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Friends of Hospice Leadership

Friends of Hospice is a supporting organization of Partners In Care, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. As such, Friends of Hospice has its own Board of Directors—the members of which are appointed by the Partners In Care board. To be considered for the Friends of Hospice board, please call (541) 410-3918 to begin the process.

Carolyn Payne | Board Secretary

Carolyn Payne | Board Secretary

Carolyn is Operations Officer with AmeriTitle. In her 10 years at AmeriTitle, Carolyn has worn many hats such as Executive Administrative Assistant to the President and National Order Desk Manager. Prior to AmeriTitle her work background is very diverse…

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Cynthia Bassett | Board Chair

Cynthia Bassett | Board Chair

Cynthia is a retired art director and illustrator from Northern California. She left her freelance book design business on the Mendocino Coast in 2002 to move to Bend. Some of her work includes…

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Linda Cohen | Director

Linda Cohen | Director

Linda spent the majority of her career in education, beginning on the East Coast but then working primarily in Northern and Southern California. She was a teacher, and then served as both a school site and district office administrator…

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Sandy Garner, GRI, ABR | Director

Sandy Garner, GRI, ABR | Director

Sandy is President and CEO of The Garner Group Real Estate LLC in Bend, OR. She is a native and lifelong resident of Central Oregon. Sandy has held an Oregon real estate license since 1979…

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Danny Long | Director

Danny Long | Director

Danny owns Long’s Carpet Cleaning in Bend, OR. He is an active hospice volunteer, serving on its speaker’s bureau and doing presentations at street fairs and community meetings. His spouse, Laura Long RN, is a Home Health Nurse…

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Ronnie Harrelson | Director

Ronnie Harrelson | Director

Corinne is a native Oregonian, and president (retired) of Wilderness Garbage & Recycling in La Pine. She has been President of the La Pine Chamber of Commerce, and is currently President of the board of St. Vincent de Paul and serves on the boards…

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Courtney Stevens | Director

Courtney Stevens | Director

Courtney Stevens is owner and operator of Craft Kitchen and Brewery LLC, for the past two years. Previously owned a landscape construction and maintenance business for six years. She hails from Atlanta, GA but has lived in Bend for over sixteen years where she has made a home with her daughter Elly Mae, age three…

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Ex Officio

Partners In Care liaisons to Friends of Hospice

Eric Alexander
Eric Alexander
• CEO, Partners in Care 

Marlene Carlson
Marlene Carlson
• Director of Development
   and Communications,
   Partners in Care

LisaHurley
Lisa Hurley
• Outreach Director,
   Partners in Care