Parkinson Association of Northern California
PANC Board of Directors
Nancy Kretz, RN, JD – President
Nancy is a retired nurse-attorney who worked with Sutter Health throughout her career. She joined PANC in 2014 and has served as board Secretary and currently as President.
Marianne Oliphant – Treasurer
Marianne is a retired El Dorado County administrative employee and former general building contractor. She joined the board in 2013 to support her husband, Ron’s, journey with Parkinson’s and to serve the larger regional Parkinson’s community.
Christine Shade, PT, DPT, NCS – Secretary
Christine is an accomplished physical therapist at Kaiser Roseville who specializes in Neurological Disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease.
David Dozier Jr. , M.D.– Director
David is a retired physician/neurologist with long standing interest in movement disorders. He has served on PANC’s board, sharing his medical expertise, since 2008.
Jim Morris – Director
Jim is a retired Superior Court Judge who, since 2011, has served on PANC’s board as well as leads the Arden Arcade Support Group. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2008, he is an active advocate and example of “Living Well with PD”
Myron Jantzen – Director
Myron is a dedicated member of the Parkinson community due to his late wife, Joan’s, battle with PD. He is a retired educator and is active in the River City Chorale.
Benjamin Keady – Director
Ben is with Morgan Stanley. He came to serve on the PANC board in 2015 as a way to support his mother and others in the Parkinson community.
Christine Grmolyes, GCM – Director
Christine is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager, working with Senior Care Solutions. She is an accomplished community leader and joined PANC’s board in 2016.
Martha (Marcie) Larkey - Director
Marcie is a retired healthcare professional previously holding a wide range of positions in education, marketing, business development and fundraising. She has served on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations and joined the PANC board in 2017.
Sean Tracy - Director
Sean is with the California Department of State Hospitals. He has an extensive background in strategic planning, business planning, policy development and implementation, organization development and state government operations. Sean has served on numerous non-profits Boards and joined the PANC board in 2017.
Chris Chediak - Director
Chris is a senior shareholder and corporate transactional attorney for Weintraub Tobin. His practice focuses on governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and fiduciary matters. He has served on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations throughout the Sacramento region and joined the PANC board in 2017.
Michelle Coleman, CPC, CFRE-Executive Director
About the association
The Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) is an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with Parkinson's, their families, and care partners throughout our region.