Board of Directors

As a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization, East Indiana AHEC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representing health care providers and employers, K-12 and college educational entities, and workforce and community development organizations across our 14-county service area.


Our Board of Directors for 2017-2018:

President - Cheryll Obendorf, MBA
Genesis:Pathways to Success Program Manager, Ripley County Community Foundation, Inc.

President Elect - Greg Fillenwarth, FNP-BC      
Health Center Manager, NVIC Family Wellness Center

Secretary - Shaun Steele
Executive Director, Ashford Place Health Campus,Trilogy  Health Services

Treasurer - Tracy Dwenger 
Physician Liaison, Margaret Mary Health

Jillene Anderson
Dean, School of Health Sciences, Ivy Tech Community College Richmond

Karen Clark, EdD, RN
Dean of Nursing and Associate Professor, IU East School of Nursing

Heather Hountz
Nursing Student, IUPUC

Dean Jacks, PhD
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology, Hanover College

Rob Moorhead
Superintendent, South Ripley School Corporation

Kathy Oren
Executive Director, Community Education Coalition

Bryan Robbins
Executive Director, Hospital Foundation of Decatur County

Beth Sharer, DHA, NEA-C, RN, HFA, FACHE
Division Head, Indiana University School of Nursing IUPUC

Tom Talbot, MA
CEO, Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

Judith A. Uhler, RN, MS
Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University East, School of Nursing

James Ballard, EdD
Executive Director, Indiana AHEC Network, IUSM Dept. of Family Medicine
ex-officio member

East Indiana Area Health Education Center
13 E. George Street, Suite B
Batesville, IN 47006