board of trustees

Our Mission is to Serve

The mission of Jefferson County Health Center, governed by a 7-member board, is to oversee the health care needs of its public by making available high quality services in quantity consistent with economic and regulatory considerations. To improve delivery, organization and management of health care services, the Jefferson County Health Center will:

  • Develop and provide services to the public, which enhance efficiency in the provision of health care;
  • Develop and implement educational programs for the public and hospital related personnel; and
  • Represent the community in health care matters.

Trustee Bob Keller honored with the Excellence in Governance Award by the Iowa Hospital Association.

Bob Keller

"Bob's hard work and dedication have provided immeasurable support to the hospital's mission, vision and values.  His strong sense of commitment is evidenced by the countless hours he spends working on behalf of the hospital, it's staff and the community.  But above everything else, Bob is a man of character and personal integrity who exemplifies the qualities of leadership, diplomacy and strategic thinking we all desire among our board members."   - Deb Cardin, CEO.

 

  

 

April 2013 Trustees receiving Iowa Hospital Association's Governance Course Completion.

IHA Certificate Award

Pictured (L) Bob Keller, Trustee; Deb Cardin, CEO; Rene Rebling, Board President

Other Trustees who completed the course were 
Tom Kunkle and Merlin Miller.  

 

 

Merlin Miller | Chair

Merlin Miller

Appointment/Election Date: 2007
Expiration of Term: 2020

IHA Hospital Board Certification

Other community involvement:

  • Miller & Son Farms
  • Southeast Iowa Diesel Services, Co-Owner
  • Iowa Soybean Association Member
  • Iowa Corn Growers Association Member
  • Iowa Pork Producers Member
  • Bible Missionary Church Member

 

    GREG HANSHAW, VICE CHAIR

    Appointment/Election Date: January 2012 
    Expiration of Term: 2022

    IHA Hospital Board Certification

    Other community involvement:

    • Community 1st Credit Union, CEO
    • 34th Army Band Member for 31 years
    • Fairfield Municipal Band Member
    • First Baptist Church Member

     

    Joneane Parker | Secretary/Treasurer

    Joneane Parker

    Appointment/Election Date: January 2016
    Expiration of Term: 2020

    IHA Hospital Board Certification

    Other community involvement:

    • JCHC Clinical Services, Past Director for 44 years
    • JCHC Foundation
    • Chamber of Commerce Board
    • Fairfield Golf/Country Club House Chair
    • Libertyville 175th Celebration Committee
    • Fairfield Arts/Convention Center Coming Home Concert, Refreshment Chair
    • Fairfield Rotary Auction Contributor
    • Food & Wine Show, Dessert Chair
    • Pella Tulip Time Volunteer

     

     Julie Greeson

    Julie Greeson

    Appointment/Election Date: January 2011
    Expiration of Term: 2020

    IHA Hospital Board Certification

    Other community involvement:

    • Flair, Owner
    • Chamber Retail/Restaurant Manager Working Group Member
    • Beautification Commission Volunteer
    • Jefferson County Ambulance Board Member

    Trent Hammes 

    Appointment/Election Date: December 2017

    Expiration of Term: December 2022

    IHA Hospital Board Certification


    Other community involvement:

    • Engineer, Dexter Laundry
    • Parish member, St. Mary's Catholic Church
    • Member, Knights of Columbus
    • Libertyville Fire/Rescue Volunteer

    BOB KELLER

    Bob Keller

    Appointment/Election Date: January 1993 
    Served as Chairman of the Board: 2005 - 2012 
    Expiration of Term: 2022

    IHA Hospital Board Certification

    Other community involvement:

    • Awarded Iowa Hospital Association "Excellence in Governance Award" 
      in October 2013 for his hard work and dedication on the JCHC Board of Trustees
    • Bob’s Automotive, President
    • Elks Lodge Member
    • First Baptist Church Member
    • Fairfield Lions, Past President

     

    Renee Rebling

    Appointment/Election Date: 2009
    Expiration of Term: 2022

    IHA Hospital Board Certification

    Other community involvement:

    • Word of Life Church Office Volunteer
    • Word of Life Church Member
    • Community 1st Credit Union, Business Development
    • Jefferson County Hospital Auxiliary

     

    Board Meeting Minutes

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