CHASE AWAY the CLOUDS - Providing temporary housing for cancer patients

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BIOGRAPHIES
 
BARBRA JOHNSON -   President
BARBRA JOHNSON - President
Retired high school administrator diagnosed with cancer three weeks after retirement in 2005. As a cancer survivor, Barbra is passionate about providing a home away from home for others! Barbra was the first ever Activities Vice Principal in California to serve as the Activities Representative on the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Executive Committee. She was a teacher of the year finalist with the Los Angeles Unified School District and served also as a Mentor Teacher. Her back-ground, enthusiasm and energy lends itself to the dedication to this project.
CLOVIS JOHNSON -   Vice-President
CLOVIS JOHNSON - Vice-President
Retired high school district administrator dedicated to making the cancer house a reality. Clovis is also involved as the President Elect of the Canyon County Sunrise Rotary Club where he also serves as Foundation Chair and Rotary District 5400 Alumni Chair. Clovis has the honor of being a Paul Harris Fellow +7, Paul Harris Society Member and a Member of the Rotary Foundation Bequest Society. Clovis also serves as a national advisor for the Rotary Rose Parade Float. Clovis and Barbra are proud sponsors of a little girl's education in India.
DR. JEFF JACOBS - Member of the Board
DR. JEFF JACOBS - Member of the Board
Dr. Jacobs brought a lot of babies into the world before starting his own practice at Transformations Idaho. Dr. Jacobs knows personally the hardship of traveling to obtain cancer treatment. His son is a brain cancer survivor and great young man.
FRANK LARA -  Member of the Board
FRANK LARA - Member of the Board
If you want to know anything about forestry, ask Frank. If you want to know anything about a lot of things, ask Frank Lara. He hasn't reached the age of 86 without learning a lot! Frank is involved in many activities and is a Paul Harris major donor who now helps other Rotarians receive Paul Harris Fellow recognition. Frank is a dedicated Rotarian living by the four-way test! He is a past Assistant Governor in Rotary District 5400.
RAMONA ERICKSON - Member of the Board
RAMONA ERICKSON - Member of the Board
Retired middle/high school teacher and cancer survivor. Ramona was able to do a great job as someone in the sandwich generation caring for an adult daughter and her 94 year old mother, who recently passed away from pancreatic cancer. She is very committed to Chase Away the Clouds and making the "home away from home" a reality for the citizens of Idaho.
RANDALL ERICKSON - Treasurer
RANDALL ERICKSON - Treasurer
Chase Away the Clouds is very fortunate to have Randall Erickson, a self-employed accountant with an extensive background in business watching our books. His involvement is a tremendous addition to Board of Directors.
MARTIE JOHNSON - Secretary
MARTIE JOHNSON - Secretary
Martie is a cancer survivor who lost her husband to cancer a little over a year ago. Presently her young daughter who is the mother of three little ones is fighting for her life due to cancer. Martie is a spirited, dedicated and caring individual. She is passionate about "getting even with cancer...by helping others live".
DANIEL W. BOWER - Attorney  (Pro-Bono)
DANIEL W. BOWER - Attorney (Pro-Bono)
Daniel W. Bower is recognized as a leading young lawyer and rising star in the profession, having already argued twenty-five cases before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals. He is actively involved in his church as a Bishop. Daniel and his wife Caroline enjoy volleyball and have their own built in team with seven beautiful and talented daughters.
ORIGINAL BOARD of DIRECTORS    First Board Of Directors Meeting
ORIGINAL BOARD of DIRECTORS First Board Of Directors Meeting
L-R Frank Lara, Lesley Sinclair, Barbra Johnson, Ramona Erickson, Randall Erickson, Ken Chambers. We are pleased to advise that we have grown a lot from our own rural beginnings of meeting at a home to meeting at Saint Alphonsus Hospital - in Nampa on Garrity in the Aspen Conference Room on the 2nd floor on the second Saturday of every month at 9:30 AM. Anyone who is interested is invited to attend.