Our Leadership Team

The leadership, and all the employees, of Douglas County Hospital are dedicated to the delivery of quality care in a safe environment. 


Chief Executive Officer – Carl Vaagenes


Director of Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer – Margaret Kalina


Chief Financial Officer - Nate Meyer

 Celeste Gardner

Director of Human Resources - Celeste Gardner


Administrator, Alexandria Clinic - Brad Lenertz


Administrator, Heartland Orthopedic Specialists - Mike Doyle


Director of Community Relations and Development - Eddie Reif


Douglas County Hospital Board of Directors

Jerry Rapp*                                                Keith Englund*

Kevin Kopischke                                          Dian Lopez

Charlie Meyer* - Chairman                           Owen Miller*

Dr. Eric Nelson                                            Jim Stratton*

Larry Ortloff

(*) Denotes elected County Commissioners