Board of Directors

Board Members

The MHS board is made up of five individuals appointed by the Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Brethren US Conference, six member-elected directors, and up to two at-large positions appointed by the board.

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Edward (Ed) Brubaker, Board Vice Chair.         
CEO, Living Branches.                            
Lansdale, Pennsylvania





Jenifer (Jen) Foster, Governance Committee Chair
Executive Director, Central California Mennonite Residential Services
Fresno, California





Kerry Hoke, Chair of Commission for Sponsorship
Director of Pastoral Ministries, Messiah Lifeways
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania






James Krehbiel
CEO, Bluestem Communities
Hesston, Kansas





Mark Leinbach
Executive Director, Spring Haven
Dundee, Ohio






Larry Miller
Retired, Former CEO, Everence
Harrisonburg, Virginia






Maribel Ramirez Hinojosa
Clinical Psychologist
College Station, Texas





Valerie Rempel, Board Chair
Dean, Associate Profession, Interim Vice President
Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary
Fresno, California




Jodie Smiley, Chair, MHS Consulting Board
Executive Director, Paxton Ministries 
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 





Don Tyson
Professor of Nursing, Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, Virginia




Roy Teramoto
Medical Officer for Phoenix Area Indian Health Service
Phoenix, Arizona