Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of distinguished individuals from various backgrounds who offer leadership and governance for the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic. Board members help establish and maintain first-rate standards so the Clinic continues to deliver high quality, compassionate, and patient-centered health care. Board responsibilities include setting policy and forming relationships with business partners.

We thank all Board members for generously sharing their expertise and commitment. You make a difference in people’s lives!

The Board of Directors

Steve Weiss M.D., President
Marshfield Health System

 


Maribeth Woodford, Executive Director
Chippewa Valley Free Clinic


Thomas Misfeldt
Weld Riley S.C.

 


Lisa Schiller, PhD, RN, APNP, Vice President
UWEC (College of Nursing and Health Sciences)


Corey Cronrath, DO
Marshfield Health System 

 


John Panzigrau
Remax Real Estate

 


Alicia Arnold, MD, Secretary
MD Interpretation LLC 


Richard Hanna
Mayo Clinic Health System


Larry Lightfield
Royal Credit Union


Sean Tarpenning, DDS, Dental Director
Hebert Dental


Penny Svee, RN
OakLeaf Surgical Hospital

 


Victoria VandeZande, MD, Executive Committee At-Large
Prevea Health


Lori Whitis, MD, Medical Director
Chippewa Valley Free Clinic


Mel Jahnke
ROI Technology Consulting

Chippewa Valley Free Clinic Committees

Several standing, ad hoc, and other committees exist in the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic organizational structure. Committee membership consists primarily of directors from the Board and Clinic staff.

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  1. Executive Committee: Assesses the need for new practices & policies; Evaluates the governance of the organization & recommends improvements
  2. Nominating Committee: Leads the search & elections of new Board members, maintaining Board leadership and integrity
  3. Personnel Committee: Responsible for personnel decisions related to the Executive Director and other professional staff
  4. Finance Committee: Provides leadership for financial decisions (e.g., assists in developing annual budget and makes financial recommendations to the full Board)
  1. Patient Care Committee: Sets standards for patient care; Determines formulary; Brings best practices to the CVFC
  2. Public Relations Committee: Develops a public relations annual plan; Ensures all media channels represent and promote the Clinic at the highest level
  3. Special Events and Raffle Committee: Determines special events for annual fundraising plan; most Board members serve on this committee
  4. Business Partners Committee: Establishes and maintains relationships with business partners in the community to secure financial support for the CVFC
  5. Volunteer Committee: Supports the CVFC as a volunteer organization; Determines need, leads volunteer recruitment, & strategizes long term plans
  1. Discovery and Development Committee: Determines the Clinic’s direction as affected by (a) the Affordable Care Act, (b) gaps in health care services, and (c) changes in community health care needs

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