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New Board Members Elected at Pacific Retirement Services
Oregonians Lynn C. Johnson of Portland and Dr. Allen J. Douma of Ashland were elected to two different PRS boards on October 19, 2009.
Lynn C. Johnson, managing director of JGP Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, will serve on the corporate board for Pacific Retirement Services, Inc.
Allen J. Douma, MD, an accomplished health communications developer, writer, and consultant, will serve on the board of Rogue Valley Manor Community Housing, PRS’s affordable senior housing division.
The elections occurred at the PRS Annual Meeting, which was held on October 19, 2009, at Rogue Valley Manor, PRS’s largest Continuing Care Retirement Community in Medford, Oregon.
“Mr. Johnson and Dr. Douma each have areas of expertise and a breadth of experience that will diversify our PRS boards,” says Tom Becker, President and CEO of PRS. “We look forward to their contributions on behalf of the PRS family of companies, employees, and senior residents.”
To learn more about PRS, call (888) 724-6424 or visit www.retirement.org.
About Lynn C. Johnson, MPA, BS
A resident of Portland, Lynn Johnson helped established and has been managing director of JGP Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors for more than eight years. Previously, he served Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor for 20 years, and he spent eight years in the banking industry at Oregon Bank and United California Bank. Mr. Johnson is currently the vice president of development for the board of Boy Scouts of America - Cascade Pacific. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation board and the Portland State University Foundation board. He is also on the Investment Committees of the Library Foundation board and the Classroom Law Project.
Mr. Johnson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics at United States International University and his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) at Lewis & Clark College.
About Allen J. Douma, MD
Dr. Allen Douma is a resident of Ashland, Oregon, and has been a health communications developer, writer, and consultant since 1999. He sits on the board of AARP, where he serves on the Audit and Finance Committee and the National Policy Council. He is a consultant to national AARP’s State Advocacy Department and helped develop AARP’s “Wise Use of Drugs” campaign and Web site. His column, “Ask the Family Doctor,” was syndicated and published for eight years.
Dr. Douma began his career as a physician and hospital manager in rural North Dakota, became an emergency room doctor, and then moved successfully into the business sector. He has served as assistant director of the Oregon Department of Human Services, CEO of Health ResponseAbility Systems Inc., medical director for The Hartford and the Travelers insurance companies, and director of health education for the American Medical Association. He received gubernatorial appointments to Oregon’s Health Policy Commission and Health Council, and he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar.
Dr. Douma received his Ph.D. in medicine from Medical College of Virginia, his BA in engineering science from Johns Hopkins University, and he completed a fellowship in communications and economics at George Washington University.
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About Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS)
As a national not-for-profit leader in the senior living and health care industry, PRS is at the forefront of the retirement revolution, transcending the concepts of age to serve the actively involved seniors of today and tomorrow. Headquartered in Medford, Oregon, with another office in Memphis, Tennessee, PRS develops, operates, and manages a growing family of 56 organizations, including affiliated Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), managed retirement communities, affordable senior housing centers, charitable foundations serving PRS residents, and a community services division that funnels volunteers to support local nonprofits and people in need. PRS partners with cities to provide affordable housing for seniors. For more information, call 888-724-6424 and visit http://www.retirement.org.