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.

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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

Tom Fishback, Chairperson

Tom Fishback

Chairperson

Tara Mills, Vice Chairperson

Tara Mills

Vice Chairperson

Karin Emery, Secretary/Treasurer

Karin Emery

Secretary/Treasurer

Amber Hemmestad

Amber Hemmestad

Rod King

Rod King

Jason Merkley, CEO & President of Brookings Health System

Jason Merkley

CEO & President of Brookings Health System


Foundation News

King Joins Brookings Health System Foundation Board

Retired Physician Assistant Rod King recently joined Brookings Health System Foundation’s board of directors. He was elected at the May 12 board meeting to serve a two-year term through December 2023.

New Beginnings Birth Center Nursery Named in Honor of Isaac Scot Hemmestad

On June 28 representatives from Brookings Health System and Team Isaac gathered to dedicate New Beginnings Birth Center’s nursery in honor of Isaac Scot Hemmestad, the son of Team Isaac founders Jason and Amber Hemmestad. The Isaac Scot Nursery recognizes the funds given to Brookings Health System Foundation by Team Isaac.

Aiming to Inspire Health Fundraiser & Raffle Set for Aug. 11

Brookings Health System Foundation will hold the 13th annual Aiming to Inspire Health fundraiser, presented by First Bank & Trust, on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Brookings Gun Club, rural Brookings, S.D.