Community Health Services Board Members

Carol Lewis 

Carol Lewis, Chair
Carol was born at Denver General and eventually began working as a Clinical Social Worker at Denver Health.  She retired after 33 years and has served on the CHS Board for 13 years.  She strongly believes in the value of service to our Community and that health care is a right and not a privilege.

Debby Davis

Debby Davis, Vice Chair
Debby is a retired OB Nurse and an advocate for affordable and accessible health care, especially for women and newborns through the community health center system. Debby’s board service began in February 2017.

John Niemann

John Niemann, Secretary/Treasurer
John has been a CHS board member for 12 years. He is a Denver Health patient and is committed to helping Denver Health provide high-quality care to all Denver residents, especially the uninsured.

Susan Powers

Susan Powers
Susan serves as a strong voice for the community.

April Kalish

April Kalish
As a Denver Health patient, April was eager to join the CHS board to be a strong voice for the patient and hopes to improve the CHS system.

Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes
Jose has served on the CHS board for 10 years, and as a Denver resident, is committed to contributing to the safety net that serves the most at-risk populations.

Maria Munoz

Maria "Rita" Muñoz
Rita is excited to be on the Board of Directors. She is a patient of Denver Health and is dedicated to "making a difference for anyone who is sick.”

Sarah Carpenter

Sara Carpenter
Sara is a pediatrician and advocate for high-risk children and families. She has served on the Board for 5 years.

Laine DeFreece

Laine DeFreece
I strongly support the health care services that Denver Health provides to the Denver community, I am one of the fortunate recipients of this care and through my work with the DCHS Board members, I hope to serve in ways that ensure the CHC vibrant continuation.

John Anduri

John Anduri
John joined the board in 2017. As a long-term DH patient, he is excited to contribute patient perspectives, especially as a cancer survivor involved in the Cancer Resource Center. 

Sarah Pardikes

Sarah Pardikes
I joined the Board of Directors to be a positive influence in my community.

Kathrine Archuleta

Katherine Archuleta
Katherine is a patient of DH and has received her health care from DH since 1987.

Rebecca DeWitt

Rebecca Sunshine-DeWitt
I have spent years working in health care, both on the for-profit and non-profit side and felt it was time for me to be more involved in the health system in my community and give back.

Rodolfo Rodriguez

Rodolfo Rodriguez
I joined the Board of Directors to play a role in confronting health disparities experienced by children and their families across the Greater Denver Area. It is my commitment to find ways to empower community to play a key role in the discussion of medical and health issues, while also allowing them to be a driving force to the solutions.

Carolyn Paul

Carolyn Paul
I have always been passionate about supporting the Communities that I live and work in. Over the last few years my family has faced some health challenges that have peaked my interest in becoming involved with DCHS. I hope to support Denver Health in this mission to have Denver be the healthiest community in the U.S.

Barbara King

Barbara King
Barbara is a Denver native born into the Denver Community Health system. She is excited to be a voice for the clientele this board serves. She believes proactively good health is the key to a great life.

Patricia Archer

Patricia Archer
I joined the Board of Directors because I have had a long career in Community Health delivery systems, and recognize the worth of a vibrant Community Health system to the community in general.