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Board of Directors

Free Clinics of Iowa's OFFICERS

Free Clinics of Iowa Founder and Board Member Jim Blessman headshot

James Blessman, MD

FCI Founder & Board Member Emeritus

Blessman International

Free Clinics of Iowa Board President and Medical Director Stephen Eckstat Headshot

Stephen Eckstat, DO

FCI Board President &

Medical Director

Emergency Room Physician & Health Care Consultant

Free Clinics of Iowa Vice-President Tim Gutshall Headshot

Tim Gutshall, MD

FCI Vice-President

Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Free Clinics of Iowa Secretary Kenneth Butters Headshot

Kenneth Butters, JD

FCI Secretary

Attorney at Law

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

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Karl Vilums

FCI Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer

Broadlawns Medical Center

Free Clinics of Iowa Executive Director Wendy Grey Headshot

Wendy Gray, MS

FCI Executive Director

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Jeff Dumermuth

FCI Member Services Coordinator

Free Clinics of Iowa's MEMBERS

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Richard L. Deming, MD

Medical Director

Mercy Cancer Center


David Drake, DO

Des Moines Psychiatrist

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Pamela A. Duffy, PT, PhD, OCS, RP-R, FAPTA

Associate Professor & Vice Chair, MPH Program

Des Moines University

Free Clinics of Iowa Member Jill Hamilton Headshot

Jill Feilmeier

Corporate Communications Director

Delta Dental of Iowa

Free Clinics of Iowa Member Jack Hatch Headshot

Jack Hatch


Hatch Development

Free Clinics of Iowa Member James Hayes Headshot

James Hayes

Executive Director

Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center 


James Hobson

National Director

Christ-Life Ministries

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Bob Russell, DDS, MPH

Chief, Oral & Health Delivery Systems

Iowa Department of Public Health

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Larry Severidt, MD

Director of Medical Education & Family Medicine Residency Program

Broadlawns Medical Center

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Tess Young, JD

Young Consulting Inc

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