Recognition dinner held for Boards of Trustees
A special recognition dinner honoring the Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center Boards of Trustees was held on Saturday, April 8, 2006, in Wong Kerlee International Conference Center. Members of the Boards of Trustees for Loma Linda University, Loma Linda University Medical Center, and Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center—past and present—were invited to the dinner. Approximately 200 trustees attended the event. Highlighting the evening was the presentation of the Jerry Lewis Global Legacy Award to Neal C. Wilson, a longtime Board of Trustees member and now a Board emeritus member of the Loma Linda University, Loma Linda University Medical Center, and Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center Boards of Trustees. Accepting the award on Pasto
r Wilson’s behalf (bottom right photo) is his son, Ted N. C. Wilson, a general vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Pastor Wilson thanked current Board chair Lowell C. Cooper, MPH, MDiv (right), and B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS, president and chief executive officer, LLUAHSC, via a live closed-circuit television feed from Silver Spring, Maryland. Current and past Board chairs were honored by the LLUAHSC executive team (bottom left photo). Pictured (from left) are Richard H. Hart, MD, DrPH, chancellor, LLU; Ruthita J. Fike, MA, CEO and administrator, LLUMC; Francis W. Wernick, past Board chair; Wallace O. Coe, past Board chair; Calvin B. Rock, PhD, DMin, immediate past Board chair; Pastor Cooper, current Board chair; B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS, president and CEO, LLUAHSC; Kevin J. Lang, MBA, executive vice president for finance and administration, LLUAHSC; and H. Roger Hadley, MD, executive vice president for medical affairs, LLUAHSC. Pictured in the top seven photos are current and past board members attending the recognition dinner.