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Peace Harbor Medical Center Foundation

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Healthier Communities Thanks to You

Florence is growing, and we’re growing with it! Through the compassionate, generous support of our community, PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center continues to stand out as a high-quality, state-of-the-art facility, ensuring that exceptional care is just a stone’s throw away for anyone in our area who needs it.

Every gift to PeaceHealth Peace Harbor is an investment that touches so many lives—the lives of our loved ones, neighbors and friends. Every gift is meaningful beyond measure!

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The Power of Community

Gifts from the community allow us to offer a helping hand to vulnerable patients when they need it the most—and that uplifts us all.

Your generosity embodies the power of philanthropy and the power of community to create greater hope and healing in the lives of our loved ones, neighbors and friends.

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When you include PeaceHealth Foundations in your estate plan, your generosity supports good health, prevention and community well-being. 

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Foundation Staff

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Dave Rigsby

Executive Director

Dave has served as Director of Strategic Corporate Development for CorSource Technology in Portland, Oregon, where he established and expanded corporate philanthropic and marketing relationships with leading Oregon businesses.

Prior to his career at CorSource Technology, Dave held multiple leadership roles, including Associate Vice President for Advancement, at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. During his time at Willamette University, Dave managed the major gift development team to design comprehensive fundraising campaigns and to maximize philanthropic engagement. He also co-founded cross-functional threat assessment programs and led development efforts for supporting communications and tracking resources compliant with FERPA and HIPAA standards. Previously, Dave served Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, Oregon as a process technician, where he was the two-time recipient of the Portland Technology Development Achievement Award for his technical contributions to ion implant research and development projects.

Dave earned his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and his Master of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Dave enjoys spending time with his kids, his dog “Blue”, kayaking, and enjoying the beautiful community of Florence.

Board of Directors


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George F. Henry

President, Coast Radio

George grew up in the restaurant business working for his family’s assorted restaurant ventures over the first 18 years.   He attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.  While in attendance he was fortunate to meet the Program Director of a 100,000 watt FM station (WMUU) where he was hired to be a part time reliever.  It was less than a month before he was placed in the afternoon time slot.  Over the next decade he moved back to help his family after the passing of his father.  But music and radio kept calling him.  He moved to Nashville, TN  in 1989 to work on his songwriting and in the early 90’s got a job with WRLT-Lightning 100.  He began again as a part-time replacement, but quickly moved into a permanent position and worked into the Director of Marketing and Morning Show Co-host/News Director. 

Over his work career he also bought and ran a successful Glass business in North Carolina and went to work for Mark Media WTZQ in Hendersonville, NC spending 10 years as morning show host and program director. Before coming to Florence he had a brief stint with KXL in Portland, but then was hired by Jon Thompson at Coast Radio.  George has worked in Florence for the last 8 years and recently purchased part of the station from Thompson.  George is married to Deb Jameson (PeaceHealth). They enjoy Motorcycles, kayaking, hiking, travel, dining... and, of course, Karaoke!

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Bev Scott

Vice President, Siuslaw High School

Bev spent most of her youth in the Yosemite National Park area. She spent her summers with her grandparents who were camp rangers. These formative years helped Bev with her appreciation of nature (it is no wonder she loves the Florence area!) and the realization that serving others would play a pivotal role in her future. Her first volunteer experience was with Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl programs. In high school, she was the resident caretaker of a teen center. Later, after serving in the U.S. Army as a public relations specialist and editor/photojournalist, she served her community in other ways including president of the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Association of REALTORS®, and the California State Society of American Medical Technologists. She was also a volunteer, member, or officer for the Elks, Workforce Investment Board, and water and sewer committees in California; a Fire Protection District in Oregon; and a neonatal intensive care unit in Boston. Bev has been recognized for her community service with a public commendation and joint resolution of the California Senate and Assembly in 2009 and by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the House of Representatives in 2004. She was also awarded the Angels Amongst Us Woman of the Year Award in 2004. More recently, she was recognized for her work in education. Bev was the 2021 Regional Teacher of the Year and finalist for the Oregon Teacher of the Year, and in 2006, she received the Golden Apple Award from her local school district. 
Bev has four children. Her second-born was a conjoined twin. This experience changed her focus from marketing to working in the medical field, which led her to teaching. After teaching medical students at San Joaquin Valley College and Santa Barbara Business College, she discovered her love of teaching. Before going back to school to be a K-12 educator, she was a marketing designer, real estate agent/manager, general manager, and business owner. 
Bev now serves as the assistant principal at Siuslaw High School.  Prior to her administrative position with Siuslaw, she was a health occupations, biology, and anatomy teacher as well as the communications director and summer school principal with Riddle School District. 
Bev enjoys kayaking and virtual reality exercise. She is grateful that no matter the weather, she can enjoy a great paddle in many lakes and rivers in and around the Florence area, or she can get some exercise indoors with her Meta Quest 2. 

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Laurel Ferguson

Secretary/Treasurer, Hanawalt Ferguson, Attorneys at Law

Laurel is a native Oregonian who was born and raised in Florence. After completing her undergraduate degree in English at the University of Portland, with a year abroad in Salzburg, Austria, Laurel attended the University of Gonzaga School of Law. Laurel earned her J.D. and was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2012. Following a three-year stint in Seattle, Laurel and her husband were ready to return to small town living.  Laurel was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 2015, and moved back to Florence in 2016 to join a local law firm as an associate attorney. Laurel purchased the law firm – now known as Hanawalt Ferguson, Attorneys at Law – in January 2020. In addition to her practice and her work with the Foundation, Laurel currently serves as on the boards of the Rotary Club of Florence, the Siuslaw Public Library Foundation, and the Eugene Estate Planning Council.  Outside of work and community involvement, Laurel can be found enjoying life in Florence with her growing family. She and her husband have two young children, both born at Peace Harbor Medical Center, and are currently expecting their third. 


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Dea Ann Frazier, VP, CTFA

Oregon Pacific Bank Trust

Dea Ann a large portion of her adult years in Sacramento, CA.  Her time in Sacramento was spent raising a family, working as a Law Office Administrator/Legal Assistant, serving as a Trustee/Officer/Committee Chair with the local Elks Lodge, volunteering at Local Rotary functions, singing in her church choir, and coaching various sports teams. Dea Ann moved to the wonderful town of Florence in 2010.  She appreciates the close-knit community, the cooler climate, the outdoors, and the much, much shorter commute time.  Dea Ann is married.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and looks forward to the opportunity to further serve her community. Dea Ann has been with Oregon Pacific Bank since 2014 where she serves as Vice President and Trust Officer. She earned her Legal Assistant Certification from the National Education Center in Sacramento, California and has over 25 years of experience working as a Legal Assistant/Law Office Administrator. She attained her designation as a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor from the American Bankers Association in 2022.  

Jason Hawkins, Chief Administrative Office, Peace Harbor Medical Center

Jason Hawkins

Chief Administrative Officer, Peace Harbor & Cottage Grove Community Medical Centers

A career spent in the rural healthcare setting, Jason Hawkins has over 35 years of healthcare experience. He came to PeaceHealth from the Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, where he most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer. A Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, native, Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration. During his time in Pennsylvania, Jason chaired the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania’s Small Rural Health Council, representing the Pennsylvania and New York regions. Jason is active with both state and federal healthcare advocacy, including the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health System’s Rural Hospital Council and Oregon Coast Growth Target Committee, helping to shape policy and strategic direction for rural hospitals. Locally, he is an active member of many organizations including Lane Community College Advisory Committee, Rotary International, Florence Area Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Florence as well as serving on the board of directors for the West Lane Boys and Girls Club. 

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Monica Kosman

Peace Harbor Volunteers

Monica has been a member of the PHV since 2003. I have served on the Board for most of those years. She served as President from 2009 through 2011 and was also a member of the Foundation Board, serving 8 terms. Monica has a BA in Liberal Arts and worked for 25 years in Banking and Insurance. Upon retirement, she became a Mental Health Advocate and served on the Boards of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Orange County California, NAMI Southcoast, and the Orange County Mental Health Association.  She moved to Florence, OR in 2002 with her husband, Gene, and her son Eric. Monica was asked to join the Board of Directors of NAMI Lane County and NAMI Oregon. She served as State President of NAMI Oregon for four years and on the Board for 10 years. Monica is a trained NAMI Family to Family Class instructor and have taught 10 F to F classes in Florence. She is also a NAMI Support Group Facilitator and a member of the NAMIOR Policy and Procedures Committee. Currently, Monica is the Secretary of the Florence Area Community Coalition (FACC) and a Board member of the MCR (Mobile Crisis Response team) in Florence. She enjoys volunteering in the Hospital Gift Shop and spending time with her husband and son at home. Good Health and Good Mental Health to All is Monica's wish. 

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Linda Lauck

Community Volunteer

Linda and her late husband, David, relocated from Northern California to Dunes City in January 1990.  Prior to retirement, Linda worked in the computer/software/semiconductor industries and David co-founded a successful pharmaceutical firm.

In retirement, Linda has been an active volunteer throughout western Lane County, including leadership on seven Dunes City committees, and service with the Florence Food Share, Florence Area Humane Society, Memory Loss Respite Center, Florence Senior Center, Elks Share Shop, FACE, and the Florence Events Center.  Linda has additionally served on the Board of Directors for Hope House, Options Counseling of Eugene, Siuslaw Senior Community Foundation, and Food Backpack for Kids.

Linda is among the most generous supporters of the Peace Harbor Medical Center Foundation through contributions to hospice, palliative care, the renovation of the rehabilitation and wellness center, and the establishment of the David and Linda Lauck Endowment.

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Heather L. McArthur, DO, MSPH, CIH (ret)


After a previous career working in health and safety lastly with law enforcement in Phoenix, Arizona, Heather became Dr. McArthur in 2012. She is dual boarded in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine after completing a combined residency in West Virginia.  She works in both those capacities here in Florence as an ED Physician and a Hospitalist.  She also serves in the additional role as Medical Director for Peace Harbor Medical Center and its associated Outpatient Clinics. A military “brat” traveling her whole life,  she has found a home on the beautiful Oregon Coast where she loves to care for her patients, hike, and travels whenever time allows. 

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Ron Moore

Hoagland Properties, Inc.

Ron Moore is CEO/President of Hoagland Properties, Inc. Hoagland Properties is a family-run business headquartered in Florence, Oregon and operates the River House Inn and Old Town Inn in Florence, as well as, the Salina/Scenic Hills Super 8 by Wyndham in Salina, UT. Additionally, the company manages two apartment buildings in Florence. The company’s award-winning lodging facilities are a result of adhering to the company’s mission statement of exceeding guest expectations with a spotless, reasonably priced, well-appointed room and exceptional service. Salina’s Super 8 has been the only Wyndham Pride of Super 8 award winner in Utah for several years. It has also received local awards for being the best business in the community. The River House Inn and Old Town Inn have both been on Oregon Business Magazine’s Top 100 Fan Favorite Destinations. They have both received TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for more than a decade. In 2011, the Old Town Inn was named #11 on Trip Advisor’s 25 Best Budget Motels in the US. Locally, both have won Chamber of Commerce awards for best customer service, and curb appeal for the River House Inn. Ron has been an active participant in Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association’s (ORLA) government affairs meetings, and is currently serving as vice-chairperson of ORLA’s Central Coast Hospitality Alliance. At the local level, he is a member of a Stakeholder Advisory Team for Florence’s Housing Implementation Plan. Professionally, Ron’s first experiences in lodging were at family owned properties in Depoe Bay (Troller’s Lodge), and Lincoln City (The Captain Cook Inn). After the company incorporated, he became a member of the Board of Directors, was vice-president in 2018, and then became president in 2019. He is passionate about improving career opportunities, training, pay, and working conditions for entry level hotel employees. Before working full-time with Hoagland Properties, Ron was an educator for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Seminary and Institute program for 19 years. Prior to that he spent about 19 years in the finance business, eventually becoming the nation’s largest underwriter of bank-qualified, tax-exempt bonds. He also held a seat at the Mid-America Futures Exchange, and has extensive experience in bond, stock, futures, and options trading. Educationally, Ron has earned both Master (University of Phoenix) and Bachelor (University of California – Berkley) degrees. Most importantly, Ron married the former Kelly Hoagland in 1983, and has enjoyed their life together. They have raised four wonderful children, Scott, Paul, Jessica, and John, and Ron considers time with family to be better than any business accolade, accomplishment, or achievement.

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Sally Wantz

Community Volunteer

Sally and her spouse, Jennifer French, made their way to Florence in September 2003 after realizing that 4 traffic lights in Florence were more to their speed than 10 lanes of highway traffic in Denver.  Upon arrival, Sally continued her career in human resources at Three Rivers Casino working for the tribal owners, the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians until retiring in 2020.  Sally currently serves in a leadership capacity for the Florence Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (aka FUUF), Western Lane Community Foundation, is the President-Elect for Rotary Club of Florence, and she is a Florence City Councilor.  Outside of her volunteer work, Sally enjoys getting her hands dirty with landscaping their yard, daily Sudoku puzzles, cooking, being entertained by their three cats, and some may recall her performances in several Last Resort Players’ productions.  Jennifer is a mixed-media artist and published author of two young-adult novels, is a co-founder of Backstreet Gallery (in 2005) has volunteered with many community organizations, and she loves to create one-of-a-kind menus for their evening culinary enjoyment.  Both love Florence and wouldn’t live anywhere else.

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Laura Wilson

Windermere Real Estate

Laura received her real estate license in 1999 and specializes in applying expertise and market knowledge to address the goals of her clients. Laura seeks outstanding results by making property marketing her primary focus and is adept at all aspects of online marketing from understanding of SEO to targeted social media advertising.

Laura created the Rotaract program in Banning, California where she also served as a volunteer for the Chamber of Commerce.  In addition to supporting the Florence Chamber of Commerce, Laura has served as a board member of the Florence Food Share.

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Norma Wood, MA, MSW, LCSW

Community Member

Norma grew up in a small rural town in Missouri, earned her BS in Organizational Communication (minored in Social Work) from Central Missouri State University, got married, worked in Colorado then California; had a baby, went back to Missouri, had another baby; then found her way to Virginia where she earned dual master's degrees in Christian Education (Union Seminary) and Social Work (Virginia Commonwealth University). While serving in public and private agencies focused on Child Welfare, Norma & husband adopted their third child. Norma earned her Clinic Social Worker license in 2004. 

Moving from Virginia to Florence in 2015 to attend better to her in-laws, Norma began to get to know the area and serve the community through work with the Florence Emergency Cold Weather Shelter. Shortly after, she joined the Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw and by April 2016 started work at PH Peace Harbor as a Medical Social Worker in the Home Health & Hospice (now Home & Community Care) Department.  Norma volunteered for CASA from 2017-2019. By 2018, she saw evidence of the need for increased behavioral health providers and opened Coastal Counseling, LLC. In January 2022, Coastal Counseling became Norma’s full time focus along with continuing other various activities through her church and the community. Currently Norma serves as the secretary for the First Step Transitional Housing Program Board. She is excited to begin work with the Foundation Board. 

Norma regularly enjoys walks on the beach, cooking, kayaking, reading, planning home improvement projects, crabbing and spending time with friends and family.