Susan H. Nicol has been elected executive director of the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation. She assumed this leadership position in January 2002.
As director, Nicol will be responsible for daily operations, overseeing the foundation's board, strategizing Doernbecher's role in OHSU's campuswide The Oregon Opportunity campaign, and a broad range of fund-raising programs. She is a graduate of Oregon State University.
Nicol joined the foundation in April 1999 as associate director. Previously she served as director of institutional advancement for the Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation and as director of admissions and development for the Oregon Episcopal School.
She and husband, Scott, have three grown children and live in Portland.