Providing free adult dental care in Norther​n Nevada

Compassion Community Clinic

Treasurer: Lyndi Newbry, MBA

​​Lyndi serves as the Treasurer of the Homeowner’s Association where she lives and has been on their board for nine years. She has served on the board of the Northern Nevada SPCA, thus is very experienced with nonprofit operations. Prior to switching to the real estate field, Lyndi had extensive management experience having served as the Controller for an HMO and three other companies. Her responsibilities included direct oversight of, and responsibility for, the accounting and finance departments. Prior to that she held positions as Accounting Manager and Senior Accountant.

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Board Chairman and Co-Founder: Chris Ormsby, BSN, RN
​​Chris had the original vision for CC Clinic. She was the interim Executive Director (ED) for several months prior to CC Clinic hiring the current ED.  As a registered nurse, she has worked in acute care, home health, as a Parish Nurse, and is currently a substitute school nurse. Chris has been involved in evangelistic outreach within Reno-Sparks since 1997 and is the director of a weekly Kids Club.

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Member at Large: David Zaniel, Esquire

David is a practicing attorney and managing partner of Ashby, Ranalli & Zaniel.  He has served on the   board since its inception in 2012.  Aside from his normal practice, he assists families from the Reno Sparks  Gospel Mission with family law issues. David also serves underprivileged families of Reno by        assisting a mission through his church. 

Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Co-Founder: Shari Byrnes, CDA, AA

​Shari has been employed in the dental field since 1980. She earned her degree in dental assisting from Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada and obtained her Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credentialing in 1982. Shari has worked as a chairside assistant, dental receptionist, and she taught dental assisting at TMCC.  From 1988 to the present, she has been a field sales consultant for Henry Schein Dental. Shari has led a visitation outreach program at her church since 2001.

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