Compassionate Care of Shelby County Executive Committee
Our Executive Committee governs the operation and fiscal management of Compassionate Care of Shelby County.
Individuals from all walks of life represent our community's voice. The professional background is also diverse and includes professionals in medicine, education, law, finance, and those with careers in the service sector. The Committee meets monthly to discuss and vote on major decisions affecting Compassionate Care's financial and administrative management. All of the Committee members are committed to Compassionate Care's Mission Statement and provide financial support. Members also participate in committees that further help manage clinical operations:
Fundraising and Marketing
Personnel and Credentialing
Finance and Audit
Practice and Quality Assurance
Sue Hulsmeyer is Board President of Compassionate Care. She graduated from Bluffton University earning a degree in Organizational Leadership and is currently the Director of Organizational Development and Learning at Midmark Corporation in Versailles. Her experience in human resources and training has been extremely helpful as she assists Compassionate Care with its hiring and policy decisions as well as the development of the Board and Clinic staff. She is determined to take part in making quality services available to all Shelby County residents who need health, dental, and prescription drug care. Her compassion for co-workers, Board members, staff, volunteers, and patients has been and continues to be an invaluable asset to all of those with whom she comes in contact. “I am very honored and humbled to be part of such a great organization that is providing much needed services in Shelby County.”
Mitch Eiting is CCSC's Vice Chairperson and brings to our organization a wealth of knowledge and experience in promoting a vision, as he does in this role at Midmark. "To provide products and services for efficient and effective patient care, and to make a positive difference in the practice of healthcare and in every life we touch." Mitch is the Manager of Global Community Relations for Midmark Corporation. He also serves as the President of the Midmark Foundation. Mitch's experience doesn't end there. He also oversees Midmark's corporate donation program, he coordinates volunteer programs and donation activities with corporate partners to donate healthcare equipment to developing countries in need, as well as clinics in underprivileged areas.
Closer to home, Mitch serves his local community as a member of the Versailles Rotary Club, VP/Board member of Family Health CHC of Greenville, board member of the Wright State University – Lake Campus Foundation and the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce. His educational background includes an Associate Degree in Sales and Marketing from Edison Community College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Wright State University. He is married with four children and enjoys family time, competitive cycling, and self improvement. We are so pleased that Mitch has accepted this role of being a board member for CCSC and we feel confident with his past and present experience, he will bring a renewed enthusiasm to CCSC.
Joan Schroeder, our dependable Board Treasurer, earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Ohio Northern University and is a Certified Public Accountant, Inactive. Although she has worked as a public accountant focusing on taxation and in corporate accounting as a controller, Joan now serves as Treasurer for several community organizations. She also volunteers as a Mentor Mom at the Elizabeth New Life Center. “Being on the Board of Compassionate Care is a very rewarding experience for me,” Joan remarked at her first meeting. Her strengths in consulting with small business and teaching them to efficiently set up their accounting software systems enables her to transfer those skills to our organization in order to benefit the patients we serve. Her loyalty to each group she assists has earned her much respect, and because she likes to make a positive difference in the lives of others, we are glad that she chose to play an important role in the way Compassionate Care’s financial structure is governed.
Laura Barley, Secretary of the Board of Directors. Laura’s dependable and accurate recording of the proceedings at each meeting contributes to the ongoing achievements that CCSC and our community enjoy. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance from The Ohio State University. She has been active in banking for 30 years, currently as Vice President of Commercial Lending with U.S. Bank in Sidney. She has served on many non-profit boards and has assisted at Faith Formation Classes at her parish over the years. “God has truly blessed me with a caring family and success in life.” Raised in a family with God and the importance of serving community has instilled in Laura the desire to help those less fortunate. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to be able to work with such a dedicated group of people and to assist in furthering the wonderful work being done at CCSC.”
Dr. Cheryl Mann, Medical Director, joined the Compassionate Care Board of Directors in January 2014. Dr. Mann specializes in Family Practice and has an office in Jackson Center. She brings a new, positive and enthusiastic attitude to the Board. We are fortunate to have someone so willing to contribute to the clinic. She is a fabulous asset to our amazing team. She is always willing to help out in any way and also volunteers at the facility in other ways as well. Dr. Mann brings a fresh insite to the Board and we are honored she chose to join CCSC.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Compassionate Care welcomes Jeffery Van Treese, DDS to its Board of Directors. Dr. Van Treese currently serves on the YMCA Board, the YMCA Foundation Board, and the Foundation Board of the First United Methodist Church. His organizational skills led to his participation in the Give Kids A Smileprogram which provides free dental care to grade school children with dental needs. After graduating from Miami University and The Ohio State University, where he received his Dental Degree, Jeff completed his General Practice Residency at Ohio State. He has been a practicing dentist in Sidney for the past 25 years and has held numerous offices in professional organizations. His sense of fairnessand his desire to use his God-given skills led him to volunteer at Compassionate Care and to encourage his colleagues to provide dental services as well. Dr. Van Treese hopes to see our clinic make the transition from an urgent care facility to a comprehensive clinic that encompasses preventive care.
CCSC welcomes Rachel Dietz to our Board of Directors. As a retail pharmacist, Rachel has seen the importance of being able to provide health care for the under-insured. By working everyday she sees first hand how prescription costs rise. On a daily basis she is faced with people not being able to afford their prescriptions. God has blessed her with a wonderful career as a pharmacist and she wants to be able to use her knowledge in a way to give back to the community. She is a 2001 graduate of Botkins Local School and a 2009 graduate of Ohio Northern University where she received her Doctorate of Pharmacology and Bachelors of Business Administration. “My goal is to create a relationship with local pharmacy schools and create a professional rotation for students. The goal of the experience is to expose students to what a free clinic has to offer along with providing comprehensive medication reviews and medication counseling for CCSC patients. I would also love to get my husband involved and try to make the Optometry clinic a huge success.” As a volunteer at Compassionate Care for almost a year now, she has seen what a huge impact this clinic can make on the community. She is excited to now be a part of the board and to help Shelby County benefit even more.
As a community-minded, team player, Dan Bensman joined the Compassionate Care Board, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. A practicing attorney with Faulkner, Garmhausen, Keister, and Shenk, Dan specializes in corporate and commercial law, real estate and estate planning, trusts, probate, and taxation. He also serves on many non-profit boards, enabling him to act as a liaison with other Shelby County organizations and agencies. “I am hopeful that my prior experiences with these organizations will allow me to help guide Compassionate Care in navigating the uncertain future that exists in health care today,” Dan stated. His forward thinking will undoubtedly help spread the word regarding all of the positive things being accomplished at Compassionate Care, and assist our clinic in its continuing mission of providing quality health care to our underserved neighbors.
Eileen Hix joined the CCSC Board of Directors in January 2014 and has settled in quite well. Eileen comes to us from Sidney First United Methodist Church, where she is the Children's and Family Pastor. Her enthusiasm and smile is extremely contagious. We are blessed to have her on Compassionate Care's team. Eileen is married to husband Chip and have two lovely children that share her excitement for life. Eileen and Chip will be empty-nesters soon, as the children make their own way in life. We wish her all the best as she helps to guide the board and to help keep us on track to accomplish CCSC's mission.
Compassionate Care welcomes Ali Rittenhouse to the team this year. Ali is a Business Coach & Digital Marketing Strategist. Over the past 11 years, Ali has helped thousands of entrepreneurs from all over the world master marketing their online businesses and we hope to tap in to her expertise in the field of marketing as she gets more involved with CCSC. We are so pleased to have Ali on board to help in our efforts in getting out the word about the services we offer to the uninsured and under-served of the County. She hosts a weekly segment on Wednesday mornings on TAM FM 105.5 called the Social Norm and is involved in various fundraising events throughout the year with local agencies.