Our People

Dana J. Way,
RHIT, HIM Director
Dana was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario & raised mostly in St. Cloud, MN, which she considers her home. She has also lived in Scottsdale, AZ, Las Vegas NV, & Sioux Falls, SD. My favorite color is purple & my favorite sports team is the MN Vikings, I love to watch football! I enjoy cooking, reading, motorcycle riding, and traveling. I am a bit of a daredevil & will try almost anything once! I have a beautiful niece & nephew, both of which I absolutely adore!
Marilyn Nelson
Staff Accountant
Marilyn is a lifetime Wyoming native and a long-time Niobrara native.  She and her husband raised their two children in this county and now enjoy the opportunity to expose their four grandchildren to the unique qualities of Niobrara County.  She holds an Associate of Science Degree in Accounting from Eastern Wyoming College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming.   Marilyn was hired in the Finance Department in 2013.  She is the Staff Accountant for Niobrara Community Hospital.  Marilyn is committed to this facility.  She believes in the importance of growing and stabilizing this facility to best meet the needs of the community.
Dana Davidson
Radiology Director
Dana was born and raised in Yarmouth, Maine, the oldest of 5 children. After high school he received his Associate of Arts degree from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts prior to going to The Cheshire Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, graduating in 1975. After a brief stint at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Bellows Falls, Vermont, he moved back to the Portland, Maine area and worked there for 25 years, including the last 6 years at Maine Medical Center in the CT department of Maine’s premier trauma center. During that time he raised 3 sons. In 2002 he moved to Calais, Maine where he met and married his current wife, Mary, and inherited her 4 children. Dana spent 11 years as the Director of Radiology at Calais Regional Hospital, where he was a part of building a new hospital and designing a radiology department. Mary and Dana moved west in November of 2013 to Glendive, Montana, where they spent 20 months before accepting the Director’s position here at Niobrara Community Hospital in July of 2015. Dana is an avid cyclist, music enthusiast, and computer geek, glad to be out West to explore all aspects of the western history he loved growing up.
Michelle Skillings
RN BSN MHA CPHQ
-Interim Chief Executive Officer
Michelle is a Registered Nurse who has 20+ years as a CNO/Director of Nursing. Her experience is in Acute and Long Term Care facilities that range from: large, small, urban and rural (critical access)hospitals. Michelle is a graduate of the St. Louis Community College where she obtained her Associates of Nursing Diploma. From there she graduated with her BSN from Webster University. In 2007 Michelle obtained her Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix. Michelle has her CPHQ certification in Quality and brings extensive experience in long term care and Critical Access Hospital administration. Michelle feels that focusing on high-quality patient care, patient safety and remaining an advocate for both patients and staff is an integral part of providing care at rural facilities like ours.

Peachy Dinorog

Laboratory Director

Heather
Jones RN

Assistant
Chief Nursing
Officer
–Interim Chief
Nursing Officer

Charlie Turner

Human Resources

Director

 

Peachy was born and raised in the Philippines. She studied Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology at Velez College and worked at a private tertiary hospital right after she passed the Board Exams.

Her dad is a Mechanical Engineer and her mom is also a Medical Technologist. She has a son and just like her, loves to sing and dance and is also a sports fanatic. In 2009, she and her son moved to Lusk, Wyoming. She worked as a staff Medical Technologist, then to a Lead Tech and a Laboratory Director since Feb 2015. She received an Award of Excellence on 2014 as an outstanding Medical Technologist from the Philippine Association of Medical Technologist in Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa. She lives by her mantra, Smile! Life is Beautiful!

Heather was born and raised in Riverton, WY. She attended Central Wyoming College where she received an Associates of Science Degree for Surgical Technology in 1997. She worked in the Surgical Department of Riverton Memorial Hospital for 4 years. She went on to get her Associates Degree in Nursing at Central Wyoming College, graduating in 2003. She worked at the Riverton Hospital for 2 years in the Intensive Care unit and the Emergency Room. She moved to Casper in 2004, taking a job at Wyoming Cardiopulmonary Services, gaining extensive experience in cardiac care. She was the Clinical Supervisor at WCPS for 12 years. Heather came to Lusk in April 2016 to take the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer position. She is presently pursuing her Masters In Nursing Leadership from Western Governors University.

To do what nobody else will do, in a way that nobody else can, in spite of all we go through; is to be a nurse.