Kerry Teetor, president

125 Kerry TeetorKerry Teetor has served on the hospital board for over 25 years. He previously worked for a power company for 30 years and is now employed by the Lexington Public Schools. Kerry has also been with the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department for 36 years.

Kerry is a member of the Optimists and is a master mason. He and his wife have been married since 1976.  They have two children, both of whom are doctors. Their children have blessed them with five grandchildren, three boys and two girls.

Gardening and helping other people are two pasttimes Kerry enjoys. He also loves his golden doodle, Molly.

 

Rob Anderson, vice president

130 Rob AndersonRob Anderson is a graduate of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He earned his agri-business degree and now co-owns a farming operation with his family.

Rob is a lifelong resident of Lexington. He is currently involved with the Lexington Community Foundation and is a member of the United Methodist Church. He was previously involved with the Nebraska Farm Service Agency for eight years, two of which he served as chairman.

Natalie is Rob's wife, and together they have two girls. Joelly is a sophomore and Camille is in eighth grade.

Amber Ackerson, secretary/treasurer

129 Amber AckersonAmber Ackerson grew up in the small community of Polk, Nebraska, and is the youngest of three girls. She received her Juris Doctorate with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law and graduated in the top 20% of her class. With her legal degree, Amber Ackerson was a lawyer for Heldt & McKeone in Lexington and is now the Senior Vice President Human Capital for Orthman Manufacturing, Inc.

Amber is dedicated to her community. She has been president of Lexington Area United Way, as well as president of the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce. She was also a part of Club 180 and is a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church.

Amber is married to Brian Ackerson, and they have two beautiful daughters.

 

Kathy Neil

127 Kathy NeilKathy Neil graduated from Kearney State (now UNK) with a degree in education. Over the years, she was a substitute teacher for Lexington Public Schools, owned a retail business in town, and created Art on the Farm at her residence. She was also the distance learning coordinator for Central Community College. Now she spends her days as the gift department manager at Barmore Drug Store in Lexington.

In addition to the hospital board, Kathy has been very active with the Lexington Community Foundation. She has served as president of the board, as well as president of the Lexington Community Foundation Advisory Board. For many years she was part of the scholarship committee.  She is also a member of Grace Lutheran Church, where she has served in various capacities.

She has three sons and eight wonderful grandchildren. She and her husband Steve have a farm southwest of Lexington. This year, they will celebrate 50 years of marriage.

Being a member of the Lexington Regional board is an opportunity Kathy has found very rewarding.  She is working to provide Lexington and its residents access to high quality health care, an important value to her.

 

Mark Jones

Mark Jones, MD graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and began working with the Plum Creek Medical Group in July of 1980. His medical expertise include: obstetrics, minor surgeries, sigmoidoscipies, treadmill and other procedures. Dr. Jones has a special interest in public health, preventative health care, mental, spiritual and physical wellness.

Dr. Jones was a member of the Lexington School Board for 16 years. He is an active member in a number of committees in the area. In 2009, he received the Family Physician of the year award from the State of Nebraska.  He was also named State Medical Director of the Year in 2001 and UNMC Alumnus of the year in 1993.

Dr. Jones lives in Lexington with his wife, Patricia. They have three daughters, one son and eight grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, reading, exercising and attending Husker football games.