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Board of Trustees

Borgess Foundation Board of Trustees

  • J. Patrick Lennon, Esq., BoardChair, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn
  • James Babel, MD, Borgess Health
  • J. Joseph Brogger, Jr., Vice Chair & Treasurer, Burnham & Flower Insurance Group
  • Tim Cole, Cole Auto Group
  • Gregory Dobson, COO & Principal, AVB, Inc.
  • William English, CEO, Superior Business Solutions
  • Sonia Eden, MD, Borgess Brain & Spine Institute
  • Byron Foster, Retired, Kellogg Corporation
  • Steven S. Grinnell, Retired, Mercy Health
  • Tim Kilmartin, Comerica Bank
  • Blaine Lam, Lam & Associates 
  • Patti Owens, Catalyst Development Co. LLC
  • Rachel Polinski, DO, Kalmazoo Emergency Associates
  • Sister Mary Pung, CSJ, Congregation of St. Joseph
  • Andrew L. Riker, Greenleaf Trust
  • Mark A. Shaman, MD, Premier Radiology
  • Kurt P. Shea, P.K. Contracting, Inc.
  • Vicki L Stewart, Western Michigan University
  • Kate Tillotson, WWMT
  • Natalie Huff Valentine, Peregrine Company
  • Kathy Young, President & CEO, Borgess Health


  • J. Patrick Dyson, Executive Vice President, Borgess Health
  • Tony McDonnell, BoardSecretary, Chief Development Officer, Borgess Foundation

Mrs. Julia VanDomelen, Dr. Dale Rowe,    Sr. Betty Veenhuis & Dr. Tim Fischell (not pictured) join the Borgess Foundation Emeritus Board Members as their board terms come to an end June 2015. They are pictured with Tony McDonnell, Borgess Chief Development Officer. We thank them for their time, talents and support of the Borgess Foundation.  

Brown, Babel, Dirrenberger

Please congratulate Bob Brown and Dr. Richard Dirrenberger on becoming Borgess Foundation Emeritus Board Members.  Dr. Jim Babel, MD FACS, Board Chair honored them at their last meeting. 


Borgess Foundation

1521 Gull Rd MSB300
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Phone: (269) 226-8100
Email: foundation@borgess.com

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