Hays Medical Center Foundation Elects New Officers and Board Members
Hays – The HaysMed Foundation is pleased to announce new officers and members of their Board of Directors.
The following members were elected as officers: Wayne Kieffer, President; Matt Dreiling, Vice President; Chris Wente, Treasurer; and Jerry Haley, Secretary. Those elected to their first three-year term on the Foundation Board of Directors are Alaina Cunningham of Hays, community volunteer , and Elodie Jones of Hays, assistant professor at Fort Hays State University. Sharon Dreher and Dan Schippers, both of Hays, were appointed as representatives of the HaysMed Board of Directors.
“The elections of our new Board members underscore our Foundation’s continued commitment to supporting the future of health care in the communities we serve and to selecting key community leaders to help define and guide our strategic efforts,” observed Ruth Heffel, Executive Director of the HaysMed Foundation.
Other members-at-large on the Board are Don Bickle, Sr., Tracy Frickey, Joe Jeter, John Jeter, M.D., Kay Patterson, Sarah Rankin, Julie Rider, Patrick Scott and Nancy Talbott.
Retiring from the Board were Ken Beran, Tom McDonald, M.D., Patrick Parke, Elaine Pfannenstiel, and Stacey Seibel who were recognized for their service to the Foundation.
The HaysMed Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that reaches out to the community to secure resources in support of HaysMed. Community volunteers who donate their time on the Foundation Board help to develop fundraising programs that are in alignment with the strategic priorities of HaysMed, and assist with increasing community awareness of HaysMed and its mission.