Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice Board of Trustees

The Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice Board of Trustees is an unpaid, elected Board comprised of a Board Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and a Board Member.  Board Members are elected to four-year terms. The Board of Trustees is the governing and policy-making body of the Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice. The Board sets the direction of the Department and all matters pertaining to disease prevention, promotion, and protection of the lives and health of all Pike County residents and visitors. They hold the legislative and executive powers concerning how our agency functions for the benefit and well-being of Pike County and the residents within.

Our Board of Trustees are as follows:

  • Jerry Hickerson: Chairman
  • Art Flynn: Vice Chairman
  • Elisha Koenig: Secretary
  • Joyce Mcgown: Treasurer
  • Ryan Bibb: Member

 

Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice Staff
Brooklyn Anderson, LPN
LPN Field Staff Nurse

“My name is Brooklyn and I live in Ashburn. I attended Louisiana High School and in 2020 after graduation I attended Pike Lincoln Tech Center and received my LPN. I have two older sisters and a younger brother. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my niece and nephews. ”

Contact Brooklyn: 573-324-2111 ext. 116

Jamie Anderson
WIC Coordinator & Public Health Administrataive Assistant

"Hi! My name is Jamie Anderson, I have been employed at PCHD since July 2015 as the Nutritionist. I serve my community as the new WIC Coordinator. I earned my Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from Kaplan University and was employed by a pharmacy for almost 11 years. As a lifetime resident of Louisiana, MO this is where I attended grade school and high school. I am still residing there today with my two wonderful children whom I love spending my time with. Reading and exercising are also some things I enjoy in my spare time, but my favorite thing to do outside of work is family time. Growing up in a large family has made me very family oriented, and I am very thankful for that. I am honored to help aide PCHD in continuing to offer the wonderful services we do, to our neighbors, the residents of our community. "

Contact Jamie: 573-324-2111 ext. 123

Cole Branstetter
Hospice Chaplain

"My name is Cole Branstetter and I am the lead pastor at the Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene. I was born in 1987 in Hannibal, MO and raised in Bowling Green, MO. I graduated from Bowling Green High School in 2006, and then went to Kansas to attend MidAmerica Nazarene University. I graduated from MNU in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and majored in Ministry with a focus in Youth and Family. Shortly after graduating college, I married my middle school sweetheart, Rachelle, in 2010. We have three beautiful children and another one arriving this July! I enjoy hunting, fishing, and anything that relates to the great outdoors. I love baseball, hockey, golf and am a huge fan of anything involving my kids. I am honored to be the new Hospice Chaplain and to offer spiritual care and support to those in need. This community raised me, and I want to give back in every way that I know how. Serving as Hospice Chaplain is one way in which I can do that. I very much enjoy working alongside the great people at PCHD!"

Tracy Brookshier
Marketing Coordinator

"My name is Tracy Brookshier, I have always been a creative person who loves helping people. I was born and raised in Bowling Green and so has the majority of my family. I have my degree in Graphic Design and have had many years marketing experience. My job here at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice as Marketing Coordinator helps me use both of my passions at the same time. I come up with creative ways and ideas to make sure the public is aware of just how many services we offer, which can be challenging at times since we offer so much! I love that I am helping bring the community in and educate them on all of the things we can help them with. My co-workers here are so incredibly easy and fun to work with, and our nurses are full of compassion for their patients. As a whole, this company truly cares about the community and I feel that shines through not only the employees, the residents of our community itself."

Contact Tracy: 573-324-2111 ext. 140

Deidre Brinegar, OT
PRN Occupational Therapist
Jennifer Carr, ST
PRN Speech Therapist
Becky Carroll
Home Health & Hospice Administrative Assistant

"My name is Becky Carroll and what I love most about being Home Health & Hospice Administrative Assistant is the help I can give for the patients and the families during their toughest times. We have a great group of nurses and aides that make sure every need is met, from volunteers to the chaplain, to whatever the case may be. I am the last of the original Hospice employees that were hired when our Hospice Services began in 1993. I have previously worked as a CMT at Smith Barr Manor and also in the EKG department at Pike County Memorial Hospital, and before coming here to PCHD I also worked for four years at KPCR. I live in Bowling Green and have wonderful children and grandchildren. Life is good!"

Contact Becky: 573-324-2111 ext. 102

Susan Conner, LPN
LPN Field Staff Nurse

"Hi, my name is Susan! I grew up in Troy and attended high school at Buchanan. I achieved my LPN at Pike Lincoln Technical Center and have nursing experience in doctors offices and nursing homes. I love what I do and caring for the people of our community. I enjoy working at Pike County Home Health & Hospice because it is an amazing team that works well together caring for our patients and their family's. I currently live outside of Louisiana with my husband Dan and in my free time I enjoy gardening, reading and spending time with our dogs."

Contact Susan: 573-324-2111 ext. 142

Bill Crane
Maintenance Man

"Hello! My name is Bill Crane, I am the maintenance man/janitor/all around "go fer" at the Pike County Health Department. I started here in June, 2011 after working for 17 years at Hercules in Louisiana. My main duties are to keep this building in pristine condition and work to preserve it in top condition for many years to come. I am proud to work for an organization that contributes so much to the well-being of our citizens. The employees here are top notch, dedicated people who strive to provide health care to aide our area residents in their times of need. I am rewarded in working with these great people and boards of directors."

Contact Bill: 573-324-2111 ext. 139

Alyssa Crigger, LPN
Communicable Disease/Public Health Nurse

"Hi, my name is Alyssa Crigger and I am your Communicable Disease and Public Health Nurse. I was born and raised in Pike County, and now married with four children, residing in Louisiana. I received my LPN license and IV certification through Pike Lincoln Tech School in 2008. I enjoy reading, spending time with family and friends, and boating. I am very excited to be assisting the public with their healthcare needs. Our agency offers a variety of services to the public."

Contact Alyssa: 573-324-2111 ext. 122

Jessica Cunningham, LPN
WIC Certifier & Public Health Nurse

"Hello, my name is Jessica Cunningham and I am currently serving our agency as a Public Health Nurse and WIC Certifier. I became a nurse in 2009 and have tried many different roles as a nurse from med/surg to Respiratory, to pediatric in-home nurse. I find this job very rewarding because I’m helping the people in my very own community. I find great joy in running into one of my past patients at the grocery store or Walmart and see what they are well enough to be out shopping. That means we have done our job. I work with some of the best nurses I have ever met here at PCHD and hope to continue my career here for a very long time."

Contact Jessica: 573-324-2111 ext. 138

Stefanie Davis
Environmentalist/Emergency Planner

"My name is Stefanie, I went to high school in Marlborough, Massachusetts. I have attended several colleges including the University of Maine, Mass Bay Community College, MACC, and am finishing up my Bachelors in GeoScience (fancy name for Earth Science) through Southern New Hampshire University. I have lived in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maine. I have lived in Bowling Green for over ten years and love it. I have two kids and a variety of pets including dogs, fish, chickens and a bearded dragon. I enjoy many hobbies and activities; I like crafts, kayaking and riding motorcycles to name a few. I am looking forward to helping Pike County to be as safe and healthy as possible."

Contact Stefanie: 573-324-2111 ext. 113

Susan DeCamp, RN
PRN RN Case Manager

"Hi, my name is Susan DeCamp. I have over 35 years of nursing experience! I graduated in 1981 from Pike Lincoln Vo-Tech Practical Nursing Program. I then received my Associates Degree of Nursing from Sanford Brown College in 2007. Working as an RN Case Manager, it gives me the opportunity to use all of my nursing experiences in one field. There really is no place like home, and through teaching, supporting, and healing it is a very rewarding compliment to my career."

Contact Susan: 573-324-2111 ext. 132

Hydie Flowers
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

"Hi, my name is Hydie Flowers, I am a graduate of Van-Far High School and have always lived in the Vandalia area. I have spent over 10 years in medical field. I am grateful to be able to help other mothers in their breastfeeding journey. I am a mom of two daughters, who I love watching them grow into amazing ladies. I have one fur baby boy, he’s a dachshund.  In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family, exploring new places and learning new things."

Contact Hydie: 573-324-2111 ext. 136

Kim Gamm, RN BSN CDCES
Public Health Coordinator

"Hello! My name is Kim Gamm RN BSN CDCES and I am the Public Health Coordinator at Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice. I have lived my whole life in Pike County and returned back here following my graduation from Culver-Stockton College/ Blessing -Rieman College of Nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 1999. During my nursing career I have obtained experience in medical-surgical nursing, orthopedics, pediatrics, geriatrics, health education and diabetes education. In 2005, I started at PCHD as a health educator for chronic disease self-management, acted as a public health nurse, Maternal & Child Health Coordinator and Certified Child Passenger Safety technician . In 2010, I obtained my Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) certification. I am also a certified Basic Life Support CPR instructor through the American Heart Association and a certified Safe Sitter instructor.  I truly love my job at PCHD because every day I get to do something new and work toward making our community a heathier place through prevention and education. I enjoy working with community partners and coalitions to make Pike County a safe, healthy community. I feel very fortunate to work for PCHD and look forward to continuing to find new ways to serve the health needs of our community."

Contact Kim: 573-324-2111 ext. 117

Holly Gilbert
Billing Manager

“Hi! My name is Holly Gilbert. I am a graduate of Bowling Green High School and have always lived in the Bowling Green area. I have spent over 20 years in medical billing and look forward to continuing my career with Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice. I am married with three daughters who I love going on outings with. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family & friends.”

Contact Holly: 573-324-2111 ext. 111

Hillary Hakenwerth, RN BSN
Home Health & Hospice Clinical Manager

"Hi! My name is Hillary and I am the Home Health & Hospice Clinical Manager here at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice. I have previously worked for University of Columbia and Hannibal Regional Hospital. I very much enjoy being an RN as putting a smile on patients and their families faces are something I take pride in. My husband Jason and I have lived in Bowling Green our entire lives. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my son and family, riding horses, making glass jewelry, and refinishing furniture."

Contact Hillary: 573-324-2111 ext. 129.

Mary Hopke, CCHW
Certified Community Health Worker

"Hi! My name is Mary. I grew up in Bowling Green and graduated from Bowling Green High School in 2009. I currently still live in Bowling Green and I am very active in my church. I love spending time with my dog Rosie, spending time with my family, love to read, I enjoy doing Genealogy, doing crafts, doing jigsaw puzzles, and hunting in my free time.

 

Contact Mary: 573-324-2111 ext. 133

Dr. Casey Jennings
Hospice Medical Director

Dr. Casey Jennings serves as our Medical Director for our Hospice program. She is a family practice provider, received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri and her Bachelors of Science, Biology, from Truman State University. She had previously served as our Alternate Medical Director and has been involved with our agency for years. 

Nikki Jarrett, LPN
Admissions Intake Coordinator

"About Nikki coming soon!"

Stevie Lee
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

"Hi!  My name is Stevie Lee  and I am a Breastfeeding Peer Counsel through PCHD. I was inspired to take this job because of my personal experience with breastfeeding. I am a mother to four wonderful children that range from a teenager to under a year old. I have loved the bond that was developed with my babies through breastfeeding them. I grew up in Monroe City. After graduating I moved to Maryland to obtain my Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance. I then moved to back home and live in Hannibal. I have years of experience working in both public and private school systems as an administrative assistant. My passions revolve around my family and faith. Date nights with my loving husband are few and far between, but we do enjoy sporting events and live music, when we do have a little getaway. Typically we can be found at our children’s sports or school/church events. I have enjoyed working with breastfeeding mothers to cheer them on during challenging, but extremely rewarding, stages of their nursing journey. I love being an encouraging support system for each one of them."

Danielle McCartney, MSW
Hospice Social Worker

"About Danielle Coming Soon!"

Contact Danielle: 573-324-2111 ext. 119

Elaine McDannold, PT
Physical Therapist

"I was born and raised in Curryville, MO. and graduated from Bowling Green High School. I graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Physical Therapy. I have previously worked 16 years with Hannibal Regional Hospital primarily in outpatient orthopedics, but also have experience in Home Health and Acute care. I have also spent 3 years as an outpatient therapist for Advance Physical Therapy here in Bowling Green. I currently reside outside of Bowling Green with my husband John and our sons. I enjoy watching my boys sporting events and like to stay active myself. I enjoy providing physical therapy services to the citizens of our community."

Contact Elaine: 573-324-2111 ext. 124

Carol McMorris
Finance Director

"Hi! My name is Carol, I am the Finance Director here at PCHD and prior to this, I was a Finance Specialist for NECAC. I have always had a love for numbers, so therefor I love the work that I do. I am a Bowling Green High School Graduate, attended college, and have lived here all my life. My husband Steve and I share our wonderful children  Jeannie, Robin, Robbie, Jessie and Katie. Between our children we have 8 grandchildren which makes for a large family that I love spending time with in my free time."

Contact Carol: 573-324-2111 ext. 114

Robbie McMorris, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Robbie McMorris is one of our Physical Therapist Assistants for our Home Health Program.
Kelsey Millinder, RN BSN
RN Case Manager

"My name is Kelsey Millinder, I am the daughter of Kelly & Elaine Henderson and grew up in Louisiana, MO. I graduated high school at Louisiana and went on to Central Methodist University to graduate with my Bachelors of Science in Nursing and am a registered nurse. For the two years after graduation I worked at Pike County Memorial Hospital and I look forward to continuing to serve the county I grew up in. In my spare time I enjoy playing slow pitch softball, spending time with my husband, our children and playing with our dogs Willie & Waylon."

Contact Kelsey: 573-324-2111 ext. 115

Carolyn Orf, RN
Home Health & Hospice Director

"Hello, my name is Carolyn and I am a lifelong resident of Pike County. I am married with 4 children, and 5 beautiful grandchildren. I have been in the healthcare field since 1986, earning my RN at Hannibal-LaGrange. In my spare time I loves spending time with my family and outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening. I am very excited to be working with the community in which I am from, serving and caring for our local residents, helping grow the Pike County Home Health & Hospice programs, and working with the wonderful staff here at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice."

Contact Carolyn: 573-324-2111 ext. 103

Robyn Orf, LPN
Immunization Coordinator & Public Health Nurse

"Hello! My name is Roby Orf LPN. I am the Immunization Coordinator & Public Health Nurse at Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice. My duties in this role include public health nursing, immunization administration, child health care consultation and CPR/First Aid instruction and health education. I have been an employee of PCHD since 2005. I received my nursing licensure and IV certification at Moberly Area Community College in 1995. Since I started working here, I have been able to touch the lives of many in our community. Seeing the smiles on the patient’s faces and helping others is what truly warms my heart. My coworkers/friends at PCHD make coming to work easy. It is a true pleasure to work with such a wonderful family."

Contact Robyn: 573-324-2111 ext. 127

Dr. Phillip Pitney
PRN Hospice Medical Director

Dr. Phillip Pitney, MD serves as our PRN Medical Director. He is a family medicine specialist in Bowling Green, MO and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri School Of Medicine-Columbia in 1972 and specializes in family medicine. Recently retired from decades of serving our communities.

Judy Ray, CNA
Certified Aide

"Hi! My name is Judy Ray. I have worked for Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice since May 2016 as a Certified Aide, and I love it! As a Home Health Aide, I assist our patients with personal hygiene needs from bed baths, showers, to standing near by in case of a need. I also try to spend time just visiting with the patient, as some have limited visitors. The part of my job that I love the most is working with our hospice patients and their families. I often form a bond with them and truly consider it an honor and privilege to be asked to care for their loved one and to be a part of their lives. I have met some wonderful and memorable people. Working here is actually a retirement job for me, as I am a retired public school teacher. I ended my career in education at Louisiana R-11 School District as a Speech Language Pathologist. I attended Fontbonne University in Claton, Missouri and Ritenour High School in Overland, Missouri. I enjoy working with people and both of these positions have allowed that. Bowling Green has been my home for 28 years. I moved here from Hannibal with my son, Scott. I am a member of the Pike County Fair Board and Good Shepard Lutheran Church. I am a past member of the Louisiana Elementary Bullpup Boosters, the Bowling Green Jaycees and the Region III Council for Developmental Disabilities."

Contact Judy: 573-324-2111 ext. 125

Kim Reid
Public Health Biller

"My name is Kim Reid, I am the Public Health Biller here at PCHD. Since 2003 I have been employed here at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice. I have a Certificate in phlebotomy and enjoy my job here. I have worn many hats here as a Certified Aide, Receptionist and WIC Clerk. I like that I am able to fill in practically any job that is needed, and I enjoy working with the public. I was raised in Louisiana, and moved to Bowling Green in 2002 with my husband Phillip, two daughters Kirsten and McKinley, and my step son Brock. In my spare time I enjoy gardening, canning, and spending time with friends and family."

Contact Kim: 573-324-2111 ext. 121

Tori Roan, LPN
Walk-In Clinic Nurse

"My name is Tori, I was raised in Frankford and attended High School in Bowling Green. I met my husband in 2017 and we married in 2022. We have two dogs and and love spending time outdoors and watching my brother play baseball. We love to garden and growing hot peppers to make pepper jelly."

Contact Kim: 573-324-2111 ext. 121

Jennifer Schumacher
Administrative Assistant & Event Coordinator

"Hi, my name is Jennifer Schumacher and I am your Administrative Assistant/Event Coordinator at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice. I was born and raised in Savannah, MO. I attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO where I received my bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing in 2004. I also met my husband, Brian at NWMSU. I moved to Bowling Green in 2006 and began working at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice. As Administrative Assistant/Event Coordinator, I take care of the Home Care & Hospice Foundation financials, memorials, and various Human Resource tasks along with new daily tasks that come about. I also plan the Annual Valentine Gala, Run for Your Life 5k and the Cookies and Cocoa with Santa. I love that we are able to give back to such a generous community."

Contact Jennifer: 573-324-2111 ext. 135

Crystalyn Selsor, RN
RN Case Manager

More about Crystalyn coming soon!

Contact Crystalyn: 573-324-2111 ext. 130

Megan Smelser, PT
PRN Phyisical Therapist
Jeannie Stuckey, LPN
Public Health Nurse Educator & CHW Coordinator

"Hello! My name is Jeannie Stuckey, I am a Bowling Green native graduated at BGHS in the class of 97’. In 1998 I began working for Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice and have been employed here ever since. I have used my nursing education in the Public Health, Home Health & Hospice programs of the agency.  I love that my job keeps me involved in the community, and that I work with such an amazing group of people. I am married to my Husband Travis, and together we have 6 children that we love spending time with. I have a very large, very close-knit family who I love spending my free time and holidays with."

Contact Jeannie: 573-324-2111 ext. 131

Rhonda Stumbaugh, RN
Administrator

“Hi! My name is Rhonda Stumbaugh and I have been the Administrator at Pike County Health Department Home Health & Hospice since 2017. I earned my RN in 1991 and started working with the Pike County Home Health Agency in 1992. I began as a field staff nurse case manager for Home Health and Hospice and have served many roles throughout the entire agency since then. I truly love my job because I work for a wonderful agency that gives me the opportunity to serve my community in a way that helps people in their time of need. I feel every position that I have held has been beneficial and has made me a better leader because of my experiences. Another reason I love my job is that it has given me the opportunity to continue to work for the agency in different capacities. I serve on two community partnerships groups as well as a regional committee in Marion County. I feel very blessed to work for this Agency with my wonderful co-workers and look forward to continuing to serve this community.”

Contact Rhonda: 573-324-2111 ext. 101

Justin Tepen, PT
PRN Physical Therapist

Justin Tepen is one of our Physical Therapist for our Home Health program that assists when needed.

Rhiannon Terrill
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

"Hi! I am Rhiannon Terrill, your Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in Hannibal, MO. I live in Hannibal with my husband of 16 years, Shane, and our FIVE boys! I have a bachelor’s degree in teaching, currently collecting dust somewhere in my basement. I have 7 years of personal breastfeeding experience with my own children and have been providing informal breastfeeding consulting and support for over 13 years with my friends and family. I have been in this role for 3+ years and continue to be amazed that something I have done for free, for years turned into a paying job! I love having the opportunity to work with a mom to identify issues and be there for her when she is so tired she can hardly think. I truly believe that helping a mother successfully breastfeed, emotionally changes her for life. I am in the business of empowering moms and I love it!”

Jessica Tredway
Receptionist

"Hi! My name is Jessica Tredway and I am the receptionist here at Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice. I graduated Louisiana high school in 2005. I finished cosmetology school in 2006 and worked in a local salon for 5 years. I moved to the St Louis area in 2009 and just moved back to pike county in 2017.  I have 3 children whom I love spending time with. I love to shop and watch the FOOD network. I love being able to help others and my goal at the end of each day is to make someone smile." 

Contact Jessica: 573-324-2111 ext. 100

Karisa Truetken, CCHW
Certified Community Health Worker/WIC Clerk

"Hello! My name is Karisa and I serve as WIC Clerk & Community Health Worker here at PCHD. I started in 2021 and enjoy working with Pike County families to help them succeed. I grew up in Kansas and currently reside outside of Eolia. I am a former middle school teacher, earned a Bilingual Pre-K - 8th Grade Certificate and received my Bachelors in Spanish & Latin America Studies. I have three children and in my free time I like to travel, take photos and watch wildlife. "

Contact Karisa: 573-324-2111 ext. 128

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