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Staff Directory

MHA’s continued focus on excellence and organizational strength reflects that of our members.

Led by its president and senior vice presidents, MHA staff helps shape policy and forge a strong, vital health care climate. MHA’s goal is to create an environment that enables our members to improve the health of their patients, organization and community.

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Office of the President
Jon Doolittle

Jon Doolittle

President and CEO

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Darla Shipman

Darla Shipman

Assistant to the President

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1332

Government Relations
Jane Drummond

Jane Drummond

General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Governmental Relations

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1328

Donna Backes

Donna Backes

Assistant to Senior Vice President of Governmental Relations

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1350

State Legislation
Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

Vice President of State Legislation

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1418

Rob Monsees

Rob Monsees

Division Vice President of Advocacy and Senior Political Advisor

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1392

Clinical Affairs and Compliance
Sarah Willson

Sarah Willson

Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1304

FRA and Medicaid Payment
Kim Duggan

Kim Duggan

Vice President of Medicaid and FRA

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1345

Amy Volkart

Amy Volkart

Director of Medicaid and FRA

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1371

Medicaid Operations and Children's Hospitals
Brian Kinkade

Brian Kinkade

Vice President of Children's Health and Medicaid Advocacy

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1338

Medicare and Insurance
Andrew Wheeler

Andrew Wheeler

Vice President of Federal Finance

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1336

Policy Development
Ted Wedel

Ted Wedel

Vice President of Policy Development

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1394

Operations/Support
Debbie Distler

Deborah Distler

Executive Assistant of Compliance and Policy Development

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1348

Peggy Taylor

Peggy Taylor

Executive Assistant of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1370

Kathy Hasenbeck

Kathy Hasenbeck

Medicaid and FRA Specialist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1344

Kim Williams

Executive Assistant of State Legislation and Federal Finance

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1322

Strategic Partnerships & Communications
Mary Becker

Mary Becker

Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Communications

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1303

Jan Trachsel

Jan Trachsel

Assistant to Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Communications

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1309

Communications/Media Relations
Dave Dillon

Dave Dillon

Vice President of Public and Media Relations

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1311

Kendra Hanauer

Kendra Hanauer

Vice President of Corporate Communications

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1310

Brooke Doerhoff

Brooke Doerhoff

Director of Communications

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1312

Brian McGeorge

Brian McGeorge

Renee Wilde

Renee Wilde

Director of Public Relations

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1347

Stephanie Buker

Stephanie Buker

Marketing and Project Manager

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1387

Education
Daphney Partridge

Daphney Partridge

Vice President of Education

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1333

Erica Bisig

Manager of Educational Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1428

Alex Shikles

Manager of Educational Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1432

Karyn Bonney

Karyn Bonney

Education and Events Coordinator/Executive Assistant

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1384

Membership Services
Bryant McNally

Bryant McNally

Division Vice President of Membership Services and Executive Director of The Health Alliance of Mid-America

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1372

Dana Dahl

Dana Dahl

Vice President of Membership Services and Rural Initiatives

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1314

Christy Carel

Christy Carel

Director of Membership Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1431

Becky Boyce

Becky Boyce

Membership Services Specialist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1316

Pam Dykstra

Pam Dykstra

Morgan Johnson

Morgan Johnson

Executive Assistant of Membership Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1300

Workforce
Jill Williams

Jill Williams

Vice President of Workforce Initiatives

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1395

Jean Klindt

Jean Klindt

Manager of Workforce Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1337

Quality, Safety and Research
Jackie Gatz

Jackie Gatz

Senior Vice President of Quality, Safety and Research

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1330

Safety and Preparedness
Kara Amann Kale

Kara Amann-Kale

Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1402

Keri Barclay

Keri Barclay

Manager of Clinical Preparedness/Coalition Administrative Liaison

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1407

Stacie Hollis

Stacie Hollis

Manager of Emergency Preparedness/Coalition Administrative Liaison

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1321

Carissa Van Hunnik

Carissa Van Hunnik

Manager of Emergency Preparedness/Coalition Administrative Liaison

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1329

Clinical Quality Improvement
Alison Williams

Alison Williams

Vice President of Clinical Quality Improvement

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1326

Jessica Stultz

Jessica Stultz

Director of Clinical Quality

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1391

Courtney McElyea

Courtney McElyea

Director of Clinical Quality

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1406

Stephanie Horn

Stephanie Horn

Executive Assistant

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1382

Grant Coordination
Yoshelin Medina

Yoshelin Medina

Grant Management Specialist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1399

Opioid State Targeted Response Grant
Shawn Billings

Shawn Billings

Vice President of Substance Use Programming

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1409

Kaylen Payne

Kaylen Payne

Manager of Substance Use Programming

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1430

Quality Program Development
Sherry Buschjost

Sherry Buschjost

Vice President of Quality Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1369

Stephen Njenga

Stephen Njenga

Director of Quality Measurement and Population Health Improvement

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1325

Karen Purdy

Karen Purdy

Quality Works Manager

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1361

Kathleen Schmitz

Kathleen Schmitz

Part-Time Quality Reporting Educator and Analyst

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1396

Research
Mat Reidhead

Mat Reidhead

Vice President of Research and Analytics

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1331

Josh Grotzinger

Josh Grotzinger

Director of Research and Analytics

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1385

HIDI
Theresa Roark

Theresa Roark

Senior Vice President of Research, Data and Information Services

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Jill Schroeder

Jill Schroeder

Assistant to Senior Vice President of Research, Data and Information Services

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573-893-3700

HIDI Administration
Tanya Lueckenotto

Tanya Lueckenotto

Director of HIDI Program Operations

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1327

Cheryl Eads

Cheryl Eads

Executive Assistant

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1353

Tam Wiggins

HIDI Communications Specialist

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573-893-3700

Clinical Programs & ADT Solutions
Josette Bax

Josette Bax

Vice President of Clinical Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1379

Laura Lewis

Laura Lewis

Clinical Programs Analyst

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1425

Client Services
Jamey Motter

Jamey Motter

Vice President of Client Services and Delivery

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1411

Steve Warchol

Senior Director of Client Outreach

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1383

Linda Bell

Linda Bell

Customer Support Manager

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1362

IT Operations and Support
Tim Bock

Tim Bock

Division Vice President of Solution Management and Delivery

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1372

Darrell Bonine

Darrell Bonine

Vice President of Systems Programming and Integration

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1359

James Huckabay

James Huckabay

Senior Technology Director

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1398

Holly Heckman

Holly Heckman

MHA Application Developer/Software Administrator

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1412

Thomas Beckwith

Thomas Beckwith

Computer Information Technologist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1424

Bruce Dent

Bruce Dent

Computer Information Technologist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1423

Austin Wilbers

Austin Wilbers

Computer Information Technologist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1367

Programming, Software and Report Development
Jason Jungmeyer

Jason Jungmeyer

Director of Technology Systems Support Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1376

Jeff Iler

Jeff Iler

Director of Business Intelligence Databases

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1386

James Dishman

James Dishman

Senior Data Manager, Business Intelligence

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1357

Darrell Jungmeyer

Darrell Jungmeyer

Senior Programmer/Analyst

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1315

Ryan Hutton

Robert Scott

Robert Scott

Kevin Stock

Kevin Stock

Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson

Business Intelligence Product Developer

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1410

Zac Kueffer

Zachary Kueffer

Business Intelligence Product Developer

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1427

Amy Reinkemeyer

Jeremy Rowles

Research & Analytics
Brian Waterman

Brian Waterman

Division Vice President of Solution Strategy and Development

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1413

Shane VanOverschelde

Shane VanOverschelde

Senior Data Analyst

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1380

Chris Conn

Chris Conn

Information Services Junior Analyst

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1378

Administration
Kathy Poff

Kathy Poff

Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1339

Janine Haynes

Janine Haynes

Assistant to Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1340

Accounting
Kevin Lang

Kevin Lang

Vice President of Accounting and Background Check Service

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1355

Teresa Barrett

Director of Accounting

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1341

Jamie Fick

Jamie Fick

Director of Accounting

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1346

Elizabeth Littrell

Elizabeth Littrell

Lori Radmacher

Lori Radmacher

Amanda Cable

Amanda Cable

Danielle Cunningham

Danielle Cunningham

Background Check Advantage
Cindy Kekec

Cindy Kekec

Director of Background Check Service

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1320

Brenda Jones

Brenda Jones

Background Check Coordinator

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1381

James Trowbridge

James Trowbridge

Background Check Coordinator

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1374

Kristi Bauer

Background Check Coordinator

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1433

Terry Casey

Terry Casey

Background Check Technician

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1422

Laura Stieferman

Laura Stieferman

Background Check Technician

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1368

Human Resources
Craig Branum

Craig Branum

Vice President of Human Resources and Support Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1356

Amanda Berhorst

Amanda Berhorst

Executive Assistant/Human Resources Specialist

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1373

Becki Orscheln

Becki Orscheln

Executive Assistant of Human Resources and Accounting

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1420

Operations/Support
Doug Schwartz

Doug Schwartz

Director of Procurement and Support Services

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1366

Karson Bennett

Purchasing and Support Services Coordinator

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1405

Diane Maasen

Diane Maasen

Helen Sparks

Helen Sparks

Printing & Mailing Technician

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1324

Chris Skaggs

Chris Skaggs

Building & Grounds Coordinator/Courier

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1313

Jeff Buschman

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