Management Team

Our Leadership

Lower Lights Christian Health Center (LLCHC) was founded in 2002 by Dr. Dana Vallangeon, and is managed by a dedicated team of professionals with extensive experience in health care, business and nonprofit management. The senior leadership team is dedicated to a standard of excellence, enhancing the patient experience, accountability and our nine core values. LLCHC’s senior management team brings decades of experience and thoughtful leadership that guide the organization’s direction to fulfill our mission to minister the love of Christ as a full-service medical home. This team oversees the overall management of all LLCHC initiatives, sites, programs and staff.

Meet Our Senior Management Team

Vallangeon, Dana MD

Dr. Dana Vallangeon, MD has served as CEO since LLCHC’s inception in 2002. From an early age she felt called to medical missions and went to medical school with the…

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Gee, Melodie

With more than 23 years of experience in statistics, quality and process control, Melodie Gee joined LLCHC in 2012. As chief quality officer, she leads the Quality Department charged with…

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Kayser, Diane

Before becoming the chief financial officer at LLCHC in 2016, Diane Kayser was a business consultant for more than 20 years, with a specialty in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)….

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Philipose, Lovely MD

With several years of experience as an attending physician at a Federally Qualified Health Center, Dr. Lovely Philipose, MD joined LLCHC in 2014 as a staff physician and was later…

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Schiele, Ann

Ann Schiele, PhD, RN, joined LLCHC as the chief strategy officer in 2014. Prior to joining LLCHC, Ann was the president and dean of Mount Carmel’s College of Nursing for…

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Skidmore, Lisa

With more than 26 years of experience in finance and operations, Lisa Skidmore joined LLCHC in 2014 as chief financial officer (CFO) and was later promoted to chief compliance officer….

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