The Lucas County Health Center Hospital Board of Trustees held their annual election of officers at their first meeting of the New Year at LCHC Tuesday, Jan. 5.

The board elected new officers for 2021 which included Mike Miller as Chairman, Lisa Junkman as Vice Chairman, Dave Fletcher as Secretary and Angie Dachenbach as Treasurer.

Following the meeting, the board presented outgoing Chairman Sue Frazier a plaque of Appreciation for her service as Board chairman the past two years.

The board also approved the proposed committee appointments for 2021 for the Finance, Quality, Policy, CEO Compensation, IHA (Iowa Hospital Association) Council on Education and Member Services, IHA Council on Health Information, and the IHA Council on Representation and Advocacy.

The Finance Committee includes two new members this year, which are Hospital Board members Angie Dachenbach and Dave Fletcher. Natalie McGee remains as the Chairperson of the Finance Committee. The other Finance Committee members are LCHC interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer Jay Christensen and Dr. Ken Anderson, DO, of the LCHC Medical Clinic.

The finance committee meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the David M. Miller Board Room at LCHC.

The Quality Committee includes two new members, which are Hospital Board members Randy Westman and Sue Frazier. Lisa Junkman is the new Chairperson on the Quality Committee this year. Hospital staff members serving on the Quality Committee include: LCHC Pharmacy Manager Ann Moon, LCHC Quality Improvement Manager Twilla Kruzic, LCHC Chief Operations Officer and assistant interim CEO Lori Johnson and LCHC Chief Nursing Officer Jo Beth Lawless.

The Quality Committee meets the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Education Room at LCHC.

The Policy Committee has just one member in Lisa Junkman and does not meet.

The CEO’s Compensation Committee members are: Mike Miller (Committee Chair), Lisa Junkman (Vice Chair), and Sue Frazier (Past Chair). Their meeting dates are yet to be determined.

Members of the IHA Council on Education and Member Services include Hospital Board member Natalie McGee and LCHC Education Manager Darcy Juline. Their meeting dates haven’t been set yet.

The IHA Council on Health Information has one LCHC staff member on it in LCHC Chief Operations Officer and assistant interim CEO Lori Johnson. Its meeting dates also haven’t been set yet.

The IHA Council on Representation and Advocacy has one Hospital Board member on it in Mike Miller. Its meeting dates also haven’t been set yet.

The board also approved their monthly meeting schedule for 2021. They decided to keep their same meeting schedule as last year in meeting the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at LCHC. In January there are two meetings scheduled for Jan. 5 and 26 and in December there is no meeting scheduled.

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