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Sacred Heart Medical Center Foundation

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You make all we do possible.

Through your giving, you make a direct, positive impact on our community.

Your gifts help us provide exceptional medical care to your family, friends and neighbors right here in Lane County, close to home, in familiar and nurturing surroundings. Your generosity allows us to sustain medical programs and services that benefit hundreds of community members each and every day.

Each gift has the power to uplift our community. Thank you for entrusting us with your investment in the health of our community.

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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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Your support of the foundation helps to ensure our continued ability to care for patients in this time of unprecedented need.

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Honor Excellent Care

You can choose to honor a special physician, nurse, or caregiver who made a positive impact on your patient experience or that of a loved one.

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Planned Giving

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

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Children's Miracle Network

Locally, the Children’s Miracle Network program assists more than 4,000 infants and children annually.

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Foundation Staff

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Jennifer Svihus

Chief Development Officer, Oregon Network

Jennifer Svihus was named the chief development officer for the PeaceHealth Oregon network in 2022. Jennifer provides philanthropy leadership to the network development staff and the three volunteer Boards for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart, Cottage Grove and Peace Harbor Foundations. Before joining PeaceHealth, Jennifer was the president and chief philanthropy officer for Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Foundation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer also held leadership roles with Sutter Health and the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s in communications from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, before receiving her master’s in Healthcare Administration from Chapman University in Orange, California.

Board of Directors


Ronald Neumann, Oregon Community Credit Union

Ronald Neumann

President, Oregon Community Credit Union
Ryan Lee, Secretary, UBCO Electric Bikes

Ryan Lee

Vice President, UBCO Electric Bikes
Scott Goldstein, Treasurer, Summit Bank

Scott Goldstein

Treasurer, Summit Bank
Shanna Hutton, Community Volunteer

Shanna Hutton

Secretary, Community Volunteer
Jennifer Papé, Immediate Past President, Community Volunteer

Jennifer Papé

Immediate Past President, Community Volunteer


Karlyn Campbell, The Victory Group, Inc.

Karlyn Campbell

The Victory Group, Inc.
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Shirley Davidson

Community Volunteer
Jeff Elder, Evans Elder Brown & Seubert, Inc

Jeff Elder

Evans Elder Brown & Seubert, Inc
Gregory Erwin, Sapient Private Wealth Management

Gregory Erwin

Sapient Private Wealth Management
Benjamin Kearney, Arnold Gallagher PC

Benjamin Kearney

Arnold Gallagher PC
Douglas Leonard, MD, Neonatal Specialists, PC

Douglas Leonard, MD

Neonatal Specialists, PC
Kevin Modeste, MD, Northwest Surgical Specialists

Kevin Modeste, MD

Northwest Surgical Specialists
Erik Parrish, King Estate Winery

Erik Parrish

King Estate Winery
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Todd Salnas

Chief Executive, Oregon Network

Todd Salnas has more than 25 years of proven and diverse experience in the healthcare industry – most of which have been in leadership positions with a focus on operational improvements, growth/referral strategies, process improvement, patient experience and clinical excellence. Most recently, he served as president for St. Joseph’s Health System in Sonoma County, California. Todd is Lean Green Belt-certified. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences from the University of Arizona, and a dual-degree master’s in business administration and health services administration from Arizona State University.

Matt Sayre, Onward Eugene

Matt Sayre

Onward Eugene