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Board of trustees

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    David R. Miller

    president

    Prior to joining River Falls Area Hospital, Miller served for ten years as the vice president, operations, for United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., where he led the development of the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute, the St. Paul Cancer Center and the Peter J. King Emergency Center, along with overseeing multiple patient care departments, support services departments and strategic initiatives. Miller is also a former nationally registered paramedic and served as the president of Allina Health Emergency Medical Services and Allina Health Urgent Care Clinics.

    Miller earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He also serves on the board of Life Link III, a non-profit organization providing safe and effective air medical transport across Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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    Kevin Larson, BSHCA, CNH

    chair

    Kevin Larson is the current CEO/Administrator of Spring Valley Health Care Services, Inc. in Spring Valley, Wisconsin.

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    Claire McCarty, Ph.D.

    vice chair

    Dr. McCarty is a professor at the University of River Falls and has almost 20 years of teaching and consulting experience in the area of management and human resources. Her areas of interest include the development of cases illustrating management practices, issues of sustainability and how to integrate the triple bottom line approach into business education. ethical leadership, negotiations and influence, and systems thinking. Dr. McCarty has been active in international education – teaching in Scotland, Taiwan, Europe, China and taking students to S.E. Asia.

    She has published her work in the Labor Law Journal, the Journal of Critical Incidents, Annual Advances in Business Cases, the Business Case Journal, the Journal of Management Development, Training & Development Magazine, and is a co-author of Labor Agreement Negotiations. She has her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a doctorate from Ohio State. Dr. McCarty lives in River Falls taking care of the pets her college-aged sons have left behind -- three cats, one crazy dog, and a snake.

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    Steven Leitch

    vice chair

    Steve Leitch is the owner of the Leitch Insurance Agency in River Falls, Wisconsin. He moved to River Falls after receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Risk Management & Insurance from UW-Madison. Steve and is wife, Lori, have found River Falls to be a great place to raise their four sons. Steve has enjoyed being active serving both the insurance industry and his community. He has served on the board of his state insurance association, as well as local community organizations including the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, River Falls Community Fund, and St Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program. He's also a member of the Police & Fire Commission and the Ambulance Commission and enjoys being part of the River Falls Rotary Club.

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    Jennifer O’Neill

    foundation chair

    Jennifer O’Neill is a  Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), Jennifer O’Neill specializes in Estate Planning and Elder Law. Dedicated to providing a warm and welcoming environment, Jennifer appreciates the confidence and trust of her clients as she guides them through important personal decisions. Jennifer is an honored graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN, Jennifer is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and Minnesota. She is the only CELA licensed in both WI and MN and is accredited to assist with veteran’s benefits. Jennifer is an active volunteer and vital member of the communities of Hudson and River Falls. She is Vice Chair of the River Falls Area Hospital Foundation, Member of the Board of Directors of the Elder Law Section of the Wisconsin State Bar, and Co-Chair of the Legislative Subcommittee, the Treasurer of the Foster Family Community Foundation created to build a non-profit community center for River Falls, Wisconsin.

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    Jeff Larsen, MD, FAC

    chief of staff

    Dr. Jeffrey Larsen, FAC, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He has special interests in hypertension, cardiovascular disease and sleep medicine.

    Dr. Larsen attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and his residency at the University of Minnesota Center and Clinics. He has been board certified since 1991 and practices at Vibrant Health Family Clinics in River Falls.

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    Susan Galoff

    trustee

    Sue Galoff is the Director/Health Officer of the Pierce County Public Health Department.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  Galoff is a board member of the Western Wisconsin Public Health Education Consortium, the Western Wisconsin Public Health Readiness Consortium and is actively involved in the Wisconsin Public Health Association.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, exercising, playing piano, and relaxing at the lake.

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    Greg Goblirsch, MD

    trustee

    If seeing a health care provider who is fit and athletic is important to you, Dr. Goblirsch is a great choice. In addition to his special interests in emergency medicine and chronic disease, he takes a special interest in how his patients feel before they leave the appointment. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his family medicine residency at Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation. He has been board certified since 1993. Dr. Goblirsch sees patients at Vibrant Health Family Clinics River Falls location.

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    Terry McKay

    trustee

    Terry McKay, a River Falls, Wisconsin native, is an award winning RE/MAX Realtor who's "clients come first" philosophy carries over into everything she does. Terry has a background in Accounting, holds a GRI designation (Graduate Realtor Institute), and holds Real Estate Broker licenses in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Within the community of River Falls, Terry has also raised her four children, and enjoys spending time with her six grandchildren. 

    As a high energy and positive person, her ability to establish, maintain, and leverage relationships has proven valuable to the school, church, city and civic organizations she has been a part of. Terry is a currently a member of the Business Improvement District Board, with 2 years as President; was 2015 Rotarian of the Year and is active working on Rotarian fundraising projects. Terry is also a member of the River Falls Chamber, honored to be the 2015 Chamber Champion, a River Falls Bacon Bash board member and emcee of the popular River Falls Days' parade. As an Ezekiel Lutheran Church Council member, Terry was responsible for hiring and managing a fundraising firm for the Church's building project.  

    In addition to involvement in numerous other community and fundraising events, Terry continues to be energized by helping people achieve their American dream - one home at a time.

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    Vince Seidling

    trustee

    Vince began his Edward Jones career in 2009 as a financial advisor in River Falls.  He has been active in business and civic affairs in River Falls for many years. Vince is also a member of River Falls Area Hospital Foundation and a volunteer with River Falls Lions Club, Rotary Club and serves as an ambassador for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce. In 2012, Vince received the Lion of the Year Award from the River Falls Lions Club and in 2013 he received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award given for exemplary service to the Lions Club and the community in which it serves. Also in 2013, Vince received the Ambassador of the Year from the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and in 2014 he received Rotarian of the Year from the River Falls Rotary Club.