An 11-member board of directors governs UCHealth in Northern Colorado.
Chairwoman, Poudre Valley Health System board of directors
Vice Chairman, Poudre Valley Health System board of directors
Daniel G. Stroh
Past Chairman, Poudre Valley Health System board of directors
Dr. James Sprowell
Poudre Valley Health System board of directors
CEO, Associates in Family Medicine, P.C.; Board certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Steve Thorson
John A. Mentgen
John Mentgen started his healthcare career in 1994 with CoxHealth in
Springfield, Mo. He held progressive roles leading to the position of
administrator of Cox Medical Center North and vice president of support
services for CoxHealth. In 2004, he was recruited by one of the nation's
largest healthcare systems in the country, Catholic Health Initiatives as vice
present of operations at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin,
In 2006, he was promoted to senior vice present and chief operating
officer, a role he held until joining Franciscan St. Margaret in 2009 where he
served as executive vice president and chief operating officer to Franciscan
St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond, Ind. Franciscan St. Margaret
Health is part of the Franciscan Alliance, a non-profit Catholic healthcare
system that operates 14 hospitals in Indiana and Chicago, Ill.
Mentgen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drury University in
Springfield, Mo., and a Master of Healthcare Administration from
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. He completed his
administrative fellowship at CoxHealth in 1995 and is a fellow in the
American College of Healthcare Executives.