Meet Our Board of Directors

You may know them as your neighbors, see them at a local business, or walking down Main Street, the members of the Oak Orchard Health Board of Directors are community leaders dedicated to the growth and enrichment of health care in our region. Their extensive professional backgrounds and first-hand knowledge and passion for our community serve to guide Oak Orchard Health.

Supporting community health care, the Oak Orchard Board of Directors

Gary Skoog, Board Chair

Gary Skoog, Board Chair

Board Chair

Karen Watt, Vice Chair

Karen Watt, Vice Chair

Vice Chair

Mike Sayers, Treasurer

Mike Sayers, Treasurer

Treasurer

David L. Jewell, PhD

David L. Jewell, PhD

At Large Member

Renee Biedlingmaier

Renee Biedlingmaier

Nyla Gaylord

Nyla Gaylord

Susan C. Meyer

Susan C. Meyer

Lorienda Smith

Lorienda Smith

George Sokolsky

George Sokolsky

Rita Wagner

Rita Wagner

Kathy Williams

Kathy Williams

It’s your opportunity!

We welcome applications from individuals interested in serving on the volunteer Board of Directors.

Originally founded in 1966, Oak Orchard Health began as a migrant health project to provide health care to our communities’ many agricultural workers. Now, Oak Orchard Health is an integrated health center with multiple locations providing health care services for everyone living in the communities we serve. Our board members are passionate about health care and committed to improving the health of our region. 

As a prospective member…

You may have:

  • Financial experience
  • Legal experience
  • Capital development experience
  • Business acumen relative to corporate operations
  • An understanding of health care quality

You are:

  • Committed to working with board members, executive management, community health boards, and other stakeholders to achieve healthier people and communities
  • Ready to actively participate in board committee work

Board committees include:

  • Audit
  • Board Recruitment
  • By-Laws and Elections
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Business Development
  • Quality

If local health care is important to you, send in a letter of interest and a brief resume for board membership today! Fill out an application here!

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