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About Us

We are proud that we can be a safety net for anyone struggling to access the traditional health care system due to financial, social, mental health, or other barriers. We are leaving a legacy of healing in our community. Learn more about our impact by checking out our Annual Reports. 



Jerika Mays
Executive Director

Jerika Mays is deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Executive Director of the Seager Memorial Clinic. At her core, Jerika believes that we all have the power to effect lasting positive change in our local and global communities. This belief has guided her career in nonprofit management, fundraising, and community outreach for the past decade. One of her proudest accomplishments was launching an annual Volunteer Management Training as a free resource for nonprofits along the Wasatch Front. Jerika volunteered extensively with Rotary International as well as Youthlinc where she mentored Utah young people in carrying out humanitarian initiatives in Kenya, Guatemala, and Nepal. In her free time, Jerika enjoys road biking, hiking, and trying to keep up with her twins, Jack and Annie. Jerika holds a BS in Psychology from Westminster College.

Chelsea Slade
MD (Chief Administrative Officer)

Dr. Slade is a hospitalist physician who volunteers with clinical care, administration, and fundraising at Seager Memorial Clinic. She and her husband Josh, the clinic's volunteer Legal Advisor, are raising their young family on a small farm near Ogden. Dr. Slade, who is fluent in Spanish, has been involved with free clinics throughout her medical training. She believes in putting volunteers' education and donors' resources to work in a tangible and organized way to provide high-quality, free care to those living in crisis.

April Ballou
Clinic Manager

April was born and raised in Salt Lake City. In 2006 she and her family moved to West Haven where they’ve enjoyed raising their 4 sons. She joined The Seager Memorial Clinic team in 2019. April loves the relationships she’s made with the amazing volunteers and marvels at the care they give to each patient. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her darling grandchildren.

Marc Johnson
MD (Vice Chair & Volunteer Medical Director)

Marc Johnson attended undergraduate at BYU, then medical school at the University of Utah, and then completed Family Medicine Residency at McKay-Dee. Since that time, he has worked for Intermountain in Layton, practicing a full scope of Family Practice including hospital care, urgent care, obstetrics, and teaching residents. He has had an interest in international health, and has been involved in medical care in rural Haiti for the past 10 years. He has also enjoyed being involved in physician education through the Ogden Surgical Medical Society. For the past 10 years, he has had the privilege of volunteering at the Seager Clinic with a specific focus on the Diabetes Clinic since 2016. He and his wife have 4 children. He is honored to be part of the Seager Clinic Board.


Josh Slade
Esq. (Legal Advisor)

Josh Slade is an attorney with a practice focused on business litigation. In his spare time, he helps raise a small family and run a family homestead in Huntsville, Utah. Joshua learned about the value of giving back to the community through charities like Seager Clinic while attending law school at The Catholic University of America, and enjoys the opportunity to give back as a legal counselor to Seager Clinic.

Ken Brothers
JD (Renovations Advisor)

Ken Brothers lives in Huntsville Utah, less than a mile from his boyhood home. Before his retirement in December 2012, Mr. Brothers was a partner at an intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC. He also served as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School. He has been involved in pro bono legal work throughout his career, and also served with the Boy Scouts of America and in various volunteer positions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Several years ago, he was diagnosed with metastatic bladder cancer, and he currently spends a large portion of his time in his volunteer work as a patient advocate and a contributor to the National Cancer Institute Bladder Cancer Task Force. He is excited to bring his experience and drive to Seager Memorial Clinic’s renovations of their new clinic building.

Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson is a respected leader in the utility and non-profit arenas, with thirty years of combined utility, human resources, health care and executive experience. She maintains an active consultancy through her company IMMERGE Consulting & Executive Services, LLC. that she started because of her belief that extraordinary outcomes only develop when we openly and actively collaborate toward goals. Diane lives and works out of Ogden, Utah.

Board of Directors

Bob Adams
MD (Board Member)

A Wyomingite by birth, Dr. Adams came to Utah for a short stent after a Family Practice Residency in Cheyenne, which followed medical school in Omaha. Undergraduate work in New Hampshire was followed by some administrative work in the Wyoming Health Department in drug abuse prevention. Evie, his wife, has put up with him for 40 years and they have enjoyed many outdoor activities, including camping and skiing (the latter being a primary reason for coming to Utah). They did a short medical mission in the Dominican Republic, which probably helped a little in his Spanish-speaking. His medical practice has covered the gamut: full-service Family Practice including OB, outpatient pediatrics, hospice, urgent care, and occupational medicine with some administrative medicine jobs including a stint as the Medical Director at St Benedict’s/ Ogden Regional in the early 90’s, when he became involved with the Seager Clinic.

Kent Boggess
RPh (Emeritus Board Member)

Kent Boggess graduated from the University of Utah in 1964. He worked for Grand Central Pharmacies for 17.5 years, then was a clinical pharmacist for McKay-Dee Hospital for 20 years. After retiring from McKay-Dee, he was recruited by Walmart Pharmacy and worked there 10 more years, making a total of 47.5 years of employment. He finally retired at the age of 78. He has served at the Seager Memorial Clinic for 16 years and counting, after starting there in 2003. Kent and his wife have 5 children, 8 grand children and 1 great-grandson. Kent and Myrna have been married for 56 years.

Ruth Brockman
RN, MBA (Board Member)

Ruth Brockman was born in Canada and came to the Utah to ski and work for a couple of years. She met her now husband, Fritz, and as they say – the rest is history. Ruth worked for McKay-Dee Hospital for 33 years in various positions including ER staff nurse, Head Nurse, Director of Critical Care, Heart and Cancer Services, and Operations Officer. Ruth started volunteering at the Seager Clinic on Day 1, and took over from Dauna Seager as coordinator for the clinic in 2011 when she retired from the hospital. She and has served on other Boards such as the McKay-Dee Foundation, OWATC, and Summit One Credit Union. She has one furry child, a miniature schnauzer named Zeppie.

Johnnie Cook
MD (Chair)

Dr. Johnnie Cook was born in Provo, Utah, and grew up in Houston, Texas before moving back to Utah at age 18. He performed his family medicine residency at McKay-Dee Hospital, where he was trained by many wonderful physicians including an internal medicine physician named Dr. Floyd Seager. In 1996, as Johnnie started chatting with Floyd as they were both walking out of the hospital, Floyd invited him to volunteer at the clinic. For the last 28 years, he has loved his 3rd Fridays there; seeing the homeless, the helpless, the convict, the addict, the down on their luck and other wonderful children of our Heavenly Father in need. His wife, Maureen, a former NICU nurse at McKay-Dee, comes with him and it almost counts as a date. They are the parents of 5 kids and 7 grandkids.

Shelley Felt

Shelley Felt was born in San Francisco, California to Oliver Marvin and Sharon Rich Lewis while her father was serving as an intern at Mission Emergency. Her father, grandfather, great-grandfather, husband, and two brothers are physicians. She wisely decided to study English literature. She and her husband, Douglas Patterson Felt, are the parents of 6 children and are enjoying 20 grandchildren. She has served on boards of the Ogden School Foundation, the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association and the Weber County Medical Alliance. She loves volunteering and family history.

Ron Frost
DMD (Board Member)

Ron was born and raised in southern California. He moved with his family to Bountiful, Utah when he was starting the 9th grade. He attended BYU and received a B.S. degree in 1975. The following year he started dental school at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center on a HPSP scholarship with the Air Force. After graduating, he served in the military for 5 years, the first year being a general practice dental residency at Sheppard AFB in Texas. Following the conclusion of his military commitment, he moved with his family back to Layton where he began a private general dental practice. In 2015 he retired after 30 years in private practice. Subsequently he contacted Ruth Brockman to volunteer as a dentist at the Seager Memorial Clinic. He also serves on the board of the Homeless Veterans Fellowship of Ogden. Ron is married to his lovely assistant Susan whom he met while attending BYU. They have been married for 45 years and have 6 children, 15 grand children, 1 great grandchild and hopefully many more in the future.

Daemon Garso
DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC (Board Member)

Daemon was born in Murray, Utah and grew up in the Salt Lake City area. While attending Weber State University to earn his nursing degree, Daemon met his wife Susanna and he put roots in the Ogden area in 2007. We worked as an RN for over a decade in a variety of settings before returning to school to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Daemon and Susanna live in their home with their dog, Buffy, and they enjoy spending time with family and friends. Daemon currently works full time with at-risk and low-income clients in Weber County while also volunteering with Seager Memorial Clinic as a provider and board member.

Jeff Gyllenskog
CPA (Treasurer)

Jeff Gyllenskog was born and raised in Smithfield, Utah. He graduated from Utah State University with an accounting degree in 1970 and became a Certified Public Accountant. He has served in public accounting with national and local CPA firms for 43 years and in private practice for eight years. His career has mostly been involved with tax planning and preparation for individuals and businesses. Jeff has been married for 53 years to his wife, Susan, who was also from Smithfield and grew up about two blocks from his home. They have been blessed with six children, twenty-three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Jeff is mostly retired and looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors of Seager Memorial Clinic.

Terrie Koehler
Pharm D (Board Member)

Terrie graduated from Idaho State University with her Bachelor of
Science degree in Pharmacy and then later earned her Doctor of
Pharmacy degree from University of Florida. She is a licensed
pharmacist in Utah and Idaho.
Terrie retired in 2019 from Intermountain Healthcare as the
Director of Pharmacy for McKay-Dee Hospital. She also was the
regional director over retail and hospital pharmacies in the
northern region. She loved her time with Intermountain and
mentored and worked with many pharmacists and pharmacy
technicians throughout her career. She became involved at the
Seager Memorial Clinic after Ruth Brockman ( Terrie’s former
boss and mentor ) advised her about all the wonderful services
the clinic provided the community and how the board wanted to
expand their pharmacy services. Terrie brings leadership and
regulatory experiences to the board.
Terrie loves working with the other Healthcare professionals and
patients at the Seager Memorial Clinic. She says it’s nice to work
with former colleagues and it feels great to be part of a community
that makes a difference in the underserved population.
Terrie and her husband Mark Koehler have been married for 40
years and have 2 children that are recently married. She spends
time her free time at her ranch, reading, and traveling.

Sister Stephanie Mongeon
Emeritus Board Member

Sister Stephanie arrived in Ogden by train way back, August 15, 1965 and was brought to the St Benedicts hospital on the hill, 3000 Polk Avenue. She was asked to be Director of the Dietary Department. At the time she believed that preparing and serving good meals was at the heart of hospitality. After having served in many other roles through her 48 years among the people at the hospital now called Ogden Regional Medical Center, she believes the overall ministry was bringing the peace of love of Christ to everyone. Dr. Floyd Seager was passionate about reaching out to the underserved. The clinic operated about for a year before ORMC was asked to co-sponsor it with McKay-Dee Hospital. That is when Sister Stephanie became involved and a member of the Board, one of the most rewarding experiences. Experiencing the dedication of the board members and creative ideas to improve services remains a constant to this day. It is a service she continues to prayer for daily. The impact of the clinic reached far and wide. Other communities started inquiring about a way to start up like volunteer clinics. She is so passionate about the clinic. She is proud to remain an Emeritus Board Member.

Bob Nakaoka

Bob Nakaoka was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. The son of a pharmacist and pharmacy owner, Bob pursued pharmacy studies at the University of Colorado. He has worked as a missionary pharmacist in Ivory Coast and Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Africa. Bob has also worked in community pharmacy settings in both Colorado and Utah. He has enjoyed volunteering as a pharmacist at Seager Clinic for over three years. Bob's wife is a microbiology professor at WSU. They have 2 children and 2 adorable granddaughters.

David Perkins
MSN, RN, ONC (Board Member)

David Perkins is the Chief Nursing Officer of Ogden Regional Medical Center. Ogden Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by HCA, the largest healthcare company in the United States. David has been a healthcare provider for over 15 years in various roles and an HCA colleague since 2007. He began his career in the Mountain Division at Ogden Regional where he worked in many roles including frontline staff, charge RN, clinical supervisor, and led initiatives to become certified in knee and hip replacement through the Joint Commission. He joined St. Mark’s Hospital in 2013 as the Director of Orthopedics and Rehab and demonstrated his ability to lead successful teams as the ACNO. He has experience in developing leaders, improving patient experience, reducing RN/PCT turnover, and improving quality outcomes.

David earned a Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Western Governors University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Weber State University as well as an Associates of Science in Nursing Degree from Weber State University. David has served as a member of the HCA Medical/Surgical Advisory Board since 2017 and is a recent graduate from the Executive Development Program within HCA.

Bob Pump
Board Member

Bob Pump was born and raised in Brookfield, Illinois. After high school, he graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He has worked in various retail settings in Illinois, Rhode Island, and Utah, retiring from Rite Aid in 2018. In 2015, a co-worker who was a volunteer in the med room at Seager Clinic mentioned the need for more volunteers and persuaded him to check out the good things happening there. Planning to just visit to see how things work, he got there and stayed for the whole clinic and has been a volunteer ever since. Bob has 2 grown daughters and lives in Layton, where he enjoys gardening and hiking.

Lisa Sanford
ARRT (R)(N) (Board Member)

Lisa was born in Ogden, Utah at McKay-Dee Hospital. She grew up and attended schools in Pleasant View and North Ogden, Utah, and is the youngest of 5 children. Lisa graduated with her BS in Nuclear Medicine and Radiologic Sciences from Weber State University and with her MBA from Western Governor’s University. Lisa has worked at McKay-Dee Hospital since 2003 and has served in various roles including Nuclear Medicine/PETCT technologist, Imaging Coordinator, Manager, and Imaging Director. She met her husband at McKay-Dee Hospital and together they are raising their 5 children in Farr West, Utah. Lisa and her husband truly enjoy healthcare and the opportunity they have to care for people every day.

Christina Stephens

Christina Stephens received her pharmacy technician certification from Davis Technical College in 2009. She went on to practice pharmacy at L.T. Dee Outpatient Pharmacy located inside McKay Dee Hospital until 2019. She then went on to earn her non-sterile compounding certification along with 12 other certifications. Christina pursued her teaching career and then went on to teach the Pharmacy Technician Program at Ogden-Weber Technical College in January 2018 and became the Pharmacy Program Director in January 2023. Christina earned her Advanced Pharmacy Technician credential from PTCB in 2020. Christina holds a Master's degree in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare Administration from Western Governors University. Christina has been married to her husband Brady Stephens since 2008 and has 2 children ages 10 and 12 who keep her very busy. She loves to camp, ride dirt bikes, anything outside with family really.

Lekelsi Talbot
BSN (Board Member)

Lekelsi has worked for the Weber-Morgan Health Department since 2015. She moved here to Ogden to go to Weber State University and graduated with an Associates Degree of Nursing in 2013. She received her Bachelors Degree of Nursing & Psychology in 2017 from Weber State University. Her specialty while at the health department has been Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Immigration. She is also certified as a Disease Intervention Specialist. Of all the nursing profession she has served in, serving in public health is by far her favorite and says is the most rewarding and fulfilling. When she is not at work she is raising all boys at home and enjoys the western lifestyle and the outdoors with her family.

Barb Trask
PhD (Board Member)

Barbara Trask moved to Utah in 2001 after earning her PhD from Washington University in St. Louis.
After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Utah and a year of teaching at
Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Barb moved to Ogden in 2003 when she began her career as a
professor of Zoology at Weber State University. In addition to other classes, Barb regularly teaches Cell
Biology, Human Physiology and The Biology of Cancer. Along with her teaching responsibilities, Barb
advised several of our local clinical practitioners while serving as Weber State’s Premedical Advisor from
2005-2013 and again from 2016-2020. She currently supports Weber State University student success as
Associate Dean of the College of Science.

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