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.

  • William Langley, M.D., Physician
    President, Board of Directors
  • Sandra Deke, Community Leader
    Vice President, Board of Directors
  • Rob Woodall, Arconic
    Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors
  • Mark D. Bawden, Genesis Health System Board of Directors
  • Edmund H. Carroll, Lane and Waterman
  • Douglas P. Cropper, Genesis Health System
  • Ally Engle, Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care
  • Ellen Freese, Community Leader
  • David Gellerman, The Hawkeye Group
  • James Hetrick, Community Leader
  • Geeta A. Mahadevia, M.D., Genesis Occupational Health
  • Thomas E. Melchert, Jr., Morgan Stanley
  • Vicki Palmer, Community Leader
  • Mark Witte, Community Leader

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: Family Connects Program Genesis Health System

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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