Meet the Board of Directors
Mahina Young- PresidentMahina is a prostate cancer survivor. He was diagnosed with Stage IV prostate cancer in September 08 at the age 49. Since then he has undergone a radical prostectomy, seven weeks of radiation and is currently on hormone therapy. Mahina feels called to raise awareness of prostate cancer as well as raise funds to find a cure. Mahina lives in Portland with his 3 dogs, Stella, Lizzie and Moe and his wife Kristen. His favorite pastime is golf.
Kristen Young- Secretary
Kristen is an accountant whose life changed when her husband, Mahina was diagnosed with prostate cancer. While researching options for Mahina, she discovered how little awareness there is about prostate cancer and the need for funding to find a cure. Prostate Cancer is not just a man’s disease, it affects the entire family.
Morgan Smith is the Manager of Real Estate Services at OnPoint Community Credit Union. Morgan has been in the mortgage lending and real estate business since 1995 when he founded Morgan Financial. Morgan lives in Portland with his wife Thao, son Reeder, Labrador Retriever Jackson and is expecting twin boys in the spring. "I became interested in the MYCF Prostate Awareness Campaign as a direct result of Mahina's illness. Mahina is a healthy active individual I have a lot in common with. When I heard and saw how this disease had effected him, it was a harsh and difficult reminder of how fragile life can be. Being a healthy and active middle aged man, I considered myself immune to the consequence of cancer. When I saw it affect a friend and fellow man my age, it hit home"