Hospital Foundation Announces Newly Appointed Board Member – Wendy Smith


The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Staff and Board of Directors are pleased to announce Wendy Smith as their newest Board Member.  Wendy is the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communication at Sheridan College.

Board President Richard Garber shares, “We are thrilled to welcome Wendy Smith to our Foundation Board of Directors. I have known Wendy for at least ten years. I had the pleasure of serving with Wendy on the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, where she demonstrated excellent communication and leadership skills. I look forward to seeing how her unique insight and energy will influence the work we do here at The Foundation.” Along with the officers and directors, Foundation staff share in the excitement to welcome Wendy as part of the board. “Wendy is a leader and connector in our community,” said Chief Development Officer Cody Sinclair. “She cares deeply about Sheridan and the Foundation’s mission to cultivate community involvement and support the hospital’s vision: When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.”

Wendy is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys all of the wonderful wilderness Wyoming has to offer. From kayaking and hiking in the summer to skiing in the winter, Wendy takes every opportunity to embrace adventure with good friends and family. Beyond her recent induction into The Foundation, Smith currently serves as a board member for Leadership Wyoming and is a longtime member of the FAB Women’s Conference planning committee. She has also served on the Center for a Vital Community (CVC) Board, as well as on the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Board and Governmental Affairs Committee. Her extensive leadership training includes Leadership Sheridan County, Sheridan CiViC Project, Leadership Wyoming and Academic Management Institute. She has also earned her Gracious Space certification through the Center for Ethical Leadership.

With all the challenging work ahead of The Foundation, Wendy’s leadership, drive, and community spirit is a welcome addition to The Foundation Board. The Foundation looks forward to the experience, energy, and perspective Wendy will bring in the coming year and all we will accomplish for healthcare in our community – together.

To get the most up-to-date Foundation information and learn more about The Board of Directors, visit sheridanhospital.org/foundation or call Director of Donor Relations – Ada Kirven at 673-2417.