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Department: Board

Joanne Pieper

Ms. Pieper retired as senior vice president of New York Life Insurance Company. She worked in the company’s New York City home office where she held a variety of management positions during her 28-year career. As SVP, Ms. Pieper was the head of a profit center which designed, marketed, and administered group insurance programs for … Continued

Denis Prager, PhD

Denis Prager has been the principal of Strategic Consulting Services since 1994. As such, Dr. Prager has advised many of the foundations formed from the conversion of non-profit health plans to for-profit entities. He has provided consulting services to the California Endowment, the California Wellness Foundation, the Archstone Foundation, the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, and the … Continued

Gerald Gray

Gerald, for 20 years has built a reputation as a leader in market research and media development for G&G Advertising. He has worked extensively with local, community-based organizations, and he advocates as a professional, volunteer, and leader. At G&G Advertising, Gerald has worked on state, regional, and national campaigns promoting behavioral change on many current … Continued

Paul Cook, MD, MHA, CPE

Dr. Cook has over 40 years of experience in healthcare as a provider and administrator in a range of practice and organizational venues. From 1985 through 1991 Dr. Cook was a provider within the Welborn Clinic, a multispecialty group practice in Southern Indiana. In addition to patient care, Dr. Cook was principal investigator for numerous … Continued

William Underriner

Mr. Underriner has been the owner of Underriner Motors of Billings since 2001. His business expertise has been recognized by his peers, and he has served as the Montana Automobile Dealers Association President and Chairman, as well the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman. During his three-years of service as treasurer … Continued

Judith LaPan, MS, MBA

Ms. LaPan has been the administrator of the Richland County Health Department since 1997. The chair of the Richland County Commissioners applauds her successful efforts assessing the county’s health needs and developing programs to meet those needs. When she started in 1997, Ms. LaPan administered an annual budget of $100,000. She now manages $1 million … Continued

Michael Harrington

Michael V. Harrington is a professor of Business Law and Business Ethics at the University of Montana College of Business. Before he joined the full-time faculty ranks in fall 2014, he spent ten years as the associate dean at the College of Business. He graduated with high honors from UM in 1986, earning a degree … Continued