Board of Directors

IHC convenes stakeholder groups from across the state to build a culture of health and inform, promote and enhance the work of the organization. Representatives include hospitals, physicians, nurses, pharmacy, long-term care, health systems, businesses, community leaders and performance improvement. The collective expertise from this group and the board gives the organization a unique advantage to transform the healthcare landscape.

Board Officers - Executive Committee

Michael Romano, MD – Chair
Chief Medical Officer
Nebraska Health Network


Brian Dieter, FACHE – Secretary/Treasurer
President and CEO 
Mary Greeley Medical Center


Dave Williams, MD – Vice-Chair
President and CEO
UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home



Julie White – 2020 Executive Committee Appointee
President and Founder
Tapestry Solutions

Pat Merryweather-Arges

Executive Director
Project Patient Care (PPC)

 

 

Board Members

Jennifer Bryant

President and Lead Consultant
Human Pivot Consulting 


Steve Churchill 
CEO 
Iowa Medical Society 


Gerard Clancy, MD 
Senior Associate Dean for External Affairs
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine 


Jennifer Havens 
CEO 
UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center 


Laura Jackson
Executive VP
Health Equity, Access, and Improvement
Wellmark


Chris Mitchell
President and CEO
Iowa Hospital Association


Shannon Strickler

President and CEO
LeadingAge Iowa


Kay Takes 
President
MercyOne Eastern Iowa 



Christine Taylor, MD 

Chief Medical Officer 
McFarland Clinic 

 

Aaron Wiese
President
Hy-Vee, Inc.  

W. John Yost, MD
Chief Academic Officer
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

 


 

IHC Staff

Thomas C. Evans, MD
President and CEO
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative


Chris Evans, FACHE
Chief Administrative Officer
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative


Jen Brockman, MHA, BSN, RN
Chief Clinical Program Officer
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative