Bob have lived in Evergreen for 37 years, they enjoy skiing, tennis, and connecting with friends.

Tara May, Secretary

Tara May, Secretary

Tara is Senior Vice President for Ogilvy Public Relations. She was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas, and has lived in Colorado since 2006. She has a BA in Political Science as well as an MTS in Theology. She is married and has one child (Amelia) and a dog (Abby). She enjoys fly fishing, hiking, cross country skiing, yoga and reading. She is a parishioner at Christ the King Catholic Church and a parent of a preschooler at Montessori School of Evergreen.

Barbara Scripps, CPA, Treasurer

Barbara Scripps, CPA, Treasurer

Barb is a shareholder in Scripps, Taylor & Associates, P.C., an accounting firm located in Bergen Park. She is a graduate of CU Boulder with a BS in accounting and the graduate tax program at DU. She is married to Tom Scripps and they have three grown children: Jason, William, and Ellie. Barb was born in Freeport, Illinois and has lived in Colorado since 1972; Evergreen since 1982. She also sits on the boards of Center for the Arts Evergreen and Evergreen Country Day School. She is active in Evergreen Rotary and sings (at least one concert a year) with the Evergreen Chorale.

Andy Ades

Andy Ades

Andy Ades, owner of Ades Design Builders, Inc., has served several terms on the Mt. Evans board over the last three decades. He and his wife Ginny live in Evergreen and have two grown children. Andy enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, snowboarding, reading, work and friends.


Jim Chiddix

Jim Chiddix

Jim is a retired cable and technology industry executive who led the development of many of the technologies that have shaped modern cable services. He studied electrical engineering at Cornell University and went on to work for companies such as Time Warner Cable, Oceanic Cable and Waianae Cablevision after co-founding CRC Electronics. Jim was inducted into the Cable Vision Pioneers in 1991 and the Cable TV Hall of Fame in 2007. He is married to Trudy Chiddix, a nationally recognized artist who works in clay and glass. Jim was born and raised in Easton, Pennsylvania and moved to Evergreen in 1986 after living in Honolulu. He enjoys model railroading, mountain biking, trail construction and being involved with technology industry boards.

Greg Dobbs

Greg Dobbs

Author, journalist, correspondent, and anchor for various television network news programs and op-ed contributor to The Denver Post, Greg earned a BA from the University of California at Berkeley (1968) and a Master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University (1969). Greg and his wife Carol have two grown sons, Jason and Alex. Greg grew up in San Francisco and after reporting from overseas for more than a decade, has lived in Colorado since 1986. Some of Greg’s interests are reading, writing, mountain-biking, road-biking, and mono-skiing. He is a former board member of Evergreen Scholarship/Bootstraps and of the National Repertory Orchestra.

Marvin Geisness

Marvin Geisness

Marvin is retired from the financial industry. Born in Springfield, Illinois and raised in Minnesota's Twin Cities, he started living in Colorado part-time in 1986 and because a full-time resident in 2008. Marvin received his M.S. in Finance from the University of Minnesota and is a Charted Financial Analyst. He and his wife, Delene, live in Georgetown with their “three-legged mutt,” Chloe. They have four grown children and six grandchildren. Marvin enjoys hiking, recreational bicycling, cooking, Jeeping and camping. He is particularly interested in economic development in Clear Creek County, and is a member of Clear Creek Rotary and chair of the Georgetown Business Promotions Commission.

Valerie Gluth, PT

Valerie Gluth, PT

Valerie is the owner of Mountain View Physical Therapy in Evergreen. She graduated with a certificate and degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Health Sciences of Chicago Medical School (now Rosalind Franklin University). She completed a post-professional fellowship program in orthopedic manual physical therapy at the Kaiser Hayward Physical Therapy Fellowship Program in Northern California. Valerie was born and raised in Lombard, Illinois and has made Colorado her home since 1992. Valerie enjoys fly fishing, hiking and gardening. She is a member of Women of Evergreen Business (WEB) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Brian Himmelman, Chair Elect

Brian Himmelman, Chair Elect

Brian is self employed in insurance for State Farm. He has lived in Colorado for 33 years. He and his wife Sandie have two children, A.J and Tyler. Brian graduated with a business BA from Fort Lewis College. He enjoys baseball and fly fishing. He is a member of Blue Spruce Kiwanis, Conifer Kiwanis and the Key Club.

Alan C. Horowitz, Esq. R.N.

Alan C. Horowitz, Esq. R.N.

Alan is a partner in the law firm of Arnall Golden & Gregory, LLP. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Evergreen. Apart from practicing law, Alan has significant healthcare experience having held clinical, faculty and management positions at major medical centers where he utilized his management skills as well as his background as a registered respiratory therapist and a registered nurse. Alan is a graduate of the Widener University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, and also earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the same university. Alan enjoys hiking, biking, exploring Colorado, traveling and writing a legal column. He has a daughter, Beth who lives in Denver. Alan is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the American Medical Directors Association - The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA), and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).

Mary Jane Loevlie

Mary Jane Loevlie

A native of idaho Springs and a graduate of the University of Vermont, Mary Jane is the co-owner and vice president of Shotcrete Technologies, Inc., an international business in the concrete/tunneling/underground and mining industries. She is a member of many boards and commissions including the Colorado Center for Community Development, the Rocky Mountain Rail Authority and the I-70 Coalition. She enjoys music, cross-country and downhill skiing, community involvement, historic properties, hiking, swimming and scuba diving, traveling, dancing, reading and learning new things.

Dale Lovin, Past Chair

Dale Lovin, Past Chair

Dale's distinguished record of public service stretches back nearly half a century. As an FBI field agent, he spent 25 years pursuing the nation’s worst violent criminals. Following the 9/11 attacks in 2001, he was called out of retirement to help create the Federal Air Marshal Service. Ask him, though, and Lovin will tell you that his finest hour came on that day six years ago when he dropped by Mount Evans and asked what he could do to help. Dale has since served on the board’s executive committee and on its resource development committee, and anybody who’s laced up for Mount Evans’ popular Fourth of July Freedom Run in recent years can thank Dale Lovin for pulling together one of Colorado’s most family-friendly 5Ks.

Kevin O'Malley

Kevin O'Malley

Kevin grew up in Chicago and moved to Colorado in 1981. He and his family have been in Evergreen since 1989. Kevin and his wife Nancy Jo are "The O'Malley Team" at RE/MAX Alliance. He also served six years on the Clear Creek School Board and eight years as County Commissioner. He's looking forward to helping continue Mount Evans' service and commitment to the mountain communities.

Brent Pickett

Brent Pickett

Brent is a Senior V.P. at Bank of the West in Evergreen. He has served on the Mount Evans board since 2011.

Gail Sharp

Gail Sharp

Gail has been living and working in the Evergreen community for more than two decades. With a productive career as owner of TallGrass Aveda Spa and Salon, Gail balances her professional life with a cowgirl persona that enjoys the beauty of nature on horseback and hiking trails. It’s no surprise then that this former President of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce and active Rotary Club member is also a big fan of the Evergreen Rodeo.

Norman

Norman "Ron" Sherbert

Ron is enjoying retirement He has a BSME from General Motors Institute. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and has lived in Colorado for the past 30 years. He and his wife Sandy have three children: Roe, Ty and Brett. They also have eight grandchildren and a dog named Marcie. Ron enjoys antiques, bridge, golf and travel. He belongs to Pathfinders, Rotary Denver and the GM Retiree Advisory Council, and he’s president of GM’s retiree organization.

Doug Spencer

Doug Spencer

As owner of Spencer & Associates, Doug is involved in nonprofit organization management around the world. Born in Long Lake, Minnesota, he received his BA in history from Lewis & Clark College in 1979. Doug and his wife, Kathleen, are Evergreen residents who have lived in Colorado for almost four decades. They have two grown daughters. Doug enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, and travel.

Beverly Keeler Sprout, DDS

Beverly Keeler Sprout, DDS

A longtime Colorado resident who has made Evergreen her home since 1997, Beverly spent her undergraduate years at Northern Arizona University and received her BS in health sciences as well as her DDS from Colorado University Health Sciences Center in 1997. She and her husband, Jeff, have a dental practice in Evergreen and are the proud parents of Cole and Avery, who attend Faith Christian middle school. Bev and her family enjoy all things outdoor, including running, biking, tennis, fishing, skiing, hiking, and camping!

Ed Steinbrecher

Ed Steinbrecher

Ed is enjoying retirement. He was born in Windsor, Colorado and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has lived in Colorado for almost half a century. Ed has a BS, an MS and an EdD. He and his wife Mary have two children, Scott and Jane. His interests are fitness activities, outdoor activities, travel, history and reading. He is involved in Rotary, University of Colorado Education and Development Advisory Board, the Association for Education Finance and Policy, the American Historical Society and the Marine Corps Historical Society.


Judy Tersteeg

Judy Tersteeg

Judy has volunteered at Mt. Evans since 1995, and this is her second board term. She lives in Evergreen with her husband, Glenn; their hometown was Redwood Falls, Minnesota. They have two grown daughters and three grandsons. Judy enjoys tennis, swimming, walking, traveling and, especially, volunteering at Mt. Evans.

Dan Tuteur

Dan Tuteur

Dan is a healthcare consultant who has over 35 years of health care experience across a broad spectrum including community health, finance, managed care, healthcare technology, hospital administration and health insurance. From 2012 until 2015, Dan served as Chief Strategy Officer at Colorado HealthOP, a nonprofit, member governed health plan. Prior to that, Dan held leadership positions at Colorado Community Managed Care Network and Colorado Access. Dan has a degree in Masters of Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Dan is from Hamden, Connecticut and lives in Evergreen with his wife, Kathy. They have three daughters; Emily, Natalie and Kayla. He enjoys bicycling, hiking, skiing and reading.

John Witwer, MD

John Witwer, MD

John was born and raised in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, and has lived in Colorado since 1973. He received his BA from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachussetts, and his MD from Cornell University Medical College, New York City. John lives in Evergreen with his wife, Jeanie (a former Mt. Evans employee) and their cat, Rex. They have two grown children. John’s interests include history and his six grandchildren. He is a member of Blue Spruce Kiwanis and American Legion Post 2001, Evergreen.


Professional Advisory Committee

Professional Advisory Committee

Janine Guillen, Chair
Susan Brace, RN, PsyD
Terri Donati, MD
Valerie Gluth, PT
Allyson Gottsman
Kathy Hassell, MD
Dan Johnson, JD, MD
Lori Joslin
Cheryl Ladd, RN
Mark Laurnen, MD
David Linn, MD
John MacArthur, MD
Marsha Manning, MD
Lorye McCleod
Keith Mullett
Ted Ning, MD
Karen Schutt, RN
Barb Scripps, CPA
Tricia Speidel, MD
Janee Weinberger
Mary White, MPT
John Witwer, MD

STAFF
Sherrie Barton, OTR
Kathy Butcher, NP
Suzanne Feroldi, RPT
Sandy Moorehead, RN
Nancy Nelson, Chaplain
Charley Shimanski
Wendy Snow, MSW
Tracy Stiller, MD
Deborah Stellini, SLP