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Board Members

Lakeland is thankful for the leadership provided by our volunteer boards

The dedicated men and women below have provided years of philanthropic support and are advocates on every level for the programs and services of Lakeland Health and its affiliates.

Benton Harbor/ St. Joseph

Executive Committee
Richard Dyer, Chair
Dana Wales, Vice-Chair
Lucas Brown, Secretary/Treasurer
Randy Bettich, Past Chair
Loren B. Hamel, MD, Director

Ex-Officio:
Daniel Hopp

President:
Brandi Smith-Gordon

Board Members
Michael Birkholm
Sandi Bowman
Rick Buckalew
James Clever
Wendy Edwards
Dave Eifler
Marc Florian
Sandra Garland
KC Gast
Robert Gottlieb
Brittany Grasley
Carolyn Hanson
Q. Shane Lies
Kurt Marzke
Barbara Meeks
Randall Miller
Anna Murphy
Tim Passaro
Don Radde
Ebon Sanders
Stephen Smith
Carol Starks
Dennis Szymanski, MD
Kay Varga-Smith
Marge Wiatrowski

Emeritus Status
Jerry Alberts
Ed Conrad
Leo Soorus
Stephen Upton
Joseph Wasserman

Niles

Executive Committee
Mark Weber, Chair
Shane Shidler, Vice-Chair
Jose Ontiveros, Secretary/Treasurer
Tom Grant, Past Chair
Loren B. Hamel, MD, Director

Ex-Officio:
Daniel Hopp

President:
Brandi Smith-Gordon

Board Members
Ishwara Bhat, MD
John Colip
Robin Curtis
Beth Dodge
Stefany Dreher
Bob Feldman
Lagena Frantz
Jerry French
Sandra Garland
Ted Halbritter, III
Randy Hendrixson
Debra Johnson
Doug Law
Lorie Owen
Judy Parker
Paul Smith, Jr.
Deb Touhey
Judy Truesdell 

Emeritus Status
Chickie Landgraf
Joseph Wasserman

Watervliet

Executive Committee
Lisa Kuehnle, Chair
Kylie Mellinger, Vice Chair
David Scheuer, Secretary/Treasurer
Karen McKay, Past Chair
Ray Cruse, Director

President:
Brandi Smith-Gordon

Board Members
Bob Becker
Matthew Clay
Kathy Curtis
Loren B. Hamel, MD
Tina Johnson 
Chana Kniebes
Karen Shymkus
Norma Somers
Manfred Walgram
Heather West

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