Our Mission

The mission of the Rural Health Council of Madison County is to improve the health of our communities by advocating, educating, and coordinating services for individuals and families.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a pillar of support for a healthy community.

Who We Are

The Madison County Rural Health Council, Inc. (MCRHC) was established in April 2013 by a consortium of organizations representing the largest providers of health and social services in the county. Through the MCRHC local providers are better able to coordinate the county-wide alignment of health care resources, expertise and services, and evidence-based practices to meet health needs in our communities.

The Council was established to:

Our Staff

Christine Paul

Executive Director

Stephanie Henry

Deputy Director

Jamie Hagenbuch

Program Manager
Mental Health First Aid

Donny Ybarra

Mobility Manager

Marvin Bartlett

Transportation Coordinator

Emma Prochniak

Program Coordinator

Board of Directors

Inez DeGroat
Madison County Office for the Aging
Deputy Director
Marla Velky-Reger, LCSW-R
Counseling and Consulting Services
Jeffrey E. Coakley
Community Memorial
President & CEO
Nannette Cowen, PhD, FNP-BC
Binghamton University
Clinical Assistant Professor/Coordinator, Family Health Nursing Program
Dawn Brink-Cymerman
St. Joseph’s Physicians Primary Care, Cazenovia
Family Physician
Maureen Campanie
BRiDGES Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc.
Executive Director
Eric Faisst
Madison County Department of Health
Felissa Koernig, JD, MBA, FACHE
Oneida Health
President & CEO
Paula Highers
MCV Law – Meggesto, Crossett & Valerino, LLP
Danielle Johnson
CNY Community Foundation
Senior Director of Grants & Programs
Liz Crofut
Community Action Partnership for Madison County
Executive Director

Annual Report

Our Annual Reports can be found by clicking one of the links below.


Our Newsletters can be found by clicking one of the links below.

July 2023

October 2023

January 2024

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Donating to the Madison County Rural Health Council helps us build and sustain our programs and initiatives, which in turn, contribute to the health of the community.

We are a 501(c)3 organization, which means your contribution is tax-deductible!

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