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Lisa Walraven, CEO



Lisa, a native of Fort Sumner, has been with De Baca Family Practice since 2012 when she was hired as the Front Office Manager.  Later that year, she was promoted to Executive Assistant where she managed Human Resources, Provider Credentialing and Administrative Operations.  In July, 2014, Lisa was named as the successor to the retiring CEO.  

Lisa is an active member of the Fort Sumner community, having served on numerous Village and County Boards and Commissions .  She and her husband, TJ, live on the family farm in the Fort Sumner valley and enjoy frequent family trips to the Ruidoso area.


Jack Vick, MD 



A native to Fort Sumner, Dr. Vick has been the Clinic Medical Director since January 2009.  He served as the Medical Director for De Baca County Hospital until it closed in 2001.  

In 2009, the Clinic convinced him to leave the multi-physician practice in Albuquerque and return to his hometown as Medical Director of the Clinic.  His laid back, personable approach to health care is the perfect fit for patients. 


Heather McConnell

IT/Operations Manager


Heather has been with De Baca Family Practice since 2009 when she was hired to work in the Clinic finance department. When De Baca Family Dental grew into a full-time practice, Heather was promoted to Dental Office Manager.  In 2011, Heather was promoted to the Operations/IT Manager, shortly after the Clinic transitioned from paper to electronic medical records.  
Heather and her husband, Lloyd, live on a ranch in the Fort Sumner valley where they enjoy riding, hiking and gardening. 


Susan Vick, CFO


Susan, another Fort Sumner native, joined the Clinic Finance department as Billing Manager in 2003.  Susan was promoted to CFO in the fall of 2009 when the previous CFO retired.  

Susan and her husband, Jacob, have one son and live on a ranch near Melrose.  She is an avid horsewoman and an active member of the WRRA (Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association).  Most summer weekends will find Susan and her team traveling and competing on the WRRA Rodeo circuit.