Welcoming New Board Members at Upland Hills Health
[Dodgeville] – The Board of Trustees at Upland Hills Health welcomes Todd Burchill and John Thronson as their newest members, and the Upland Hills Health Foundation is pleased to announce that Martha Boyer has joined their Board.
Todd Burchill is Regional Vice President of Strategic Development with SSM Healthcare of Wisconsin. Burchill will occupy one of two seats on the board filled by a representative from SSM. Upland Hills Health has been affiliated with SSM since1987, expanding that affiliation in 2011. Burchill brings to the table over eighteen years of healthcare experience in strategic planning, business development and operations. Prior to joining SSM, Burchill served as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Dean, where he was responsible for identifying and implementing new services and business opportunities, coordination of space planning and real estate activities, monitoring of the regional and state competitive environment and managing operations and administration of all regional specialty program/outreach sites.
John Thronson, owns and operates the Hollandale Grocery which has been thriving for the past 17 years. He is active in community organizations and also serves on the Board of Directors for Town Mutual Insurance Company. Originally from Iowa County, Thronson graduated from Barneveld High School, received a degree in History, Political Science and Education from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and taught in Aurora, Illinois before returning to this area to launch his own business. His participation on the Board of Trustees rounds out the representation of communities across the Upland Hills Health service area. The current Board is made up of representatives from Barneveld, Dodgeville, Highland, Hollandale, Mineral Point and Spring Green.
Martha Boyer brings a diverse set of experiences to the Upland Hills Health Foundation Board of Directors. Boyer was born and raised in Mexico but completed her high school education in Thomasville, Georgia. She and her family have lived in several states across the country and in the entrepreneurial style of her mother and grandmother; Boyer forged an export business that she was able operate wherever she made a home. Settling in Iowa County 18 years ago, Boyer has found a strong sense of purpose volunteering and raising funds for community projects, working with local service organizations such as Southwest Community Action Program, Head Start and Community Connection Free Clinic, to name a few. She also finds it rewarding to serve as advocate and interpreter for our Spanish speaking population, helping families to make connections and navigate local health care, schools and other basic needs.