Three new members have joined the Carondelet Foundation Board of Trustees: James K. Beckmann, William D. Pike and Paul S. Sypherd.

James K. Beckmann
was appointed President and CEO of Carondelet Health Network in December after serving in an interim capacity since October 2011. Beckmann comes to Carondelet after eight years with Ascension Health in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was most recently the Senior Vice President for system support services. As Senior VP, Beckmann had executive management responsibility for supply chain, risk management, corporate responsibility, and facility resources. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, and an MBA from the University of Tampa in Florida.

William D. (Bill) Pike served as Carondelet Health Network’s Director of Public Policy and Community Affairs from 2004 – 2009. Now retired, Pike’s career in the healthcare industry spanned more than 40 years, beginning in 1970 with medic training in the New York Army National Guard. Pike trained and worked as a medical technologist, and concluded his career with administrative responsibilities related to governmental affairs and regulatory advocacy. Pike received his bachelor’s degree from Daemen College in Buffalo, NY and his MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo.

Paul S. Sypherd, Ph.D., is an emeritus professor of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona and former UA provost. Dr. Sypherd, who also served as interim President of the UA in 1997, is internationally recognized for his research in microbiology. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, his master’s from the UA, and his doctorate from Yale University.

Beckmann, Pike and Sypherd join 27 other active Trustees who serve on the Carondelet Foundation Board.

Chair T.K. Warfield, DVM, President and a Principal Owner, Valley Animal Hospital
Vice Chair Fred Fruchthendler, President, Jacob C. Fruchthendler & Company
Treasurer Tony Kenon, Partner, 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

Kate Calhoun, Sales and Marketing Director, Tucson Convention Center
Ray Clarke, Vice President, Amity Foundation – Southwest Region
Jack Davis, Retired Vice Chairman, Valley National Bank
Jo DeChatelet, Retired Shareholder, BeachFleishman
Christine Donnelly, MD, Carondelet Medical Group
Geoffrey Ferlan, Esq., Law Offices of Geoffrey L. Ferlan
John (Jack) Forsythe, Retired Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Tax Officer, Ecolab, Inc.
Barbara Fromkin, Co-Owner, Miles Ahead Cyclery
Luke Fromkin, Co-Owner, Miles Ahead Cyclery
Mike Furrier, Owner, Desert Rat Off-Road Centers; Partner, Jack Furrier’s Western Tire Centers
Lesley G. Goldfarb, Community Volunteer
Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Companies
David Lopez-Monroy, Senior Tax Manager, BeachFleischman
Lynn Marvel, Owner, Wardrobe Management and Design
Michael Osborne, Owner, Osborne Enterprises
Robert D. Ramirez, President and CEO, Vantage West Credit Union
James M. Sakrison, Partner, Slutes, Sakrison & Rogers
Sister Barbara Sullivan, Pastoral Associate, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church
Terri Campbell Thorson, Vice President, Investments and Portfolio Manager, UBS Financial Services
Roberto Villasenor, Chief of Police, Tucson Police Department
Thomas A. Zlaket, Jr., Independent Associate, Bod HD

Carondelet Foundation raises and manages private support on behalf of Carondelet Health Network and its faith-based ministry of excellent healthcare for all. Visit or call (520) 873-5000.