Kelly Cooper, President

First appointed: 2021; Term Expires  12/2022

Walter Partridge, Vice President

First appointed 6/2018; Term Expires 12/2022
Occupation:  Retired Telecommunications

Melissa Jacobsen, Secretary

Appointed 01/2019; Term Expires 12/2021
Occupation: City Clerk

Matthew Hambrick, Treasurer

First appointed 01/2010; Term Expires 12/2021
Occupation:  General Contractor

Keri-Ann Baker, Director

First appointed 03/2018; Term Expires 12/2023
Occupation: Lawyer

Todd Boling, DO, Director/Physician Seat

Appointed 4/2018;  Expires 12/2021
Occupation: Surgeon

David Groesbeck, Director

First appointed 9/20/2015; Term Expires 12/2021
Occupation:  Retired Educator

David is a retired School Superintendent and university faculty who moved to Homer from California. He and his wife own an art studio and gallery on the Spit where she paints and showcases the work of Alaskan artists. David is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys being on the water and hunting in the Kenai peninsula. He has served on numerous boards of NPO’s and is committed to supporting high quality healthcare on the Lower Peninsula.

Edson Knapp, MD

First appointed 3/20/2020

Medical School: University of South Florida
Fellowship Trained in Oncologic Imaging and Interventional Radiology
Board-Certified in Radiology

Bernadette Wilson, Director

First appointed 11/2006; Term Expires 12/2023
Occupation:  Retired RN and Records Management

Bernie has lived in Alaska since 1970, and Homer since 1978. She has worked as an Army Nurse and spent over 20 years as an RN in both hospital and private practice settings. She serves as a pilot study nurse, critiquing Continuing Education Courses for RN’s. She is involved in numerous community organizations and enjoys photography, cooking and spending time with family, friends, & grandchildren.

Julie Woodworth, Director

First appointed 03/2009; Term Expires 12/2023
Occupation: Banking – Regional Branch Manager

Julie is a Business Banking Manager with over 20 years of banking experience in Alaska. Julie is originally from North Dakota, and moved to Alaska in 1985 with her husband Shane. Their family moved to Homer in 1999, relocating from Dillingham, and enjoy being a part of Homer Community. They have a strong attachment to South Peninsula Hospital and value the quality of care provided to the community.

Mary E. (Beth) Wythe, Director

Appointed 1/12020; Term Expires 12/2020
Occupation: Human Resources

Beth is a long-term resident of Homer and understands the value of quality medical services. Her past public service includes 12 years on the Homer City Council, with four as mayor. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and has worked in the Human Resources field for over 30-years. Currently Beth is the human resources and administrative services manager at Homer Electric Association.