Three local community leaders have joined the board of directors for Hope HealthCare Services.

Jerry Nichols, principal of Naples-based Employee Benefits Planning and Personal Insurance Services, is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Financial Consultant and a Chartered Life Underwriter. He has been recognized as the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s Man of the Year and is a Laureate in the Business Leadership Hall of Fame of Collier County.

Madlyn Dornaus is senior vice president and chief compliance officer for Radiation Therapy Services, which operates radiology clinics in 16 states and seven foreign countries. Dornaus is a member of the Medical Group Management Association and is a certified health care compliance and privacy officer.

Luis E. Insignares, a Fort Myers-based family law attorney and mediator with The Law Office of Luis E. Insignares, P.A., serves on the executive council of the Florida Bar Association’s Family Law Section. A member of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite and a Florida Super Lawyer, Insignares is past chair of the 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

The new members join current board members Tom Giles, founder, president and CEO of Avalon Engineering; Larry Hart, Lee County tax collector; Steve Personette, former manager of public affairs for Embarq; Fred Pezeshkan, chairman of Manhattan Construction Florida; Ron Smalley, former managing partner for Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt; and Linda Uhler, 35-year resident of Sanibel Island, former elementary school teacher and district deputy for Congressman Porter Goss.

The board’s leadership includes Chairman Sandy Robinson, president of Northern Trust’s Fort Myers office; Vice-Chair Bo Turbeville, vice president of Accent Business Products; Secretary Richard C. Ackert, former president and CEO of SouthTrust Bank, Southwest Florida; Treasurer Charles Idelson, principal founder of Investors’ Security Trust Company; and past Chair Rev. Tim Halverson, pastor and head of staff at Faith Presbyterian Church in Cape Coral.

Board members serve three-year terms and contribute their expertise, time, talent and resources to advancing Hope’s mission of providing exceptional care and support to every individual and their loved ones as they fulfill life’s journey.