Executive Team

  • Gretchen Hanson

    With the death of her father to cancer in 1983, Gretchen realized how unprepared she and her family were to deal with the emotional issues and the needs of a dying loved one. Committed to finding a way to help…...Read More

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    Shelly Palashewski

    Shelly Palashewski is the Director of Programming. Shelly handles volunteer recruitment and training, as well as matching volunteers to clients and families. She meets with individual families, assessing needs to determine the best options for Tamarisk’s involvement. Shelly also reaches…...Read More

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    Kathy Dahl

    Kathy Dahl is the Director of Development at Tamarisk. Kathy is responsible for executing all activities pertaining to the development of Tamarisk.  This includes all fundraising efforts, special events, marketing and publicity.  Prior to serving as Development Director, Kathy served as…...Read More

Volunteer Caregivers

Compassionate volunteer caregivers are truly the heart of Tamarisk. Our professional and caring volunteers complete our mission, meeting the very personal and individual non-medical needs of the families we serve by providing comfort, support, and companionship.

Interested in becoming a volunteer caregiver? Go to our Volunteer page to learn more.

Volunteer Today

  • Bev Anderson
  • Patty Balthazor
  • Holly Berger
  • Cathy Bishop
  • JoAnn Borders
  • Kathy Csargo-Hove
  • Carme Coleman
  • Rol Evans
  • Pamela Field
  • Deb Fry
  • Pamela Fussy
  • Gretchen Hanson
  • Nan Heffken
  • Bridget Hart
  • Diana Hunter
  • Stephanie Jones
  • Maureen Kenney
  • Dennis Kuik
  • Emily Larson
  • Fay Leyden
  • Susan McGuire
  • Marcy Moravec
  • Anita Muonio
  • Lonie Nei
  • Paul Nei
  • Marlene Nelson
  • Steve Ober
  • Barb Otterness
  • Shelly Palashewski
  • Tom Palmer
  • Carol Palmer
  • Marni Peck
  • Bob Peltier
  • Tammy Peterson
  • Kathy Pixley
  • Michele Prokott
  • Wendy Pudlick
  • Troy Riesberg
  • Barbara   Schachtschneider
  • Pam Scott
  • Sheryl Skulley
  • Fred Soucie
  • Sandy Stolee
  • Linda Stonecash
  • Cynthia Talbot
  • Janell Tibodeau
  • William Vossberg
  • Lilian Wacker
  • Edie Wagner
  • Judy Wories
  • Tami Wright
  • Susan Zappo

Board of Directors

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Interested in being a part of the Tamarisk team? Contact us today.

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