TUCSON, Ariz. – (August 9, 2010) – Carondelet Foundation has elected its Board of Trustees for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. Comprised of area business and community leaders, the Foundation Board is responsible for fundraising, stewardship and educational programs that support Carondelet Health Network, the region’s largest health care system.

Carondelet Health Network is the area’s only Catholic, nonprofit health system, comprised of four hospitals -Carondelet St. Mary’s, Carondelet St. Joseph’s and Tucson Heart Hospital in Tucson, as well as Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, Arizona. Carondelet Health Network also includes Carondelet Neurological Institute, Carondelet Medical Group and Carondelet Specialist Group.

Membership terms for the Carondelet Board of Trustees are July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

The new Carondelet Board of Trustees members include: 
        Jack Davis, Retired Vice Chairman, Valley National Bank 
        John (Jack) Forsythe, Retired Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & Chief Tax Officer, Ecolab, Inc. 
        Barbara Fromkin, Co-Owner, Miles Ahead Cyclery 
        Luke Fromkin, Co-Owner, Miles Ahead Cyclery 
        Lesley G. Goldfarb, Community Volunteer 
        Lynn Marvel, Owner, Wardrobe Management and Design 
        James M. Sakrison, Partner, Slutes, Sakrison & Rogers 
        Jacob Struble, Principal, Jake Struble and Associates 
        Sr. Barbara Sullivan, CSJ, Pastoral Associate, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church 
        Terri Campbell Thorson, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Board of Trustees Officers include: 
        Chair: T.K. Warfield, DVM, President, Valley Animal Hospital 
        Vice Chair: Fred Fruchthendler, President, Jacob C. Fruchthendler & Co. 
        Treasurer: Tony Kenon, Director, Keegan, Linscott & Kenon 
        Secretary: W. Craig Gibson, Agent, New York Life 
        Immediate Past Chair: Sheldon King, Principal, Creative Intellectual Commerce 
        Chief Executive Officer: Richard F. Imwalle

The continuing Carondelet Board of Trustees members include: 
        Ruth W. Brinkley, RN, FACHE, President and CEO, Carondelet Health Network 
        Kate Calhoun, Sales and Marketing Director, Tucson Convention Center 
        Irene Dailey, Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary Board President 
        Jo DeChatelet, Retired Shareholder, Beach, Fleishman & Co. 
        Christine Donnelly, MD, Carondelet Medical Group 
        Geoffrey Ferlan, Principal, Law Offices of Geoffrey L. Ferlan 
        Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Companies 
        Michael Osborne, Centurian Representative, Owner, Osborne Enterprises 
        Barbara Risch, Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary Board President 
        Roberto Villasenor, Chief of Police, Tucson Police Department 
        Thomas A. Zlaket, Jr., Market Manager, Clear Channel Radio

Joining the roster as a Life Trustee is: 
        Russell Hall, Principal, PICOR Commercial Real Estate Services Company

Carondelet Foundation exists to engage Southern Arizona communities in philanthropic support of the Carondelet Health Network. For more information, visit www.carondelet.org/foundation.

Carondelet Health Network, located in Tucson, Arizona, is a Catholic, nonprofit health care system dedicated to responding to the health care needs of Southern Arizonans. With a Mission to Heal, Carondelet was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet 130 years ago. Carondelet Health Network entities include Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital, Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital, Carondelet Neurological Institute, and Tucson Heart Hospital in Tucson, and Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, Arizona. Other Carondelet services include twenty primary care and specialty locations, an ambulatory surgery center and outpatient services. Carondelet Health Network is a ministry of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic, nonprofit health care system. In FY 2009, Carondelet provided $43,993,042 or 8.1 percent net revenue in Community Benefit to improve the health of our community and increase access to health care. More information about Carondelet Health Network, Carondelet Medical Group and Carondelet Neurological Institute is available at www.carondelet.org