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.  

 

 

Renee Rebling | Chair

Appointment/Election Date: January 2010
Elected as Board Chair: 2013
Expiration of Term: 2022

Other community involvement:

  • Community 1st Credit Union, Business Development Manager
  • Word of Life Lutheran Church Member
  • Fairfield Lions, Past President
  • Greater Jefferson County Foundation, Member

Bob Keller, AAM | Vice Chair

Bob Keller

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

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

Merlin Miller | Secretary/Treasurer

Merlin Miller

Appointment/Election Date: 2007
Expiration of Term: 2020

Other community involvement:

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

Julie Greeson

Julie Greeson

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

Other community involvement:

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

Greg Hanshaw

Greg Hanshaw 

Appointment/Election Date: January 2012
Expiration of Term: 2018

Other community involvement:

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

Todd Reifsteck

Todd Reifsteck 

Appointment/Election Date: 2015
Expiration of Term: 2018

Other community involvement:

  • Dexter Laundry, HR Director
  • Fairfield Little League Coach

Joneane Parker

Joneane Parker

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

Other community involvement:

  • JCHC Clinical Services, Past Director for 44 years
  • JCHC Auxiliary
  • 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

Board Meeting Minutes

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