(PASADENA, Calif. – February 2, 2016) — Huntington Hospital
announced today the election of three members to its board of directors,
effective January 1, 2016. Bill Bogaard has been elected as a new board
member and Ellen Lee and David Kirchheimer have been elected as returning
"Each of these three community members will uniquely add great expertise
and professional knowledge to the Huntington Hospitalboard of directors,”
said Stephen A. Ralph, Huntington Hospital’s president and CEO.
“We have a very strong leadership foundation in place and we couldn’t
be more pleased with these appointments."
Bill Bogaard has just completed 16 years as Pasadena’s first directly
elected mayor. Previously, he was Executive VP and General Counsel of
First Interstate Bancorp, a financial service company. He also was engaged
in a corporate securities law practice as a partner in a Los Angeles law
firm. In 1987, the Los Angeles Bar association honored him as Outstanding
Corporate Counsel. In 1997, he received the Arthur Noble Award, Pasadena’s
most prestigious recognition for community service. Bill graduated from
Loyola Marymount University and the Michigan Law School and he served
as a Captain in the U.S Air Force in Los Angeles and Casablanca, Morocco.
He is a Board Member of the Pasadena Community Foundation and he serves
as chairman of Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative, a life sciences incubator
and workforce development program. He and his wife, Claire, a founder
of Pasadena Heritage, are parents of four children.
Returning to the Huntington Hospitalboard of directors is Ellen Lee. Ellen
has served as a Director of Huntington Hospital, Inc. and Pasadena Hospital
Association, Ltd. She is a retired residential real estate broker and
former clinical nutritionist. Ellen is a Member of the Blue Ribbon supporting
the Music Center and participates in volunteer activities for school children
in the Los Angeles School District. Also, she currently serves on the
Board of Counselors of the Roski School of Art and Design at USC. Ellen
graduated with high honors from California State University, Los Angeles
with a bachelor’s degree in Foods and Nutrition. She and her husband,
David, live in San Marino and have three children.
Also returning to the Huntington Hospitalboard of directors is David Kirchheimer.
David has served as Oaktree Capital Management’s Chief Financial
Officer since its founding in 1995 and as a member of the board of directors
of Oaktree’s publicly owned entity since the company’s initial
public offering in 2012. He is responsible for Oaktree's accounting,
tax, treasury, finance, investor relations and related activities. David
started his career in the audit practice of PwC. His experience includes
serving as executive vice president and CFO at Republic Pictures Corporation,
a publicly-held entertainment company. David, who is a non-practicing
Certified Public Accountant, graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude
with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Colorado College and
earned an M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago.
He and his wife, Sherry, are longtime residents of La Canada Flintridge,
where they raised their three children.