Board of Directors: Harrison Medical Center - Bremerton
Ronald Reimer, MD, Chair
As a physician at Harrison Medical Center for 33 years, Dr. Ron Reimer has provided a legacy of care to the patients, families and communities throughout Kitsap County. Dr. Reimer joined Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2013, and was elected as Chair in 2017. He also served for twelve years on the KPS Board of Directors, having served as Chair for three; he previously served on the Board of Directors for Hospice of Kitsap County, as president of the Kitsap County Medical Society, and as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Harrison Medical Center.
Born in Michigan, Dr. Reimer earned his B.S. from Michigan State University (magna cum laude), and his M.D. from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Mary Garguile, EdD, Vice Chair
Mary Garguile, Vice President for Instruction at Olympic College, became a Harrison Board member in 2006. The Bremerton resident was formerly President of ACCESS, a national organization for Associate Degree Early Childhood Educators. She has been recognized as a YWCA Woman of Achievement, and while at Olympic College earned the Jennie Mae Moyer Administrator Award and the Bremer Exceptional Faculty Award. In 2016, Mary earned her Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership from the University of Washington-Tacoma.
James L. Smalley, Secretary/Treasurer & Past Chair
Jim Smalley of Gig Harbor joined Harrison’s board of directors in 1997. A senior vice president of Morgan Stanley, the Gig Harbor resident is also a past president of the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County where he was awarded life director status. He also serves on the CHI Franciscan Health Board of Directors.
Kelley Nelson, CPA, Immediate Past Chair
Kelly R. Nelson, CPA, of Kingston, joined the Harrison Board of Directors in 2010, serving as Chair from 2015-2017. She has over 20 years of experience as a certified public accountant and was a managing member of Nelson Accounting Professionals, PLLC, of Poulsbo from 2002 to 2014. In 2014, Kelly joined the Seattle firm Bader Martin, PS, as Director of High Net Worth Services.
Kelly has served as vice chair/treasurer of the Harrison Medical Center Foundation Board and has sponsored numerous nonprofit organizations. She is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Kitsap County Estate Planning Council.
Jennifer Quimby, MD, Chief of Staff
Jennifer Quimby, MD, joined Harrison’s Board of Directors in July 2016 and also serves as Chief of Staff for the medical center. A Silverdale resident, Dr. Quimby is a board-certified OB-GYN with Kitsap Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a strong community health advocate helping women obtain health care by serving on the community group overseeing the Women's Health Screening Fund. Dr. Quimby, a resident of Silverdale, also serves on the Harrison Medical Center Foundation Board.
Beau Bakken joined Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2014. Active in his community as fire chief for the North Mason Regional Fire Authority, he is also vice president of Harrison Medical Center’s Foundation Board and is a current member & past president of the North Mason Rotary Club. Beau was a recipient of the Healthy Tomorrow Award in 2008, as well as a 40 Under 40 honoree, reflecting his accomplishments that make him the youngest fire chief in Washington. Beau graduated with his Master of Public Administration in 2012 from the University of Washington. He and his wife, Brittney, reside in Belfair.
Jim Civilla, Past Chair
Jim Civilla has served on Harrison’s board of directors since 2005. The Port Orchard resident participates in Relay for Life and has volunteered for the South Kitsap School District and has coached youth sports. A CPA in the private sector for over four decades, Jim is part owner of Westbay Auto Parts, Inc., and also serves as a commissioner of the Kitsap Public Utility, District 1. He is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and Kitsap Economic Development Alliance. He also serves on the CHI Franciscan Health Board of Directors.
Mike Hoffman, CHI-FH Board Representative
Mike Hoffman, member of the CHI Franciscan Health Board of Directors, has 27 years of management experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He also continues to be a member of the American Heart Association, Gig Harbor YMCA, Leukemia Society, Tacoma Yacht Club, University of Washington Tyee Club and Young Life.
Denny Hunthausen, CHI-FH Board Representative
Dennis Hunthausen, agency director, vice president of Catholic Community Services of Western Washington, with over two decades in Human Services Administration. Denny was appointed to Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2016, and has served on the CHI Franciscan Health Board of Directors since 2010. He is also a member of the Homeownership Center of Tacoma Board, as well as the Tacoma/Pierce Affordable Housing Consortium Board.
Anita McIntyre, MD
Anita McIntyre, MD, a private practice physician with Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates in Silverdale, joined Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2013. She currently serves as Chief of Harrison’s OB-Gyn department and is a past president of the Kitsap County Medical Society. Dr. McInytre volunteers on medical team mission trips with Children of the Nations®.
Chris Rieland joined Harrison's Board of Directors in 2014. She is the President and CEO of Pacific Northwest Title of Kitsap County and has been in the title and escrow business for over three decades working in many capacities. She founded PNWT of Kitsap in 1990 and has grown the company to be the dominant title and escrow company on the peninsula consistently achieving No. 1 market share. She’s been very active in day-to-day business management and has held many civic leadership roles.
Joe Roszak joined Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2013, with nearly three decades of leadership experience as an executive director for nonprofit agencies encompassing three different states. He currently serves as CEO of Kitsap Mental Health Services, a complex community behavioral health agency comprised of a comprehensive continuum of services through a diversity of programs at multiple work sites throughout the Kitsap region.
Pete Schlicher joined Harrison's Board of Directors in 2014. As a retired VP of Operations at Harrison Medical Center, he’s been involved in our community's health care for quite some time. Pete received his master's in health care administration from the University of Washington and is a former member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Pete has been involved in a number of community boards including East Bremerton Rotary, Hospice of Kitsap County, CAPRI and the Kitsap County Emergency Medical Services and is currently member and Vice Chair of the Kitsap Credit Union's Board of Directors. He also serves as Treasurer on the Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center's Board of Directors.
Rick Tift, MBA, is the executive director for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. He has received numerous awards during his career, including two Navy Meritorious Civilian awards. In 2010, Tift was selected as the 2010 Naval Civilian Managers Association "Manager of the Year." A resident of Bremerton, Rick is a member of the Downtown Bremerton Rotary Club and the Bremerton and Olympic Peninsula Navy League. He also serves on the board of Leadership Kitsap.
George Berni, MD, ex officio
Dr. George Berni is a Vascular and Thoracic surgeon with Harrison HealthPartners Thoracic & Vascular Surgery & Vascular Lab. He currently serves as the President of the Harrison HealthPartners’ Leadership Council and previously served as the medical center’s Chief of Staff from 1996 to 1998.
Gregory Hoisington, DO, ex officio
Greg Hoisington, DO, was appointed to Harrison’s Board of Directors in 2014. He is a pediatric physician at The Doctors Clinic in Silverdale. He studied medicine at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa, earning his degree in 1989. He is certified with the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He resides in Silverdale with his wife, Vicki.