Mike joined PNTB as Executive Director in the fall of 1991. He arrived with direct organ procurement experience and additional experience in critical care, social services, and community health and education. He holds undergraduate degrees in comparative religion and nursing, post graduate training in group therapy, a master of science in management and systems, and CPTC certified since 1990.
Mike has a deep passion for donation and transplant always seeking ways to better serve families and patients. He is committed to ensuring PNTB is optimally positioned to serve donor hospitals, transplant programs and the community at large. He has had the opportunity to serve the industry over the years, holding national leadership roles as a past president of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and as Regional Councilor for Region 6 serving on the Board of Directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Additionally he has served as an At-Large-Member on the UNOS Board for several terms. He has held a federal appointment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee for Transplantation (ACOT). He continues to serve the transplant and organ procurement industry on numerous committees and task forces, along with service on the boards of several non-profit organizations. He embraces living in the great Northwest as a wonderful gift and privilege.