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P.O. Box 391
1401 West 5th Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 673-2418
The Foundation Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan Wyoming Healthcare
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2015-16 Foundation Directors & Staff



Dave Nicolarsen
Kirby Taylor
Vice President
Stella Montano
SMH Auxiliary Rep

Andrea Mellinger

Mary Ludemann

Kevin Bailey

Director, SMH Trustee Rep



Bradley Hanebrink, D.O.

Director, SMH Physician Rep

Rita Rohrbaugh


Joe Wright








Kristi Von Krosigk

Secretary, Director




Ada Kirven, CFRE

Executive Director

Ada H. Kirven has been employed with the hospital and Foundation since October 1997 and currently serves as the Foundation's Executive Director.  Ada grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado and attended Colorado State University and Sheridan College. She is a member of Rotary International, Sheridan/Johnson Wyoming Community Foundation Affiliate Advisory Board, the Association of Healthcare Professionals, and the Banner Women’s Club. Ada and her husband Brian live in Banner and have two grown daughters. 


Meet the Staff

Meredith Sopko, Event Coordinator

Meredith Sopko has Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication and a Minor in Business Administration.  She is originally from New Jersey.  She previously worked for the Chamber of Commerce and at Sugarland Ridge.  She is married to Aaron and has two children:  Grace & Emma.

Sandra Thayer, Communications/Data Coordinator

Sandra Thayer moved to Sheridan with her husband, Gary who is a native of Sheridan.  They moved from Northern Virginia after Gary retired from the Federal Govt.  Prior to joining the Hospital Foundation, Sandra worked in the Workforce and Community Ed Department at Sheridan College.  Sandra and Gary enjoy spending time outdoors with their two “furry” babies.


Emeritus Board of Directors
We thank these retired and honorary directors who have played a tremendous role in promoting the importance of a strong healthcare community and ensuring that our region has excellent facility, services, and programs available for those in need.


Kevin Bailey D. Scott Nickerson, M.D.
Mary Gwen Brayton John Patton
Frank Boley John Pradere
Bruce Burns Tom Richards, M.D.
Gene Davis Annette Rinaldo
Richard M. Davis, Jr. Rick Rossa
Ky Dixon Dixie See
William E. Doughty, M.D. David Smith
John Gable Anthony Spiegleberg
Gary Gold Kathy Strahan
Pippa Hubbard Seymour Thickman, M.D.
Bill Huppert Delphine Toner
Debbie Iverson Jim R. Urbatchka
Dorothy King Shirley Yager
Scott Ludwig  
Rose Marie Madia
Karen Miller
Everett Mohatt
Mark Murphy
Ed Neeriemer


Those who paved the way and helped to develop a strong philanthropic culture at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
  • Ruth F. Adam
  • Harold Newton
  • Don Tannehill
  • James Wolfe
  • Rachel B. Pelissier
  • Shirley Taylor
  • Evelyn Ebzery
  • Sue Gates
  • Ray Clark
  • Pat Cumings
  • Lorene Welch
  • Dorothy Gibbs
The Foundation Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan Wyoming Healthcare