Health care organization names officers and trustees

Blaine Buck
Blaine Buck
Ken Palmer
Ken Palmer

Family Health West has announced the election of members and officers to the board of trustees of the health care organization based in Fruita.

The board officers include: Blaine Buck of Bighorn Consulting Engineers, chairman; Ken Palmer of Palmer Tax and Consulting, vice president; and Tom Oliver of Alpine Bank, treasurer.

Tom Oliver
Tom Oliver
Michael Neste
Michael Neste

Dr. Michael Neste joins the board as chief of medical staff at Colorado Canyons Hospital. Lindsay Gray of Arbonne International
and Dr. Vanessa McClellan of Western Valley Family Practice join the board as trustees.

The six join seven others on

Lindsay Gray
Lindsay Gray
Vanessa McClellan
Vanessa McClellan

the board: Mark Francis, secretary; Lori Randall, assistant secretary; and Randy Brown, Dr. Kurtis Holmes, Dr. Kenneth Lewis, Dr. Thomas Motz and Tim Sarmo, all trustees.

“We are so fortunate as an organization to have such outstanding individuals serving our community on the Family Health West Board of Trustees,” said Francis, who also serves as president and chief executive officer. “Their expertise and vision will certainly advance our mission in continuing to provide excellence in health care.”