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Board of Directors

Governing this private, nonprofit medical center is a group of volunteer board of directors.
The board appoints its own members from the GRMC service area. Their primary functions are to

The directors, also called trustees, represent communities as well as business and industry and community groups. Much of GRMC’s success may be attributed to the trustee’s diversity: in occupations, ages, perspectives, and places of residence.

 

Bill Menner

Position Chair

Term Serving on board since 2009

Professional Role Iowa State Director for Rural Development at the United States Department of Agriculture

Education BA and MA, The Ohio State University

Community/Volunteer Role

Todd L. Reding

Position Chair Elect

Term Serving on board since 2010

Professional Role Chief marketing Officer, Spindustry

Education BA, Rockhurst University; MBA, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Grinnell United Methodist Church, Foundation Board
  • United States Sign Council, Board of Directors

Ed Hatcher

Position Past Chair

Term Serving on board since 2007, previously served 1990 to 1999

Professional Role Farmer and former high school science teacher

Education two BS degrees from Northeast Missouri State University (Truman State University); MS, University of Northern Iowa; completed post-graduate work studies at the University of Iowa

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Governer's Council on Agricultural Education
  • Iowa Hospital Association, Member of the Council on Education and Member Services
  • Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors, Executive Board Member and Past Chair
  • Iowa Academy of Science, Elected Fellow in the Societal Issues Committee
  • Iowa Science Teachers, Past President

Stanley Greenwald, MD

Position Secretary

Term Serving on board since 2008

Professional Role Retired obstetrician

Education BS, Grinnell College; MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Lions International

Dan Agnew

Position Treasurer

Term Serving on board since 2012 previously serving 1986 to 1988

Professional Role Retired CEO and president of Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company

Education BA, University of Northern Iowa

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Lions International, member and past president
  • United Way, board of directors
  • Boy Scout Leader
  • National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
  • Iowa Insurance Institute Board

 

Karla Erickson

Term Serving on board since 2010

Professional Role Assistant Professor of Sociology, Grinnell College

Education BA, Illinois Wesleyan University; MA, Hamline University; PhD, University of Minnesota

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Midwest Sociological Society, Editor and Ex Officio Board Member
  • Mayflower Community, Ethics Committee
  • Grinnell Regional Hospice volunteer

Laura Ferguson, MD

Term Serving on board since 2006, previously served 2002 to 2004

Professional Role Family medicine physician, Family Medicine

Education BA, Grinnell College; MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine; Practice Residency North Iowa Mercy Family Practice, Mason City, chief resident recognition 1997-1998

Community/Volunteer Role

  • GRMC Medical Staff, Past President 
  • Grinnell College Board of Trustees
  • Statewide Perinatal Advisory Board

 

Rachelle L.K. Johnson, JD

Term Serving on board since 2013

Professional Role Attorney/owner Johnson Law Firm, P.C.

Education BA, Wartburg College, JD, University of Iowa College of Law

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Iowa Valley Community College Paralegal Program Academic Advisory Board
  • Wartburg College Board of Regents, Past Member
  • Wartburg College Alumni Board, Past President and Past Board Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Past President and Member
  • Monte 2020, Member

Wendy S. Kadner

Term Serving on board since 2011

Professional Role Owner WSK Solutions, LLC, an HR/Recruiting/Organizational Infrastructure and Growth Consultant

Education BA, Simpson College; MHSA, University of Kansas

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Grinnell United Methodist Church, Trustees and Foundation board member
  • Poweshiek Animal League Shelter, President
  • Society of Human Resource Management, member
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, member

Nicholas Kuiper, DO

Term Serving on board since 2012

Professional Role General Surgeon, Surgical Associates

Education BS, Briar Cliff University; DO Des Moines University,
Practice Residency Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines

Allan F. Maly

Term Serving on board since 2013

Professional Role Retired from AT&T and Bell Laboratories; Retired from European Council of International Schools

Education BS, University of Iowa; MBA, Drake University

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Lions International

Joanne Yuska

Term Serving on board since 2004

Professional Role Retired, Farm Bureau Financial Services Insurance Agent

Education Toledo High School

Community/Volunteer Role

  • First Presbyterian Church Toledo, Deacon and Volunteer
  • Iowa River Hospice volunteer
  • Meals on Wheels volunteer
  • The Glass Gift Box volunteer
  • Toledo Food Pantry volunteer

Ex-Officio Members

Todd C. Linden

Position Ex-Officio

Term Serving on board since 1994

Professional Role President and CEO of GRMC

Education BA and MA, University of Iowa

Community/Volunteer Role

  • American Hospital Association – Center for Healthcare Governance, Board of Advisors; and Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare, Board of Advisors
  • Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, Board Member
  • Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Grinnell College Board of Trustee
  • Grinnell Renaissance, Board Member
  • Health Enterprises of Iowa, Past Chair
  • Iowa Health Care Reform Council, Chronic Care Subcommittee Member
  • Iowa Hospital Association, Past Chair
  • IOWAccess Steering Committee
  • National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, US Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • Poweshiek Iowa Development, Board Member
  • University of Iowa College of Public Health, Board of Advisors
  • Waterford Group, Board Member

Ryan P. Dahlby Albright, MD

Position Ex-Officio
Term  Serving on board since 2012

Professional Role Family medicine physician, Family Medicine
Education BA, Luther College, MD University of Iowa College of Medicine; Practice Residency Mercy Family Medicine Residency Mason City, chief resident recognition 2004 to 2005

Community/Volunteer Role
GRMC Medical Staff, President

Immanuel Lutheran Church 

Sally Lang

Position Serving on board since 2012

Professional Role Retired Licensing Manager, Deere & Company,
Moline, IL

Education BS, Iowa State University

Community/Volunteer Role

  • Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation, Board of
    Directors, Chair-Elect
  • Waterford Development Group, Co-owner and Secretary/Treasurer
  • GRMC Auxiliary, lifetime member
  • Grinnell Tourism Committee Member
  • PEO, Chapter NF