Foundation Board of Directors
Livingston HealthCare Foundation’s Board of Directors represent leaders
and long-time residents from all corners of Park County. Their efforts
and commitment to raise philanthropic gifts to provide quality medical
service are why our facility continues to attract skilled medical professionals
and add and maintain state-of-the-art technology and health programming.
With a vested interest in the health and wellness of our community, all
of the people listed below do their part to contribute to the growth of
Livingston HealthCare Foundation Officers
Secretary/Treasurer: Steve Woodruff
Steve Woodruff has been an attorney since 1999, practicing with the Huppert,
Swindlehurst & Woodruff law firm. He attended Middlebury College for
his undergraduate degree and University of Montana for law school. Mr.
Woodruff is vice president of the Livingston Depot Foundation Board, and
has been active with other non-profit groups during his years in Livingston.
He looks forward to assisting Livingston HealthCare with maintaining and
enhancing its new medical center by his involvement with the Livingston
Foundation Board Members
Deb Anczak, Livingston HealthCare Chief Executive Officer
Deb Anczak began her role as Livingston HealthCare's CEO in October
2018 after having served as Interim CEO since March 2018. She has been
a pharmacist for 25 years and in administrative roles for the past 13
years, most recently serving as Livingston HealthCare's Performance
Improvement Director. In this role, Deb was responsible for managing and
coordinating efforts to improve organization-wide performance and quality.
She served as Pharmacy Manager at Livingston HealthCare for seven years.
Prior to her time in Livingston, she was Director of Pharmacy at Billings
Clinic. She has also served in pharmacy and administrative roles at healthcare
institutions in Wisconsin and Idaho.
Scott Coleman, MD
Scott Coleman, MD, is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician who
practices family medicine and obstetrics at Livingston HealthCare. He
was selected to fill the role of Medical Director for Livingston HealthCare
in October, 2013, at which time he joined the Livingston HealthCare Board
of Directors. Dr. Coleman received a degree in Microbiology from the University
of Tennessee, followed by his MD from the University of South Dakota.
After the completion of his MD, Dr. Coleman served as a Lieutenant Commander
in the US Navy for six years receiving the Navy Achievement Medal for
Outstanding Performance as a Resident. In 2005, he moved to Park County
to be closer to family. Dr. Coleman is presently a Major in the Medical
Corp of the Montana Air National Guard.
Bob Gersack, Public Director
Bob Gersack graduated from Great Falls Central High School in 1962 and
received degrees in history and english from the University of Great Falls
in 1966. Shortly after graduation, he began his career in banking in Great
Falls and transferred to Miles City in 1970 to work for First Bank System,
now US Bank. In 1985, Bob transferred to Livingston as president of First
Bank System and has maintained a home here ever since. In 1987, Bob led
a group of investors to purchase the Livingston branch of First Bank System
and operate it as First National Park Bank. The branch sold to First Interstate
Bank in 1997 and Bob stayed on as president for several years before transferring
to the First Interstate Holding Company in Billings for the remaining
five years of his career. Throughout his career, Bob has served as president
of the Montana Bankers Association and chairman of the Montana Banking
Commission. Now retired, Bob and his wife Jane split their time between
Arizona and their home in Livingston. They have four children and 11 grandchildren.
Bob serves on the board because he believes Livingston HealthCare's
high-quality medical care is essential to ensuring that Livingston remains
a viable community, where people want to live and raise their families.
Pat Gilligan is a retired real-estate developer having developed and owned
over five million square feet of commercial property, mostly concentrated
Throughout his career, Pat also devoted his time to social leadership roles
including having served as Past President of The Burlingame Country Club,
Hillsborough CA, The Pacific-Union Club and Villa Taverna Club, both of
San Francisco. In addition, Pat has been active with a number of conservation
organizations and has in the past, held the following offices,
- California State Chair for Ducks Unlimited
- Board Chair, California Waterfowl Association
- Board Chair, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Chair, The Torstenson Wildlife Center in New Mexico
- Trustee, Filoli Historical Trust Woodside CA
- Member, Boone and Cricket Club
Pat and his wife Shelley have lived part-time in Paradise Valley for 35
years. They have two children, Sara Hildenbrandt who resides in Amsterdam,
Holland with her husband and two daughters, and Patrick, Jr who lives
with his wife in Portland, OR. In addition to being an avid hunter and
fisherman, Pat is a Master Gardener and Certified Bread Maker.
Joey Lane teaches history and economics at Park High School in Livingston
with a BA from Colorado State University. She is a member of the National
Council of Social Studies and the Montana Council for Economic Education.
As a longtime community member, Mrs. Lane has been involved with many
local charities and fundraising groups. Joey and her husband Tom own and
manage the Lane Ranch and Legacy Land & Cattle, cattle ranching operations
located in Park, Meagher and Gallatin counties.
Denis Prager, PhD, Livingston HealthCare Board Chair
Denis Prager is president of Strategic Consulting Services. From 1983
to 1994, he was director of the health program at the John D. and Catherine
T. MacArthur Foundation. From 1978 to 1983, Dr. Prager was associate director
of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He began his
career in 1960 as a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health
and has also served as a U.S. Public Health Service Fellow at Stanford
University, where he received his PhD in physiology.
Livingston HealthCare Foundation Staff
Lauren Chaisson, Executive Director
Lauren is a native of New Hampshire and has resided in the Livingston
area since 2013. Prior to joining the Livingston HealthCare Foundation,
Lauren spent almost six years at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch (MSGR) in Paradise
Valley, most recently as the Director of Sales and Marketing. During her
time at MSGR, Lauren served on the AMB West Community Fund Committee and
was involved with the community giving program. She holds a degree in
International Relations from the University of South Carolina.
Lucie Forstenzer, Foundation Administrator
Lucie is a native Montanan, born and raised here in Livingston. She holds
a degree in Psychology and Linguistics from Drew University. After graduating
in 2017, Lucie backpacked Southeast Asia for six months then moved to
California where she worked at a nonprofit as an Administrative Assistant.
Lucie has returned to her hometown and is excited to give back to her
community by joining the Foundation. In her free time, Lucie enjoys cooking,
reading, and hiking with her dog.
Livingston HealthCare Foundation Annual Report 2017-2018
Livingston HealthCare Foundation Annual Report 2014-2016
Livingston HealthCare Foundation 990 Report