San Rafael, CA – Whistlestop recently elected new officers to the Whistlestop Board of Directors: Dennis Ryan as Board President, Lori Peterson as Vice President, Karen Arnold as Board Treasurer and Nancy Rhine as Board Secretary.
Dennis Ryan brings extensive private sector and nonprofit financial and strategic leadership experience to our board, along with a passion to serve those in need. Dennis is the past Board President of Buckelew Programs, an organization serving those with serious mental illness in the North Bay. “We are fortunate to have Dennis Ryan’s leadership skills and his passion for our mission to help Marin age with grace, dignity and independence,” said Whistlestop CEO, Joe O’Hehir.
Lori Peterson works with post-acute and long term care providers to facilitate organizational re-positioning and to encourage participation in models of accountable and integrated care delivery.
Karen Arnold is a strong advocate of older adult services and activities in Marin County. She was a founding member of the Ross Valley Seniors, an active and thriving community support group for older adults.
Nancy Rhine is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist whose focus is on midlife and older individuals, couples and families. She is a former co-facilitator for Whistlestop’s weekly support group called “Senior’s Circle”.