Board of Directors

    Debi Rhines

    Board Chair

    Debi was born and raised in Havre. She is a graduate of Northern Montana College (now MSUN).   She received a Bachelor’s degree in Science Business Technology  and a minor in Computer Science. Debi is married to Dave Rhines and has four children.  She is the business manager at Schine Electric and Bear Paw Technology.

        Dana Springer

        Executive Treasurer

        Dana is  CPA at Wipfli, LLP and has lived in Havre for 11 years. Her husband is a farmer/rancher and they live on his family farm with 2 children. When Dana  first moved to Havre, the Wipfli  firm were the auditors for Bullhook Clinic and she worked on the audit team for a few years. Dana says this gave her a greater understanding of the clinic, it’s importance to our community and how it is funded. When Dana was no longer involved in the audit of the clinic she wished to join the board to continue to provide her expertise and knowledge as a resource for the community. 

            Mary Pappas, RN

            Executive Secretary

            Mary has been a member of the Bullhook Community Health Center since 2010.  She is a retired nursing educator and taught at Montana State University for 33 years.  She is a graduate of Northern Montana College and earned a doctorate in Education from Montana State University.  She is married to Gildford farmer Chris Pappas and is the mother of three and has seven grandchildren.  Mary joined the Bullhook Board of Directors because she wants to remain involved in the health care arena and wants to contribute in the provision of healthcare to our Bullhook Community. 

                Carol Reifschneider

                Board Vice - Chair

                Carol moved to Havre in 1995 as an assistant professor of water quality technology at Montana State University - Northern.  She currently is serving MSU-Northern as the Interim Dean of the College of Education, Arts & Sciences.  Carol joined the Bullhook Community Health Center board of directors to support the important work of BCHC to provide medical access to all the members of the North Central Montana community.

                    Gus Sharp

                    Board Member

                    My name is Gus A. Sharp.  I own an Investment, Insurance, and Financial Planning Business with locations in Havre, Great Falls, and Billings, MT.  When I was approached about being on the Bullhook Community Health Center Board I knew very little about BCHC.  After spending time researching what BCHC did for the community and all the people they served, I learned that BCHC is a great asset to the community and makes a huge difference in the people in this area and am very honored to serve on this Board.

                        William Lanier

                        Board Member

                        Bill grew up in Great Falls and moved to Havre while attending Northern Montana College. After graduating from Northern, he remained in Havre as he loved this community and the Hi-Line. Bill is an Eagle Scout and active in Boy Scouts at the local, district and State levels. Two of three of Bill’s sons are also Eagle Scouts. Bill states he joined the board “Because he was impressed with Cindy Smith's passion for Bullhook Community Health Center and everything it stood for. I think it is very important for people to be involved with their community at the level they are comfortable with.”

                            Sarah McKinney

                            Board Member

                            Born and raised in Havre, now self-employed in advertising. I have two sons, Tyler and Dylan, ages 16 and 18. I enjoy serving on the Bullhook board because the center has been an excellent place to have my family seen and taken care of. We have used all the departments with full satisfaction. It's important to support the places who help you live a better life and Bullhook is one of those places. I also serve on the city council, Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors committee, and help out at the Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen. 

                                Dolan Tuss

                                Board Member

                                Dolan Tuss has lived in Havre most of his life and enjoys being on the board as he is a client of Bullhook and very interested in the continued success of this organization for the benefit of the entire community.  He believes very strongly that a healthy community needs effective and efficient preventive care institutions and is honored to be a part of the team that helps to further those ideals.

                                    Ben Calvert

                                    Board Member

                                    I’m originally from Turner, MT and moved to Havre in 1995 where I attended MSU-Northern.  After graduation from the Electrical Engineering Technology program, I took a job with Triangle Communications and Hill County Electric, where I met my wonderful wife, Claudene.  We have two, beautiful daughters; one who lives with her husband and 3 children in Kansas City, and the other a high school senior.  In my spare time, I enjoy learning about technology, physics, and computer programming.  I joined the Bullhook Community Health Center board to learn about the health care industry, and give back to my community.  

                                        Cori Winsor

                                        Board Member

                                        Cori originally came to Havre for college but after graduating with her Bachelors in Business Administration she decided to make Havre her home. Cori is married to Havre local, Grayson Winsor and they are expecting their first child soon.  Cori is a Real Estate Agent at Lodestar Land and Home. She enjoys baking and playing with her two dogs, Jack & Bailey, in her spare time.  Cori states she joined the BCHC board to be more involved with our community and help share the importance of rural health care. 

                                            Ligia Arango

                                            Board Member

                                            Naturalized citizen, born and raised in Colombia SA. Work at MSU Northern at the Learning Success Center. Ligia enjoys living in the Bears Paw mountains with her husband. She also enjoys knitting, cooking and walking with her friends.