FHN 2024 Board of Directors

Our Mission

FHN, together with those we serve, improves health and provides superior, quality healthcare services. Respect, dignity and compassion guide our interactions, while leadership and wise stewardship of resources direct the process.

The members of FHN's Board of Directors live and work here in northwest Illinois, and make choices based on what's best not just for the organization, but for their communities.

Mark Gridley
FHN President/CEO

Heather McPherson
Board Chair
McPherson Law Offices

Rich Chang
Board Vice Chair
Retired Executive

Bruce Baldwin
Board Secretary
Retired Executive

Stephen Kneubuehl
Board Treasurer
Retired CEO Berner Foods

Neal Richardson
Board Past Chair
Retired Executive

Amy Baker
Citizens State Bank
President and CEO

Kimberly Beggin
Lucas Group

J. Steve Harweger, AGACNP-BC
FHN Provider

Timothy Jessen, MD
Chair of Physician Council

Beth Kalnins, MD
Medical Staff President

Glenda Koeller, RN
Retired FHN Executive

Clarence Parks, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Gary Quinn
Retired Executive

Dan Schmitt
Retired Freeport Community Foundation Executive

Shokry Tawfik, MD
Retired FHN Provider

Mark Wright
Retired Executive