Mid-Columbia Health Foundation

Board of Directors

Patrick Ashmore- Board Member

Patrick Ashmore was born in Portland, and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. After a brief stint at Mt. Hood Community College he joined the United States Air Force. Pat later joined the Oregon State Police Cadet program where he found his true passion, serving the community through law enforcement. In 2016 Pat retired from a 29 ½ year career with the Oregon State Police. Six weeks later he answered the call of duty as Chief of Police at The Dalles Police Department. Pat joined the Health Foundation board in 2018.

Bob Bailey- Board Member

Robert Bailey was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. He earned a Bachelor of Science in business from Oregon State University. He is the owner of a family farm which has been in operation since 1923. In addition to serving on the MCMC Board of Trustees for nearly 20 years, Bob was a founding member of the board, which was established in 1983.

Rob Carnahan- Board Member

Robert Carnahan was born and raised in Placerville, California. He attended Mt. Hood Community College and received his Bachelor of Science from Portland State University. Rob is a retired fire chief and owner of a technology company focused on public safety. Rob is a member of the MCMC Board of Trustees. He joined the Health Foundation board in 2007

Jason Corey- Board Member

Jason Corey grew up in Denver, Colorado and Boise, Idaho. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a law degree at Willamette University. He has been an attorney in The Dalles for more than 20 years. Jason is an active volunteer with The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and North Wasco County School District. He joined the board in May of 2007.

Dean Dollarhide- Board Member

Dean Dollarhide was born in Goldendale, Washington and raised in the Columbia River Gorge. He attended Western Oregon State and University of Portland earning a Bachelor’s degree in history, with a minor in humanities. Dean works in insurance and financial services, as well as coaching baseball. A member of Rotary, he enjoys volunteering and is grateful that he is able to give back to the community that has given him so much. Some of Dean’s favorite activities include baseball, golf and fly fishing as he “practices for retirement.” Dean joined the Health Foundation board in 2019.

Eric Holeman- Board Vice Chair

Eric Holeman earned his bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University followed by his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Washington. He is credentialed as a Pain Management Provider by the American Academy of Pain Management. Eric has been a pharmacist at MCMC for more than 10 years. Eric joined the board in 2015.

Dennis Knox- Board Member

Dennis Knox is a 37-year healthcare executive and is the President/CEO of Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, OR. He most recently served as the CEO of Urgent Point, a national immediate care company and previously was the Chief Executive Officer of Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, CA. His experience in healthcare includes over 27 years at the CEO level and has spanned for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare companies, including operating multi-hospital sites. It has also included post-acute care (Memorial Hermann Continuing Care Corporation) and pre-hospital care (Urgent Point).

Paula Lee-Valkov- Board Member

Paula Lee-Valkov was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad. She attended MIT and earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and her Masters in Environmental Health Sciences. She also received her Doctorate at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a Diagnostic Radiologist at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. Dr. Lee-Valkov joined the board in 2008.

Lori Rosebraugh- Board Member

Lori Rosebraugh was born in Astoria, Oregon moving to North Bend, then Roseburg and eventually settling in The Dalles. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish from Western Oregon State College before joining Oregon State Police as a state trooper. Lori now works as a Detective for the Criminal Investigation Division, Major Crimes Section. Lori and her husband share three children. In her spare time, she enjoys home improvement projects and crafting of all kinds. Lori is a volunteer for The Dalles Booster Club, American Legion and the Shop with a Cop back to school event. Lori joined the Health Foundation board in 2019.

Amy Sugg- Secretary

Amy Sugg was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. She attended Oregon State University and CGCC Nursing School and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Amy is a nurse for the Quality Department at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. She enjoys volunteering with local organizations and has a desire to see Wasco County residents have improved opportunities, better schools and access to health care. Amy joined the Health Foundation board in 2017.

Kristi Timmons- Board Chair

Kristi Timmons was born in Pocatello, Idaho. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Boise State University, followed by her Master of Business Administration from Portland State University. She works as the Business Manager at a local law firm. Kristi joined the board in 2013.

Frank Toda- Treasurer

Frank Toda was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. He earned his Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from the University of Portland. He earned both his Master of Science in Systems Management and PhD in Education from the University of Southern California. He joined the board in 2003.