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Our Collaborative Team

To create meaningful and lasting change, OgdenCAN targets both macro and micro-level issues. Hence, some work groups focus on strategy and policy while other efforts concentrate on immediate neighborhood impact. Whether you are more comfortable in the bigger picture or planning short-term projects, your talents will make a difference on an OgdenCAN committee.

Board of Directors

Anchor Institutions

Brenda Kowalewski

Brenda Kowalewski

Chair
Weber State University
Associate Provost for High-Impact Programs & Faculty Development

Brian Bennion

Brian Bennion

Vice Chair
Weber-Morgan Health Department
Health Officer/Director

Enrique Romo

Bobby Braun

Ogden Regional Medical Center
Assistant Administrator

Chad Burchell

Chad Burchell

Ogden-Weber Tech College
Vice President of Student Services

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Ogden City
Chief Administrative Officer

Enrique Romo

Sondra Jolovich-Motes

Ogden School District
Equity & Access Executive Director

Lisa Nichols

Lisa Nichols

Intermountain Healthcare
Community Health Executive Director

 

Partners

Melissa Freigang

Melissa Freigang

Weber County Intergenerational Poverty
Weber County IGP Strategist

Chris Ispen

Chris Ipsen

Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership
Executive Director

Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson

United Way of Northern Utah
President & CEO

Taylor Knuth

Taylor Knuth

Ogden Diversity Commission
Commissioner

Steve Nabor

Steve Nabor

Fiscal Agent
Weber State University

Senior Associate Vice President for Financial Services & CFO

Enrique Romo

Enrique Romo

Latinos United Promoting Education & Civic Engagement (LUPEC)
Executive Director for Access & Diversity

Betty Sawyer

Betty Sawyer

National Associaation for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Coordinator & Outreach Partnership

 

Staff

Bill Cook

Bill Cook

Ogden Civic Action Network
Executive Director

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Trotter

Ogden Civic Action Network
Communication Specialist

 

 

Anchoring Institution Executive Leadership

Mark Adams
Ogden Regional Medical Center
CEO

Brian Bennion
Weber-Morgan Health Department
Health Officer

Michael Caldwell
Ogden City
Mayor

Ben Nadolski
Ogden City
Council Chair

Mikelle Moore
Intermountain Healthcare
Senior VP

Rich Nye
Ogden School District
Superintendent

Jim Taggart
Ogden-Weber Tech College
President

Brad Mortensen
Weber State University
President

 

Steering Committee

Lisa Butler
Ogden-Weber Tech College
Director of Student Services

Angela Choberka
The Alliance Intermountain Healthcare
Community Partnership Specialist

Tom Christopulos
Ogden City
Community & Economic Development Director

Bill Cook
Weber State University
Office of Community Development Executive Director

Chris Dallin
Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital
Communications Regional Director

Bruce Davis
Weber State University
Vice Provost & Dean of Continuing Education

Melissa Freigang
Weber County Intergenerational Poverty
Weber County IGP Strategist

Azenett Garza
Weber State University
Psychology Professor

Azenett Garza
Weber State University
Psychology Professor

Tim Jackson
United Way of Northern Utah
President & CEO

Brenda Kowalewski
Weber State University
Associate Provost for High-Impact Programs & Faculty Development

Shalae Larsen
Resident

Rhonda Lauritzen
Evalogue Life & Resident
Founder

Carrie Maxson
Ogden School District
Equity & Access Supervisor

Steve Nabor
Weber State University
Senior Associate Vice President for Financial Services & CFO

Jessica Oyler
Weber State University
Strategic Initiatives Executive Director

Enrique Romo
Latinos United Promoting Education & Civic Engagement
Executive Director for Access & Diversity

 

 

Housing Implementation Team

Jennifer Bodine, Co-Chair
Weber State University

Michela Harris, Co-Chair
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Tom Christopulos
Ogden City

Chad Downs
Weber State University

James Ebert
Weber County Commissioner

Mark Hilles
Mountain West Architects

Taylor Knuth
Commissioner & Resident

Shalae Larsen
IO Design Collaborative & Resident

Rhonda Lauritzen
Evalogue Life & Resident

Pablo Morales
Latinos United Promoting Education & Civic Engagement

Steve Nabor
Weber State University

Chris Parker
GivGroup

Mike Vowles
Western States Evaluation

 

Health Implementation Team

Jesse Bush, Co-Chair
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Nicki Bray, Co-Chair
Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership

Karen Bassett
Weber Human Services

Pamela Berg
Weber State University

Brain Bennion
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Turner Bitton
Resident

Lori Buttars
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Steven Carty
Community member

Angela Choberka
The Alliance Intermountain Healthcare

Marie Clayton
Weber State University

Chris Dallin
Intermountain Healthcare

Heather Haskett
Junior League

Sunny Hayes
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Sarah Hodson
Get Healthy Utah

Chad Holbrook
Weber State University

Rachel Hopkins
Weber Human Services

Teresa Hunsaker
Utah State University Extension Services

Heather Hunter
Weber State University

Elon Jensen
Intermountain Healthcare

Stephanie Jewkes
Weber Human Services

Kristy Jones
Intermountain Healthcare

Diane Jones
Weber Human Services

Ali Martinez
Midtown Clinic

Jennifer Merbach
American Heart Association

Ella Mitchell
United Way of Northern Utah

Kathleen Nielsen
Community member

Travis Olsen
Weber-Morgan Health Department

Miland Palmer
Weber State University

Betty Sawyer
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Becky Senekjian
Community Member

Pat Shaw
Weber State University

Jeremy Shinoda
Cordant Health Solutions

Marti Trunnel
Resident

Angela Voraotsady
YMCA of Northern Utah

Marc Watterson
America Heart Association

 

Education Implementation Team

Carrie Maxson, Co-Chair
Ogden School District

Julie Smith, Co-Chair

Kate Bideaux, Youth Development
Boys & Girls Club of Weber-Davis

Tabatha Butler, Early Childhood
United Way of Northern Utah

Priscilla Martinez, Higher Ed
Ogden-Weber Tech College

Deb Neal, K-12
DaVinci Academy

Kelly Booth
Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering & Science

Shanmel Brower
Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership

Lisa Butler
Ogden-Weber Tech College

Melissa Freigang
Weber County Intergenerational Poverty

Jesse Garcia
Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership

Azenett Garza
Weber State University

Tim Jackson
United Way of Northern Utah

Luis Lopez
Weber State University

Ann Nelson
YMCA of Northern Utah

Jessica Oyler
Weber State University

Yesenia Quintana
Weber State University

Brain Rague
Weber State University

Carol Robinson
Logistic Specialties Inc.

Enrique Romo
Latinos United Promoting Education & Civic Engagement

Brain Stecklein
Weber State University

Nate Taggart
Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering & Science

Rebecca Tierney
Weber State University

Carla Trentelman
Weber State University

Father Tim Yanni, Faith Leader & Advisory Council Chair
Ogden Regional Medical Center