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Board of Directors

Grand Itasca is governed by a primarily local Board of Directors, whose collective wisdom adds strength to the organization.
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Dale Adams

Board Chair

Council Member

City of Grand Rapids

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Mike Ives

Board Vice Chair


Mike Ives Realty and Grand Hospitality

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Dennis Roy

Board Secretary

Retired Senior Account Executive

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

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Simon Lick, MD

Board Treasurer


Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital

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Brian Amdahl, MD, MMM

System-Appointed Director

Senior VP, Acute Care & Post Acute Care; Senior Medical Director

FHMG Medical Specialties; M Health Fairview

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Kimberly DeRoche, MD

System-Appointed Director

Chief of Primary Care; Physician Chief of Primary Care

Fairview Health Services; Fairview Health Medical Group

Cindy Feyder

Cindy Feyder

Retired Financial Advisor

Edward Jones

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Dale Fuhrman

Retired Teacher and Counselor

Grand Rapids School District

Tom McBride

Tom McBride

Financial Advisor

Clairmont Financial Advisors

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Mike Miskovich, DDS

Retired Dentist

Miskovich Dental Clinic


Keith Murphy, MD, FAAP, FACP

Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital

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Mindy Nuhring

Executive Director

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

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Laura Reed, RN, MBA, DNP

System-Appointed Director

Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Operating Officer

Fairview Health Services, M Health Fairview

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Connie Ross-Hendershott, MA

DHS Residential Programs Administrative Director

North Homes Children and Family Services


Nick Rothstein

Grand Itasca Foundation Representative


Minnesota North College