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For over 100 years, Washington County Hospital and Clinics has been providing healthcare services to Washington County and surrounding community residents.

Board of Trustees

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is governed by an elected Board of Trustees. Our board members are local citizens with a vested interest in the health of our communities. These committed leaders are volunteers who generously give of their time and talents for a six-year term.

Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and held on the last Thursday of each month beginning at 4:00 pm at WCHC in the Robert Nicola Conference Room.

David Bruns

Occupation: Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Current Term: 1st term, 2014-2020
Board Position: Chair
"This hospital delivers some of the best healthcare in Southeast Iowa. I am determined to ensure our hospital continues to grow and prosper."

Keith Lazar

Occupation: Retired President, Washington State Bank
Current Term: 3rd term, 2016-2022
Previous Terms Served: 1st term, 2002-2008; 2nd term, 2010-2016
Board Position: Vice-Chair
"The hospital has become an important part of my life as well as the community with its valuable services."

Mike Van Osdol, CPA

Occupation: Accountant/Partner, Latta Harris, LLP
Current Term: 1st term, 2014-2020
Board Position: Treasurer
"WCHC is known for being generous and caring. I serve to secure great, local healthcare for all in the communities we care for."

Karolyn Leary

Occupation: Secretary, Pediatric Neurology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Current Term: 3rd term, 2014-2020
Previous Terms Served: 1st term, 1998-2004; 2nd term, 2004-2010
Board Position: Secretary
"I am honored to be serving on the hospital board for another term. WCHC is fortunate to have wonderful facilities and dedicated providers and staff."

Sue Basten

Occupation: Executive Vice President and Senior Lender, Washington State Bank
Current Term: 1st term, 2019-2022
"I am honored to join the board of the Washington County Hospital and Clinics and hope to serve and support the talented individuals that make WCHC the healthcare provider of choice in our community."

Edward Weeks

Occupation: Retired Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors
Current Term: 4th term, 2016-2022
Previous Terms Served: 1st term, 1996-2000; 2nd term, 2000-2006; 3rd term, 2006-2012
"This hospital serves its community very well. I am proud to be a part of such a wonderful and caring organization."

Ann Williams

Occupation: Career Agent, Farm Bureau Financial Services
Current Term: 1st term, 2019-2022
"I am thrilled to join the board as Washington is home to all my family and I feel giving back to the community and the hospital is so important. I am excited to work with the board and feel we will be able to further the goals of the hospital."

Board of Trustees Information

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