Our Leaders

Genesis Philanthropy Board of Directors

Members of our Genesis Philanthropy Board of Directors are committed to solving the region’s most complex health challenges. To learn more about serving on the Genesis Philanthropy Board, contact Missy Gowey, Executive Director at goweym@genesishealth.com.

  • Gregory Schermer, GPS Holdings, LLC
    Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Mark D. Bawden, Genesis Health System Board of Directors
    Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Sandra Deke, Community Leader
    Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors
  • John Anderson, Quad City Bank & Trust
  • Amir Arbisser, M.D., Community Leader
  • Edmund H. Carroll, Lane and Waterman
  • Howard Cornfield, Beacon Sports Properties
  • Douglas P. Cropper, Genesis Health System
  • Ellen Freese, Community Leader
  • James Hetrick, Community Leader
  • Richard C. John, Jr., Sedona Group
  • Donald Johnson, Community Leader
  • William Langley, M.D., Physician
  • Geeta A. Mahadevia, M.D., Genesis Occupational Health
  • Nana Meriwether, Director, Meriwether Foundation and Miss USA 2012
  • Vicki Palmer, Community Leader
  • Mark Witte, Community Leader
  • Rob Woodall, Arconic

Staff

Melinda "Missy" Gowey, CFRE
Executive Director
Genesis Philanthropy
GoweyM@GenesisHealth.com
563-421-6860

Elaine Schilling
Administrative Assistant
Genesis Philanthropy
SchillingEL@GenesisHealth.com
563-421-6872

Robin Krogman
Director
DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation
KrogmanRobin@genesisHealth.com
563-659-4233

Al Zwilling
Foundation and Community Outreach Program Director
Mercer Foundation for Health
309-582-9256
ZwillingA@genesishealth.com

Advisor: Metabolic Syndrome Initiative

Stacia Carroll, Genesis Health System, Coordinator Wellness

Advisors: Genesis Family Connects Program

Michele Cullen, Community Health Manager

Tera Weets, Children and Family Services Supervisor

Affiliate Foundations


DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation
Genesis Foundation
Mercer Foundation for Health

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