Board of Directors

Mark Alexander, DMD

Mark Alexander maintains a private dental practice in Twin Falls. He has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 2012. He currently chairs the Community Outreach Committee and participates in the Dental Advisory Committee. Mark is a former President of the South Central Idaho Dental Society and has been a trustee with the Idaho State Dental Association. Mark has also served on the Twin Falls Library Foundation, the Episcopal Church Vestry, and has been a member of the Blue Lakes Rotary club for 20 years. He completed his undergraduate studies at the College of Idaho, and later pursued his graduate work at Oregon Health Sciences University where he graduated in 1992.

Nancy Briggs

Nancy Briggs is a retired software executive. She was President of Learned-Mahn Inc and managed its sale to National Data Corporation (NDC), a healthcare and banking systems company. She then became Managing Director of NDC after managing the acquisition of three pharmacy software companies. Nancy has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 2008. She chairs the Governance Committee and participates in the Compensation and Audit, Investment, and Finance Committees. She has also been active in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of Boise, and the Council of the Cathedral of the Rockies. Nancy is a graduate of Smith College in Massachusetts.

John Eck, MD

John Eck has been practicing family medicine in the Treasure Valley for 25 years. He’s currently in private practice at the Center for Lifetime Health in Boise. John joined the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors in 2016. He serves on the Dental Advisory, Community Outreach, and Audit, Investment, and Finance Committees. He also serves on the boards for the St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital and the Bishop Kelly Foundation. Jon received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1989 and completed his residency at Family Practice Residency of Idaho in 1992.

Mike Fery

Mike Fery is currently the CEO and Chairman of Rocky Mountain Companies, which focuses on commercial real estate developments throughout the West. Mike has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 2001. He was Past Chairman of the board for two years and currently serves as Secretary, chairs the Audit, Investment, and Finance Committee, and participates in the Executive, Governance, and Compensation Committees. He also serves on the University of Idaho Foundation board and is an advisory board member for Payette Brewing. Mike is a graduate of the University of Idaho and the Northwest Commercial Lending School.

Annette Herman

Annette Herman is currently the Managing Director for ThomasARTS, a marketing and advertising agency specializing in healthcare. Her prior leadership engagements include the President and CEO of UnitedHealthcare Utah, COO for Advancement at Utah State University, and varied executive roles with HCA, HealthTrust and HealthSouth. Annette joined the Delta Dental Board of Directors in 2016 and serves on the Compensation, Governance, and Finance, Audit, Investment Committees. Annette also serves on two community boards, the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter in Park City, and Somebody’s Attic, supporting services for victims of abuse. She received her MBA from Utah State University in 1990.

Jon Jurevic, Chairman

Jon Jurevic is currently the CEO of the Oregon Anesthesiology Group. He has held several executive positions in the health insurance industry including 15 years as the CFO of a major regional carrier. Jon has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 2014. He is the chairman of the board and participates in the Compensation Committee. He also serves on the Oregon Mutual Insurance Company board and is a member of the Executive Council of the Mazamas, a 123 year old mountaineering organization located in Portland. Jon is a CPA (inactive) and earned his MBA from Tulane University.

Jack Lincks, DDS

Jack Lincks maintains a private periodontal practice in Boise. He is also an Associate Professor at the College of Southern Idaho School of Dental Hygiene. Jack joined the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors in 2017. He serves on the Dental Advisory, Governance, and Community Outreach Committees. Jack is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association, and the Southwest Idaho and Western Treasure Valley Dental Societies. He is also past chairman of the Idaho Oral Health Alliance. Jack earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University, and later completed his Periodontal Residency and Masters of Science at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1999.

Mike Mooney

Mike Mooney recently retired as President of the Bank of Cascades, Idaho Region. During his career, he has served as President of KeyBank of Idaho, and CEO and President of Farmers and Merchants State Bank. Mike has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 1994. He currently chairs the Compensation Committee and participates in the Dental Advisory, Governance, and Audit, Investment, and Finance Committees. He also serves on numerous community boards, is a member of the Governor’s Task Force on Higher Education, and is co-chairing the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Capital Campaign. Mike earned an MBA from Idaho State University and graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington.

Christine Neuhoff

Christine Neuhoff is currently the St. Luke’s Health System Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Christine serves as legal strategic advisor to the President and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System, the Board of Directors and executive leadership. Christine joined the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors in 2018 and serves on the Audit, Investment and Finance and the Dental Action Committees. She also chairs the Healthcare Subcommittee of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, is the chair of the St. Luke’s Clinic Coordinated Care (Accountable Care Organization) Board of Directors, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Essential Hospitals Institute (formerly National Public Health and Hospitals Institute). Christine serves on the boards of the Learning Lab and the Boise Philharmonic Association. She received her JD from the University of California, Berkeley and her MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kurt Petellin, DDS

Kurt Petellin maintains a private dental practice in Coeur d' Alene. Kurt has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 2001. He currently serves on the Dental Advisory and Community Outreach Committees. Kurt also serves as treasurer on the Coeur d' Alene Church of the Nazarene board. He completed his undergraduate studies at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas. He then pursued his graduate work at the University of Missouri where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1994.

Jim Pierce, DDS, Immediate Past Chair

Jim Pierce maintains a private dental practice in Lewiston and volunteers at the Snake River Community Clinic. Jim joined the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors in 2007. He is the immediate past chair and serves on the Executive, Governance, and Compensation Committees. Jim has also been an instructor for the Renton Vocational Technical College Dental Hygiene Program and a trustee for the Idaho State Dental Association. Jim completed his undergraduate studies at Washington State University, and later pursued his graduate work at Marquette University School of Dentistry where he graduated in 1988.

Park Price

Park Price is the retired Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of Idaho. He was also owner of Park Price Motor Company in Pocatello for 24 years. Park has served on the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors since 1987. He participates in the Executive, Governance, Dental Advisory, and Audit, Investment, and Finance Committees. He is currently serving his second appointment with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, is a member of the Governor’s Higher Education Task Force, and has been appointed to the board of the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). He is also the Chair of Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho, the College of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Business for Education, and the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Park is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Kyle Siemen, DMD, Chair-Elect

Kyle Siemen maintains a private dental practice in Pocatello. Kyle is the Chair-Elect of the Delta Dental of Idaho Board of Directors and has been a member since 2007. He chairs the Dental Advisory Committee and participates in the Compensation, Executive, and Audit, Investment, & Finance Committees. Kyle is also President of the board for Idaho State University Bengal Athletic Boosters, board member of the Idaho Dental Foundation, and past President of the Southeast Idaho Dental Society. He completed his undergraduate studies at Idaho State University, and later pursued his graduate work at Oregon Health Sciences University where he graduated in 1999.