Foundation

Brookings Health System Foundation, created on December 30, 2009, was formed to help build and support Brookings Health System. It is a 501(c)(3) organization, legally separate from the health system, and is governed by its own board of trustees.

Our Mission

Inspiring people to support Brookings Health System through philanthropy, recognizing the vital role of healthcare in sustaining quality of life in our community.

Brookings Health System Foundation relies on your gifts to achieve its mission.

Foundation Board of Trustees

David Kneip, Chairperson

David Kneip

Chairperson

Joanie Holm, CNP, Vice Chairperson

Joanie Holm, CNP

Vice Chairperson

Jason Merkley, CEO & President of Brookings Health System

Jason Merkley

CEO & President of Brookings Health System

Jim Winterboer, Secretary/Treasurer

Jim Winterboer

Secretary/Treasurer

Tom Fishback

Tom Fishback

Tara Mills

Tara Mills

Mary Minton

Mary Minton


Foundation News

You're Not Alone

Rita Leintz of Sinai considers herself tough. So tough that when she was diagnosed with breast cancer on Oct. 14 last year, she kept up appearances for her family and friends. But inside, Rita felt alone

Ruesch and Schneider Appointed Directors by Brookings Health

Brookings Health System recently appointed two new directors, Sandra Ruesch, RN, and Sara Schneider.

Consider Year-End Giving with Brookings Health System Foundation

Our mission matches your values. “Inspiring people to support Brookings Health System through philanthropy, recognizing the vital role of local healthcare in sustaining quality of life in our community.”