Michelle Lemming, President/CEO. Michelle was raised in Kilgore, Texas. She began her career in Louisiana, leading the development of the Bayou Teche Community Health Network. She later oversaw a state-wide network of Louisiana’s 43 rural hospitals. Prior to joining THF, she was brought in to lead healthcare recovery efforts following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita through the Health Services Recovery Council.
Shunnay Gilmore, Executive Assistant. Shunnay is the newest member of the THF staff. She is a Texas native and currently resides in Durant, Oklahoma. She has work experience in the healthcare field through her employment with Cigna and responsibilities as a site manager for Southern Oklahoma Nutrition Program dba Calera Nutrition Center.
Marilyn Bice, Director of Reba’s Ranch House. Marilyn joined THF in October as the new Director of Reba’s Ranch House. Bice is a long time Grayson resident and native of the Texas Panhandle. She served as Assistant to the Director of the Posey Leadership Institute at Austin College which supports area nonprofits through leadership and organizational development. She was also responsible for assisting with the Model United Nations Program and was named Mentor of the Year by the Women of Visionary Influence (an international women’s organization). Over the past twenty-five years she has gained extensive experience in academic volunteerism, cultural diversity and nonprofit leadership.
Susan Hooper, RRH Guest Relations. Susan is a fourth generation Denisonian. Her career included 22 years as the owner of a retail florist in Downtown Denison and six years as the Executive Director of the Grayson County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is a breast cancer survivor and also the founder and facilitator of the Texoma Health Foundation’s Breast Cancer Support Group. She has volunteered extensively in Grayson County in many civic and county organizations and currently volunteers for Guardian Hospice, 500 STRONG, and THF Breast Cancer Support Group. After volunteering for THF since 2008 she became a member of the staff in July of 2011.