Wisconsin Collaborative for Quality Healthcare

Board of Directors


The WCHQ Board of Directors approves strategic and financial planning, establishes policies and monitors the management team. To diversify its perspective and expertise, the Board of Directors includes representation from healthcare providers, purchasers and consumers.

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Role Member Name Background
Chair Andrew Weier * ± System Director of Quality Analytics & Decision Support
Ministry Health Care
Vice Chair Greg Blommel, MD Medical Director of Quality & Outcomes
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians
Treasurer Patrick Falvey, PhD * Executive Vice President & Chief Integration Officer
Aurora Health Care
Secretary Christopher Queram * ± President & Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality
Past Chair Mark Thompson, MD * Chief Medical Officer
Monroe Clinic
Member Tim Bartholow, MD Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
WEA Trust
Member Marilu Bintz, MD Medical Vice President
Gundersen Health System
Member Steve Brenton ± Senior Policy Advisor
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Member Bud Chumbley, MD ± Chief Medical Officer
Wisconsin Medical Society
Member Betsy Clough VP Performance Excellence & Project Management, Quality, Safety & Innovation
UW Health
Member Cheryl DeMars Chief Executive Officer
The Alliance
Member Steven Driggers, MD Vice President of Network Physician Services & Chief Clinical Officer
Holy Family Memorial
Member Dean Gruner, MD * President & Chief Executive Officer
ThedaCare
Member Larry Hegland, MD Regional Chief Medical Officer
SSM Health of Wisconsin
Member George Kerwin President & Chief Executive Officer
Bellin Health
Member Jeffrey Kluever Executive Director
Business Health Care Group
Member Kori Krueger, MD Medical Director, Institute for Quality, Innovation & Patient Safety
Marshfield Clinic
Member Steven Kulick, MD Chief Medical Officer
ProHealth Care
Member Mike McGrail, MD System Chief Medical Officer
Aspirus
Member Julie Mitchell, MD Director of Population Health Management
Medical College of Wisconsin
Member Mark Moody *  
Member Arthur Nizza Chief Executive Officer & President
Meriter Health Services
Member Paul Pritchard, MD Medical Director of Quality
Prevea Health
Member Dana Richardson  ± Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Health Information Organization
Member Dave Rushlow, MD * Chief Medical Officer
Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare
Member Julie Schuller, MD * Executive Vice President & Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
Member Dirk Steinert, MD Chair, Clinical Practice Council
Ascension | Ascension Medical Group
Member Jim VanderMissen Chief Executive Officer
Primary Care Associates of Appleton
Member Jerry Ward Vice President - Operations
Seats Incorporated
Member Tim Wolff Executive Director of Human Resources
Colony Brands, Inc.
Member Ruth Yarbrough Vice President
Mercy Health System

      *  Executive Committee

      ±  Ex-officio