Advisory board

NUMC advisory board

Left to right bottom row: Daryn Collins, MD; Pete Neigebauer; Jeff Dittrich; Shirley Laraway; and Missy Dreckman. Left to right top row: Sara Schauer; Toby Freier; John Brownfield, DDS; Jason Wohlers; Cheri LeBrun; Kathleen Berg; David Sturges; Greg Howard; and Greg Thomas. Not pictured: Kathleen Backer, Nicole Briggs, Shari Fischer, Evy Olson and Kari Steele.

Missy Dreckman

Missy Dreckman
New Ulm Medical Center Foundation
Executive Director

Missy Dreckman is the Foundation Executive Director at New Ulm Medical Center, part of Allina Health. Dreckman’s past experience in nonprofit work as a volunteer coordinator in the clinic, hospital and hospice setting inspired her work in philanthropy.

Dreckman is a confident, energetic, passionate and dedicated professional who is donor centered. She enjoys the wonderful relationships she has made with so many people through her work in philanthropy and volunteering. Dreckman is a great communicator, leader and volunteer and supports many organizations in her hometown of New Ulm and the surrounding area.

Dreckman is skilled in major gifts, campaigns, planned giving, staff development & engagement, volunteer training and management, strategic initiatives, event planning and program evaluation. She is a past board member of Kiwanis – New Ulm, ISD #88 Foundation and most recently served as a mayoral campaign co-chair for New Ulm in the 2018 election. She currently serves on an event planning committee for the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce and is an active volunteer in the New Ulm and Sleepy Eye communities – sharing the importance of volunteering with her children.

Dreckman is married to Scott who is owns JP Plumbing and Heating, Next Level Services, a landscape and concrete business and has his real estate license. They have three children and live in rural Sleepy Eye.

Sara Schauer

Sara Schauer
New Ulm Medical Center Foundation
Senior Development Specialist

Sara Schauer brings a diversity of skills and experiences to her work as a senior development specialist for New Ulm Medical Center Foundation, part of Allina Health. A native of New Ulm, Schauer is driven by a pride for this community and a passion for connecting with people. This passion developed young and continued into college leading her to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and speech communication. Having spent the past five years with New Ulm Medical Center Foundation, Schauer’s role focuses on event planning, community fundraising, annual giving and memorial gifts.

Schauer and her husband reside in rural New Ulm and have two daughters.