02.04.2010   [ close ]

IWHI Board Welcomes New Director and New President

The IWHI Board of Directors has welcomed its newest member, Rebecca R. Thompson, CPA, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation.  Ms. Thompson replaces Susan Turney, MD, CEO of the Wisconsin Medical Society, who served as a director from 2006-2009 and was instrumental in IWHI's formation.

Ron Cisler, PhD, is the new board president.  Dr. Cisler is the Director of the Center for Urban Population Health in Milwaukee, and is an associate professor in both the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.  He replaces Gretchen Sampson, RN, MPH, who served as the board president from 2006-2009.  Ms. Sampson continues to serve as a director.

Phyllis Dube, Director of Advocacy and Energy Options for We Energies was re-elected as Treasurer; Tom Sieger, MS, Deputy Administrator of the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, was re-elected as Vice President; and Stephanie Smith, MBA, Director of Corporate Communications at Marshfield Clinic continues as Secretary.