AHA Health Systems Council 2021 Leadership Council Roster

AHA Health Systems Council leads the AHA Health Systems by providing guidance on key policy and advocacy

Chair-Officers

Penny Wheeler headshot

2021 Chair

Penny Wheeler, M.D. (Region 6)
Chief Executive Officer
Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN

Robert (Bob) C. Garrett headshot

2021 Chair-Elect

Robert (Bob) C. Garrett, FACHE (Region 2)
Chief Executive Officer
Hackensack Meridian Health
Edison, NJ


Brian G. Donley headshot

2021 Past Chair

Brian G. Donley, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland Clinic London
London, United Kingdom

Sylvia J. Young headshot

2021 AHA Board Liaison

Sylvia J. Young
President and Chief Executive Officer
HCA Continental Division
Denver, CO


Council Members

Term Expires 2021

David Chernow headshot

David Chernow (Region 2)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Select Medical Corporation
Mechanicsburg, PA

Lydia Jumonville headshot

Lydia Jumonville (Region 8)
President and Chief Executive Officer
SCL Health
Broomfield, CO


Sarah Krevans headshot

Sarah Krevans (Region 9)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sutter Health
Sacramento, CA

Jonathan (Jon) S. Lewin headshot

Jonathan (Jon) S. Lewin, M.D. (Region 4)
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA


Mark A. Sullivan headshot

Mark A. Sullivan, MPA, CHCE, FACHE (Region 2)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Health System
Buffalo, NY

Saumya (Saum) Sutaria headshot

Saumya (Saum) Sutaria, M.D. (Region 7)
President and Chief Operating Officer
Tenet Healthcare
Dallas, TX


Term Expires 2022

Christina (Tina) Freese Decker headshot

Christina (Tina) Freese Decker, MHA, MSIE, FACHE (Region 5)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Spectrum Health
Grand Rapids, MI

Christopher (Chris) Howard headshot

Christopher (Chris) Howard (Region 9)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sharp HealthCare
San Diego, CA


Laura Kaiser headshot

Laura Kaiser (Region 6)
President and Chief Executive Officer
SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO

Stephen (Steve) Markovich headshot

Stephen (Steve) Markovich, M.D. (Region 5)
President and Chief Executive Officer
OhioHealth
Columbus, OH


Philip O. Ozuah headshot

Philip O. Ozuah, M.D., PhD (Region 2)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Montefiore Medicine
Bronx, NY

Timothy (Tim) Pehrson headshot

Timothy (Tim) Pehrson (Region 7)
President and Chief Executive Officer
INTEGRIS Health
Oklahoma City, OK


Dennis W. Pullin headshot

Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE (Region 2)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Virtua Health
Marlton, NJ

Michael (Mike) Slubowski headshot

Michael (Mike) Slubowski, FACHE, FACMPE (Region 5)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trinity Health
Livonia, MI


Kevin Tabb headshot

Kevin Tabb, M.D. (Region 1)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Cambridge, MA

 

 


Term Expires 2023

Marc Boom headshot

Marc Boom, M.D. (Region 7)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Houston Methodist
Houston, TX

Jeffrey (Jeff) Flaks headshot

Jeffrey (Jeff) Flaks (Region 1)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hartford HealthCare
Hartford, CT


Cynthia (Cindy) Hundorfean headshot

Cynthia (Cindy) Hundorfean (Region 2)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, PA

Howard P. Kern headshot

Howard P. Kern (Region 3)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sentara Healthcare
Norfolk, VA


Anne Klibanski headshot

Anne Klibanski, M.D. (Region 1)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mass General Brigham
Boston, MA

Richard (Rich) J. Liekweg headshot

Richard (Rich) J. Liekweg (Region 6)
President and Chief Executive Officer
BJC HealthCare
Saint Louis, MO


Jason Little headshot

Jason Little (Region 4)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
Memphis, TN

Kevin Sowers headshot

Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, FAAN (Region 3)
President, Johns Hopkins Health System, and
EVP, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

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