Iowa Care Community Board of Directors and Affiliations

Catherine Pugh, Chair
Owner/Agent, Urban Acres Real Estate

Nicole Brogden, PharmD, PhD, Chair-Elect
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, the University of Iowa – College of Pharmacy

Ben Evans, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair
Group Benefits Advisor, Relion Insurance Solutions

Steve Anderson, Secretary
Attorney, Anderson Houghton Law

Randy McDonough, QAPI Committee Chair
Pharmacist, Owner, Towncrest Pharmacy, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies

Cynthia Schrock, Past Chair
VP, Branch Manager, MidwestOne

Connie Alt
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Law Firm

Jeffrey Jarrett
Vice President, F&M Savings Bank

Janice Miller
Faculty , University of Iowa College of Nursing

Michelle Nederhoff
Employee Benefits Specialist, Relion Insurance Solutions

Dr. Minyon Rittgers-Easton
Physician MRE Family Care Clinic

Ben Russell
Realtor, Urban Acres Real Estate

Tammy Sebolt
Nurse Manager, UI Health Care


Chief Executive Officer Sara Krieger, MHA, RN, BSN, CHPN, has long been committed to the life-affirming principles of palliative and hospice care. A Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse since 2008, Krieger holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, as well as certification in Nonprofit Management from Iowa State University. She completed the University of Iowa Master of Healthcare Administration program, earning her advanced degree in June of 2019.

Krieger has been with Iowa City Hospice (Iowa City’s only community-based nonprofit hospice care provider) since 2005. She currently serves as the organization’s CEO, managing the staff and resources that support hundreds of patients a day over a seven-county service area.

Krieger has extensive experience in developing and guiding strategic initiatives toward positive outcomes. She is known for her proven ability to successfully implement process change across multiple disciplines while maintaining an exceptional commitment to regulatory compliance and a high degree of fiscal responsibility.