Allen Van Driel, FACHE has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center, Kansas since 2013. Smith County Memorial Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital with an associated Rural Health Clinic. Prior to joining SCMH, he served in a variety of healthcare related positions for more than 30 years. Those positions included service as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer in three Critical Access Hospitals in Nebraska. Earlier, he served in clinical positions in Respiratory Care in Nebraska and Colorado. Additionally, he has more than 30 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services, most of it as a volunteer. He has served as a clinical adjunct faculty member for education programs in Respiratory Care, EMS, and Nurse Anesthesia.
Mr. Van Driel has served in leadership roles in state and national healthcare organizations, including the American Hospital Association, the Nebraska Hospital
Association, the Kansas Hospital Association, the National Rural Health Association, the Nebraska Rural Health Association, and the Nebraska and Colorado Associations for Respiratory Care. He served in the U.S. Air Force for six years as a linguist, including assignments on a combat reconnaissance aircrew. Mr. Van Driel holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He and his wife, Donna, have three adult children.
Steve Lewis, CFO
Sarah Ragsdale, COO
Amanda Mocaby, Clinic Manager
Amy Doane, Director of Communications, Marketing & Development
Amy Doane is excited to be back home to support local healthcare through communications, marketing and fundraising. Amy has more than 15 years of experience managing communications and marketing efforts. After earning a degree in advocacy and political communication from Sterling College, Amy moved to the Washington, D.C., area where she worked for national organizations across several industries. Her roles have included work in membership engagement, event planning, campaign management, fundraising and more. She returned to Kansas in 2015 to live closer to family. Amy lives in Downs and enjoys volunteering with local, regional and state groups to improve her community.