Board of Directors



The Board of Directors at Mercy College of Health Sciences is guided by its mission, vision, and values rooted in the legacy of the Sisters of Mercy. The Board serves as the governing body of Mercy College and is committed, at a strategic level, to its fiduciary responsibilities of educational quality, fiscal integrity, and assuring the effectiveness of the College and its various constituencies. In shaping the College’s strategies and policies, the Board engages in a culture of accountability, transparency, and the highest ethical standards.

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Emily McAllister, JD*
Board Chair
Attorney, Shareholder
Duncan Green, P.C.
Paul EricksonPaul Erickson*
Board Vice Chair and Treasurer

Bankers Trust Company
Joyce LillisJoyce Lillis, MSN, RN*
Board Secretary
 Retired Nursing Professional
Dr. Adreain HenryAdreain Henry, OD, EdD, MBA*
ex officio

Mercy College of Health Sciences

Heather CampbellHeather Campbell, JD, BSN*
ex officio

Chief Legal Officer

Joe Benesh
CEO & President
The Ingenuity Company

Kari Boyens
Director of Business Development
IMEG Corp.

Linda Carter-LewisLinda Carter-Lewis
Community Advocate

Tom Clancy, MBA, PhD, RN, FAAN
Clinical Professor Ad Honorem
University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Julie A. DeLoia, PhD
Chief Academic Officer
Dignity Health Global Education

Sister LuAnn Hannasch, RN, BSN, MSN, RSM
Sister Life Minister
Institute of the Sisters of Mercy

Most Reverend William M. Joensen, PhD
Catholic Diocese of Des Moines

Mark Scheve
Vice President of Sales, Applied Technology Solutions
Hartford Steam Boiler

*Denotes Executive Committee Member

Matthew Willkom, MTS
Executive Director
Iowa Catholic Radio Network

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