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Parker Leaving SNMH Foundation

The longtime leader of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation is leaving at the end of June. Kimberly Parker says she was actually ready a couple of years ago, after 20 years. But then the pandemic hit and the timing didn’t feel right…

click to listen to Kimberly Parker

A news release says under Parker’s direction the Foundation will have raised over 29-million dollars in support of numerous hospital improvements…

click to listen to Kimberly Parker

Parker has also overseen the expansion of direct community health programming. That includes Falls Prevention, Alzheimer’s Outreach, Comfort Cuisine, and Read Me A Story. She’s also been a broadcaster on KNCO with a monthly medical interview program. The Foundation’s Board of Directors is expected to name a successor in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, Parker says she has no specific future plans at this time.

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