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Born and raised in Park City, Utah until fifth grade, moved to Salt Lake City and continued education there until senior year.  Moved to Reno, Nevada where

 I graduated from high school. Graduated with a BS degree in Elementary Education from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I married my husband 51 years ago in Utah.  He was in the Navy so we moved to several paces in the U.S.  We have two children, two granddaughters and three great grandchildren.  We moved here from Reno twelve years ago.  I am

 currently secretary .of Curry General Hospital Auxiliary and serve on the board of Directors of Curry Health Foundation

leslie-wLeslie has been living in Gold Beach since 1977.  She has owned Interior Coverups since 1987.  While raising her children she was very involved in the Booster Club and served on the Curry County Pageant board.  She is an active Soroptimist and currently their secretary. Leslie has been active in the community with the Chamber of Commerce and promotion committee.  She enjoys volunteer work as well as gardening, hiking and family.

Dr. Glenn Levine comes to us from Mammoth Lakes, California where he was employed as an attending surgeon at Sierra Park General Surgery.  He moved to Gold Beach in 2013 with his wife, Melinda, and son, Solomon.  He received his undergraduate degree at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, his graduate degree at State University of New York in Brooklyn.  He completed his internship, residency and chief residency in General Surgery at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama.  He holds certification as a diplomat of National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Surgery and Fellow of American College of Surgeons.

Steve Denney, Curry Health Board MemberSteve was born and raised in Chinook, Montana. He received a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and his master's degree in education from Montana State University. He also has a master's degree in educational psychology from the University of Hawaii. He moved to Curry County in 1970 where he was an educator, involved in his church and a 4-H leader. He retired after 32 years as a teacher, counselor, coach and advisor at Gold Beach High School. Presently he:

  • works part-time for Cal-Ore Life Flight as an EMT-I 
  • is a member of ORCA - a Region 6 Inter-agency Incident Medical Specialist Team
  • serves as a line-medic on forest fires
  • substitute teaches at Gold Beach High
  • tutors an occasional student in math.  

This year Steve is President of the Curry County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans as well as President of the congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church in Brookings.

Any remaining time is spent surfing, steelhead fishing or scuba diving.

Dugie was born and raised in Curry County.  

Larry HageLarry and his wife Vivian have lived in Curry County for nearly forty years, residing in Gold Beach for thirty five of those years.

Larry worked in administration for local grocery company C&K Market Inc, DBA Ray's Food Place, for over thirty five years. Throughout that time C&K grew from two Curry county stores to sixty two stores located throughout Oregon and Northern California. He finished has active career with the company as general manager. In retirement he currently serves on the board of directors for the company. C&K employees 3,000 employees, with nearly 300 of them residing in and utilizing the medical services provided throughout Curry County.

The Hages have two children who chose careers in the medical field, one as a nurse at Three Rivers hospital in Grants Pass and the other in spinal surgery sales and support at the hospital level in Portland.
Larry and Vivian enjoy gardening, raising blueberries, golfing and rafting during the summers and traveling during the other seasons.

Cathy Kelly, Director Curry Health FoundationCathy Kelly was the Personnel secretary of Stayton Canning Co Co-op.  Cathy was Administrative Assistant to former Governor Elmo Smith. She worked as Corporate Secretary for Smith’s newspapers for 11 years before moving to Gold Beach in 1975. She then did accounting and payroll work and managed Tamco offices for six years before taking a position in the Oregon State Courts as Judicial Assistant. 

Cathy recently retired after 14 years with the courts. 

Mary Stansell, Curry Health District RepresentativeRaised on the east coast, Mary Stansell has been living on the south Oregon Coast for over 25 years. She and her husband Les, a custom guitar builder, make their home in Pistol River. Their two daughters Laura and Jennifer were raised in Gold Beach, attended local schools, and graduated from college with honors. Mary and Les were extremely pleased with the education their daughters received in Gold Beach. Their older daughter Laura, along with husband Brandon and sons Dylan and Kyler, purchased a home in the Gold Beach area.

Mary served as an elected member of the Central Curry School District for many years, and currently serves as a volunteer member of the Budget Committee. She and Les founded the Pistol River Concert Association, a concert series that has been bringing high-quality music to the local community for over twenty years. 

Prior to beginning her career as a Realtor with Century 21 Agate Realty in Gold Beach, Mary spent 12 years working for the Forest Service. "I enjoy being able to share my love for this area with visitors and new people moving into the area," stated Mary.

Mary is the recipient of the 2007 Gold Beach Citizen of the Year Award.

Dale Thomas - Curry Health FoundationBefore retiring in 1999, Dale was the CEO for several health care service firms in Texas and Pennsylvania. Since 1970, he has worked with hospitals to help them diversify into non-acute care services, including ambulatory care, home health, managed care, physician services as well as assisting Fortune 500 firms with their health insurance and wellness programs.

With his wife, Jo Ann, they now breed Hanoverian horses.

Dale was instrumental in helping to build the Shore Pines Assisted Living Community. He serves on the Boards of Gold Beach Educational Fund and the South Coast Leadership Council of the Oregon Community Foundation where he spearheaded the development of the “Ready to Smile” program.  Dale is a member of the Budget Committee of the Curry Health District and the Rotary Club. Dale was named Gold Beach Citizen of the Year for 2001 and Rotarian of the year in 2010.

Roseann Ismert, Curry Health FoundationRoseann grew up in a large family in Reedsport, Oregon.  She moved to Eugene with her husband, Larry.  There she volunteered at school in support of her two children, Ryan and Adele.  Roseann did volunteer work for St. Vincent de Paul's social services division and is active in her church.  She and Larry moved to Pistol River in 2004.  Since moving she has worked in sales and design for a local flower shop.  She is founder and co-owner/operator of SouthBank Berry Farm.

James Gardner Leone Sharp Sharon Zuber
Elaine Pommarane Beverly Dennis Nancy Baum
Shirley Van Loo Beverly Fleshman Emily Rumiano