Five new members have joined the board of directors for The Village at Orchard Ridge, an assisted-living and memory-care center in Coeur d’Alene.
“Over the past several months, we have welcomed five new board members who embody the spirit of our mission and bring talent, expertise and energy to the table,” Orchard Ridge Executive Director Ann Johnson said. “We are very fortunate to have them help guide Orchard Ridge in addressing current and future concerns for senior care and housing in our community.”
The new board members are Ginny Tate, Pamela Arnold, Kay Nelson, Mark Jackson and Rod Colwell.
Ginny Tate is the president of Tate & Associates, FAI International – Forensic Accounting & Investigations, a division of EP Global Corp. Tate is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. She serves on its Commercial Fraud, Litigation and Taxation Committees.
Pamela Arnold is a retired medical social worker who worked in home health care and hospice care for 24 years in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Kay Nelson is longtime resident of North Idaho who retired in 2016 as an instructor at North Idaho College. Nelson is a member of the Coeur d’Alene Rotary. She serves on the Kroc Advisory Board and the Jewett House Advisory Board.
Mark Jackson has practiced law in Coeur d’Alene since 1983. He taught business law at North Idaho College for 10 years, was a board member on the Coeur d’Alene Library Foundation for 12 years and was a board member of the Coeur d’Alene Public Golf Course until 2015.
Rod Colwell retired from banking in 2018 after 40 years. He was most recently the president of Mountain West Bank in Coeur d’Alene.
Since 1921, Orchard Ridge has served North Idaho by providing a faith-based, loving home for older adults. Orchard Ridge offers a high-level assisted living and memory care facility as well as independent living. It is governed by 20 area churches and is the only nonprofit facility of its kind in the Inland Northwest.