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"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." -Sir Winston Churchill 

Pioneer Memorial Foundation

Pioneer Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to guide fundraising efforts for Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services.

Officers of the Foundation include:

President, Bill Hansen, Centerville, Economic Development Coordinator/Banker/Farmer
Vice President, Melanie Parsons, Viborg, Parsons' Insurance Agency and Parsons' Tax Service
Secretary/Treasurer, Jim Nielsen, Wakonda, Former Bank President

Other area volunteers serving on the Foundation Board include:

Arlen Jensen, Viborg, hobby farmer and former PMH&HS Board member
Dr. George Jenter, Sturgis, Osteopathic Family Physician
Charles Larsen, Hurley, Retired Farmer
Eldon Nygaard, Vermillion/Viborg, Attorney/Farmer/Business Owner/ former State Legislator
Blanche Vannorsdel, Viborg, Farmer

Hospital Board Representatives on the Foundation include:

Melanie Parsons, President
Kelly Oberbroekling, Vice President -Viborg, Complete Agronomy Services
Paul Christensen, Secretary-Viborg, Vision Video

Hospital staff represented on the Board include:

Thomas Richter, CEO
Anne Christiansen, CFO
Brendyn Richards, Director of Development
Kathy Skotvold, Administrative Assistant (Recorder/Minutes).

Committee assignments are:

Policy Chair: Melanie Parsons
Policy Members: Dr. George Jenter, Eldon Nygaard and Blanche Vannorsdel

Finance Chair: Jim Nielsen
Finance Members: Paul Christensen and Bill Hansen

Nominating Chair: Kelly Oberbroekling
Nominating Members: Arlen Jensen and Charles Larsen 

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Pioneer Memorial Friends

Our "Friends" program was established as a way to provide individuals, families and businesses the opportunity to support the missions and goals of Pioneer Memorial. We rely on our Friends unselfish support to enhance and strengthen our programs and services and to help upgrade technology and equipment.

There are several ways to participate in our Friends program. Ways To Give