Executives & Governance
Tracey Page joined ChildServe in May 2003 as Program Director of Therapy and Homecare. As the therapy program grew, she served in several roles including Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation and Vice President of Clinical Services. She now serves as Senior Vice President of Clinical Services. Tracey provides oversight in the areas of inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation, physician services, psychology, homecare, and marketing and referral development. She is also leading the Eastern Iowa expansion. Tracey has an associate’s degree in Applied Science in Occupational Therapy and a bachelor’s in Health Science from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dave joined ChildServe in 1996 as a Program Manager and was promoted to Program Director in 2001. After ten years in a director role, and seven years as Vice President of Home and Community Service, Dave now serves as Senior Vice President of Home and Community Services. He is responsible for leading the development and operation of an organization performance measurement and improvement system while providing supervision and support to program directors responsible for the Home and Community Services program. Dave has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from William Penn University.
Vice President of Human Resources
Jay Winger joined ChildServe in March 2003, as Director of Staff Relations. He transitioned into the Director of Human Resources and now serves as Vice President of Human Resources. Jay develops and executes initiatives in support of the overall strategic direction and operations of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, learning and development, and facility support services. Jay has a bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Iowa and currently has his certification as a SHRM-CP.
2018-2019 Board of Directors
Shirley Poertner, Chair
Brian Laurenzo, Vice Chair
Jim Sanders, Treasurer
Doug Cretsinger, Secretary
David Mackaman, Past Chair
Teri Wahlig, MD, CEO
Yogesh Shah, MD
Sally Studer, DO
2018-2019 Board of Trustees
Tom Stewart, Vice Chair
Nick Gerhart, Secretary/Treasurer
Tom Mahoney, Past Chair
Teri Wahlig, MD, CEO
Our Strategic Plan: Strategy 2019
We’re working in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. With the input of a multidisciplinary team of staff, ChildServe has developed a three-year strategic plan that outlines our goals for the future. This plan guides our business strategies and decisions with a focus on strategic priorities in which we’ll invest our time and resources. Our Strategy 2019 plan is part of a larger 10-year vision designed to help ChildServe be uniquely positioned in Iowa to improve the health and well-being of children with special healthcare needs.
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of more than 4,500 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, acquired injuries, and other special healthcare needs.