SET’s 20th Anniversary Gala

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Event Honorary Chairwoman Carolyn Pope, Zelna Joseph and Centura president and CEO Gary Campbell.

Event Honorary Chairwoman Carolyn Pope, Zelna Joseph and Centura president and CEO Gary Campbell.

Name: SET Family Medical Clinics

Year founded: 1990

Headquarters: 825 East Pikes Peak Ave., Bldg. 29

President and CEO: Zelna Joseph, since 2005

Number of employees: 17

Board member names and affiliations: Mike Scialdone (chairman), Memorial Health System; Terri Reishus (vice chair), Memorial Health System; Matt Jackson (secretary), Morgan Stanley; Ellen Fisher (treasurer), Stockman Kast Ryan & Co.; Greg O’Boyle, Karsh Berg & Jolivet PC; Zelna Joseph, SET Family Medical Clinics; Jack Dillon, Penrose-St. Francis Health System; Steve Payne, Colorado Springs Utilities; Danny Reeves, Penrose-St. Francis Health System; John Reasoner, Emergi-Care; Barbara Jeanne Krekeler, SET Family Medical Clinics; J. Christine Briggs, Colorado Springs Indian Center; Hellen Ballard, St. Francis Health Center.

Mission: To provide basic medical services and holistic health programs to the uninsured, underinsured and low-income people without discrimination.

The pitch: SET Family Medical Clinics comprise 20 healthcare-related organizations and individuals whose mission is to foster a sustainable, collaborative organization to address the healthcare issues of our community. SET’s goal is to Serve, Empower and Transform clients to actively participate in their care and take responsibility for their total well-being.

Operating budget: $1,537,900

Big initiative for the year: Celebrating its 20th Anniversary: “Learning from the past, living in the present and building for the future”

Website: www.setofcs.org

Event highlights: SET Family Medical Clinic’s 20th Anniversary gala was launched with a performance by the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale and a ceremonial entrance by the Sisters of Charity, who founded SET and have continued to play a large role throughout its history. Joining the Sisters of Charity were the Benet Hill Sisters and the Sisters of St. Francis. Following an invocation by the Most Reverend Michael Sheridan, SET’s President and CEO Zelna Joseph presented special recognition to several individuals whose dedication to SET and its mission have contributed to its success: Sister Barbara Counts, founder of SET of Colorado Springs; Pam Nicholson, Centura senior vice president and liaison to SET; Dr. Jack Dillon, former chair, volunteer doctor and medical director; and Sister Barbara Jeanne Krekeler, SET Family Medical Clinics director of operations. Centura Health’s President and CEO Gary Campbell spoke briefly and introduced the keynote speaker, Kevin Lofton, president and CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives.

Contact for more info: Barbara Cronin, director of development, 719-776-8850, ext. 1006 or BarbaraCronin@centura.org

— Compiled by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence