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Board of Trustees

"To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, that is to have succeeded." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kearney County Health Services Leadership & Responsibilities

Kearney County Health Services is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Kearney County Board of Supervisors, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Kearney County Board of Trustees and the Laws of the State of Nebraska. The KCHS Board of Trustees are primarily responsible for the management, direction and long-range planning; approval of operating and capital improvement budgets and expenditures; appointment of qualified medical staff; and ensuring the quality of patient care.

The KCHS Board of Trustees is responsible for selecting a qualified healthcare administrator (Chief Executive Officer) who shall be its direct executive representative in the management of KCHS. The administrator shall have authority and responsibility for the management of KCHS, subject to such limitations as may be imposed by the Board of Trustees.

KCHS Board of Trustees

  • Dick McBride, President
  • Clark Abrahamson, Secretary
  • Jeff Hanson, R.Ph.
  • Steve Olson
  • Sam Stadler
  • Wayne Anderson, County Board of Supervisors Representative


Board of Trustees, pictured left to right: Dick McBride, Clark Abrahamson, Steve Olson, Jeff Hanson, Ed Alderman
NOTE: Dr. Ed Alderman’s term ended December 31, 2017

The KCHS Board of Trustees meets monthly on the last Wednesday of the month at Noon in the Countryside Living Conference Room.

November 2017 Agenda
December 2017 Agenda
January 2018 Special Meeting Agenda
January 2018 Agenda
February 2018 Agenda
March 2018 Agenda
April 2018 Agenda

October 2017 Minutes
November 2017 Minutes
December 2017 Minutes
January 2018 Special Meeting Minutes
January 2018 Minutes
February 2018 Minutes
March 2018 Minutes


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