Intermountain Healthcare's trustees serve without pay, volunteering time and expertise. Board members set policy, create goals, evaluate management’s performance, and ensure Intermountain operates in the best interest of the community. In addition to trustees serving on our central Board, trustees also serve on governing boards for hospitals and other care services, as well as charitable foundation boards.


A. Scott Anderson, Intermountain Board Chair

Mr. Anderson joined the Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees in 2005 and became Chair in 2012. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Zions First National Bank, which he joined in 1990. Active in community affairs, Mr. Anderson is currently serving on a number of business and non-profit boards. Mr. Anderson has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and economics from Columbia University in New York and a master’s in economics and international studies from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.


S. Neal Berube, Board Trustee

Mr. Berube is the President and CEO of Associated Food Stores (AFS), an independent retailer-owned food distributor in Salt Lake City. He joined AFS in 1990, holding titles of Executive Vice President of AFS and President of Fresh Market, Inc., and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of AFS. Mr. Berube currently serves on boards for the National Grocers Association, Utah Food Industry, Wells Fargo Northern Utah Community Board, Ogden Industrial Development Corporation, Weber Economic Development Corporation, McKay-Dee Hospital Center, Intermountain Organ Donor Recovery Services and the Dialysis Research Foundation. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University and is a certified public accountant.


Douglas C. Black, Board Trustee

Mr. Black chairs the SelectHealth Board and Executive Committee. He also serves on the Intermountain Healthcare Board and several committees, including executive, audit and compliance, finance, and executive compensation. Active in the community, Mr. Black is currently serving organizations such as the Utah Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, Utah Bankers Association, and Catholic Community Services. He is the former Utah District President for Key Bank, an institution he served (including its predecessor institutions) beginning in 1975. Mr. Black earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an MBA from the University of California at Berkley.


Jane Carlile, Board Trustee

Ms. Carlile is a former Provo City Council member and has served on a variety of boards, including those of Habitat for Humanity, Neighborhood Housing Services of Provo, Boys and Girls Club, Provo City Energy, Intermountain Healthcare Women’s Advisory Council for the South Region, and the Work Force Services Board for Utah County. She has been a volunteer for Hospice and the Women and Children in Crisis Center. Currently an instructor for Turning Point at Utah Valley University, Ms. Carlile also works as the Circles Program Coordinator at Community Action Services and Food Bank to address issues of poverty. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Work from Utah State University.


Clayton M. Christensen, Board Trustee

Dr. Christensen is author of nine books and more than a hundred articles, including The New York Times best-selling, How Will You Measure Your Life? He received the Global Business Book Award for The Innovator’s Dilemma, and The Economist named it as one of the six most important books about business ever written. Dr. Christensen is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth, and he has founded a number of successful companies and organizations that use and apply his theories. After earning a Bachelor of Arts at Brigham Young University, Dr. Christensen studied at Oxford University as Rhodes Scholar, receiving a Master of Philosophy in applied econometrics. Dr. Christensen completed a master's as well as a doctorate in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, where he is currently the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration.


Spencer F. Eccles, Board Trustee

Mr. Eccles is Chairman Emeritus of the Intermountain Banking Region of Wells Fargo & Co. As Chairman and CEO of First Security Corp. (1982-2000), he carried on the Eccles’ leadership of the nation’s oldest multi-state bank holding company, a distinction it still held at the time of its 2000 merger with Wells Fargo. During more than 46 years in banking, he served on boards including the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Union Pacific, the U.S. National Parks Foundation and the Organizing Committee for Utah’s 2002 Olympic Winter Games. He remains a board member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Envision Utah, Alta Ski Lifts, the U.S. Ski Team Foundation, and the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, among others. He is Chairman and CEO of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and a board member of five other Eccles family foundations. He has a bachelor's degree in banking and finance from the University of Utah and a master’s degree from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.


Karen W. Fairbanks, Board Trustee

Ms. Fairbanks manages a national purchasing cooperative in the underground piping industry with her husband. Previously, they owned and operated the industrial piping firm W.R. White Company. Her community experience includes leadership positions in the Junior League of Ogden, the Ogden Nature Center, Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, Utah Girl Scout Council, South Ogden Planning Commission, and Intermountain’s McKay-Dee Hospital Foundation. She was appointed to Intermountain’s McKay-Dee Hospital Board of Trustees in 1998 and was named Chair of that board in 2009. She also serves as a trustee from Weber County to the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah.


Daniel G. Gomez, Board Trustee

Mr. Gomez is president of Gomez Corp. Financial Advisors and Insurance and has 22 years of experience in the financial services industry, preceded by 18 years in the telecommunications industry. He has served on the SelectHealth board since 2007 and the Intermountain Community Care Foundation board since 2011. Mr. Gomez is also chairman of the Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament, benefitting the Utah Council for Crime Prevention.


Karen Hale, Board Trustee

Ms. Hale is the associate chief administrative officer for Salt Lake County and was the director of communications for former Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. She has served on Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees since 2008 and was named Chair in 2010. During her two terms in the Utah State Senate from 1998 to 2006, Ms. Hale's committee assignments included the Transportation and Public Safety Committee, Education Committee, Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Executive Appropriations Committee. As a state senator, Ms. Hale was a vocal advocate for public and higher education and for the safety and health of Utah families. She received a bachelor's degree in mass communication from the University of Utah.


Gordon W. Harkness, MD, Board Trustee

Dr. Harkness is a family physician at the Intermountain North Canyon Clinic, which is part of the Intermountain Medical Group. He is the medical director of the Utah Valley region of the Medical Group and a member of the Medical Group board. Dr. Harkness received a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Brigham Young University and completed his medical degree at the University of Utah, followed by family medicine residency training in South Bend, Indiana.


Steven D. Huebner, Board Trustee

Mr. Huebner is a retired partner of the audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG and directed audit and financial services for several healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit organizations. As a consultant, he advises boards and management teams in developing and improving financial reporting systems and processes. Prior to his partner role with KPMG, Mr. Huebner was with the accounting firm Arthur Anderson in Seattle for 28 years. During his career, Mr. Huebner has worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Oregon Health & Science University, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle University, University of Washington, UW Medicine, and Virginia Mason Medical Center. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Washington.


Timothy A. Johnson, MD, Board Trustee

Dr. Johnson is an internist with the Intermountain Cottonwood Internal Medicine Clinic and has served as the Medical Director of the Intermountain Medical Group’s Central Salt Lake Region since 2011. He joined the Intermountain Medical Group in 2006 after serving as a chief resident and completing his residency at the University of Rochester. Dr. Johnson earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, where he also completed his medical degree.


Linda C. Leckman, MD, Medical Group CEO, Physician Division Vice President

A surgeon by training, Dr. Leckman has been CEO of the Intermountain Medical Group since 1996. Previously, she was President of the Alta View Hospital Medical Staff and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Alta View and Cottonwood hospitals. In addition, she has served in various leadership positions at the Utah Medical Association and formerly sat on the board of the American Medical Group Association. She received a bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University and completed her medical degree at the University of New Mexico.


Gail Miller, Board Trustee

Ms. Miller is owner of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, where she is actively engaged in various operations and serves as chair of the advisory board. She is chair of the board of trustees for Salt Lake Community College, serves on the National Advisory Council for the University of Utah, and holds an honorary alumna award from Brigham Young University. Ms. Miller is the recipient of two honorary degrees: a Doctor of Humanities from Weber State University, and a Doctor of Humane Letters from Salt Lake Community College. In 2012, the INtermountain Healthcare Research and Medical Foundation honored Ms. Miller with the Legacy of Live Award.


F. Ann Millner, EdD, Board Trustee

Dr. Millner is president of Weber State University, where she has worked as an educator and administrator since 1982 and as president since 2002. President Millner’s leadership service includes such organizations as the Air University Board of Visitors, NCAA Division I Board and Executive Committee, the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce, the Weber Economic Development Corporation, the Council of State Representatives of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, the SunGard SCT Executive Advisory Group, the Utah Campus Compact, the Wells Fargo Community Board, the Utah Defense Alliance, Utah Technology Council, Utah Foundation, and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah. She holds degrees from the University of Tennessee, Texas State University, and Brigham Young University.


Arnold Milstein, MD, Board Trustee

Dr. Milstein is the medical director of the Pacific Business Group on Health, a business coalition that seeks to improve the quality and availability of healthcare while moderating cost. In July 2010, Dr. Milstein was appointed a tenured professor of medicine at Stanford University, where he directs the Clinical Excellence Research Center, which is dedicated to accelerating innovations in healthcare delivery. He currently advises and previously directed clinical consulting at Mercer, a global consulting firm that acquired National Medical Audit, a national company that he founded and led.


Bruce Reese, Intermountain Board Vice Chair

Mr. Reese serves as Vice Chair of the Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees, which he joined in 2002. He is Vice President and Special Adviser of Hubbard Radio LLC, which operates radio stations in Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Seattle; Phoenix; Minneapolis-St. Paul; St. Louis; and Cincinnati. He previously was President of Hubbard Radio and President of Bonneville International. Prior to joining Bonneville, Mr. Reese practiced law in Washington, D.C., and Denver. He serves or has served on the boards of Primary Children’s Hospital, United Way of Salt Lake, The Salt Lake Chamber, Pioneer Theatre Company, Associated Press, National Association of Broadcasters, and Radio Advertising Bureau. Mr. Reese has a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University.

Shahab Saeed, Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees

Shahab Saeed, Board Trustee

Mr. Saeed is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Questar Energy Services and Questar InfoComm. Mr. Saeed is a faculty member of the Gore School of Business at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, teaching courses in leadership and executive development in the MBA program. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Ballet West and has served as a director for the Department of Homeland Security's Energy Information Sharing and Analysis Center; the National Conference for Community and Justice; and the Utah Safety Council. He received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and an MBA degree from the University of Utah.

Charles W. Sorenson, MD, President and CEO, Intermountain Healthcare

Charles W. Sorenson, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer

Under Dr. Sorenson's leadership, Intermountain has implemented a system-wide focus on best clinical practices aimed at producing measurably better outcomes for patients. Prior to his current position, he served as Executive VP and COO for Intermountain, and was Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at LDS Hospital. As a urologic surgeon, Dr. Sorenson continues to perform surgery with a primary focus on urologic oncology. He is an adjunct professor of surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine and has served as Chair of the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Young Surgeons. Dr. Sorenson has a bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College.

Karyn Springer, MD, Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees

Karyn Springer, MD, Board Trustee

Dr. Springer serves as Chair of the Intermountain Medical Group Board. She is a family medicine physician at the Intermountain North Orem Clinic and a faculty member of Intermountain's Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency Program. Previously, Dr. Springer has held leadership positions as an InstaCare coordinator, Physician Advisory Council member, and as a regional representative. After completing bachelor's degrees in developmental psychology and biology at Stanford University, Dr. Springer received her medical degree from the University of Utah.