UHH Welcomes Deb Ivey to Board of Trustees
[Dodgeville] Upland Hills Health, Inc. welcomes Deb Ivey, of Mineral Point to the Board of Trustees. In November, Ivey joined the nine-member board whose mission is to govern Upland Hills Health, Inc., which includes the hospital, clinics and all associated program and services. Ivey will replace attorney, Peg Koehler of Mineral Point who has left to serve as Iowa County Circuit Court Judge.
Most recently, Ivey served the youth of Iowa County as 4-H Youth Development Educator and recently retired from this post after 17 years of dedicated service. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economic Education from the UW– Madison. Ivey has been an educator for a total of 42 years. Her professional career included teaching family and consumer education at both Darlington and Iowa Grant Schools and serving as Assistant Principal at Platteville High School. Ivey has always been active in the community serving on the Alcohol and Drug Assessment (AODA) and Family & Children Coalitions, the Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce and volunteering for local 4H programs and the Iowa County Fair.
Ivey grew up on a farm in the Livingston area and is a graduate of Iowa Grant High School. She and her husband, Bruce, live in Mineral Point. Together they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. They previously owned and operated Ivey Construction in partnership with Bruce’s family.
Ivey said, “I am happy to accept the invitation to serve on the UHH Board of Trustees. It seems like a natural, next step. I was born at St. Joseph Hospital in Dodgeville,” she said with a smile. “My career has always included serving my community. Family and consumer education is in line with building sound habits and healthy lifestyles. It is a good fit. I am looking forward to learning about the healthcare industry and working on building this strong local healthcare facility.”
The Upland Hills Health Board of Trustees is made up of representatives from the communities of Barneveld, Dodgeville, Highland, Hollandale, Mineral Point, Spring Green and SSM Health of Wisconsin.