UnityPoint Health®- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC)

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Elects New Officers, New Members

UnityPoint Health®- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Board of Trustees announces its 2019-2020 officers and new members.

UnityPoint Health®– Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Board of Trustees announces its 2019-2020 officers and new members.

Elected officers include Bill Menner, Chair, The Bill Menner Group; David Stoakes, EdD, Chair Elect, retired superintendent Cedar Falls School District; Sally Lang, Treasurer, retired from John Deere Company; Al Maly, Secretary, retired from AT&T/Bell Laboratories; and Wendy Kadner, Past Chair, Divurgent. Trustee officers serve two-year terms.

The GRMC Board of Trustees also welcomes three new members in 2019. Darwin Copeman, retired Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company; Rachael Kinnick, Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce; and Dr. Douglas Van Daele, University of Iowa Health Care.

Other members of the GRMC Board of Trustees include Jodi Cahalan, PhD., Des Moines University; Ron Collins, MD, UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Internal Medicine; Lauren Graham, MD, UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Internal Medicine; Ed Hatcher, farmer and retired teacher; and Sarah Smith, Grinnell College. Representing UnityPoint Health– Des Moines are David Stark, president and CEO, and Sid Ramsey, vice-president strategic business development.

Ex-officio voting members of the board include Laura Ferguson, MD, UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center medical staff president; Jennifer Havens, CEO for UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center, and, Dennis Day, UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation board president.

The GRMC board is responsible for overall governance of the nonprofit, private medical center. Its primary roles include maintaining the mission and vision; strategic planning; appointing the medical and advanced practice providers; approving the annual budget and providing financial oversight; monitoring overall quality of services; and appointing the chief executive.