Board of Trustees
Nelson Cannon grew up in Salt Lake but has lived most of his life in the Midwest before returning home in 2013. He started his career as an economist before moving on to numerous management positions in investment and commercial banking, insurance, and risk management. He currently works as a Financial Advisor at Cannon Capital Management. Nelson and his wife Shirin have four children and eleven grandchildren.
Carolyn is an Attorney At Law for Moreton & Co and works directly with the employee benefit team to ensure clients are well educated on and compliant with state and federal benefits laws and regulations. Carolyn regularly performs Healthcare reform analysis, answers employee benefit and compliance questions, and completes a comprehensive compliance review. She also holds seminars/webinars on employee benefit issues and provides client alerts when new ACA information comes available, as well as quarterly newsletters.
Lance is a Senior Vice President at Dyno Nobel, Inc. and is responsible for its Health, Safety and Business Excellence functions.He has worked for Dyno Nobel for 18 years across Australia, Canada and the US holding various executive management and operational roles in the mining, construction and manufacturing industry sectors. Lance is married with two daughters both of whom have been enriched by US university experiences in Kentucky and New York.
He was born and raised in New Zealand where he graduated from Massey University and later Curtin University of Technology (Australia). Lance has always been closely involved in sports, particularly playing and coaching rugby, and now stays physically active through cycling, skiing and taking on outdoor challenges with family and friends. He is attracted to the expansive opportunities that Utah provides in being able to lead a healthy and adventurous lifestyle. Lance is a new board member, joining us in 2013.
Richard is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received a B.S. Degree in Accounting from the University of Utah. Richard retired in 2013 from Jacobsen Construction Company as its Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for 25 years. Prior to that Richard was the Controller of Rocky Mountain Contractors for 11 years and worked for the CPA firm of Coopers and Lybrand for 5 years.Richard has been married for over 40 years to his wife Elaine. Richard is an avid reader and has been very active in sports his life. He enjoys cycling, squash, pickleball, golf and hiking.
Steve is a native of Utah and comes to Family Counseling Center with a wealth of knowledge, skills and expertise. He has been in the mental health field since 1988 and worked in all types of setting from out-patient to in-patient work. He has worked for the University of Utah, AETNA, UHS and other treatment programs. He loves to see people and organizations be find the path to success and wants to be part of helping to find the formula to success. Steve feels this path is different for every person and organization and finds satisfaction in finding it. He is an author of two books and indicates he is married to a wonderful, beautiful woman. He is the father to five children and recently became a grandpa for the first time. He enjoys good movies and is intrigued by page-turning spy thriller novels
Vicky started in the substance use disorder field in 1984 as a counselor when she moved to SLC to attend graduate school at the University of Utah. She has worked in multiple capacities within
the behavioral health field now for 32 years, from psych tech at UNI, Criminal Justice Program Manager at the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health for the State of Utah, and the
Director of Clinical Services at First Step House, as well as an individual and group therapist. She has Doctorate Degree in Education and Counseling Psychology, a Master’s Degree in
Sociology, and 2 Bachelor degrees (Psychology and Sociology). She is passionate about quality client care and client health, wellness, and recovery. She also contributes to the field as adjunct faculty in the Social Work Department at the University of Utah. She is a quilter and has been president of the Utah Quilt Guild. She loves reading, being with friends and family, back packing, camping, bicycling, and hiking with her dogs.
Jeffrey Barlow is a Strategic Partner with Schooley Mitchell as an independent telecom and merchant services consultant that provides an unbiased approach towards fine tuning overall business performance.
Jeffery is also a youth hockey coach for 8 to 16 year old boys and girls, and has been for well over 9 years. He has also held various Boy Scout leadership roles and cares for Children, Education and the Environment.
Lisa-Michele Church is a corporate attorney and community activist. She is a graduate of the University of Utah and spent more than 20 years of her legal career at The Sinclair Companies, including the Grand America and Little America hotel group. In 2005, Governor Jon Huntsman appointed her to his cabinet to lead the Utah Department of Human Services. Her department delivered services to thousands of Utahns in the areas of child protection, juvenile delinquency, disability services, mental health, substance abuse, child support collection, public guardian and aging services. In 2011, Ms. Church became the Administrator of Utah’s Juvenile Court system, a position she held for two years.She and her husband have two sons and enjoy spending time in southern Utah with their extended families. Lisa-Michele remains active in community affairs and is passionate about her children, history, gardening, and literature.
Ted is a native of Utah with a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah and an M.S. degree in construction management from Stanford.He became president of Jacobsen Construction Company in 1974 and retired as its chairman in 2005. From 2005-2008, he was mission president for the LDS Church in Manchester, England. Ted and his wife, Charlotte, are the parents of seven children and 19 grandchildren. Ted coached the East High girls’ soccer team for two years. He was chairman of the board of the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii for 10 years and chairman of the Utah chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.
He currently serves as chairman of the Engineering National Advisory Committee for the University of Utah’s College of Engineering and as a trustee for the Utah chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
Ted enjoys travel, fly fishing, hiking, tennis, photography and biking.
Debbie has worked for Intermountain Healthcare for over 17 years as a member of Intermountain’s Community Benefit Department. As manager of community giving for Intermountain, Debbie has worked to develop funding relationships with nonprofit agencies throughout Utah as a representative of corporate donations and foundation grants. She enjoys getting to know each agency, their staff and the great work they accomplish in service to others – it is the most rewarding part of what she does every day! Debbie is a commissioner for UServeUtah, the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism and serves on the community engagement committee of the Commission and serves as a board member for Family Counseling Center. She is a member and past chair of the Donors’ Forum of Utah, a group of business, family and individual representatives who assist charitable nonprofits in helping people and improving communities with social, education, humanitarian and cultural needs. She is also the current past cochair for Utah Philanthropy Day, an event held each year to honor volunteers and philanthropists throughout the State of Utah. Prior to her work with Intermountain, Debbie worked for the LDS Church, the University of Utah, and in radio. She grew up in Colorado, attended LDS Business College and Brigham Young University. She and her husband, Lowell, have ten children and enjoy attending sporting events and golfing together.
Becky is a Senior Vice President at Zions Bank
Blake is President at Megaplex Corporate