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.  Board of Director Compensation for 2019 equaled $5,309.10.

President

Clarissa Barnes, MD
Term(s): 2017-2020, 2020-2023
Avera Medical Group Hospitalists Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $0

Vice President

Mark L. Harlow, MD
Term(s): 2018-2021

Rapid City, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $400

Treasurer

Victoria Walker, MD
Term(s): 2016-2019; 2019-2022

Good Samaritan Society
Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $400

Secretary

Matthew Stanley, DO
Term(s): 2016-2019; 2019-2022

Avera Medical Group
University Psychiatry Associates of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $175

Member at Large

Mr. Tim Tracy
Term(s): 2016-2018; 2018-2021
Chief Executive Officer
Sanford Vermillion Medical
Vermillion, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $375

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

2020 Board Compensation: $175

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

2020 Board Compensation: $325

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

2020 Board Compensation: $325

Mr. K.C. DeBoer
Term(s): 2020-2023
President/Chief Executive Officer
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Watertown, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $150

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

2020 Board Compensation: $300

Ms. LaVonne Gaspar
Term(s): 2015-2018; 2018-2021
Medicare Beneficiary
Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $0

Thomas Groeger, MD
Term(s): 2016-2019; 2019-2022
Lead/Deadwood Regional Medical Clinic
Deadwood, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $0

Mr. Jason Merkley
Term(s): 2015-2018; 2018-2021
Chief Executive Officer
Brookings Health System
Brookings, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $150

Mr. Jeremy Schultes
Term(s): 2016-2017; 2017-2020; 2020-2023
Chief Executive Officer
Philip Health Services
Philip, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $300

Mr. Steve Lindquist
Term(s): 2020-2023
Consumer
Sioux Falls, SD

2020 Board Compensation: $150

2019 Financial Audit