LANSING, Mich., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) elected new officers and board members during the association's Annual Membership Meeting yesterday. Officers of the 2008 MHA Board of Trustees include Nancy M. Schlichting, chairwoman; Frank J. Sardone, chairman-elect; and Spencer Maidlow, treasurer. The board directs the Lansing-based association's statewide representation of hospitals and health care providers.
Schlichting, president and chief executive officer, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, will serve as chairwoman during the association's 2008-2009 program year beginning July 1. The terms of service of Sardone, president/CEO, Bronson Healthcare Group, Inc., Kalamazoo, and Maidlow, president & CEO, Covenant Medical Center, Inc., Saginaw, will also span the 2008-2009 program year. Richard Breon, president and CEO, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, will serve as immediate past chairman.
Newly elected board members include James Bogan, president & CEO, Portage Health, Hancock; Vicki Chatland, president of the Michigan Association of Healthcare Advocates, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland; Thomas DeFauw, president & CEO, Port Huron Hospital; Paul LaCasse, DO, president & CEO, Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills; Patrick Murtha, chief executive officer, St. Joseph Health System, Tawas City; Dale Sowders, president & CEO, Holland Hospital; and Patrick Wardell, president & CEO, Hurley Medical Center, Flint.
Current MHA board members who were re-appointed to new terms of service are Brian Connolly, president & CEO, Oakwood Healthcare Inc., Dearborn; Gregory R. Lane, senior vice president & chief administrative officer, McLaren Health Care, Flint; Philip McCorkle Jr., president & CEO, Saint Mary's Health Care, Grand Rapids; and Dennis Swan, president/CEO, Sparrow Hospital & Health System, Lansing.
Current MHA board members who will continue their terms of service are
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|SOURCE Michigan Health & Hospital Association|
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