Dean has been a lifelong resident of Murray and recently retired after a 34 year career in the ag business. He has served on the City Council for the City of Murray, the Board of the Murray Church of Christ, the Murray Development Corporation and he's currently a Supervisor in Clarke County. Dean believes a large part of service comes from pride in your community, commitment, and a desire to see progress and betterment for your community and the entities that are a part of it.
Bobbi Baker - Maynes
Bobbi was born and raised in Creston, Iowa. She has resided in Adams County, Iowa with her husband for 31 years. She was employed for State Farm Insurance for 13 years before staying at home to raise their 3 children. During her time at home, Bobbi took care of the farm financial records. In the past 8 years, she took care of her parent's affairs both financially & medically. Currently, she serves as an Adams County Supervisor. She enjoys working with the public and she simply wants what is best for Southwest Iowa for future generations. She enjoys serving the public and offering her time, talents and ideas into making Crossroads B.H.S. the best it can be for all of Southwest Iowa.
Melanie is the Chief Patient Experience and Privacy Officer at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa. She holds a nursing degree from North Central Missouri College and a Masters of Healthcare Administration from Des Moines University. She has 23 years of experience in various areas of healthcare. The majority of her career has been spent working in Critical Access Hospitals. For the past four years, she has had oversight of the quality, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, therapy, and dietary departments at Clarke County Hospital.
Betsy graduated from the University of Iowa in 1985 with a degree in Health and Wellness. She worked in Des Moines at Oakmoor Racquetball and Fitness Club and Employers Mutual Company before returning to Corning to marry her husband, Scott Akin. She worked at the CHI Fitness Center in Corning for many years and transitioned to working with her husband at Akin Building Center. They have two children, and one of their children has intellectual disabilities with behavioral issues that has brought a great passion to ensuring that all individuals with mental health issues, behavioral struggles, and intellectual disabilities receive the services and resources needed to be productive citizens in society. Betsy also serves on the Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Commission for the State of Iowa.
Board Secretary & Treasurer
Lori is a retired RN, after working at Adair County Health System for 33 years. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines. She works as needed for a rheumatologist in Omaha. A lifelong resident of Greenfield, she enjoy walking, flower gardening, sewing, & volunteer work at her church and a local free health clinic. She's been married to her husband Lynn for 37 years. They love to travel and are season ticket holders for the Kansas City Chiefs, attending all home games. They have two married daughters in the Iowa City area, and two grandsons.
Robert graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Ag-Business. He farmed with his father for 12 years and after graduation he engaged in a livestock and crop enterprise. He left the farm after that and was involved in retail businesses and banking. He was a Vice President with several different banks as an Ag lender for about 18 years. He began selling real estate in 1997 and became the Madison County Supervisor and served in that capacity for two terms. He is a Lion International Member for many years and have served on many activities.
Dennis is a 1974 graduate of Sanborn High School in Iowa. He completed his Associate of Arts Degree at SWCC in 1977. He's a small business owner, married and has six children and 11 grandchildren. Dennis has been a Union County Supervisor since 2011. Dennis is the member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Creston and he's an East Union Eagle fan. It is imperative whom Crossroads serves are able to have access to local providers. Crossroads is an important part of our health care system. He wants to do what he can to ensure that our local folks have facilities available here at home.