Governing Council and Regional Policy Board Members

Advisory Council

PAST-CHAIR

Debra Flores
President & Administrator
Sentaraplex Hospital
Hampton, VA

CHAIR

Elaine Couture
Chief Executive
Providence Sacred Heart
Medical Center
and Children's Hospital
Spokane, WA

 BOARD LIAISON

Melinda Estes, M.D
President and CEO
Saint Luke's Health System
Kansas City, MO

 

CHAIR-ELECT

Kathy Becker
President
SSM Health
SLU Hospital
St. Louis, MO

 

 Terms Expire 2017

  • Janice Burger, Chief Executive, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • John DiAngelo, President and CEO, Inspira Health Network, Mullica Hill, NJ
  • Mary Prybylo, President and CEO, St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ME
  • Dennis Pullin, President, MedStar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • John Singerling, President, Palmetto Health, Columbia, SC
  • Kevin Unger, President and CEO, Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, CO
  • Avilla Williams, President, Integris Health Edmond, Edmond, OK

Terms Expire 2018

  • Darlene Stromstad, President and CEO, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT
  • Kim Hollon, CEO, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, Brockton, MA
  • Michael P. Halter, CEO, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Donald McKenna, President and CEO, St. Mary's Health Care System, Athens, GA
  • Bo Boulenger, CEO, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Charles Lucore, MD, President and CEO, St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Darin Gross, Administrator, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Terms Expire 2019

  • Richard Gannotta, Senior Vice-President of Hospitals, NYC Health + Hospitals, New York, NY
  • Reuven Pasternak, CEO, Stony Brook University Hospital, Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
  • Jennifer Nolan, President, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, KY
  • Cristina Rivera, CEO, Rio Grande Regional Hospital, McAllen, TX
  • Delvecchio Finley, CEO, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA

Regularly Invited Guest(s)

Michael Dunaway, President, The Alliance of MidAmerica, Overland Park, KS


Regional Policy Board Members

 

Terms Expire 2016

Del:     Tim Charles, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA
Alt:      Robert Stevens, President and CEO, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, MN

Del:     Arthur A. Gianelli, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, New York, NY
Alt:      Joseph W. Devine, Kennedy Health System, Cherry Hill, NJ

Del:     Kathleen Kinslow, Aria Health, Philadelphia, PA
Alt:      M. Brooks Turkel, Regional Hospital of Scranton, Scranton, PA

Del:     Thomas Kleinhanzl, Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, Frederick, MD
Alt:      W. Eugene Egerton, MD, University of Maryland Medical Center-Midtown, Baltimore, MD

Del:     Nathan Levitan, MD, Seidman Cancer Center/University Hospitals Health System, Cleveland, OH
Alt:  Damond Boatwright, SSM Health Care of Wisconsin, Madison, WI     

Del:     Ronald Owen, Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, AL
Alt:      John Haupert, Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA

Del:     David Whitehead, William Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT
Alt:      Diane J. Anderson, RN, Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, MA

Terms Expire 2017

 Del:     Suzanne Ehinger, PhD, Parkview Hospital/Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, IN
 Alt:      Herb Buchanan, Jr., IU Health Methodist/IU University Hospitals, Indianapolis, IN

Del:     Kenneth A. Finch, Adventist Health System Southwest Region/Texas Health Hospital Fort Worth South, Fort Worth, TX
Alt:      William R. Blanchard, DeTar Healthcare System, Victoria, TX

Del:     Amy E Freeman, Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
Alt:      Darise Caldwell, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Salisbury, NC

Del:     Richard Murphy, South Nassau County Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY
Alt:      Keith Noll, York Hospital, York, PA

Del:     Edward J. Roth III, Aultman Hospital, Canton, OH
Alt:      Michelle Gaskill, Advocate Trinity Hospital, Chicago, IL

Del:     Patty White, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Alt:      Vacancy (Michael R. Olson, moved out of region)

Terms Expire 2018

Del:     Elizabeth Anderson, University of South Alabama Medic al Center, Mobile, AL
Alt:      Steven M. Scott, Georgia Regents Medical Center, Augusta, GA

Del:     David L. Callecod, Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette, LA
Alt:      Charles Spicer, OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Del:     Edmundo Castaneda, Mercy General Hospital, Sacramento, CA
Alt:       J. Michael Marsh, Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Bellevue, WA

Del:     Greg Duckett, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., Memphis, TN
Alt:      Margaret Gill, Memorial Health, Savannah, GA

Del:     Albert Gutierrez, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, IN
Alt:      Michael Wiemann, MD, Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI

Del:    Joseph Pepe, MD, Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH
Alt:      Kurt A. Barwis, Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Bristol, CT

Del:     Nancy Steiger, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA
Alt:      Anthony McLean, St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way, WA

 

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