Tracy joined Horizon in April 2016 to lead the newly established Horizon Health Foundation as Foundation Director. Tracy has over 15 years of fundraising experience and oversees all policies, objectives, and initiatives regarding the Horizon Health Foundation to maximize funding and develop goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.
Tracy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and served as a Foundation Director for a local hospital foundation prior to joining Horizon. Tracy also has been employed as a Capital Campaign Director and Development Officer in higher education fundraising.Email Tracy
Following a three year tour with an army airborne company, Mr. Mengenhausen received his degree in Business and Accounting from Nettleton College located in Sioux Falls, SD. After receiving his degree, he returned to his hometown of Howard, SD and opened a small accounting and tax preparation firm.
In October of 1983, he assumed the role of CEO of a small community health center, Miner-Hamlin Health Care Project which included clinics in Howard and Bryant, with a total staff of 14 and an annual budget of approximately $700,000. Through a number of mergers and expansions over the course of three decades, Mr. Mengenhausen led the organization to grow into what is today Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon). Horizon is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in South Dakota with 32 clinics covering 28,000 square miles of service area.
Having served as board chair for the State and Regional Associations which include SD, ND, CO, UT, MT and WY, he is respected at the state, regional and national level for his expertise in the field of community health center leadership. He also served as the Board Chair for the National Association of Community Health Centers representing all 1,200 U.S. community health centers. He currently serves as the Vice Board Chair for Community Health Advocates, Inc. a for-profit corporation formed to promote the accessibility of adequate health care to individuals residing in medically underserved US communities.
He currently serves as the Vice Board Chair for Community Health Ventures, a for profit corporation that provides group purchasing opportunities for FQHCs.
Adam joined Horizon in the fall of 2016 as the Horizon Health Foundation’s Foundation Database/Development Assistant. With the recent launch of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts, Adam is responsible for recording and maintaining gift and donor records, as well as the development and production of financial reports and projections.
Prior to Horizon, Adam has had over ten years of experience in the financial industry.
Jodi has been with Horizon since 2010 as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. A Madison, SD, native, Jodi graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2000. She later obtained her Master of Science degree in Nursing from SDSU in 2009.
Jodi provides care at De Smet Community Health Center and remains involved in her local community.
Pam started her career in the medical field as a Medical Receptionist and Billing Associate for Isabel Community Clinic in the 1980s, before moving into the position of CEO. Over the years, clinics in Eagle Butte, Faith, McIntosh, and Bison were acquired by the Isabel Clinic to form Prairie Community Health under Pam’s leadership.
As CEO of the organization, Pam was an active member of her State Primary Care Association, Community Healthcare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD), her Regional Primary Care Association, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), serving on their boards and executive committees.
Pam was also a founding member of Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS) thirty years ago, serving as President from 2002-2006.
In January 2016, Pam retired from her position as CEO of Prairie Community Health, which led to the merger of Horizon and Prairie Community Health.
Currently, Pam resides in rural Isabel, SD, and operates her own business, Wellness Works, in Timber Lake.
Originally from Colome, SD, Rachele obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University in 2011. She then went on to receive her degree of Master of Physician Assistant Studies from University of South Dakota in 2015.
Rachele began working for Horizon in August 2015 and currently provides medical care at Mission Community Health Center. Rachele is a member of the SDAPA and the AAPA.
Doug, a graduate of Lake Preston High School became a part of the Horizon Health Foundation Board in March 2018. Doug has served on numerous boards including the Lake Preston School Board, Kingsbury County Pork Producers Board, Kingsbury Arts Council, local co-op, church and township boards.
Doug is also a member of all Farm Commodity organizations, Lake Preston Alumni Committee, and Good Samaritan Advisory Board, as well as was past president of the South Dakota Association of Towns and Townships. Currently Doug is president of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant Society.
A graduate of Mitchell Technical Institute, Doug was a founding member of the “MTI Ag Class of ’74 Scholarship.” In 1998, Doug was elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives, where he served two terms.
Currently, Doug resides in rural Erwin, SD with his wife Carol where he has been farming since 1974.
Krissy began working at Prairie Community Health in 2013 where she was introduced to the healthcare field and how vital it is to keep community based healthcare in rural South Dakota. Prior to a merger with Horizon Health Care, Inc. in 2016, Krissy began working in marketing. Upon completion of the merger with Horizon Health, Krissy was able to concentrate her efforts on marketing and collaborating with her co-workers in rural healthcare advocacy.
Krissy currently serves on the Western South Dakota Community Action board of directors, is an active member of the Faith Community Commerce, and Development Group, serves as vice president of the Faith School Alumni and Scholarship board, and volunteers her time with local charity's and community events.
In September of 2017 Krissy's career path took her in a new direction as editor of the local newspaper in Faith, SD. She is able to combine her passion for community involvement, marketing, and healthcare advocacy.
Currently, Krissy resides in rural Faith, SD with her husband and two sons, operating their cattle ranch as 5th generation owners, and feed business, Bar E2 Feeds.