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Board of Trustees

As a district hospital, members of the Cascade Medical Center Board of Trustees are elected by the voters of Valley County and are responsible for the management, strategic plans and supervision of all the business and affairs of the hospital district.

Paul Meyers

Paul currently serves as the Chairman of the board, he has been a trustee since 2013.

Paul was elected to the board in October of 2013. Born and raised in the Chicago area, Paul went to college in Minnesota where he moved in 1971. Retirement called Paul to the mountains for skiing and hiking. He and Judy moved to Cascade in the spring of 2011 from Minneapolis after a 40 year career in software development.

A number of the software projects he worked on were in the health care field. These projects included pharmaceutical wholesale, medical, dental and drug claims processing along with home health care monitoring.

Paul hopes to use his IT background to help CMC get through these "interesting times".

Lesa Becker, RN

Lesa Becker joined the Board in 2016 and currently serves as Vice Chairman.

A native Idahoan, Lesa moved with her husband to Cascade full time in 2014. She and her family have enjoyed the natural beauty of Valley county for many years.

Lesa is a Registered Nurse with a PhD in Adult Education. She served in healthcare leadership roles for 29 years focusing on Quality and Learning/Organizational Development.

Lesa currently serves as a Professional Development Coach, provides healthcare consulting and serves as Graduate Adjunct Faculty at Boise State University. In her spare time, she hikes, kayaks, snowshoes, skis and enjoys nature photography. She feels it is a privilege to serve the community of Cascade as a member of the Board.

George Greenfield

George Greenfield - President G&G Greenfield Consulting, Inc
Joined the CMC Board in 2017
George grew up in Altadena…a small southern California town.
He graduated from The University of California at Berkeley with a BS in Industrial Engineering and from Brigham Young University with an MBA. He is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma and Design for Lean Six Sigma.
While at Cal he was a member and captain of the gymnastics team culminating in 1972 as a member of the USA Olympic Team competing in Munich, Germany.
Since graduating from Cal he married and he and his wife Gail have raised 5 children and are currently enjoying grandparenthood.
Along the way, he has served in church as Bishop and a leader in the youth program.
George has also enjoyed a fulfilling career, working for some truly great companies including Crown Zellerbach, Ampex, United Technologies, and for 18 years he worked at Hewlett Packard. As Director of Quality and Process Control for the InkJet Supplies Business, one of HP's most successful operations, he drove growth and quality performance to the best in the industry.
In 2012 he retired from HP and settled in Cascade, ID. He still runs a process and quality excellence consulting company and does motivational speaking.
George's hobbies include fly fishing, skiing, astronomy and guitar.

Gene Novotny

Gene began serving as a board member in 2001. Active in several officer and committee positions including Vice Chairman in his second term. As an Educator, Gene taught classes, coached and was Superintendent of the Cascade School District for over 35 years. He continues to be regular spectator and supporter at the Novotny Gym at the high school.

Other Community Service includes Cascade Medical Center Foundation Board, Cascade Golf Association, and a an Alumni Booster of Vandals Sports Programs.

Gene enjoys baking cookies for the hospital staff and Board of Trustees. Golfing with his wife Joyce and keeping up with family and grandchildren's sports and school activities in the Boise valley.

Mary Tracey

Mary has worked over 30 years in the aviation industry, mostly as an airport financial consultant. After living in Cascade, Idaho during the summers for a number of years, Mary made it her full time residence in June 2015. She loves spending her time outdoors either running, cycling, hiking, swimming or kayaking. She joined the CMC Board of Trustees in January, 2017. She is an inactive Certified Public Accountant, earned her bachelor's degree in economic/accounting from Claremont McKenna College (CMC) and her master's degree in business from UCLA. In college, Ms. Tracey was the first female All-American cross-country runner. She also was the first female to be inducted into Claremont McKenna College's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jacque Zemlicka

Jacque Zemlicka has previously served as the Board Chair and Vice Chair, she has been a trustee since 2011.

Jacque was raised in Wisconsin and attended Wisconsin State University. She moved to Idaho in 1969 with her husband James. They lived in Idaho for 20 years during which time they raised 2 daughters and were self employed in residential construction/real estate brokerage. In 1989, Jacque and her family moved to the Virgin Islands both to operate a mortgage brokerage on St. Croix and enjoy the beauty and adventure of the Caribbean with her family.

In 1998, Jacque and her husband moved to Cascade and built their home. Jacque has been a mortgage banker with Sterling Bank for the past 10 years. She and her husband have 5 grandchildren. Jacque is a member of the chaplaincy program for St. Luke's McCall, the Cascade Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion Auxiliary and a vestry member for St. Andrews, McCall. She enjoys all summer activities in our gorgeous mountain surroundings.

Blake Snedaker