Our Team


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Dana Howes

President & CEO

Dana Howes was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Hanover and District Hospital in February 2019. Prior to her current appointment, she held the position of Vice President of Patient Care Services/CNO at HDH for four years. Dana’s career in health care began 17 years ago as an Intensive Care Nurse in a busy tertiary regional center. She has a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Nursing Science. During her time at HDH, Dana has championed many key projects and initiatives at both the local and regional level that emphasize a health care system perspective. Dana is a strong advocate of rural health care.

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Mary Rae

Vice President of Patient Care Service/CNE 

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Kim Mighton

Vice President of Finance & Operations

 Karen Otterbein

  Karen Otterbein

Manager of Human Resources & Physician Recruitment


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Paul Burke

Facilities & Project Manager

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Tasha Hamel

Patient Care Manager (Emergency, Environmental Services, Clinical Education)


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Mel Miles

Manager Health Records & Out-Patient Clinics, Registration and Privacy Officer











Peter McCombie

Patient Care Manager (Surgical Services, Obstetrics, Dialysis, MDRD, Pharmacy)


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Laura McCullough

Manager of Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging, Infection Control

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Sherrie Schope

Patient Care Manager (Acute Care, RCU, ICU, Nutritional Services, Dietician, Rehab/Cardiac)


Megan Soers

Health & Safety/Risk Manager