Gonzales Healthcare Systems is locally owned and managed. It was established by law as a hospital district, a political subdivision of the State of Texas, and as such is endowed with certain powers, including the levying of taxes, invocation of eminent domain, and most importantly, providing care to those who are unable to care for themselves.

The leadership of Gonzales Healthcare Systems includes a Board of Directors made up of representatives from the four precincts in the county and five at-large positions. Board members serve four-year terms. Following an election, the Board will meet and choose a President, Vice President, and Secretary. The Board meets in regular session monthly and in special session as needed.

The current Board members are:

Dr. Kenneth Gottwald

Greg Tieken

Stephanie Kodack

Lisa Gindler

Sascha Kardosz

Tim Markham

Kerry Morgan

Gene Reed

Precinct 2

Precinct 3


Precinct 1






Vice President







Next Election Scheduled:            May 2, 2020

The Election will be held in Gonzales, Texas  Elect Precinct Representatives for the Four Precincts for a Four-Year Term

Requirements for Candidacy:

  • Must be a resident of the District and a qualified voter. Precinct Directors must be a resident and registered voter in the District for which they are applying for candidacy.
  • May not be an employee of Gonzales Healthcare Systems.

Filing Deadlines for Candidates for the May 2, 2020 Election

January 15, 2020              First day to File For a Place on the May 2, 2020 Ballot

February 14, 2020            Last day to File For a Place on the May 2, 2020 Ballot

For information on filing an application for a place on the ballot, please click here.

Contact information regarding Board of Directors:
Gonzales Healthcare Systems
1110 North Sarah DeWitt Drive
PO Box 587
Gonzales, Texas  78629