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The Marshall Hospital Corporation was founded in 1956 and continues to operate as a nonprofit, public benefit corporation. Marshall is organized without any intention of pecuniary gain to any person, persons or corporation. Marshall uses its funds for upgrading programs, purchasing new equipment and developing medical services that provide for the healthcare needs of the community.

The Marshall Medical Center Board of Directors is a volunteer group of community members who provide their time and experience to set policies, maintain Marshall’s financial stability and make decisions that affect the future of the organization.

Jim Abercrombie
Jim Abercrombie, Chair

Jim is a registered civil engineer and MBA graduate with over 42 years of experience in utility management. He is currently the general manager at El Dorado Irrigation District where he has spent the past 12 years of his career. Jim is active in the community and serves as a Placerville Rotarian.

George Neilsen
George Nielsen, Vice Chair

George is a longtime Placerville resident. He served as the Placerville Chief of Police from 2004-2013, and had over 30 years of public safety service upon retirement. George is currently the Directors of Operations for a technology corporation. He has served many local organizations, including as president of the Marshall Foundation for Community Health Board of Trustees.

Jon Haugaard
Jon Haugaard, Secretary/Treasurer

Jon is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 32 years of experience in accounting, auditing and risk management, primarily with financial institutions. He has been with El Dorado Savings Bank since 2003 as the Director of Audit, and currently as the Chief Financial Officer.

Siri Nelson
Siri Nelson, Chief Executive Officer

Siri began her career in accounting and finance, doing audits of various health care organizations. She served as Chief Financial Officer and Interim CEO at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, Chief Administrative Officer at Sutter Lakeside in Lakeport and since 2017, as Chief Executive Officer at South Meadows Medical Center in Reno. She now also chairs the American Hospital Association’s section for Small & Rural Hospitals.

Taylor Vance
Scott Yoder, MD, Chief of Staff

Dr. Yoder is a board certified cardiologist specializing in cardio-obstetrics, cardio-oncology and advanced heart failure. He completed medical school, residency and fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Pete Barba
Pete Barba, MD, Board Member

Dr. Barba is a board certified family medicine practitioner at Marshall Sierra Primary Medicine. He attended Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed residency at Swedish Family Medicine at the University of Colorado.

Tom Chandler
Tom Chandler, Board Member

The owner of Inter-County Title Company, Tom has been a Placerville resident since 1970. He served ten years on the Marshall Foundation for Community Health’s Board of Trustees, in addition to ten years on the California Land Title Association’s Board of Governors.

Tom Cumpston
Tom Cumpston, Board Member

Tom is a retired attorney and active community volunteer, also serving on the boards of New Morning Youth and Family Services and the Marshall Foundation for Community Health, as well as a member of the Placerville Measure H/L Sales Tax Citizens’ Advisory Committee and the County Parks and Recreation Commission. He was formerly El Dorado Irrigation District’s General Counsel and an attorney for El Dorado County.

Andrea Howard
Andrea Howard, Board Member

Andrea joined Parker Development Company in 1994 and has become a seasoned expert in residential property management, land planning, entitlements, construction management and administration. Since becoming an El Dorado County resident in 2005, she has been active in the non-profit community and volunteers on a number boards, including the Board of Trustees for Marshall Foundation for Community Health since 2014.

John R. Knight
John R. Knight, Board Member

John’s involvement in El Dorado County spans more than 25 years. He has served as president of the following organizations: El Dorado Hills Rotary Club, El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, and Habitat for Humanity. He has been involved with the American Red Cross and the Folsom Chamber of Commerce.

Alexis Long
Alexis Long, MD, Board Member

Dr. Long has served as medical director for the Marshall Emergency Department and the Wound Care Center. Previous board memberships include the Emergency Medicine Physicians Medical Group and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Association. Dr. Long graduated from UC Irvine with her medical degree and completed her emergency medicine residency at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Ed Manansala
Ed Manansala, Ed.D., Board Member

Since 2016, Dr. Ed Manansala has served as the El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Manansala is the Vice Chair of the State Board of Education’s California Practitioners Advisory Group and serves on UC Davis School of Education Advisory Board. He was the 2018 President of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association and served on Governor Newsom’s Charter School Task Force.

Anne Platt
Anne Platt, FACHE, Board Member

Anne Platt, a 35-year veteran in healthcare administration, retired from Sutter Health after 14 years as CEO of Sutter Amador Hospital. Among her experience, Anne has served on the California Hospital Association Executive Committee and Board of Trustees as the Rural Healthcare Center Chair and the AHA Governing Council for Small and Rural Hospitals.

Christeen Reeg
Christeen Reeg, Board Member

Christeen has more than three decades of professional experience in the area of investment planning. She is past chair of the Los Rios Community College Foundation, served as a Board Member of Snowline Hospice, is currently Chair of the Planned Giving Committee for the El Dorado Community Foundation and is a member of the Assistance League of Sacramento’s Advisory Council.

Brian Veerkamp
Brian Veerkamp, Board Member

Brian was born and raised in El Dorado County. He retired as the Fire Chief of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department after 30 years in Public Emergency Services. He served as the District III Supervisor for El Dorado County from 2012-2020. Brian's community involvement includes El Dorado County Fire Chiefs Association, Camino Union School District, the El Dorado County Emergency Services Joint Powers Authority, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, Boys and Girls Club and the Marshall Foundation for Community Health.