Board of Directors

michaelPresident:  Michael Temporal, MD
Michael graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine in 1987. He specializes in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine and is affiliated with Billings Clinic Hospital.
placeVice-President: Marsha Runge
Marsha works for JL Market Research and brings years of fundraising experience. She is serving as the Fundraising co-chair.
jasonTreasurer: Jason Hagadone
Jason Hagadone grew up in Eastern and Western Montana. Jason earned a BS in Business Management from Rocky Mountain College. After college he stepped into the financial world, starting out on the retail side of banking and eventually working his way up to his current position with Altana Federal Credit Union. Jason has been on the board of BSSS for almost a year, he enjoys working with a great organization that provides many different services for our area Senior Citizens.
sandySecretary: Sandy Gillitzer
Sandy, a community volunteer, brings experience in accounting and a Board member since 2012.
joEx Officio:  Jo Lamey
Jo is the owner of JL Market Research and has been a Board member since 2006. She is serving as the Fundraising co-chair.
dianeDianne Lehm
Dianne Lehm, Director of Community Development oversees the Community Development team working on key community development and planning projects throughout Yellowstone County. She consults with local nonprofit organizations and facilitates collaborative community projects which contribute to successful business operations, job creation, and a desirable quality of life.  Dianne has over 15 years’ experience in grant and project management, grant administration, grant writing and research, Federal and State compliance, fund development, and marketing.  She teaches grant seeking workshops and serves as an advisor to area nonprofits organizations. Dianne is involved with a number of professional organizations including the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Leadership Montana, Montana Economic Developers Association, Billings Chamber of Commerce, and the Project Management Institute. 
billBill Mercer
Wm. (Bill) Mercer is an Attorney with the Holland & Hart law firm in Billings. He was the former U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana (2001 – 2009) and former Acting Associate Attorney General of the United States (2006 – 2007). Bill is the PEP Coalition Chairman.
 Karen Erdieplace
Karen retired as the director for the Area Agency of Aging and is a community volunteer.
boardMichael Skehan
Michael Skehan is currently the Chief Operating Officer for St. Vincent Healthcare. He has over 25 years of successful health care leadership experience. He has worked for a number of well-regarded multi-hospital health systems including the Inova Health System in Virginia, Legacy Health System in Oregon and the John C. Lincoln Health Network in Phoenix, AZ. Most recently, Michael was the Executive Director for Clinical Services at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, CA, which is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.  He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for St. Vincent Healthcare.  Michael has a bachelor’s degree from Wabash College and a master’s in public administration from the University of San Francisco.
kristie AsayKristie Asay
A graduate of the University of Mary with a Master of Science–Management degree, Kristie has 18 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience. She holds undergraduate degrees in Linguistics and Secondary Education.  Kristie is past-president of Billings Rotary Club and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She chairs the Yellowstone County Guardianship Council.  Along with volunteer work, Kristie is the Executive Director of RiverStone Health Foundation.
 kevinKevin Sider
Kevin Sider works at St. John’s Lutheran Ministries and serves as Executive Director of Mission Ridge and WyndStone, two senior living communities in Billings, MT.  He has been with St. John’s for the past 12 years and has served in nonprofit healthcare administration for 20+ years.  Kevin graduated from Concordia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business-Health Administration.