Redlands Community Hospital Foundation Appoints New Board Members
REDLANDS, CA – January 16, 2019 – The Redlands Community Hospital Foundation
has named a new slate of officers for 2019. New Board officers are Kathy
Meredith, chair; Dr. Sue Brown Brashear, vice-chair and Doug McAdam, treasurer.
At its January 16, 2019, meeting the board thanked George Barich, outgoing
chair, Joyce Waner and Dave Caminiti for their service to the hospital.
The board welcomed new member Betty Auton-Beck in November and newly elected
Wendy Brady-Posjena, auxiliary representative.
Board members for 2019 also include: Luann Bangsund, Susan Henehan, Olivia
Knudsen, Patricia Kohlmeier, Dr. Phong Nguyen, Dr. Nancy Norton, James
Odlum, Bryan Reid, Susan Sequeira, Dr. James Watson and George Webber.
The mission of Redlands Community Hospital Foundation is to advance the
delivery of exceptional healthcare in the Inland Empire through the acquisition,
management and utilization of philanthropic funds for Redlands Community
Hospital. As the fundraising arm of Redlands Community Hospital, the Foundation
recently completed a capital campaign for the Emergency Department, raising
more than $6.5M in support of the expansion.
Meredith is the 1st Vice President/Fiduciary Banking Manager at Pacific
Premier Bank, in Redlands. She has served on the Foundation Board for
eight years and is also a member of the hospital auxiliary.
Jan Opdyke, president of the Redlands Community Hospital Foundation says
of Meredith’s election, “We are grateful for Kathy’s
commitment to the hospital and are thrilled that she will take on this
new role. Kathy’s sense of community makes her a perfect match for
the Foundation in the coming year.”
For more than three decades, the Redlands Community Hospital Foundation
has supported Redlands Community Hospital, which is an independent not
for profit, stand-alone hospital, by securing philanthropic funding to
enhance the quality of care for patients in Redlands and its surrounding