About Us

Meet Our Board of Directors

Gritman Medical Center plays an integral role in the well-being of the Palouse region. As a not-for-profit, community-owned hospital, our mission is focused on providing excellent and compassionate health care. We are fortunate to have a very talented board of directors to help guide and accomplish our mission.

They bring experience and expertise in a variety of areas and put in countless volunteer hours to ensure that Gritman Medical Center is providing the high-quality services that you need and desire. They look to the future and guide us in developing programs that will keep you and your family healthy.

Greg Kimberling
Chair of the Board

Janie Nirk
Vice Chair

Robin Woods

Barbara Wells
Board Representative


Aaron Ranisate

Richard Heimsch

Charles Jacobson, MD


Steve Busch

Rula Awwad-Rafferty

Kraig White