07.01.2009

Monroe Clinic Welcomes New Boards

Monroe Clinic and Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation announce 2009 board of directors.

(Monroe, WI)—At the spring board meetings, the 2009 board of directors for both Monroe Clinic and Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation were installed to begin serving the organizations and their communities.

Monroe Clinic’s board of directors—consisting of community and business leaders, physicians as well as representatives of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes (CSA)—ensure accessible quality health programs and services essential to maintaining good health for everyone in the community. The board attends formal meetings along with roundtable discussions that determine the strategy and direction of the healthcare organization.

Monroe Clinic’s 2009 Board of Directors are:
S. Mary Noel Brown, CSA, executive leader
Chuck Dearth
David Deininger, chairperson
John Frey, MD
Mike Greenfield
Patricia James
Jim Lee
Rachel Long, MD
William Oemichen, vice chairperson and treasurer
Darren Pipp, MD, chief of staff
Anthony Rogerson, MD, secretary
Mike Sanders, President and CEO/Monroe Clinic
Mark Thompson, MD, chief medical officer
Christine Wellington
S. Jomarie Zielke, CSA

Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation was created to enhance the healing mission of Monroe Clinic and Hospital through the giving spirit of our communities. The board of directors guide the Foundation’s activities and resources in support of its mission. The Foundation’s board of directors also includes community and business leaders, physicians and representatives of CSA.

The 2009 Board of Directors for Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation are:
John Bazley, MD, secretary
S. Mary Noel Brown, CSA, executive leader
Jan Erlandson, MD
Ron Georgeson
Deirdre Gruendler, executive director
Hans Lenzlinger, chairperson
Nick Maxwell, MD
Dave Mosher
Marilyn Pfarr
Kathy Reffue
S. Patti Robinson, CSA
Mike Sanders, President and CEO/Monroe Clinic
Mary Thomson, vice chairperson and treasurer

“All of our board members, for both Monroe Clinic and Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation, have a great impact in all of the communities we serve,” said Mike Sanders, President and Chief Executive Officer of Monroe Clinic. “We’re happy and privileged to have them as part of our leadership team.”

About Monroe Clinic 
Monroe Clinic is a not-for-profit, single hospital health system serving communities in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, the system includes a multi-specialty physician practice with 77 employed providers, 11 clinic locations, a 24-hour emergency room, a home care and hospice agency, a retail health clinic and primary care sites offering preventive, acute and rehabilitative care. For more information, please visit monroeclinic.org.

In 2008, Monroe Clinic provided $16 million in unreimbursed services to benefit the communities we serve. Monroe Clinic has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals® in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters for positive patient outcomes and overall organizational performance in 2006 and 2008.