Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Board

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center’s Board of Directors is made up of health center patients, community members and area professionals. The Board oversees policy, budget, quality improvement, planning for the future of the organization and major resource decisions affecting the Health Center.








Executive Members

Donald Simila, CEO – Houghton, MI

Dianna Christenson, Chair – Marquette, MI

Julie Shaw, Vice Chair – Marquette, MI

Larry Ziomkowski, Treasurer and Secretary – Marquette, MI


Tim Baroni – Houghton, MI

Kate Beer – Hancock, MI

Guy Hembroff – Houghton, MI

Patricia Johnson – Marquette, MI

Douglas Russell – Marquette, MI

Stephen Vairo – Houghton, MI

Benjamin Wood


Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center, FTCA Deemed Facility.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.