Do you know someone who exemplifies the spirit of Christmas by giving of themselves to others all year?

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation invites you to nominate that person for our annual Christmas Spirit Award.

Each year the Foundation recognizes such an individual or couple with the “Christmas Spirit Award.” Past recipients of this award are Erick Olson, Cathy Putnam, John & Marge Walchli, Kriss Demmeyer, Rev. John Thurlow, Dennis and Cathy Barnett, Mel and Bonnie Phillips, Ric and Karen Sherman, Pat Wahner, Bill Whetzler, MilRoy Meyer, Mark Jones DMD, Alice Brewington-Dyer, Rod and Karen Bragato, Linda Gilleese, Dawn Large, Dr. Marvin John, Patty Echols, Dr. John Spomer, David and Jodene Hughes, Cliff and Judy Bracher, Ford Bonney,Kathie Mallory, Sandy Hickey, Jim Pursewell, Terrel Tovey, Sally Clemons, Charlotte Dack, Susan Jones, Laurie Ball-Kiser, David Florea, Mike Snyder, Erick Olson, and for 2016 Cathy Putnam and Virginia Miller.

Nominations may be made by calling the Foundation at 667-3419 or by completing and submitting the nomination form below:

Nominee's Name *

Nominee’s Phone Number *

Reason for Nomination *

Your Name *

Your Phone Number *

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Board of Directors & Staff

Margaret Saylor

Vice President
Francie Hansell (In Memoriam)

Mike Madsen

Board Members
Janet Cooley, Dave Ego, Bill Elfering, Manuel Gutierrez, Mike Henderson, Jacelyn Keys, Liz Marvin, Cindy Middleton, Angela Pursel, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Tom Wamsley.

Medical Staff President
Thomas Holt, MD

Board Of Trustees Chair
Steve Eldrige

President & CEO
Dennis Burke

Foundation Executive Director
Bob Green

How to Reach Us


Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation
610 NW Eleventh Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

  • By phone: (541) 667 3419