Board and Management

Board of Directors

Samantha Grabau, Chair
Harmony Enterprises
Board Member since 2015

Matt Flynn
Olmsted County Commissioner
Board Member since 2015

   
Gregory Griffiths, Vice Chair
Dunlap & Seeger
Board Member since 2016
Steve Kerchberger, Past Chair
IBM
Board Member since 2014
   
Rep. Tina Liebling
Minnesota House of Representatives
Board Member since 2013
Dr. Margaret Lloyd
Mayo Clinic
Board Member since 2013
   
Penny Ness,
Secretary/Treasurer

Olmsted Medical Center
Board Member since 2015
Marc Prestby
Fillmore County Commissioner
Board Member since 2001
   
Dr. Jennifer Rho
Community Health Service Inc
Board Member since 2014
Brian Rich
Mayo Clinic
Board Member since 2016
   
Kathleen Shaw
Retired - Mayo Clinic
Board Member since 2017
Cathy Shea, CNS, APRN
Mayo Clinic
Board Member since 2012
   
Steve Thornton
Retired - Rochester Area Foundation
Board Member since 2017
Jay Wangen
Merchants Bank
Board Member since 2016
   

Leadership Team

 Dave Cook, MSW, LICSW
 Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Mr. Cook is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Zumbro Valley Health Center. He has more than 25 years of administrative and clinical experience, including 20 in a leadership capacity in health care. Before joining the organization, he served in many leadership positions, including WellPoint, Medica and United Behavioral Health. Mr. Cook also has extensive clinical experience, serving as clinical director and a clinician at Cigna, United HealthCare and the Wilder Foundation. He has a Masters’ Degree in social work from Washington University in St. Louis, is a licensed independent clinical social worker and completed a number of courses at the Carlson School of Management.

   

Judith Eichman, LSW, LADC
Chemical Health Services

Ms. Eichman administers the addictions recovery programs and homeless services for Zumbro Valley Health Center. Over the past 20 years, she has steadily grown these programs to meet the increased needs of our community. In addition to her certification as a licensed social worker and licensed alcohol and drug counselor, Ms. Eichman has a Masters’ Degree in community counseling from Winona State University.

 

   

Heather Geerts, LICSW
Director of Clinical Services

Ms. Geerts administers the children's services unit, children’s day treatment program and outpatient therapy department. As director of clinical services, she helps determine and oversees Zumbro Valley Health Center’s therapeutic direction. She also currently provides administrative oversight for the organization’s residential treatment and crisis stabilization programs. Ms. Geerts has a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas along with her certification as a licensed independent clinical social worker.

 

   

Corey Kanz, MA
Connections and Referral Unit

Mr. Kanz administers the organization's Connections and Referral Unit, overseeing staff who provide detox and addictions-related education.  Before this role, he served as the program manager for the residential treatment and crisis stabilization programs.  Mr. Kanz has nearly 10 years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with mental illness, additions, and co-occurring disorders.  He has a Master's Degree in counseling and Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.

 

   

Ashley Kothenbeutel, MHPr
Residential Treatment

Ms. Kothenbeutel provides administrative oversight for the organization's residential treatment and crisis stabilization programs.  Prior to this, she served as the programs' unit supervisor for the past two years.  Before joining Zumbro Valley Health Center, Ms. Kothenbeutel worked in a variety of direct service positions with children, including a case manager at a children's shelter home, an interventionist SST and a direct support professional.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Luther College.

   

Tracy Lee, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Ms. Lee oversees staff recruitment and training, compensation and benefits, policy development, employee relations, customer service and facilities.  Before joining Zumbro Valley Health Center in early 2007, she served as human resources director for Tandem Library Group.  Ms. Lee has a Master of Business Administration (Human Resources) degree from the University of St. Thomas. 

   

Tina Nunemacher-Tews, LSW
Community Support Programs

As director for Zumbro Valley Health Center's community support program, Ms. Nunemacher-Tews oversees a variety of services designed to help participants improve their community living skills.  She has 20 years of experience - including 18 at Zumbro Valley Health Center - working in the mental health field.  Ms. Nunemacher-Tews received her bachelor's degree from Winona State University and is a licensed social worker. 

   

Sean Rice, MBA
Marketing and Development

Mr. Rice currently directs the organization's marketing, communications, business development and fundraising activities.  He also leads the marketing committee for the Board of Directors.  Mr. Rice has more than 15 years of marketing experience, having worked for Mayo Clinic and Rochester Medical prior to joining Zumbro Valley Health Center in early 2008.  He has a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) degree from the University of St. Thomas. 

   

Chad Van Houten
Accounting and Finance

In his role as finance director, Mr. Van Houten oversees the accounting and finance departments at Zumbro Valley Health Center. Prior to joining the organization, Mr. Van Houten served as controller for McNeilus Truck Manufacturing. He has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University in accounting.

   

 

 

 

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Hours
Monday - Thursday - 7:30am - 7:00pm
Friday - 7:30am - 12:00pm (noon)

Contact
507.289.2089

Emergency/Crisis Hotline
844.274.7472