Board of Trustees
Cecily Hall, Board Chair
Ms. Hall is the former Vice President of Operations for Carena. Prior to joining Carena, Hall spent nearly 18 years with the Microsoft Corporation. In her role as the Director of U.S. Benefits, Hall was responsible for more than 65 benefit plans, programs, and services, involving more than 45 vendor partners and serving approximately 140,000 employees and family members. Some of Hall's benefit plan work at Microsoft has gained national recognition including acknowledgment by the Clinton Administration and President Obama. Hall serves on the Board of Directors for Overlake and the Bailey-Boushay House, a facility owned by Virginia Mason Medical Center. In 2007, Hall accepted an appointment to the Business Advisory Group for The Joint Commission. Hall attended Carroll College and the University of Montana Business School. She has served as a visiting faculty member for the Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and she is pursuing her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation. Prior to joining Microsoft, Hall worked for Nordstrom, Inc. for 10 years holding positions in sales, business management, and human resources.
Bertrand A. Valdman, Immediate Past Chairman
Mr. Valdman is senior vice president of strategic planning for Edison International. Valdman is responsible for directing the strategy of Edison International, which is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation's largest utilities, and Edison Mission Group, an independent power producer and provider of capital and financial services. Prior to joining Edison International, Valdman was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Puget Sound Energy where he was responsible for regulated electric and natural gas distribution operations, as well as the Customer Service, Information Technology, and Community Affairs functions. Valdman also served as Puget Energy's Chief Financial Officer from 2003 through 2007. Before joining Puget Energy, he was managing director with JP Morgan where he spent 16 years in a variety of investment banking positions in New York and Paris. Valdman serves on the board of Calgary-based Veresen Inc. where he chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee. He has served on a variety of community boards including Lakeside School, Puget Sound Blood Center, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Valdman is a faculty member of the University of Idaho College of Business and Finance Utility Executive Program. Valdman has a bachelor's degree in history from Northwestern University and master's and doctoral degrees from Stanford University.
Jim Doud, Secretary
Mr. Doud is a business consultant & former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Matthew G. Norton Co. He is a Director of the Brooks Investment Co.; Director and Vice Chairman of Kibble & Prentice, Inc.; Chairman & Director of Calco Insurance Brokers and Agents; Director of Ambia Inc.; Director of Property Development Corp.; Advisory Board Member of Hartung Glass Industries; Trustee, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Trustee (Emeritus) Western Washington University Foundation; Advisory Board Member, College of Business, Western Washington University. Mr. Doud is Vice Chairman of the Board of First Mutual Bancshares, Inc. and First Mutual Bank.
Patricia Bedient, Treasurer
Ms. Bedient is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Weyerhaeuser Company. She became senior vice president of Finance and Strategic Planning in February 2006 and from February 2003 to 2006 she served as vice president of Strategic Planning. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Bedient was with Arthur Andersen LLP for 27 years, where she served a number of clients in the forest products, manufacturing, distribution and educational service industries. She began her career with Arthur Andersen in Portland, Oregon, becoming a partner in 1987. In 1993 she transferred to the Boise, Idaho, office. From 1999-2002 she served as the managing partner for the Seattle office and as the partner in charge of the firm's forest products practice. Patricia attended Oregon State University where she received a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in accounting and finance. Ms. Bedient is a certified public accountant and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Washington Society of CPAs. She currently serves on the board of directors of Alaska Air Group, the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, the Oregon State University Foundation board of trustees, the advisory board for the University of Washington School of Business, and the San Francisco regional advisory board for FM Global. She has served on the boards of the World Forestry Center, the Forest History Society, and the Forest Research Lab advisory committee, and Oregon State University. She has also served as past president, City Club of Portland; past chair, board of regents, St. Mary's Academy of Portland; past vice chair, Boise Chamber of Commerce; and past treasurer for both United Way of Ada County, Idaho, and Alliance for Education in Seattle.
Tom Miller, MD, Chief of Staff
Dr. Miller received his Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1973, and his MD in 1977 from the University of Alabama. He did his residency at the University of Washington in Internal Medicine, becoming board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He joined the Medical Staff at Overlake in February 1982. He has served on the Peer Review Committee since 2006, serving as Chair from 2010 to 2012.
Richard Clarfeld, MD, Chief of Staff Elect
Dr. Clarfeld is a board-certified surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He attended Northwestern University for his undergraduate study and attended Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Washington and he was a fellow of the Surgical Oncology of the Breast at Baylor University. Prior to joining Overlake Medical Center, Dr. Clarfeld, practiced at The Polyclinic for 23 years and also served a two-year term as medical director and provided leadership, interfaced with physicians on issues of managed care, addressed issues related to quality assurance and served as a facilitator for many clinic functions.
Craig L. Hendrickson, President/CEO
Craig Hendrickson became the President and CEO of Overlake Hospital Medical Center in 2006, having served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the hospital since 2001. He came to Overlake from Swedish Medical Center (Providence Campus), where he was the COO. Hendrickson's other executive experience includes: Chief Executive at Providence Seattle Medical Center; Senior Regional Vice President & COO at Catholic Healthcare West in California; President & CEO of South Sound Integrated Delivery Network for the Franciscan Health System; and CEO of St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Hendrickson has a master's degree in healthcare administration from the University of California, Irvine, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.
Robert Campbell, Assistant Secretary
Mr. Campbell is the treasurer and vice president of investor relations for Nordstrom, a position he's held since March 2009. He has held several leadership positions since joining the company in 1997, including vice president of finance for the full-line stores, treasurer, vice president of strategy and planning, and director of investor relations. Prior to February 1997, Campbell held various finance and accounting positions in several different west coast retail and restaurant companies. He serves on the local advisory board of the Rotary Boys and Girls Club of King County.
Gregory Collins, Trustee
Mr. Collins is the President and CEO of Parker, Smith & Feek and serves on the Board of Directors. He has been in the insurance industry since 1977, and joined Parker, Smith & Feek in 1987. He became a partner in the firm in 1991. Mr. Collins holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM) professional designations. He is the past Chairman and a current Director of Assurex Global, an international corporation of privately held insurance brokers collectively managing more than $30 billion of annual insurance premiums worldwide. In addition to his corporate management obligations, Mr. Collins heads Parker, Smith & Feek’s Environmental Practice Group. He has presented public seminars concerning asbestos abatement, underground storage tanks, environmental impairment liability, and the use of environmental insurance in real estate transfers. He has successfully placed environmental insurance coverage on numerous contaminated properties throughout the Western U.S., including property transfers on Superfund sites. Collins is the Immediate Past Chair of the Overlake Hospital Foundation Board. He also serves on the Board of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Collins earned a B.S. degree from Montana State University in Environmental Sciences.
Janine Florence, Trustee
Ms. Florence joined her family's businesses Quality Food Centers (QFC) and Property Development Corporation, a real estate holding company, in 1974. In 1986 the family sold its interest in QFC, the grocery retail operation. She is now serving as president and CEO of Property Development Corporation since 1985, and became chairwoman in 2006. Florence has served as a member of the board of directors of First Mutual Bank since 1985. She is the past chairwoman of the Bellevue Downtown Association and the Bellevue Schools Foundation. She has served on the board of both the Bellevue Community College Foundation and the Bellevue Art Museum, and is currently the vice chairwoman of the Performing Arts Center of the Eastside.
Kemper Freeman, Jr., Trustee
Mr. Freeman is chairman and CEO of Kemper Development Company located in downtown Bellevue, the owner/developer of Bellevue Square Shopping Center and the mixed-use projects Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square. He is past chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers as well as past chairman of the association's Government Relations committee and has served as a trustee since 1987. Freeman serves as a board member of the Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE). He has a long history of involvement in political and civic activities. Freeman is a former Washington State legislator, and has served on the boards of numerous business and civic organizations. The Freeman family is one of the founders of Overlake Hospital.
John B. Hayhurst, Trustee
Mr. Hayhurst retired as senior vice president of The Boeing Company and a member of the Boeing Executive Council in 2004. At that time, he was president of the Air Traffic Management business which he led since its establishment in 2000. Previously, Hayhurst had served in positions of increasing responsibility since joining Boeing in 1969 including vice president and general manager of 737 programs, vice president of commercial airplane sales for the Americas, vice president of new product development, and vice president of marketing for commercial airplanes. Hayhurst is a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is a former chair of the Board of Trustees of the Puget Sound Blood Center and is a member of the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies. A native of West Virginia, Hayhurst holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Purdue University. He received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Washington in 1971. In 1998, Hayhurst was awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering by Purdue University.
David Hovind, Trustee
Mr. Hovind retired as Vice Chairman of PACCAR Inc. in 2004. His 40 year PACCAR career included all facets of human resources/labor relations, manufacturing, management, sales, marketing and international business. Hovind graduated from the University of Washington Business School and completed executive programs at Northwestern University and Stanford University. Since retirement, Hovind has been active on the Seattle Space Needle Corporation Board of Directors, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors, the University of Washington Global Business School Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of Bishop Blanchet High School. He has worked with several nonprofit/charitable organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association and Fulcrum Foundation.
Linda Mahaffey, Trustee
Ms. Mahaffey retired in 2012 as Vice President of Symetra Life Insurance Company and President for Symetra Securities, Inc. She joined Safeco in 1994 as manager of Mutual Fund Administration. She was appointed AVP of Safeco Services Corp. and Safeco Securities Inc. in 1995, Vice President in 1998 and President in 2004. When Safeco sold the Life and Investments division, Mahaffey remained with the newly formed company, Symetra Financial Corporation. Prior to joining Safeco/Symetra, she spent 16 years at Blue Cross of Washington. Ms. Mahaffey has a bachelor's degree in Education from Central Washington University.
Douglas T. Martin, Trustee
Mr. Martin is an independent consultant who previously worked in marketing at Microsoft. He received his bachelor's degree in economics and finance from the University of Washington and his MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He serves as a director or trustee on a variety of private sector and not-for-profit boards in the Seattle area, and is former chairman of the Overlake Hospital Foundation board.
Lani Mobius, Trustee
Ms. Mobius retired from Liberty Mutual Insurance in October 2011 as a Senior IT Project Manager. Her 35 year career began at Safeco Insurance which Liberty purchased. Mobius’ IT projects included Leading the Safeco Corporation to a successful Year 2000 transition; IT preparation and deployment of Safeco’s Redmond Data Center; IT portion of a Safeco business entity divestiture; IT deployment of network and telephony implementation in support of Safeco’s move from the U District to downtown Seattle. Mobius graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Mathematics. Since retirement she joined the Overlake Hospital Auxiliaries.
Nolan Newman, Trustee
Mr. Newman, CPA, has been providing professional tax advice and financial guidance to business of all sizes and individuals since 1986. He is noted expert tax advisor for healthcare organizations, including hospitals, medical groups, healthcare systems, physicians, healthcare professionals and long term care facilities. He was previously a tax partner in the Seattle office of Arthur Andersen responsible for the Pacific Northwest healthcare tax practice. He founded Nolan A. Newman, PLLC in 2005 which evolved into Newman Dierst Hales PLLC in 2006. Prior to that, he spent three years as a tax principal for Clark Nuber in Bellevue, specializing in owner-operated businesses, nonprofits and healthcare organizations. Newman earned his Bachelor of Commerce in 1980 and Masters in Financial Accounting in 1981 from the University of Cape Town. He is a past board member and Treasurer of Provail, a Seattle non-profit organization supporting people with disabilities and Herzl-Ner Tamid Congregation on Mercer Island.
Russell Stockdale, Trustee
Mr. Stockdale spent four years as an executive with the early stage entrepreneurial endeavor Clearsight Systems. First as the Vice President of Marketing and then as the President. Through the challenges of start-up status, he was able to secure additional funding from the Board of Directors while streamlining costs. Prior to Clearsight Systems, Russell Stockdale led numerous high profile successful groups with Microsoft Corporation. He led the transition of $1.3 billion acquisition of Great Plains into the organization as the Vice President of Microsoft Business Solutions. As a result of his leadership and planning while under development, Sharepoint Server was able to become the fastest product in company history to generate $1 billion in revenue. He successfully refocused the marketing efforts for Exchange Server to build momentum and exceed the $525 million revenue plan. In addition, Mr. Stockdale implemented the Windows 95 worldwide roll out plan with a $20 million budget that achieved phenomenal product recognition. Mr. Stockdale started his career in consulting at Accenture. During his time in consulting, he had the opportunity to design and implement information systems that streamlined business operations for organizations across numerous industries. Mr. Stockdale is a long time resident of the Puget Sound and has been active in the community, serving on the Development Committee of the University of Washington Autism Center. In addition, he serves as a Board Member for the Stockdale Family Foundation. Mr. Stockdale holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree with distinction from Stanford University.
Thomas Stoll, MD, Board Member at Large
Dr. Stoll was raised on the Eastside and graduated from Redmond High School. He received a Bachelor in Science degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA. Dr. Stoll received his medical degree from University of California San Diego and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Rochester in New York. Dr. Stoll has been an orthopedic surgeon with Group Health since 2005. He has previously served as the Chair of Orthopedics for Overlake Hospital and is currently the Service Line Chief of Orthopedics for Group Health Physicians.