Kiowa County Hospital Board meeting minutes – January 19, 2022

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BOARD MEETING-January 19, 2022

The Kiowa County Hospital District Board met in special session on January 19, 2022, at 6:00 pm

at the Cobblestone Inn Meeting Room.

District Board members present were: Craig Kerfoot, Mary Eikner, Ken Flory, Claire Prince, and

Kevin Davis.

Others present: Ellen Lane, Renay Crain, Shannon Dixon, Angela Linden, Jose Hernandez, Abby Huff, Karl Eikenberg, Mike Lening, Doug Uhland, Monica Uhland, Ginger McPherson, Tanya Lane, Allan Lane, Kip Peck, Braylynn Eder, Cassie Frey, Pam Cole, Raina Lucero, Jeff Uhland, Shea Johnson, Stormi Nash, Ben Anderson, Matt Prince, Morgan King, Chris King, and Beth Spady.


The meeting was called to order by Craig Kerfoot, Chairman of the Board at 6:00 pm.


Angela Linden provided the Board with the signed proposal and answered questions regarding scope and duties via email earlier in the week. There was discussion regarding cost, scope, and timeframes.


KCHD Board and staff participated in the interview of three Interim CEO candidates. One of the candidates withdrew their name from consideration due to a family emergency. The interview process was discussed as was each candidate.

After discussion, a motion was made by Ken Flory to offer Jeanette Filpi the position of Interim

CEO for a period of up to six months. The motion was seconded by Mary Eikner. Roll call vote

resulted in five ayes- Ken Flory, Mary Eikner, Craig Kerfoot, Claire Prince, and Kevin Davis.

There were no nay votes. Motion passes.


A motion was made by Ken Flory to go into executive session for purposes of negotiations pursuant to and as permitted by CRS 24-6-402(4)(e). Mary Eikner seconded the motion. All aye.

Executive session convened at 6:47 pm and was returned to regular session at 7:25 pm.


There were comments and questions about the options the Board has reviewed and considered for 

providing leadership at KCHD.

The Board, numerous staff of KCHD, and several members of the community discussed various concerns and challenges faced while providing health care in rural areas. All stressed the importance of quality healthcare in our community for years to come.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Kiowa County Hospital District Board

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