Foundation History & Board

Founded in 1985, the Vernon Memorial Healthcare Foundation is comprised of community leaders committed to making decisions that secure the future of Vernon Memorial Healthcare. The Foundation financially supports Vernon Memorial Healthcare projects based upon the needs of the community.


Vernon Memorial Healthcare is near and dear to most of the citizens in our area - people who like being able to stay close to home and receive quality healthcare. The members of the VMH Foundation Board have chosen to express their gratitude by serving their hospital and their community through their commitment to the VMH Foundation. VMH is grateful for their willingness to serve.


Martha Olson (Chair) – Westby
Ryan Callan (Vice-Chair) – Viroqua
Shawna Stringham (Secretary) – Viroqua
Debra Mashak-Hundt (Treasurer) – Cashton


Linda DeGarmo - Chaseburg
William Doolan - Viroqua
Russel Holte - Westby
Lenay Kumlin - Viroqua
Phyllis Malin - Westby 
Phyllis Eklov - Westby
Shari Jacobson - Viroqua 
Mike Welch - Viroqua
Rachel Hanson - Viroqua


Donna Nelson, RN
Vernon Memorial Healthcare
507 South Main Street
Viroqua, WI 54665