Mr. Hanway has more than 20 years of experience in development and architecture and an interest in the unique retirement needs of the “boomer generation.” Mr. Hanway was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho, and attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, where he graduated with a degree in architecture. He has been with the same architectural firm for more than 24 years and is a licensed architect in 23 states. He currently sits on the board of directors for several professional organizations, including the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Mary Lou Long
Ms. Long is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in gerontology and more than 30 years of experience in community health. As Senior Director of Home Care and Hospice for St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Ms. Long is fully committed to the lifestyle that is offered by The Terraces. She developed and directed St Luke’s Senior Life, and has served as Clinical Director for Nursing and the Director of Transitional Care Unit of Home Care and Hospice. Ms. Long has published several articles on aging and health care for seniors, and is an accomplished presenter and workshop facilitator.
As senior vice president of Healthwise, Inc, Ms. Mettler is a tireless advocate for a stronger role for health care consumers. Author of several books and articles about aging and health, Ms. Mettler has had a long association with the National Council on Aging, serving as the founding chair for NCOA’s Health Promotion Institute, as Chairman of the Board, and as founder and chair of NCOA’s National Leadership Council. She is a William Ziff Fellow with the Center for the Advancement of Health and blogs for the Wall Street Journal as a member of their Expert Panel on Retirement.
Stephanie Bender-Kitz, Ph.D.
Dr. Bender-Kitz is executive director for Friends in Action, Inc., a non-profit collaborative organization dedicated to sustaining quality of life, dignity and independence for older adults and their families through education and volunteerism. As a professional gerontologist, Dr. Bender-Kitz brings knowledge of all aspects of aging from both an individual and societal perspective. She currently serves on the board of directors for Friends in Action, as well serving as a committee member with the Idaho Supreme Court Guardian and Fiduciary Committee.
Mr. Tinker, vice president of Commercial Banking for the Idaho Independent Bank since 2004, brings more than 25 years of banking experience to the table. He possesses keen insight into financial overview, construction, management and operations in the local market. Mr. Tinker has served on various boards of directors, including Idaho Community Reinvestment Corporation, Business Information Center/Small Business Association and Small Business Success Center. He is a member of Boise Vista Lion’s Club and Ride Idaho.