Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at Mercy College of Health Sciences is guided by its mission, vision, and values rooted in the legacy of the Sisters of Mercy. The Board serves as the governing body of Mercy College and is committed, at a strategic level, to its fiduciary responsibilities of educational quality, fiscal integrity, and assuring the effectiveness of the College and its various constituencies. In shaping the College’s strategies and policies, the Board engages in a culture of accountability, transparency, and the highest ethical standards. 


 

Mary Sheldahl
Mary Sheldahl*
Board Chair
Retired Business Owner


 
Glenn Lyons
Glenn Lyons*
Vice Chair
President

571 Polson Developments, LLC
 
Paul Erickson
Paul Erickson*
Secretary

Senior Vice President, Consumer Division
Bankers Trust Company
 
Douglas Fiore
Doug Fiore, PhD*
ex officio
President
Mercy College of Health Sciences
 
Jeff Flora
Jeff Flora*
Nominations
Senior Vice President of Finance, Food & Human Group
Kemin Industries, Inc
Karl Keeler
Karl Keeler*
ex officio
President

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
 
Thomas Reitinger
Thomas Reitinger*
Board Treasurer
CEO
Thomas R. Reitinger & Associates, LLC


Emily McAllister, JD
Attorney, Shareholder
Duncan Green, P.C.
 

Michael Bohl
Michael Bohl, RT(R), MHA
Chief Operations Officer
Radiology Group, PC, SC
Elisabeth Buck
Elisabeth Buck
President
United Way Central Iowa

Linda Carter-Lewis
Linda Carter-Lewis
Community Advocate
 



Tom Clancy, PhD
Interim Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Mercy Iowa City

Jacquie Easley
Jacqueline Easley McGhee
Director, Community, Diversity & Interpretation Services
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

 
Stephen Eckstat
Stephen Eckstat, DO, FAAFP
Physician



 
Joyce Lillis
Joyce Lillis, MSN, RN
Retired Nursing Professional
 
Sr. Maurita Soukup
Sr. Maurita Soukup, RSM, PhD, RN
Nurse Researcher
Member of the West Midwest Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Debra Willyard
Debra Willyard, EdD, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Pella Regional Health Center
 

 

*Denotes Executive Committee Member