Board of Directors

The South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care's Board of Directors defines the mission and goals of the organization. Directors are elected to three-year terms and are limited to serving two consecutive terms. Elections typically occur in May or June of each year and one third of the Board is appointed annually.  The Board Compensation Chart is available for public disclosure. 

President

Matthew Stanley, DO
Term(s): 2016-2019
Avera Medical Group
University Psychiatry Associates of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

 

Vice President

Mark Butterbrodt, MD
Term(s): 2013-2016; 2016-2019
Horizon Health Care - Mission Community Health Center
Mission, SD

Secretary

Clarissa Barnes, MD
Term(s): 2017-2020
Avera Medical Group - Pierre
Pierre, SD

Treasurer

Victoria Walker, MD
Term(s): 2016-2019
Good Samaritan Society
Sioux Falls, SD

Member at Large

Ms. Erica Peterson 
Term(s): 2014-2017; 2017-2020
Chief Executive Officer
Sanford Health Medical Center Chamberlain
Chamberlain, SD


Board Members

 

Sylvia Anderson, MD
Term(s): 2018-2021
Faulkton Area Medical Center
Faulkton, SD

Jerome Bentz, MD
Term(s): 2018-2021
Avera Medical Clinic - Platte
Platte, SD

Alan Christensen, MD
Term(s): 2015-2018; 2018-2021
Sanford Clinic - Watertown
Watertown, SD

Mr. Tom Clark
Term(s): 2012-2014; 2014-2017; 2017-2020
Chief Executive Officer
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
Mitchell, SD

Mr. Nick Fosness
Term(s): 2018-2021
Avera Marshall County Healthcare Center
Britton, SD

Ms. LaVonne Gaspar
Term(s): 2015-2018
Medicare Beneficiary
Sioux Falls, SD

Mark Harlow, MD
Term(s): 2018-2021
Rapid City, SD

 

 

Thomas Groeger, MD
Term(s): 2016-2019
Lead/Deadwood Regional Medical Clinic
Deadwood, SD

Mr. L. Paul Jensen
Term(s): 2013-2014; 2014-2017; 2017-2020
Medicare Beneficiary
Dell Rapids, SD

Mr. Jason Merkley
Term(s): 2015-2018
Chief Executive Officer
Brookings Health System
Brookings, SD

Mr. Jeremy Schultes
Term(s): 2016-2017; 2017-2020
Chief Executive Officer
Philip Health Services
Philip, SD

Mr. Dennis Sever
Term(s): 2014-2017; 2017-2020
Consumer
Wentworth, SD

Mr. Timothy Tracy
Term(s): 2016-2018
Chief Executive Officer
Sanford Vermillion Medical Center
Vermillion, SD