Suzanne Mineck has received the 2021 Distinguished Service Award from her alma mater, Luther College. Mineck, who will be leaving Mid-Iowa Health Foundation this fall after leading the organization as president and CEO for more than a decade, is a 1996 Luther College graduate. The award honors alumni and individuals with strong connections to Luther College who have exhibited admirable service to society. Mineck was recognized for driving systemic change to address the social determinants of children's health through her vision and ability to build bridges that mobilize action, as well as for being a sought-out leader nationally among health philanthropists. Mineck was among nine individuals recognized at an event on Oct. 1. The Corey and Suzanne (Roverud) Mineck Scholarship was established at Luther College in 2010. Mineck and her husband, Corey, live in Waukee with their two teenage daughters, Mari and Bryn. She was recently recognized by the Business Record as a 2021 Woman of Influence.