Ruth Edge, RN
Ruth retired after spending 24 years working as a Public Health Nurse in Wyoming, the last 10 of those years in Powell. Her areas of interest included maternal/child health, especially working with first-time mothers in the Nurse Family Partnership Program, providing health consultation to local child cares, and serving in Meeteetse in positions of school nurse and an immunization advocate for children and adults. Ruth has been involved in community health planning for over 15 years with the Park County Health Coalition, Park County Coalition Against Substance Abuse, and other coordinating organizations.
She was one of the original organizing committee members for Heart Mountain Free Clinic.
Vice-Chair Position is open at this time
Randy Feusner is a husband, father of four and grandfather of eight, three of which are triplets. He grew up in Powell, Wyoming. After college, he lived in Billings and Missoula before returning to Wyoming and has now lived in Cody for 18 years. He is an independent financial advisor with offices in Cody and downtown Billings. He enjoys sports, waterskiing on Big Horn Lake and flying for business and pleasure. He spends most of his spare time with his children and grandkids, who are spread out across the country between Wyoming and Florida.
Linda Velupek, PHR
Linda is a Nationally Certified Human Resources Professional. She has worked in the HR field for over 10 years and worked for Cody Regional Health (CRH) for 17 years. Working with CRH she worked with volunteers and planned numerous events. Linda was looking for a way to give back to the community she loves and felt that serving on the board of HMFC fit perfectly. Linda was recently hired as the HR Director for Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital and will be a great representative for HMFC in Thermopolis. She has two grown sons and a grandson she is very proud of. Her other interests include; fishing, hunting, kayaking, horseback riding, and any outdoor adventure.
Richard Anderson, MD
Dr. Anderson graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1972, and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine in Michigan. Upon moving to Wyoming, he worked on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Indian Health Services. In 1978 Dr. Anderson moved to Cody where he was one of the first two internal medicine specialists to practice. After 10 years he moved to Billings, MT where he was associated with St. Vincent Health Care. Approximately three and a half years ago he moved back to Cody and presently works for West Park Hospital. Dr. Anderson is a regular provider with HMVMC, and joined shortly after the opening of the Cody branch in 2010. Dr. Anderson has been practicing medicine for 36 years and is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Ann began working with people with disabilities when she was 19 years old. In working toward a career in human services, she obtained a Master’s degree in Education Counseling and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. The last 13 years of her career has been working with employment options for people with disabilities. She is currently on the WY Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities and works with other State agencies and service providers to facilitate service delivery for students with disabilities. In working with these groups Ann recognizes the need many of our youth have for quality, available and consistent healthcare. Her interest in HMFC is to continue growing connections to help our community and to ensure that healthcare is not a barrier to other life choices.
Troy was born and raised in Cody. After attending Northwest College and graduating from the University of Wyoming he worked in the oil industry on the east coast and in Houston. He had the opportunity to return to Cody and has worked for First Bank of Wyoming for over 10 years. Troy enjoys spending time with his daughter, parents, and siblings. He also enjoys bicycling, music, camping, collecting antiques, and keeps busy working around the house and yard.