Donor Alliance Announces 2015 Board of Directors


Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 22, 2015

Donor Alliance, the federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and Wyoming, has added Patrick L. Green, FACHE to its 2015 Board of Directors.

Green is the Chief Operating Officer of St. Anthony Hospital and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Green has led a distinguished career in medical administration, with leadership roles at Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Washington Medical Center before his current position. He also holds an MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Working in hospitals, I have seen the life-saving and life-healing impacts of organ, eye and tissue donation first hand, said Green. I am proud and excited to lend my assistance in directing Donor Alliance, which has an impressive legacy of saving lives through donation and transplantation, as well as effectively inspiring Colorado and Wyoming residents to register as donors.

Remaining on the Donor Alliance Board of Directors this year are Bradley T. Kornfeld Esq. (Chair); Deb Smith, CPA (Chair Elect); Kevin M. Smith, CPA (Secretary/Treasurer); John P. Harney, MBA, FACHE; Judy Hutchison, MA; Igal Kam, MD and Mary M. White, MBA, FACHE. Departing from the board this year are W. Ben Vernon, MD and Nancy Williams, BS, JD.

We are fortunate to add Patrick to our distinguished Board of Directors; he will bring valuable perspective and leadership to the team, said Sue Dunn, president and CEO of Donor Alliance. Through its guidance and talent, our board helps us to fulfill our mission to saves lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) board regulations for organ procurement organizations, the Board of Directors acts as the full, legal authority for management and provision of all organizational services.

About Donor Alliance

Donor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ and tissue procurement agency for Colorado and most of Wyoming, Donor Alliance serves more than 5.8 million residents and more than 100 hospitals.

Donor Alliance adheres to the highest medical and ethical standards: respectfully working with the families of organ and tissue donors, maintaining partnerships with hospitals and educating residents on the life-saving benefits of donation and inspiring them to sign up on the states donor registry. Colorado and Wyoming boast some of the highest rates of donor registration in the country, which directly translates to more lives saved and healed through organ and tissue transplantation. Donor Alliance is one of 58 federally designated organizations of its kind in the United States. For more information visit DonorAlliance.org or the Donate Life Colorado or Donate Life Wyoming Facebook pages.







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