REDMOND, WA. - Sept. 8, 2008) Jeff Pinneo, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Air, has been elected to Medical Teams International's board of directors for a three-year term.
[REDMOND, WA. - Sept. 8, 2008]
Jeff Pinneo, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Air, has been elected to Medical Teams International’s board of directors for a three-year term.
A resident of Issaquah, Wash., Pinneo has been a key supporter of Medical Teams International since 2004. He is a member of the organization’s Puget Sound Leadership Board and co-chairs the “Field of Dreams Dinner & Auction,” an annual fundraising event at Seattle’s Safeco Field that raised nearly $1.7 million this year.
Pinneo’s community involvement includes membership on the President’s Advisory Board for Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego and the National Advisory Board for Washington State University’s College of Business. Professionally, he has served as chairman of the North American Regional Airline Association. Pinneo is currently a member of the Alaska Air Group’s executive committee and a board member of Horizon Air Industries, Inc.
”We are thrilled that Jeff is joining the board of directors, as he’s been a valued member of our Medical Teams family for many years,” said Dick Frederick, Medical Teams International’s executive director. “His stature in the community and passion for our mission make him the perfect fit to help guide our work in the years ahead.”
Pinneo’s wife, Janey, is a nurse at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. She has served with Medical Teams International in El Salvador, northern Uganda and Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina. Medical Teams International is a non-profit humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to demonstrate the love of Christ to people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty around the world. In its 29-year history, Medical Teams International has deployed more the 1,900 volunteer teams and shipped over $1.2 billion in antibiotics, surgical kits and lifesaving medicines to care for 35 million people in 100 countries. Ten Mobile Dental Clinic vans treat 16,000 patients each year in 39 Pacific Northwest counties.