MAT-SU HEALTH FOUNDATION WELCOMES JONATHAN WALKER AND SARA YANCEY TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

June 28, 2018

Wasilla, Alaska — Local residents Jonathan Walker and Sara Yancey have joined the Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) Board of Directors.

Walker is lead pastor at Church On the Rock, which has multiple sites in the Mat-Su. He has served the church since 2014.He previously co-founded Church On the Rock Homer. Walker has spent the bulk of his adult life living and working in Alaska and brings to the MSHF board skills in leadership development and nonprofit organizational vison and strategy. He has studied at Northeastern State University, Alaska Bible Institute and Louisiana Baptist University.

Yancey is a public health nurse at Mat-Su Public Health Center focusing on preventative care in order to help people improve their quality of life. Previously she was employed in nursing positions with the Anchorage Correctional Center, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center and Alaska Native Medical Center. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from University of Alaska Anchorage. She has lived in the Mat-Su since 2006 and in Alaska since 1999.

Service on Mat-Su Health Foundation Board of Directors is on a volunteer basis, and applicants apply through a process that includes a written application and interview. Board members serve an initial three-year term, and each term may be renewed for two additional three-year terms.

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About Mat-Su Health Foundation: Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.In this capacity, the MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare institution through board oversight.The MSHF invests its assets into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in Mat-Su.More information is available at www.healthymatsu.org .