DonorConnect Board Of Trustees

Governing Board

Kirk A. BaggaleyGoverning Board Chair

Business and Risk Management Transplant Recipient

Cary BateSecretary/Treasurer

Marketing and Project Management

Academy Mortgage Corporation

Kelly L. Duffin, MHA, FACHEOperations Officer

Intermountain Medical Center

Ryan B. Frazier, JDAttorney

Kirton McConkie

Kari Jones, RN, BSNOperations Officer

Primary Children’s Hospital

Janet LouieSenior Vice President, Community Development

Zions Bank

Kim E. Phillips, MSN, BSN, RN, CCTCBoard Vice Chair

Director, Transplant Service Line

University of Utah Health Care

Wayne T. Pyle, MPACity Manager and CEO

West Valley City

Tracy C. Schmidt, MHA, FACHEPresident


Diane Alonso, MDAd Hoc Member

DonorConnect Medical Director

General and Transplant Surgeon

Transplantation and Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery

Intermountain Medical Center

Medical Advisory Board

Kia Afshar, MD Heart Failure & Transplant

Intermountain Medical Center

Safdar Ansari, MD Division of Neurocritical Care

University of Utah Health Care

Kristi Caldera, RN, BSN, CCRN ICU Director

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Reg Ecker, CFSP, CPC, CCO Market Manager

Wasatch Lawn Dignity Memorial

Cindy Gibbons Donor Family Representative

Karen Hale Special Initiatives Director

Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office

Chris Hanna, CEBT, MBA Executive Director

Utah Lions Eye Bank

Barbara Kerwin, DO Medical Advisory Board Chair, DonorConnect

Associate Medical Director, DonorConnect

Intensivist, McKay-Dee Hospital Center

Robin Kim, MDSurgical Director, Liver Transplant

University of Utah Health Care

Eszter Lazar-Molnar, PhDDirector

Histocompatibility & Immunogentics Laboratory

University of Utah Health

Manuel Rodriguez-Davalos, MDTransplant Surgeon

Primary Children’s Hospital

Josef Stehlik, MDDirector, Cardiac Transplant Program VA SLC Health Care System

Titte Srinivas, MDDirector, Nephrology

Intermountain Medical Center

Laura Hayes WesternExecutive Director

American Heart Association American Lung Association

Ivan Zendejas-Ruiz, MDTransplant Surgeon

Intermountain Medical Center