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Leadership: for the Desmond Doss Foundation

Board of Directors : Our Leadership

Gabe Videla
Gabe Videla
Gabe Videla

Chairman, Board of Directors

• CEO, D’Artagnan Entertainment, inc.

• CEO, Special Effects Unlimited (SEU), inc.

• Executive Producer, documentary, “The Conscientious Objector.”

• Associate Producer, feature film, “Hacksaw Ridge.”

• Member, Desmond Doss Council

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COL Charles Knapp
COL Charles Knapp, USA, Ret.
COL Charles Knapp

(USA, Ret.) President
Founder

• Past Chair, Desmond Doss Council, Georgia Cumberland Association

• Special Consultant to the Producers, Hacksaw Ridge

• Commander US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory

• Command Surgeon, Two Unified Commands

• Chair, North Carolina Project ASSIST

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CAPT Doug Ehrhardt
CAPT Douglas Ehrhardt, USN, Ret.
CAPT Doug Ehrhardt

(USN, Ret.) Secretary

• Navy Liaison, Armed Services Biomedical Research, Evaluation and Management Committee

• Deputy Director, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, USUHS, Bethesda, MD

• President, North Carolina Council, Military Officer Association of America

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William Haupt
William Haupt
William Haupt

Treasurer

• Vietnam Veteran 1967-1968

• AdventHealth 1965-2012 (Retired)

• CEO Florida Hospital Kissimmee

• President SW District Georgia Hospital Association

• President SW District Florida Hospital Association

• President IMS Medacom Communications

• President Tennessee Christian Medical Center

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Don Livesay
Don Livesay
Don Livesay

Leadership

• Member, Advent Health, Gordon Board of Directors

• Member, Advent Health Church Leadership Development

• President, Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

• President, Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

• VP/Administration, Oregon Conference

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Roger Rustad
Roger Rustad
Roger Rustad

Veterans and Archives

• Director of Spiritual Care, Sonoran Winds Hospice

• Retired ordained SDA pastor

• Hospice and Trauma Chaplain

• Director of Development-NPOs

• Foundation and major gifts

• Bereavement and Grief Counselor

• Working with veterans facing end of life.

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Timothy McDonald
Tim McDonald
Timothy McDonald

Education Administration
Promotion

• Retired Provost, Senior VP, Oakwood University

• President, University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

• Teaching and Administration:

- Miami-Dade Community College

- Ohio State University

- Morehouse University School of Medicine

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Philip Garver
Philip Garver
Philip Garver

Educator
Foundation Agent

• Vietnam veteran, 1967-68

• Retired Dean, School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness, Southern Adventist University

• Founder and Developer, Veterans’ Memorial Park, Collegedale, TN

• Conceptualized and developed Hulsey Wellness Center, Southern Adventist University, TN

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Fred Knopper
Fred Knopper
Fred Knopper

Communication

• Past Chair, Desmond Doss Council

• Television Producer/Director

• Media Producer, Video Editor

• Creative Director, Photographer, Art Director, Graphic Designer

• Resource Developer, Marketing Director, PR and Communications Director

• Adventist Media Center, North American Division of SDA

• Promotions and Marketing Director, Adventist Media Ministries

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John Swafford
John Swafford
John Swafford

Youth Leadership

• Member, Desmond Doss Council

• Director, GA & E. TN state youth programs for the Georgia-Cumberland Conference

• Ordained Minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church - Retired

• Field Representative, Adventist Youth Ministry Museum

• Director, International Pathfinder Training Teams

• Adjunct Faculty, Southern Adventist University

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Jeffrey E. Cordone
Jeffrey E Cordone
Jeffrey E. Cordone

Committee Chairman
Desmond Doss Memorial Golf Tournament

Film Production and Direction,

Executive Administration and Management,

Line Production

Medical Professional

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Ellen Hostetler
Ellen Hostetler
Ellen Hostetler

Operations
Education

• Director of Development,

It Is Written, oldest US-based television ministry

• Executive Director/Administrator, Life Care Centers of America, Crossville, Tennessee

• Assistant Executive Director, Life Care Centers of America, New Port Richey, Florida

• Design and production, University Press of Florida

• Business School Faculty, Southern Adventist University

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04/15/19/ Doug Ehrhardt/ 1_Board of Directors/
Jeanie Allen
Jeanie Allen
Jeanie Allen

Communications
Social Media

• Public Relations & Social Media Consultant, Desmond Doss Council

• Communications Specialist, Adelphos, Chattanooga, TN

• Communication Assistant, Potomac Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

• Special Education Teacher, Augusta County (VA) Public Schools

• Teacher, Lester Coon Adventist School, Apison, TN

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Desmond Doss
Desmond Doss, Jr.
Desmond Doss

Jr. Outreach

• Desmond Doss, Jr. is the only child of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Desmond T. Doss and Dorothy (Schutte) Doss. Like his father, he joined the US Army as a conscientious objector and trained as a medic.

• Desmond Jr. is a firefighter / engineer serving in Washington, D.C., and Denver. He continues as a volunteer firefighter in Ilwaco and Pacific County, WA.

• He is also a commercial pilot, sailor, ham radio operator, crewman for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Certified International Tour Manager.

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