Maricopa Health Foundation Welcomes Three Community Leaders to its Growing Board of Directors
Sel Nutor, Jill Krigsten Riley and Pam Stelzer join as the newest Foundation Board Members for the Valley’s only public safety net health system and medical residency training program
Phoenix – June 6, 2018 – The Maricopa Health Foundation (MHF) is pleased to announce the addition of Sel Nutor, Jill Krigsten Riley and Pam Stelzer to its board of directors. Led by Board Chairwoman Nita Francis, Vice Chairman Kevin Neal and Secretary/Treasurer John Hoopes, the Maricopa Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS), Arizona’s only public teaching hospital and safety-net health system.
“We are incredibly grateful for the community leaders who serve on our board and their tireless dedication to transforming community health,” said Maricopa Health Foundation CEO Nate Lowrie. “Sel, Jill and Pam have extensive experience in nonprofit leadership, and we look forward to drawing on their expertise as MIHS enters the exciting next phase of its ‘Care Reimagined’ program.”
Sel Nutor, Vice President and Area Manager for the JPMorgan Chase Arizona North and Central Market Business Banking team, has more than 20 years of banking and financial services experience with a background in commercial and retail banking, sales development, commercial lending and risk management. With degrees in economics and business administration, Nutor has held management and senior management positions with increasing responsibility in Denver, Chicago, Salt Lake City and Portland.
Prior to transferring to Arizona, he served on the Board of Governors and then as President of the City Club of Portland and completed the Leadership Portland graduate program, which helps business, government and community sectors collaborate to achieve common goals. He and his wife Erin, a Mayo Clinic physician, enjoy Arizona’s many outdoor activities, especially competitive horseback riding and hiking with their two young children.
Also joining the MHF board is Valley media and nonprofit leader, Jill Krigsten Riley. Currently a Media Consultant for Cox Media, Riley previously served as Director of Sales at KPNX. While there, she received the “Sales Person of the Year” award for seven consecutive years and, in 2011, won the national “Gannett Sales Executive of the Year” honor. Riley has a deep-rooted commitment to bettering the community in which she lives.
In addition to the Maricopa Health Foundation, she currently serves on the Make-A-Wish Arizona board and co-chaired the Make-A-Wish 2018 Wish Ball. Riley previously served on the boards of both the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Leadership Circle as Chairperson and Florence Crittendon co-chairing the Dream Bags fundraiser for the Teaming Up for Girls luncheon since 2014. Past board positions included Las Palomas and Trends Charitable Foundation where she served as president, as well as serving as a board member for Chrysalis Women’s Shelter.
Riley is also a member of the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball Committee, Charter 100 professional women’s organization and The Junior League of Phoenix (since 1991). She earned a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in business from Arizona State University. Riley enjoys yoga as well as hiking and traveling to foreign countries with her husband Rodney.
Joining the board with Nutor and Riley is Pam Stelzer, CPA, an Audit Manager at Henry+Horne, with experience in software, high technology, healthcare, manufacturing, homebuilding and other commercial sectors. Before joining Henry+Horne in 2016, Stelzer worked as a manager at a large national CPA firm and a Big Four accounting firm.
Stelzer has a passion for community involvement. She has volunteered with the Foundation for Blind Children (FBC) since 2000 and served on their Board of Directors from 2005 through 2010. She created, developed and chaired FBC’s two signature fundraisers, Night for Sight and Stride for Sight, which have raised over $4 million. She also served on the organization’s CEO search committee, helped guide blind hikers to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped guide blind swimmers from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco. She received the Visionary Award from FBC in 2014. Pam also received the Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award in 2009.
Additionally, Stelzer’s volunteer experience includes serving as a youth sports coach and manager for more than 12 years, working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona and volunteering in various roles for several community schools. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas and enjoys hiking, horseback riding, live music and spending time with her sons, Ryan and Eric.
The addition of Nutor, Riley and Stelzer, bringing the Maricopa Health Foundation board membership to 24, helps achieve an important Foundation goal of expanding its board with proven business and community leaders.
MIHS includes the Arizona Burn Center, Level I Trauma Center, Maricopa Medical Center, two behavioral health facilities and 13 Family Health Centers located across Maricopa County.
The Maricopa Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting Maricopa Integrated Health System, the Valley’s only public health care system. The Foundation raises funds to improve accessibility, quality of health care and patient comfort for those who live in Maricopa County and beyond. Money raised by the Foundation supports the following MIHS facilities and programs: Maricopa Medical Center, The Arizona Burn Center, Arizona Children’s Center, MIHS Behavioral Health Programs, The MIHS Breast Clinic, MIHS Chaplaincy Programs, Labor and Delivery, A Level 1 Trauma Center (serving both children and adults), Specialty Care, Mariposa: Wings to Safety Domestic Violence Clinic, The Phoenix Cancer Center, The Refugee Women’s Clinic and 13 Family Health Centers across Maricopa County, To Learn more, go to www.maricopahealthfoundation.org.