Promise Community Health Center is a patient centered board-governed organization. Our board is composed of committed and enthusiastic individuals from the community, including business leaders, organization partners and patients of the health center. Our board holds regular meetings, volunteers at our events, advocates for Promise and its patients, plans for Promise’s future, and oversees its operations and financial committments.

  • Andreah Maassen, President
  • Mark Juhl
  • Nancy Anguiano
  • Verlyn Boone, Vice-President
  • Donna DeWeerd
  • Lucy Maldonado
  • Eric Dooyema, Treasurer
  • David Klennert
  • Duane Ver Mulm
  • Greta Grond, Secretary
  • Emily Van Den Berg
  • Kendra Rensink


Amy Kleinhesselink, co-CEO/CFO

Amy Kleinhesselink has served as co-chief executive officer since October of 2018. In this role, she also serves as chief financial officer.

Kleinhesselink joined Promise as chief financial officer in 2013, bringing with her many years of financial experience and expertise. She oversaw Promise’s finances for several years on a contractual basis before being hired in 2013.

Prior to joining Promise, she served in the roles of senior accountant, revenue recognition analyst, and audit and accounting manager for organizations in Omaha and northwest Iowa.

Kleinhesselink earned a degree in accounting and business administration from Northwestern College in Orange City in 1999 and obtained her Certified Public Accountant license in 2000.

She has been involved in various community leadership roles over the years, including serving on the MOC-Floyd Valley School District Board of Education and the Orange City Chamber of Commerce Board.

Emily Tuschen, co-CEO/COO

Emily Tuschen has served as co-chief executive officer since October of 2018. In this role, she also serves as chief operating officer, overseeing the continued development of clinical services at the health center, including medical, prenatal, dental, vision, and behavioral health.

Tuschen began serving at Promise in January 2016 as a clinic nurse. She has also served as clinic manager and chief operating officer.

Tuschen brings varied medical experience and expertise to Promise, previously working at critical access hospitals in a variety of departments, including emergency, labor and delivery, postpartum and medical floor.

She earned an associate’s degree in nursing at St. Luke’s College in Sioux City in 2008 and a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing at Dordt College in Sioux Center in 2009.



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