Our Board of Trustees

Bob Gilbert

Robert (Bob) Gilbert currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Uintah Basin Healthcare... [read more]

Robert (Bob) Gilbert currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Uintah Basin Healthcare. He works with the State of Utah as a Workforce Development Specialist. Prior to that, Mr. Gilbert was the Coordinator of the Uintah Basin and Southeast Advisory Councils for the Department of Workforce Services. Before his employment with the State of Utah, he worked for the Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, OK. Mr. Gilbert serves on the Uintah Basin Healthcare Advisory Committee and the Roosevelt City Planning and Zoning Commission. He is married with six children, and enjoys fishing, traveling, reading, and building hunting knives. Mr. Gilbert holds undergraduate and Master of Public Administration degrees from Brigham Young University.

Alarik Myrin

Alarik Myrin serves on the Board of Trustees at Uintah Basin Healthcare and is a Director of the Utah Hospital Association... [read more]

Alarik Myrin serves on the Board of Trustees at Uintah Basin Healthcare and is a Director of the Utah Hospital Association.  He is the president and operator of Myrin Ranch, Inc., a third-generation ranching and farming operation in Altamont, Utah. Mr. Myrin spent 18 years in the Utah Legislature. He became a director of the former U.S. AgBank in 2011 and served on the CoBank board from 2012-2018. He has invested many years serving in various committees and boards throughout his life. Mr. Myrin has a bachelor’s degree in animal science and a master’s degree in animal production and economics from Utah State University.

Irene Hansen

Currently serving as a Duchesne County Commissioner in Northeastern Utah. Irene is only the second woman.... [read more]

Currently serving as a Duchesne County Commissioner in Northeastern Utah, Irene is only the second woman commissioner in the county’s 100-year history.

Prior to becoming commissioner, Irene served as the Executive Director of the Duchesne County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Office located in Roosevelt. Irene has served in that position for over 20 years working on projects throughout Utah.

Irene loves the entrepreneurial spirit and works tirelessly on projects that bring investment and new business opportunities to the communities of the Uintah Basin…. Duchesne County has been a leader in new business start-ups and successful business expansions.

Irene has worked on legislative issues and has served on many boards and commissions for various Utah Governors.

Irene loves the people of Utah and realizes the impact the energy producing counties have on the well-being of Utah, and is a tireless champion of responsible energy production. Irene loves to tell the story of Northeastern Utah highlighting the determination, work ethic and great leadership she is proud to be a part of.

Irene Hansen has been recognized by The World Trade Center, SBA as the Small Business Advocate of the Year and the prestigious SUU Rural Honors Award from the Centers for Rural Life.

Irene credits great city and county leadership and their support for her success as well as her wonderful family who join her at dozens of her events and activities throughout the Uintah Basin.

John S. Blake, MD

John S. Blake, MD is the Chief of Staff at the Uintah Basin Medical Center. He is a Board-Certified Dermatologist... [read more]

John S. Blake, MD is the Chief of Staff at the Uintah Basin Medical Center.  He is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and has practiced Dermatology for 25 years.  Dr. Blake has previous experience as a board member at UBMC.  His greatest success has been to raise 4 daughters.  He is a graduate of Union High School, Class of 81. He Graduated from Utah State in 1984 and The University of Utah Medical School in 1988.  Dr. Blake served a Medical Internship at the University of New Mexico in 1989-89. He completed an Immunodermatology Fellowship and then a Dermatology Residency at the University of Minnesota from 1989-94. Dr. Blake served as Chief Resident in Dermatology in 1994.

Sean D. Paulsen, MD

Sean D. Paulsen, MD is the Chief Radiologist at Uintah Basin Healthcare and has served on the Board of Trustees of Uintah Basin Healthcare and Uintah Basin Medical Center since 2011... [read more]

Sean D. Paulsen, MD is the Chief Radiologist at Uintah Basin Healthcare and has served on the Board of Trustees of Uintah Basin Healthcare and Uintah Basin Medical Center since 2011. He originally moved to Roosevelt with his wife and two young boys to practice at Uintah Basin Healthcare because he recognized the special relationship between UBH and the community it serves.  Dr. Paulsen’s professional interests focus on quality improvement throughout UBH, expansion of imaging services offered locally, and in fostering open and transparent communication.  He was raised in Salt Lake City and received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his medical degree from the University of Utah.  Dr. Paulsen completed an internship at LDS Hospital and a residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals.  His additional fellowship training is in musculoskeletal imaging, with a special interest in MRI of sports injuries.  He’d often just as soon be out biking or backpacking in the Uintas.

Shelley Fenn

Shelley Fenn retired in November of 2017 after 32 years of service with Dominion Energy, formerly Questar Gas, serving the last 12 years with Questar... [read more]

Shelley Fenn retired in November of 2017 after 32 years of service with Dominion Energy, formerly Questar Gas, serving the last 12 years with Questar as the Eastern Region Manager.

She has served on the Duchesne County Children’s Justice Center Friends Board since 2010 and has served as the Treasurer for over nine years.

She is currently the Vice President of the UBH Volunteer Board, and volunteers in the hospital gift shop and with the UBH Home Health and Hospice team.

Shelley is married to Kenny and together they have two sons along with two bonus daughters who have given them four wonderful grandchildren.

In her spare time, she loves to read and work in her yard in the summertime.

Shelley has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree from WGU.

Tim Negus

Tim Negus is the manager of the Roosevelt Branch of Zions Bank. Tim started his career at Zions Bank of Roosevelt in 2011 as a Business Banker helping small businesses... [read more]

Tim Negus is the manager of the Roosevelt Branch of Zions Bank. Tim started his career at Zions Bank of Roosevelt in 2011 as a Business Banker helping small businesses grow. After two years, he was transferred to manage the branch in Vernal, which is one of Zions largest branches. In December of 2018, he transferred back home to the Roosevelt branch.

Tim grew up in Northern Utah on the shores of Bear Lake. He met his wife, Diana Nielsen, while she was attending Utah State University in Logan Utah. Shortly after they were married, they moved to Roosevelt, which is where they have spent most of the married life. They have three wonderful kids. Because of the location to the mountains and the wonderful people that live and work here, Tim and his family have made Roosevelt their home.

Tim graduated from USU Uintah Basin with his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

In addition to serving on the Uintah Basin Healthcare Board, he also serves on the UBTech Board of Directors.

Tyler Allred

Tyler Allred began serving on the Uintah Basin Healthcare Board in 2017... [read more]

Tyler Allred began serving on the Uintah Basin Healthcare Board in 2017. He is the Deputy Duchesne County Attorney. Mr. Allred also has experience in his private practice at Allred, Brotherson & Harrington. He takes part in non-profit legal work for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Prior to law school Mr. Allred worked for Ameriprise Financial. Mr. Allred holds a BA in Finance from the David Eccles School of Business, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law. He enjoys being close to hunting and fishing opportunities in the beautiful Uintah Basin.

Tyler Rasmussen

Tyler Rasmussen serves as the Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Strata Networks... [read more]

Tyler Rasmussen serves as the Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Strata Networks. His previous career experience includes serving as the Executive Director of the Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Rasmussen has served as the Past Chairman of the Uintah Basin Healthcare Board of Trustees, Utah State University Uintah Basin Dean’s Council and Advisory Board Member, National Telecommunications Cooperative Association Marketing Committee, Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce Board President, Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo Executive Committee Member, and Neola Community Park Board Member. Mr. Rasmussen has a Bachelors of Arts in International Business and a Masters of Business Administration from Utah State University.

James Marshall, President & CEO

James (Jim) Marshall serves as President & CEO of Uintah Basin Healthcare... [read more]

James (Jim) Marshall serves as President & CEO of Uintah Basin Healthcare. Mr. Marshall is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives which represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development among healthcare executives. Mr. Marshall’s professional successes include continual improvements in patient quality of care, safety and experience along with a continued pursuit to expand innovative healthcare services available to rural patients. Mr. Marshall’s personal successes include his marriage to his wife Jessica and their three sons Preston, Nathan, and Owen. Mr. Marshall served a two-year church mission to Brazil, played NJCAA Football at Ricks College and obtained his private pilot license. Mr. Marshall has a Master of Business Administration degree from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Brigham Young University – Idaho.

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