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Association Board Members


Welcome to the Board of Directors page of Sheridan Memorial Hospital Association. Our Board is proudly comprised of dedicated volunteers and residents of Sheridan County, ensuring a direct representation of the community we serve.

Guided by our mission "providing quality care to improve the health and wellbeing of the people and community we serve" – our Board of Directors plays a pivotal role providing invaluable direction and guidance to our organization. The Board of Directors assumes a crucial role in offering oversight and guidance to our health center staff, ensuring the effective implementation of programs and activities that resonate with our commitment to accessible, high-quality healthcare.


Don Benson, Director

Association President
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since 2017

Paul Hansen Vice-Chair

Association Vice-President
Finance Committee Chair
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since February 2021

Paul is the VP-Branch Manager of Plentywood Stockman Bank of Montana. He's been with Stockman Bank since March 2007 and is active with the Volunteer Fire Department, Lions Club, and Walleyes Unlimited. Paul enjoys coaching his two kids in basketball and baseball and recently started announcing football and basketball games on KATQ Radio International. His wife, Megan, graduated from Plentywood High School in 2002 and is currently the Sheridan County Treasurer.

Paul joined the Association Board just after serving 9 years on the Sheridan Health Care Foundation, Inc. board. He knows Sheridan Memorial Hospital Association is critical to the health and well-being of our county and its residents. Volunteers are needed to help insure the future of the Hospital for future generations.

Joan Tommerup, Secretary/Treasurer

Association Secretary/Treasurer
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since July 2018

Nancy Jensen, Director

Association Director
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since August 2017

Nancy is a farm owner and operator and owner of Cousins Restaurant for 28 years. She has 30 years of banking experience and 5 years as a Crop Insurance Adjuster.

Nancy recognizes the crucial impact having good health care service has on our community. Her career experiences and dedication is helpful in preserving and growing our health care system.

Nancy's hobbies include quilting and horses. She currently serves on the Glen-Wood Inc. Board and Montana Farmers Union Insurance Board with previous terms on the Plentywood School Board.

Myrnette Miller, Director

Association Director
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since March 2011

Born and raised in Sheridan County, Myrnette has served the community well; in particular, our local medical facility.

Myrnette has served on the Sheridan Health Care Foundation, Inc. board from 1994 - 1999, Sheridan Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary board, the Hospital District Board and has been a Hospice Volunteer. She has held different titles on the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Association and currently serves as a director.

Myrnette is a small business owner in Plentywood, Montana who enjoys being involved with and surrounded by the amazing staff at Sheridan Memorial. She sees their commitment to care for the community and enjoys watching the facility grow and soar.

Lexi Olson, Director

Association Director
Westby, MT
Board Member Since February 2024

Chris Wiens, Director

Association Director
Plentywood, MT
Board Member Since February 2023

Chris is the owner/operator of Plentywood Hardware and believes that there are two things that drive a community; Hospitals and Schools. To keep our NE Montana communities thriving we need great medical care.

Chris graduated from UND with a degree in Commercial Aviation and flew until he moved with his family to Plentywood in 2012.

Other Boards Chris serves on are:

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Plentywood School Board
Sheridan County Airport Board
City of Plentywood Board of Adjustments
Plentywood Golf Course Men’s League

Kody Nelson, CEO

Chief Executive Officer
Since: October 2020
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