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Fort HealthCare Welcomes New Board Members

Thursday, March 7, 2024

FORT ATKINSON – Fort HealthCare is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the organization’s board of directors, Lesley Baird Chapin, PsyD, and Roberta Wedl, MD.

Headshot of Lesley Baird Chapin, PsyD, new member of Fort HealthCare's Board of Directors

PHOTO CAPTION: Lesley Baird Chapin, PsyD

Lesley Baird Chapin, PsyD, serves as the Vice President and Executive Director of the Pauquette Center for Psychological Services, an outpatient mental health organization catering primarily to rural Wisconsin communities. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Denver. Dr. Chapin underwent pre-doctoral training at CMC Randolph Behavioral Health in Charlotte, NC, where she gained experience across various settings, including emergency department, inpatient, outpatient, and residential facilities. Dr. Chapin obtained her post-doctoral experience with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and has provided services and consultation for adults and juveniles in correctional and forensic spaces ever since. As a certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) practitioner, she provides direct services, offers nationwide consulting and training, and contributes to enhancing DBT access for underinsured and Medicaid recipients in Wisconsin. Additionally, she is part of a workgroup working to enhance access to mental health services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deafblind communities across the State of Wisconsin. Her dedication to evidence-based practices underscores her belief in providing optimal treatment options to her clients. “Born and raised in Fort Atkinson, I have maintained a strong connection to my hometown, and I am deeply invested in ensuring quality healthcare for its residents,” stated Dr. Chapin.

Headshot of Roberta Wedl, MD, new member of Fort HealthCare's Board of Directors


Roberta Wedl, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health – Madison. Dr. Wedl completed her internship and residency at the University of Wisconsin – SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Madison. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, she is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Wedl also brings her expertise to Fort HealthCare’s board as Chief of Staff, where she oversees the coordination of medical services and ensures the highest standards of patient care. Dr. Wedl added, “Joining Fort HealthCare’s board as Chief of Staff, I’m honored to help lead our community towards exceptional healthcare delivery, emphasizing family-centered care and preventive medicine.”

Michael Anderson, MD, Fort HealthCare President & CEO, welcomes the new members to the board of directors. Board members are chosen based on their professional skills and ability to represent the healthcare needs of the various communities within the Fort HealthCare primary service area. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Chapin and Dr. Wedl to Fort HealthCare’s board of directors. Their expertise and dedication to advancing healthcare excellence will undoubtedly strengthen our mission to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing the highest quality in healthcare,” said Anderson.

In addition to Dr. Chapin and Dr. Wedl, other Fort HealthCare board members are community representatives James Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. – Chair, Tom Vinz – Secretary, Roy Budlong – Vice Chair and Treasurer, Christopher Martin – Attorney, Carla Haubenschild, Christi Ott, and providers Bill Kontny, MD, Paul Schuppner, DO, Stephanie Nottestad, MD, and Mary Beck Metzger, DNP.