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Avera Health Board of Directors

  • Merritt Warren, MD, Chair, Brookings
  • Sr. Janet Horstman, Vice Chair, Sioux Falls
  • Sr. Penny Bingham, Yankton
  • Sr. Pam Donelan, Aberdeen
  • Lori Essig, Mitchell
  • Robert Fouberg, Aberdeen
  • Gary Gaspar, Sioux Falls
  • Doneen Hollingsworth, Pierre
  • Sr. Mary Jaeger, Sioux Falls
  • Sr. Debra Kolecka, Yankton
  • Sr. Mary Kay Panowicz, Yankton
  • Luis Rojas, MD, Sioux Falls
  • Clark Sinclair, Madison
  • Bob Sutton, President and CEO, Avera Health
  • Jason Wickersham, MD, Parkston

Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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