Board of Directors
CHARLES STUBBS - President
Charles (Chuck) Stubbs is from Salt Lake City, Utah. His professional roles include pharmacist, pharmacy manager, and 340B expert. Chuck enjoys music, bicycles, and his family. He has been a Board member since May 2020.
KIRK BENGE - Vice President
Kirk is from central Utah and has a background in Public Health. Kirk has experience working in the laboratory setting, with a focus on infectious disease. He enjoys fly fishing and hiking. Kirk has been a Board member since March 2021
ADRIANA CAHUA - Secretary
Adriana Cahua is from San Diego, CA and has been a Board member since July 2018. She is currently a student at BYU, studying Nutrition. Adriana's hobbies include nutrition & fitness, hiking, and vegetarian cooking & baking.
LANCE MERRELL - Treasurer
Lance is from Mapleton, Utah. He is currently the Operations and Development Manager at Early Learning Essentials (formerly known as Mountainland Head Start). Lance loves hunting, fishing, sports, and wood working. He has been a member of the Mountainlands Board of Directors since July 2021.
Eric is from Salt Lake City, Utah. He is currently the Executive Director of the Utah County Health Department and has a background in Public Health. Eric enjoys anything related to sports or the outdoors. He has been a member of the Mountainlands Board of Directors since January 2021.
Kimberly is from a small town in New Jersey. She has experience working as a medical youth educator for underprivileged youth, teaching Human Anatomy, volunteer teaching at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and working as a physical therapy aide. Currently, Kimberly is a Project Manager at a humanitarian nonprofit organization - planning trips to various countries and leading youth in responsible humanitarian service projects. Kimberly also enjoys embroidery, dancing, and exploring new places. She has been a Board member since September 2021.
Ralph is from Orem, Utah. He has a professional background in Public Health, specifically at the Utah County Health Department. Ralph enjoys golf, fishing, and gardening. He previously served on the Mountainlands Board of Directors for a period of five years and began a second term in December 2021.
Molly is a native of Provo, Utah. She earned a Master of Public Administration degree from BYU Marriott School of Business and currently works in higher education in language research and assessment. Molly is passionate about civic engagement and the similarities that connect us as humankind. Molly has been a Board member since May 2022.
Gabriel was born and raised in New Jersey and has Peruvian ancestry. He is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with a professional background in Public Health. He currently works at the Utah County Health Department. Gabriel enjoys spending time with his family and experiencing different cultures through music, dance, and food. He especially enjoys performing traditional Mexican dances with his wife in a group called Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl de Utah. Gabriel has been a Board member since September 2022.
Bernadine was born and raised in Provo, Utah. She is a Criminal tech for the Division of Child and Family Serices and a Social Worker for the State of Utah Division. Outside of work, Bernadine enjoys baking and decorating cakes, dancing, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is passionate about helping kids, and has experience running youths groups and teaching youth classes. Bernadine has been a Board member since February 2023.