The Denver Hospice Board of Directors

Representing a broad cross-section of the Denver metro area, members of our Board of Directors generously donate their time, talent and expertise in overseeing the operations of The Denver Hospice and Optio Health Services. Working with CEO Tim Bowen and The Denver Hospice executive management team, the board annually sets strategic goals, reviews and approves the annual business agenda and actively participates in fundraising activities. The board meets seven times annually, with various committees meeting monthly or as necessary.

  • David Alexander – Development Committee
  • Brad Baumgartner – Board Vice Chair, Development Committee
  • Tim Bowen – President and CEO, Care Synergy; CEO The Denver Hospice
  • Jim Burke
  • Patricia Givens
  • Susan Law – Quality Management Committee
  • Evi Makovsky – Board Secretary, Development Committee, Executive Committee, Governance Committee
  • Elizabeth Oyekan – Quality Management Committee
  • Adele Phelan – Governance Committee, Quality Management Committee
  • Rodney Rice – Board Treasurer
  • Dr. David Scanavino – Board Chair

Also invited:

  • Jane Bedrosian
  • John Blaschke
  • Susan Dane
  • Melinda Egging
  • Tricia Ford
  • Sean Goergen
  • Michelle Limback
  • Dennis Rodriguez
  • Dr. Shirlee Turner