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2021-2023 IRHA Board

Executive Board

Charles James, President

North American Healthcare Management

Diane Potts, President-Elect

University of IL School of Med - Rockford

Meghan Hyam - Treasurer

Administrator of Litchfield Family Practice

Aubree Schmitt- Secretary


Ken Ryan - Past President

IL State Medical Society

Board of Directors

Julie Aman

NextGen Healthcare

Susan Bence
Gibson Area Hospital 

Kristen Nolen
IDPH Center for Rural Health 

Eunice Chaney

Horizon Health

Randall Dauby
Pinckneyville Community Hospital

Jeff Franklin
SIUC Center for Rural Health & Social Service Development

Angie Hampton

Egyptian Public Health Department

Meghan Hyam
Administrator of Litchfield Family Practice

Laurie Cumpton
Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments 

Abby Radcliffe

Illinois Health & Hospital Association

Kim Wilkerson
Rend Lake College

Cassie Beesley
Springfield Clinic

Kristen Parks
Ferrell Hospital

Atty Jesse Placher
Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP

Past Leadership

Through the years, many individuals representing agencies and organizations interested in improving the status of rural health and the availability of health care throughout Illinois have given tirelessly of their time and talents to assure the success of IRHA.  We recognize these contributions from the Charter Members and Past Presidents, without whom there would be no IRHA.


Charter Members

Nola Gramm

Al Grant

Cliff Hickam

George O'Neill
Jack Taylor  



Past Presidents

1990-1992 Jack Taylor

1992-1993 Nola Gramm

1993-1994 George O’Neill

1994-1995 Pat Schou

1995-1996 Joanne Chezem

1996-1997 Barbara Dallas

1997-1998 Mary Catherine Ring

1998-1999 Paul Galligos

1999-2000 Richard Wansley

2000-2001 John Lopes

2001-2002 John Record

2002-2004 Greg Chance

2004-2006 Sheldon Keyser

2006-2007 Pat Bickoff

2007-2009 Roger Holloway

2009-2011 Mary Jane Clark

2011-2013 Mark Stevens 

2013-2014 Janet Collopy 

2014-2015 Ken Ryan 

2015-2016 Randy Mullin  

2016-2017 Hana Hinkle 

2017-2018 Robin Rose

2018-2019 Kim Sanders 
2019-2021 Teri Agin         




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