New Board Members Join Foundation

Two New Board Members Join Lakeland Foundation in Niles

The Lakeland Health Foundation, Niles, recently welcomed two Board members, Jose Ontiveros of Niles and Michael Westfall, DO, FACEP, of Stevensville. 

A Berrien Springs High School graduate, Jose Ontiveros earned the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with additional certification in Human Resources from Ferris State University in Big Rapids. He serves as a Branch Manager for Honor Credit Union and is involved in several local organizations, including the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl-a-Thon, Junior Achievement, the Niles Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce, the Niles Noon Optimist Club, and United Way of Southwest Michigan. 

In addition to serving as the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Lakeland Hospital, Niles, Michael Westfall, DO, FACEP is the Quality Director of Emergency Medicine and played a vital role in the implementation of Lakeland’s electronic health records system. He earned his Doctoral degree in Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency and Internal Medicine at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Illinois. He serves on the board for PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) of Southwest Michigan. 

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