West Virginia Hospital Association elects new officers

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Hospital Association has elected new officers and appointed trustees for 2019-2020.

Officers: chairman, Kevin Fowler, president and CEO, Cabell Huntington Hospital; chairman-elect, Albert Wright, president and CEO, WVU Medicine WVU Health System; treasurer, Mary Beth Barr, Chief Executive Officer, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital; immediate past chairman, Avah Stalnaker, Chief Executive Officer, Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital; secretary: Joe Letnaunchyn, president and CEO, West Virginia Hospital Association.

Trustees, term expiring 2023; Todd Campbell, CEO, St. Mary’s Medical Center; Dan Lauffer, FACHE, president and CEO, Thomas Health System; Matt Roberts, CEO, Raleigh General Hospital. Term expiring 2022: Melissa Lockwood, president and CEO, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital; David Ramsey, president and CEO, CAMC Health System; S. Andrew Weber, vice president/administrator, CAMC Women & Children’s Hospital. Term expiring 2021: James Hobson, CEO, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center; Michael Tillman, CEO, WVU Medicine United Hospital Center; Alvin Lawson, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Parkersburg. Term expiring 2020: Doug Bentz, CEO, Roane General Hospital; Vance Jackson, president and CEO, Davis Health System.

Healthcare Education Foundation: chairman, Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN, president and CEO, Highland Hospital.

West Virginia Health Services: chairman, Robert Milvet, CEO, Grant Memorial Hospital.

American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board: delegate, Jeff Lilley, CEO, Princeton Community Hospital; delegate, Avah Stalnaker, CEO, Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital.

The Hospital Association is a not-for-profit statewide organization representing 63 acute and specialty hospitals and health systems across the continuum of care.