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Iowa City Hospice



Karla Kamal, RN, BSN, is the Executive Director of Iowa City Hospice. Karla has more than 30 years of clinical and management experience as a nurse in acute and community care.

She works with the Iowa City Hospice Board of Directors to create and implement plans, manage day-to-day clinical and business operations, and assure the quality of care that is provided by Iowa City Hospice.

Board of Directors and Affiliations


  • Todd Means, Chair – Vice President, MidwestOne Bank
  • Josh Brewster, Past Chair – Director, Social, Patient & Family Services,
    U of I Hospitals and Clinics
  • Dean Carrington, Treasurer – Attorney, Phelan, Tucker, Mullen, Walker, Tucker & Gelman
  • Melissa Carrington, Secretary – Attorney, Bradley and Riley, PC
  • LeAnn Tatman, Chair-Elect – Director of Inpatient Nursing, Mercy Hospital Iowa City
  • Arleen Clark-Cain – RN, Mercy Hospital
  • Boyd Crosby – Owner, Boyd Crosby Construction
  • Eli Wynes – Wealth Advisor, U of I Community Credit Union
  • Ben Russell – Commercial Banking Officer, Hills Bank and Trust
  • Mahmooda Ahmad – Iowa City Community Member
  • Teresa Weiner – Iowa City Hospice Supporter
  • Dr. Stephen Scheckel – Medical Director, Mercy Hospital Iowa City