Meet our Board of Directors



Retired Health Insurance Operations

Lois Crilly


West Des Moines Emergency Medical & Communication Services

Jeff Dumermuth

Executive Director

Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center

James Hayes

Director of Medical Education & Family Medicine Residency Program

Broadlawns Medical Center

Larry Severidt, MD

Young Consulting Inc.

Tess Young, JD

Medical Director

Mercy Cancer Center

Richard L. Deming, MD

Corporate Communications Director

Delta Dental of Iowa

Jill Hamilton


The Iowa Institute

David Lyons

Healthcare Consultant

JDS Consulting

Judy Stark, MS, MBA

Assistant Professor, MPH Program

Des Moines University

Pamela A. Duffy, PT, PhD, OCS, RP


Hatch Development

Jack Hatch

Chief, Oral & Health Delivery Systems

Iowa Department of Public Health

Rob Russel, DDS, MPH

Chief Financial Officer

Broadlawns Medical Center

Karl Vilums

FCI Founder & Board Member Emeritus

Blessman Ministries

James Blessman, MD

FCI Secretary

Attorney at Law

Brick, Gentry, Bowers, Swartz, Stoltze & Levis, PC

Kenneth Butters, JD

FCI Board President & Medical Director

Emergency Room Physician & Health Care Consultant

Stephen Eckstat, DO

FCI Treasurer

National Director

Christ-Life Ministries

James Hobson

FCI Vice-President

Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Tim Gutshall, MD

FCI Executive Director

Wendy Gray, MS

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