The Kearny County Hospital Board of Trustees appointed David as CEO in November 2019. He formerly had served as Chiefs Operations Officer since August 2018. Before coming to Lakin, David had resided in Winfield, Kan., since 2006. He worked at Southwestern College and Friends University in teaching and administrative positions, most recently as Dean of the Graduate School and the College of Adult and Professional Studies at Friends University. David draws from his wealth of administrative and managerial experience in higher education to tackle the unique challenges of rural health.
In addition to his position as CEO, David volunteers with the Kearny County Community Foundation and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. His wife is a Kansas native, and they have three adult children.
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