UnityPoint Health– Jones Regional Medical Center (JRMC) in Anamosa has named Amy Keltner as the new Community Development Director of the Jones Regional Foundation.
According to a press release, Keltner’s experience includes nonprofit business management and volunteer coordination. Previously she worked as the Community Resource and Volunteer Engagement Senior Specialist at United Way in Jones County, where she directed a variety of programs including the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and supported over 600 volunteers in various United Way community assignments.
Keltner also worked with REM Development Services in Mount Vernon as program director, where she supported staff and clients through various educational courses to best use alternative physical intervention in high-risk situations and promote a culture of respect.
Her new role as Community Development Director of the Jones Regional Foundation will include the organization of community events hosted or supported by Jones Regional, donor relations, acquiring and managing federal and state grants and funding, and volunteer engagement.
“We’re excited for Amy to join the team at Jones Regional,” said Eric Briesemeister, CEO of UnityPoint Health– Jones Regional Medical Center, in a press release. “We have upcoming initiatives that are critical to the health of the community, and it will be fun to watch Amy help bring those initiatives to life.”
“I was attracted to this opportunity at Jones Regional Medical Center because of its long history of providing exceptional patient care close to home,” said Keltner, in a press release. “I appreciate the enthusiasm and support Jones County residents express for their local hospital and I look forward to working with the community to advance the needs of Jones Regional and the patients it serves.”
Keltner graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in social work.
Outside of work, she volunteers at multiple organizations including, the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition, Anamosa Parks and Recreation, Jones County Grade Reading Level Executive Team, and the Jones County Community Partnerships for protecting children.