Board of Directors

Sara Krieger, MHA, RN, BSN, CHPN, has long been committed to the life-affirming principles of palliative and hospice care.  A Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse since 2008, Krieger holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, as well as certification in Nonprofit Management from Iowa State University. She completed the University of Iowa Master of Healthcare Administration program, earning her advanced degree in June of 2019.

Krieger has been with Iowa City Hospice (Iowa City’s only community-based nonprofit hospice care provider) since 2005. She currently serves as the organization’s CEO, managing the staff and resources that support hundreds of patients a day over a seven-county service area.

Krieger has extensive experience in developing and guiding strategic initiatives toward positive outcomes. She is known for her proven ability to successfully implement process change across multiple disciplines while maintaining an exceptional commitment to regulatory compliance and a high degree of fiscal responsibility.

Iowa City Hospice Board of Directors

  • Sara Krieger, ICH Board Chair 
    ICH Chief Executive Officer, Iowa Care Community
  • Sara Caven, ICH Board Treasurer
    Clinical Director, Iowa Care Community
  • Randy McDonough, Secretary
    Pharmacist, Owner, Towncrest Pharmacy, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies
  • Kara Thoma
    Psycho-Social Services Manager, Iowa Care Community

Iowa Care Community Board of Directors and Affiliations

  • Ben Evans, Treasurer
    Employee Benefits Specialist, Relion Insurance Solutions
  • Catherine Pugh, Past Board Chair
    Owner/Agent, Urban Acres Real Estate
  • Connie Alt, Chair Elect
    Attorney, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Law Firm
  • Cynthia Schrock
    Vice President and Branch Manager, MidwestOne
  • David Bedell, MD
    University of Iowa Health Care, Family Medicine Physician
  • Jeffrey Jarrett
    Vice President, F&M Savings Bank
  • Michelle Nederhoff
    Employee Benefits Specialist, Relion Insurance Solutions
  • Nicole Brogden, PharmD, PhD, Board Chair
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, the University of Iowa – College of Pharmacy
  • Randy McDonough
    Pharmacist, Owner, Towncrest Pharmacy, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies
  • Steve Anderson
    Attorney, Anderson Houghton Law
  • Tammy Sebolt
    Nurse Manager, University of Iowa Health Care
  • Theresa Bechtel  University of Iowa School of Nursing, Associate Professor of Instruction
  • William Schwickerath, Secretary Hills Bank, Department of Wealth Management