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St. John's Health Board of Trustees

Contact any of our Board Members by emailing Correspondence sent to the Trustees regards public matters and is part of the public record.

Until further notice, board meetings will be held virtually.

Join a Board Meeting on Zoom

In 2021, the Board of Trustees will meet on the following dates, with public sessions at 4:00 pm (unless otherwise noted):

  • Monday, January 10
  • Thursday, February 24
  • Wednesday, March 30
  • Thursday, May 26
  • Thursday, June 23
  • Thursday, July 21 at 12 PM
  • Thursday, August 25
  • Thursday, September 29
  • Thursday, October 27
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Thursday, December 6. Watch the zoom recording using passcode: 47sBq02@

If you have any questions, please call executive assistant Morgan Gurney at 307-739-4996.

Public Comment

The St. John's Health Board of Trustees encourages comments from members of the
community at all of the public Board meetings.


  1. Each speaker shall be limited to less than 3 minutes, in a section of the meeting agenda designated for public comment.
  2. The Hospital Board will not limit which public may provide input during a Governing Board meeting. During the regularly scheduled monthly meeting however, public input time will be limited to 20 minutes duration in total. Any input that will require additional time will be conducted in a separate meeting designated by the Board.
  3. When a group of people represents an organization that serves a common viewpoint, a spokesperson shall present the entire group's view.
  4. When people are present that represent both a positive and negative viewpoint concerning an issue, they shall alternate turns speaking.
  5. When a number of people are present and wish to address a specific issue, no person shall be allowed to speak more than once.
  6. Comments that are repetitive in nature shall be limited.

Board Members

Sue Critzer, Chair

Sue is a seasoned executive with over thirty years of experience in the medical device and automotive industries. She holds a BSME from Kettering University and an MBA from University of Michigan. Before retiring to Jackson, she was CEO of two medical device start-ups and served on the boards of several companies in the Twin Cities area. She also served as an adjunct professor and Board of Governors member at the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering in St. Paul, MN, where she helped create a new medical device concentration in the graduate engineering program and lectured on innovation and entrepreneurship. Sue began her career with General Motors, where she held a number of engineering, quality control, and management positions. Sue is a past president of the St. John’s Health Auxiliary. She also volunteers with the Friends of Pathways, and enjoys spending time skiing, biking, fishing, and hiking. She and her husband Kevin have lived in Wilson full time since 2007. Appointed October 2019, Initially Elected 2020 – Current Term Ends November 2022.

Debby Hopkins, Vice Chair

Debby Hopkins is an independent board member and an active advisor to early stage companies. Her C-suite experiences in finance, technology and innovation across multiple industries allow her to bring a unique view to support management teams in pursuit of growth.

She serves on the board of directors at Union Pacific, Marsh & McLennan, Virtusa and Deep Instinct. Previously she was Treasurer at St. John’s Health Foundation.

Debby was founder and CEO of Citi Ventures based in Silicon Valley, and Citi’s first Chief Innovation Officer from 2008-2016. Debby joined Citi in 2003. She was Chief Operations & Technology Officer from 2003-2005 and later a senior advisor to Citi’s Investment Bank winning IPOs including VMware, Palo Alto Networks, Arista and Qliktech. Debby retired from Citi in December 2016.

Prior to Citi she served as Chief Financial Officer at The Boeing Company and Lucent Technologies. She was General Auditor at General Motors, VP of Finance at GM Europe, and Corporate Controller at Unisys. She started her career at Ford.

Fortune twice placed Debby in the top 10 most powerful women in business.

Appointed June 2020, Initially Elected 2020 – Current Term Ends November 2022.

Cynthia Hogan, Secretary

Ms. Hogan has a wealth of experience in the health care industry, both as a professional and as a patient advocate assisting family through serious medical conditions. She has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked for Novartis for the last 20 years. Among other things, she established a Patient Services Center to provide reimbursement support and disease education to patients with specialty diseases. She was the co-chair of a Novartis executive women’s organization, leading its growth from 50 to over 1,000 members. Ms. Hogan also helped with strategic planning to prepare the corporation for changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act. Ms. Hogan has served on a variety of nonprofit boards including New Jersey Hospice. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Hogan co-founded Quarantine Cuisine, a service helping to fight food insecurities by delivering meals and groceries to individuals in mandatory or self-imposed quarantine. Appointed April 2015 – Current Term Ends November 2024.

C. Scott Gibson, Treasurer

Scott Gibson is actively involved in the high technology industry, and has served on the boards of many non-profits, large and small, over the last 35 years as well. From 1983 through 1992, Mr. Gibson co-founded and served as president and co-CEO of Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., a computer systems company, which grew from start-up to 2500 employees. Before co-founding Sequent, Mr. Gibson served as general manager, Memory Components Operation, at Intel Corporation. Since 1992, Mr. Gibson has been a full-time professional director to high technology companies. Mr. Gibson serves on the boards of several other companies and non-profit organizations, including Radisys Corporation, where he is Chair of the Board, Triquint Semiconductor, Inc., Pixelworks, Inc., and NW Natural. He served nearly 10 years on the Oregon Health and Sciences University Governing Board, and serves on the board of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. Mr. Gibson holds a BSEE and a MBA from the University of Illinois. Appointed December 2011, Initially Elected 2012 – Current Term Ends November 2024.

Michael Tennican

Michael Tennican is a management and economic consultant. He provides counsel and expert witness testimony on strategic and financial issues for major US and international companies, particularly in the energy sector. He began his professional career as a professor of finance at the Harvard Business School, then moved on to become a senior vice president and a director of two management and economic consulting firms that are now both subsidiaries of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. He also has long been involved with startup companies, most recently a medical research and development company, Hyprotek, Inc., focused on the prevention of infectious diseases. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Stanford and MBA and doctoral degrees from Harvard. His wife, Jennifer, is a documentary filmmaker. Her films include The Stagecoach Bar: An American Crossroads and Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story, among others. Appointed August 2009, Initially Elected November 2010 – Current Term Ends November 2022.

Joe Albright

Joe Albright and his wife Marcia Kunstel operate the Flat Creek Ranch, an historic wilderness dude ranch in Jackson Hole, WY. Joe is a retired newspaper correspondent and author. During the 1960s-1990s, he worked as a news correspondent in Washington and in more than 40 foreign countries for Newsday and the Cox Newspapers. Joe is a member of the advisory board of the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. He is past president of the board of the Rotary Foundation of Jackson Hole and past vice chair of the Wyoming Council for the Humanities, the Teton County Library Board, and the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. Joe and his wife co-authored "Bombshell: The Secret Story of America's Unknown Atomic Spy Conspiracy" (Times Books/Random House, 1997) and "Their Promised Land: Arab and Jew in History's Cauldron - One Valley in the Jerusalem Hills" (Crown Books/Random House, 1990). Appointed August 2009, Elected November 2010 – Current Term Ends November 2022.

Bruce Hayse, MD

One of the longest-serving, and better-known, family practitioners in the valley, Dr. Bruce Hayse was born in Oregon. Always an avid outdoorsman, Bruce worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Idaho and earned a MS in plant ecology from the University of Wisconsin before graduating from the University of Oregon medical school. Before moving to Jackson in 1983 with his wife and two daughters, Bruce co-founded the environmental group Earth First! He remains a conservation activist today, serving on the boards of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, Western Wetlands Project, and Wyoming Wilderness Association. His family practice office is on Broadway in downtown Jackson. Bruce was named "Citizen of the Year" in 1992 by the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. Elected November 2008 – Current Term Ends November 2024.

Board Advisors

Dr. Jim Little Jr.

Bob Pisano

Katharine Conover-Keller

Bob Hopkins

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