Board of Trustees

Meet the 2023 AHA Board of Trustees

John M. Haupert, Chair-Elect
Chair
John M. Haupert
President and CEO
Grady Health System
80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Wright L. Lassiter III headshot
Immediate Past Chair
Wright L. Lassiter III
Chief Executive Officer
CommonSpirit Health
444 West Lake Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60606-0097
 
 
Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., Chair-Elect Designate, headshot
Chair-Elect
Joanne M. Conroy, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756-0001
 
Rick Pollack Photo
President and CEO
Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
American Hospital Association
800 10th Street, N.W.
Two CityCenter, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001-4956
 
Michael (Mike) Abrams
Michael (Mike) Abrams
President and CEO
Ohio Hospital Association
155 E. Broad Street, Suite 301
Columbus, OH 43215-3640
 
Schonay Barnett-Jones headshot
Schonay Barnett-Jones
Trustee
Children’s National Hospital
111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20010
 
Victoria (Tori) Bayless headshot
Victoria (Tori) Bayless
CEO
Luminis Health
2000 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401-3773
 
Marc L. Boom, MD, headshot
Marc L. Boom, MD
President and CEO
Houston Methodist
6565 Fannin Street, D-200
Houston, TX 77030-2707
 
Douglas S. Brown headshot
Douglas S. Brown
President of Community Hospitals and Chief Administrative Officer
UMass Memorial Health Care
One Biotech Park
365 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
 
D. Montez Carter, FACHE, headshot
D. Montez Carter, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trinity Health Of New England
1000 Asylum Avenue, 5th Floor
Hartford, CT 06105
Phyllis A. Cowling, FHFMA, headshot
Phyllis A. Cowling, FHFMA
President and Chief Executive Officer
United Regional Health Care System
1600 Eleventh Street
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
 
Heidi Duncan, MD
Heidi Duncan, MD
Family Practice Physician
Billings Clinic
Physician Director of Health Policy
2800 10th Avenue North
Billings, MT 59101-0703
 
Christina (Tina) Freese Decker
Christina (Tina) Freese Decker
President and Chief Executive Officer
Spectrum Health
221 Michigan Street NE, Suite 501
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2551
 
Mary Ann Fuchs, RN, headshot
Mary Ann Fuchs, RN
Executive Advisor to the Chancellor & CEO
Duke University Health System and
Clinical Associate Professor
Duke University School of Nursing
40 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710-3701
 
Russell R. Gronewold headshot
Russell R. Gronewold
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bryan Health
1600 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506-1299
 
Mary Beth Kingston, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, headshot
Mary Beth Kingston, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Advocate Aurora Health Care
750 W. Virginia Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
 
John (Jack) Lynch III
John (Jack) Lynch III, FACHE
President and CEO
Main Line Health
130 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
 
Lori Morgan, MD, headshot
Lori Morgan, MD
President and CEO
Huntington Hospital
100 West California Blvd., Administration Dept.
Pasadena, CA 91105
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P.O. Box 7013
Pasadena, CA 91109-7013
 
Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH, headshot
Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer ChristianaCare
4000 Nexus Drive
Suite C3-324
Wilmington, DE 19803
 
James (Jim) R. Prister, FACHE, headshot
James (Jim) R. Prister, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
RML Specialty Hospital
5601 S. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521
 
Dennis W. Pullin
Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Virtua Health 
303 Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053
 
Steve Purves headshot
Steve Purves
President and CEO
Valleywise Health
2601 E Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
 
Terika Richardson headshot
Terika Richardson
Chief Operating Officer
Ardent Health Services
1 Burton Hills Boulevard, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37215-6195
 
Nicholas (Nico) R. Tejeda, MHSA, FACHE, headshot
Nicholas (Nico) R. Tejeda, MHSA, FACHE
Group Chief Executive Officer
The Hospitals of Providence (part of Tenet Healthcare)
2001 N. Oregon St
El Paso, TX 79902
Warner L. Thomas headshot
Warner L. Thomas
President and CEO
Sutter Health
2200 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
 
Kathleen (Kate) E. Walsh headshot
Kathleen (Kate) E. Walsh
President & CEO
Boston Medical Center
85 E. Concord Street, 6th floor
Boston, MA 02118
Bruce D. White headshot
Bruce D. White
Chief Executive Officer
Knox Community Hospital (Quorum Health Resources- QHR)
1330 Coshocton Road
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
 
Melinda (Mindy) Reid Hattonheadshot.
Secretary, AHA General Counsel
Melinda (Mindy) Reid Hatton
American Hospital Association
800 10th Street, N.W.
Two CityCenter, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001-4956