Governing Board Members

Vacant Verla Jackson-Robbins
Angela Jarnaghan, Vice Chairperson Marjorie Colegrove
Karen Kyle, Secretary/Treasurer Elizabeth Turner
Dr. Eva Smith (ex-officio member) Robert Salas

Administrative Staff

Employee Position Extension
Dr. Stephen Stake CEO 0288
Marie Harrington COO 0258
Glenn Pelkey CFO 0287
Jessica Mosier Administrative Officer 0234
Danielle Vigil-Masten DV/SA Coordinator/MMIWG Advocate 0353
Warren Tamerius HR Director 0226
Andrea Kelley Coalition Coordinator 0206
Harley Smith Project Manager 0223
Leah Offins Retention Specialist 0380
Tara Matilton Administrative Assistant 0200

Stephen Stake DrPH, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Stake is a specialist in health system administration, program development, monitoring and evaluation, analysis, teaching, and cross-cultural communication.  He has over ten years of public health leadership focusing on social and behavioral interventions for indigenous populations including Apache, Mixtec, and Sylhetti.

As a Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Scholar for his work in developing sustainability in poor areas, he comes to K’ima:w Medical Center from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health where he was an Associate Faculty member.

Marie Harrington, EMHL, RHCEOC, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Harrington holds an Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) from Brown University’s School of Professional Studies and is an accomplished National Rural Health Association Certified Chief Executive Officer with over 23 years of success driving continuous improvement within the healthcare administration field through a focus on staff development and training, patient education, and savvy fiscal revenue cycle management. She is a dynamic leader adept at inspiring clinicians, staff, and administrators to outperform patient expectations by demonstrating gold-standard service. Articulate communicator with a passion for encouraging internal leadership and staff development as a mentor and coach.  She was excited to relocate to serve in this role and bring her patient-centric leadership approach to K’ima:w Medical Center, which serves this wonderful community in this nation’s best kept secret, the amazing Hoopa Valley. 

Jessica Mosier, Administrative Officer

Ms. Mosier has been with K’ima:w Medical Center for nearly twenty years. She has been the Executive Secretary since 2005 providing continuity to the medical center administration and orienting each new Governing Board member to organization policies. In addition, she acts as a continuous quality improvement monitor and a liaison for Joint Commission accreditation standards.

Harley Smith, Project Manager 

Mr.Smith has over 30 years’ experience as a licensed Real Estate Broker in the Real Estate Property Management industry. His large portfolio of residential and commercial properties involved the oversight of financial, compliance, and maintenance of the respective properties. His experience goes beyond real estate property management to include residential and commercial construction, Real Estate Property Management Instructor, where he enjoyed teaching at the College of the Redwoods in Eureka for over 20 years. Harley has also taught Real Estate Investment Analysis and Real Estate Escrow Courses.  He is excited to come out of early retirement, to help K’ima:w Medical Center with their various Facility Building Projects.