Our volunteer Board of Trustees is comprised of community leaders and physicians who provide guidance and strategic leadership for the hospital’s operations.

Doug is owner and principal consultant with Doug Mah & Associates, LLC.  Prior to joining the Board of Trustees, Doug served as mayor for the City of Olympia from 2008 to 2011 and served a total of 10 years on the City Council.  During his tenure with the city, he led the way for significant public investments including a new city hall, regional fire training facility, fire station, regional wastewater service center, children’s museum and rebuilding the city’s premier waterfront boardwalk. A native Washingtonian, Doug earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Washington University.  He enjoyed a 23-year career in state government prior to launching his consulting firm. Doug volunteers on the governing boards of South Puget Sound Community College, Thurston County Food Bank and Washington State Employees Credit Union. He also is a member of the Thurston Chamber of Commerce and the Gateway Rotary Club of Thurston County.
In 1997, Clyde Carpenter, M.D., joined Olympia Orthopaedic Associates and began the Spine Surgery Program at Capital Medical Center. Prior to private practice, he served on the teaching staff in the orthopaedic department at Madigan Army Medical Center. Capital Medical Center’s spinal fusion program has received 5-star ratings from HealthGrades for 8 consecutive years. No other hospital in Washington has achieved this success. He is married and has three daughters, all of whom are married. He has four grandchildren.
Dr. David Deitz is chair of the hospital’s credentials committee and is the board representative for the hospital’s joint venture partners. His past leadership roles include chief of surgery and chair of quality committee. In addition to co-founding South Sound Surgical Associates, Dr. Deitz serves as medical director for the hospital’s noninvasive vascular lab and treats patients at the Advanced Wound Center at Capital Medical Center.

He is board certified in both general and vascular surgery and has practiced medicine in Olympia since 1988. He is a a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, Washington State Medical Association and Thurston-Mason Medical Society.

Colleen joined Capstone Investment Group in March 2012. Prior to joining our firm, she was the Chief Advisory Officer at Cambridge Wealth Management, LLC. For over six years, she worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as a Financial Advisor. While there, she received her Financial Planning Specialist designation with the firm.She focuses her practice on meeting the financial planning and investment needs of individuals and families, and specializes in working with institutional clients, such as foundations, endowments, trusts, 401(k) plans, and charitable organizations.

Colleen received her Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation and through this coursework, and her 18 years of executive-level experience in the nonprofit sector, acquired a thorough knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence, and applies these standards in her practice with institutions and individuals.

Colleen is a native Washingtonian, born in Spokane. She has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Eastern Washington University and a dual Masters degree in Public Administration/Health Administration from Portland State University.

She believes giving back to our community is imperative and currently serves as Treasurer of Pope John Paul II High School in Lacey, WA. She is a past president of the South Puget Sound Estate Planning Council and served on the Board of the Rotary Club of Olympia. In 2005-2006, she taught a graduate-level class on mission-based nonprofit management for the Masters in Public Administration program at The Evergreen State College. Since 1993, she has served as a consultant to nonprofit organizations, and has a broad range of experience in organizational development, fundraising, leadership training, and financial management.

Colleen and her husband Patrick live in Olympia with their dogs, Darby and Molly. In her spare time, she loves to play golf, cook, and garden.

Dr. Robert Hipp received his medical training at Columbia and Union Universities in New York. He spent one year in Vietnam and then completed his surgery residency at Virginia Mason in Seattle. In 1973, Dr. Robert Hipp began his Olympia medical practice in vascular and thoracic surgery. He became a partner in South Sound Surgical Associates in 1997. Dr. Hipp currently serves as the physician adviser and chair of the Quality Improvement Council and the Physician Leadership Group at Capital Medical Center. Dr. Hipp and his wife Diane volunteer at Kitten Rescue, a non-profit rescue and adoption organization for cats.
Cheryl has served as Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council since 2012. Cheryl previously held executive and senior positions in the Washington Workforce Association and in local government agencies including King County, Thurston County, the City of Issaquah, and the Skokomish Tribal Nation.

 

Her consulting work has been diverse and includes community, organizational and infrastructure projects. She completed a master’s degree in public administration from City University of New York, and is a graduate of the Senior Executives in Local Government Program JFK School of Public Service at Harvard. She received her undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College.

 

In January 2017 Cheryl was appointed as a Board Director for the Seattle Branch of the San Francisco Reserve Bank.  She serves on the Thurston County Chamber and the Governor’s WA Military Transition Council.

 

Cheryl is an articulate advocate for rural communities, issues of poverty and inequity and the redemptive power of work and quality employment.  Cheryl joined our Board this past February.

Dr. Stephen Snow is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement and is a partner with Olympia Orthopaedic Associates. He has served in a number of leadership positions on the hospital’s medical staff and board, and is currently chair of the Physician Leadership Group. Dr. Snow received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and earned his medical doctorate from Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed his internship at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut; his residency at the St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, New York; and a foot and ankle fellowship at St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital and The Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Snow is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic. As a team physician for Evergreen State College, Saint Martin’s University and Capital High School he maintains competence in sports medicine and outcomes.
Dr. James Julin is an Olympia cardiologist who received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Jean is the cofounder of SCJ Alliance, a consulting firm offering civil engineering, transportation planning and engineering, environmental and community planning and landscape architecture services.  In addition to managing the challenges of leadership in a growing firm, she is engaged with a number of community organizations, and mother to two active teenage boys.  She does all this while keeping her cool (usually) and maintaining a happy demeanor.

Building a top-notch company culture to match the top-notch project performance and financial portfolio of SCJ is Jean’s passion. Balancing financial growth and stability with generous employee benefits and recognition programs takes both technical and soft skills.  Jean brings both to everything she does.  As a planner by training she always keeps her eye on the horizon while taking care of the day to day issues that arise at SCJ.  Jean was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Business Examiner Media Group for her Positivity, Passion and Energy.  She has initiated many innovative programs to reinforce SCJ’s unique and acclaimed company culture.  Jean strives to bring humor, honesty, enthusiasm, kindness and magic into all her interactions.

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Dr. Kevin Long is a pathologist and partner with CellNetix Pathology and Laboratories. He is the Capital Medical Center laboratory Medical Director, current Chief of Staff (through 2018), and also serves on the hospital’s Quality Improvement Council, Professional Practice Evaluation Committee, and Blood Management Committee.

Dr. Long received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Carleton College and medical doctorate from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  He completed his pathology residency and surgical pathology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

CEO of Capital Medical Center since September 2017, Mark has more than 30 years experience of progressive leadership and management of healthcare organizations.

Prior to joining Capital, Mark served as CEO of San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital in Banning, Calif. There he was responsible for the leadership and management of this 79-bed general acute care community hospital in the Inland Empire area of Southern California.

More to come!

Kyle currently serves as the President and CEO of South Sound YMCA where he is responsible for managing the Y’s financial, human, and physical resources in promoting its mission and goals. He’s known as a transformational executive with success in conceptualizing, developing and implementing strategies that strengthen the Y’s public image. Kyle also has experience and skills within marketing, business development, member service, quality assurance, and new program development.
Lisa is the Chief Executive Officer of the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel, which is owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation.  Lisa held the CEO position on an interim basis for four months prior to being placed permanently in that role in July 2017.  Lisa has a 28-year career in finance and Native American gaming.

She worked for Ernst & Young’s Chicago office as a CPA for several years before beginning her gaming career with Bally Entertainment Corporation.  She has served as the top financial executive for Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel, Tulalip Casino and a Six Flags theme park and two of their waterparks in Northern California.

In 2015, Lisa was named Financial Executive of the Year by the Business Examiner for outstanding fiscal leadership and asset management.  Lisa was born and raised in Illinois and earned her bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University.

Since moving to the Pacific Northwest in 1996, Lisa has served on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington and Jump Start, in addition to serving on various committees for United Way.

In addition to serving on the Board of Trustees, she currently sits on the Funds Development Committee for the Evergreen Longhouse.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys reading, “glamping”  and spending time with friends and family, including her two Great Dane fur-babies.