Overview

The Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) Community Advisory Board comprises 38 members from Utah and the Mountain West, including representatives from government organizations, safety net health care and professional organizations, community organizations focused on the underserved, business leaders, politicians, religious leaders, and cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors. HCI leaders work with the Community Advisory Board to prioritize work and engage the community in cancer research, services, and prevention efforts.

Board Members

Joyce Ah You

Executive Director
The Queen Center

Allie Bain, MPH

Director, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Wyoming Department of Health

Mary Beckerle, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Brad Belnap, MPP

Program Manager, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Utah Department of Health

Kirk Benge, MPH

Executive Director
San Juan County Health Department

Heather Borski, MPH

Director, Division of Disease Control and Prevention
Utah Department of Health

Sara Carbajal-Salisbury

Director, Health Programs
Alliance Community Services

Charlene Cariou, MHS

Health Program Manager, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Mary Chamberlain

Advocate
Cancer Survivor

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

General Authority Seventy
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Reverend France A. Davis

Pastor
Calvary Baptist Church

Paula Dunham

Executive Director
Green River Medical Center

Gary Edwards, MS

Executive Director
Salt Lake County Health Department

Luz Escamilla, MPA

Senator
Utah State Senate

Luis Garza, MPA

Executive Director
Comunidades Unidas

Alex Guzman, MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer
Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Tasha Harris, MS

Director, Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County

Lily Helzer, MPH

Program Coordinator, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Cari Herington, MBA

Executive Director
Nevada Cancer Coalition 

Emma E. Houston

Advocate
Cancer Survivor

James Jackson III, MBA

Executive Director
Utah African-American Chamber of Commerce

Jodi Kaufman

Health and Physical Education Specialist
Utah State Board of Education

Derek Kitchen

Senator
Utah State Senate

Morgan Marietti, MS

Health Systems Manager, Hospitals
American Cancer Society North Region

Leah Merchant

Section Supervisor, Cancer Control Program
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

Laura Michalski

Chief Executive Officer
Fourth Street Clinic

Derek Miller

President and Chief Executive Officer
The Salt Lake Chamber

Joseph Miner, MD

Executive Director
Utah Department of Health

Rob Moolman

Executive Director
Utah Pride Center

Mikelle Moore, MBA, MHSA

Senior Vice President of Community Health
Intermountain Healthcare

Ed Napia

Special Projects Manager
Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake

Darren B. Parry

Chairman
Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation

Patrick Poulin, LCSW

Acting Regional Director Pacific West Region
International Rescue Committee

Alan Pruhs

Executive Director
Association for Utah Community Health

Susan Sheehan

President and Chief Operating Officer
Huntsman Cancer Foundation

Most Reverend Oscar Azarcon Solis, DD

Bishop
Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City

Christine Stoffel

Advocate
Parent, Childhood Cancer Survivor

Donald Stoffel

Advocate
Parent, Childhood Cancer Survivor

Cornelia Ulrich, PhD

Executive Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Huntsman Cancer Institute

David Wetter, PhD

Senior Director, Community Engagement and Health Equity Research
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Troy Williams

Executive Director
Equality Utah

Lori Wright, MPA

Chief Executive Officer
Family Healthcare