A. I’ve known Executive Director, Karen Good for some time. We kept bumping into each other at various events in the community. One day she asked me to lunch, and it was at that point that she talked to me about being a member on the Board of Trustees for Marshall Foundation. I was surprised and honored.
Q. What types of committees are you on, and what are your goals and objectives?
A. I am the Chair of Strategic Planning, and would like to see us prioritize our objectives. We have so much that we’re doing and I would like to dig into the details. I would like to help make sure our programs are not only providing support to the many areas we address, but are also educating the community on the things that the Foundation does. I think there is some confusion that the Foundation and the Hospital are one in the same. While there is overlap, the Foundation supports the larger community in different ways from the Hospital. Prevention and good healthy habits are passions of mine. I am very excited about the direction both the Foundation and the Hospital are heading in these areas.
Q. Tell us about “The Tree House?”
A. In 2013, my husband and I moved to Placerville. We were living in El Dorado Hills and commuting into Placerville everyday for work. We found a home right here in Placerville and just love it! When our daughter first came to visit at the new place, she called it the tree house, and that name stuck. We’re on a slope and when you sit on the deck it feels like you’re in a tree house as you overlook the tops of the oaks and the seasonal creek down below. It’s so peaceful, we simply enjoy sitting back and enjoying the sight of humming birds buzzing in for a drink, many other kinds of birds flitting through the trees, and squirrels jumping from branch to branch, always so busy!
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