Board of Directors

  • Dale M. Thompson

    Dale M. Thompson


    Retired, President and CEO

    Benedictine Health System

    Edina, MN

    Appointed January 2016

  • Scott Petersen

    Scott Petersen

    Vice Chairperson

    Retired, CEO

    Lodgenet Interactive Corporation

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Elected 2018

  • Jill A. Schumann

    Jill A. Schumann

    Executive Committee Member

    President and CEO

    LeadingAge Maryland

    Biglerville, PA

    Elected in 2015

  • Marnie Herrmann

    Marnie Herrmann

    Executive Committee Member

    Rapid City, SD

    Elected 2019

  • Randy Bury

    Randy Bury

    President and CEO

    As The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan president and CEO, Randy Bury is responsible for the successful planning and implementation of operational, strategic and financial goals for Sanford Health’s senior care services division. Bury, who is a member of Sanford Health’s corporate leadership team, also works with the Society’s board of directors and manages all Society senior-level executive leaders.

    Bury became president of the Society in 2019 after logging 37 years of executive leadership experience with Sanford Health. At the corporate level, he most recently served as the organization’s chief administrative officer and previously held the role of senior vice president of health services administration. While at Sanford USD Medical Center, Bury was chief operating officer, chief administrative officer, executive vice president and vice president of patient services.

    A graduate of Augustana University with a degree in health care administration, Bury also holds a Master of Business Administration in health care administration from California Pacific University.

    In 2020, Bury was elected to the board of governors for the American Health Care Association, the nation’s largest association of long-term and post-acute care providers. He is a past president of the South Dakota chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a past board member of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations. He has served on several local boards, most recently the Sioux Empire United Way Board of Directors and the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

    Bury and his wife, Sonia, have two sons.

  • Matt Hocks

    Matt Hocks

    Chief Operation Officer

    Matt Hocks serves as Sanford Health’s Chief Operating Officer. Matt is responsible for successful planning and implementation of operational and strategic goals.

    Matt Hocks graduated from The University of South Dakota in 2002 with a Masters of Business Administration and a Specialization in Health Services Administration. He joined Sanford in 2004 and has held various department directors of clinic operations and Vice President Positions before assuming the Chief Operating Office role in 2019.

    Matt and his wife Rachel live in Sioux Falls and have three children.

  • Patricia L. Camero

    Patricia L. Camero

    Executive Director

    Good Samaritan Society – Pohai Nani

    Kaneohe, HI

    Elected in 2015

  • Dean Buckneberg

    Dean Buckneberg

    Retired, CPA

    Eide Bailly LLP

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Elected in 2017

  • Lisa Melby

    Lisa Melby

    Executive Director

    Good Samaritan – Loveland Village

    Loveland, Colorado

    Elected 2017

  • Dave Austad

    Dave Austad

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Elected in 2019

  • Dr. David Brechtelsbauer

    Dr. David Brechtelsbauer

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Elected 2019

  • Darrell Schmith

    Darrell Schmith

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Elected 2019

  • Thomas Koop

    Thomas Koop

    Retired, Partner/Owner


    Brainerd, MN

    Elected 2020

  • Beth Callahan

    Beth Callahan


    Good Samaritan - Luverne

    Luverne, MN

    Elected 2020

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