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2014 CHA Board of Trustees

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is proud to have the leadership and guidance of a respected and talented group of health care leaders who dedicate their time to help Colorado hospitals improve patient care, quality and access.







Chairman
Mike Baxter*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Parkview Medical Center

Chair-Elect
Mike Fordyce*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Craig Hospital

Secretary/Treasurer
Mike McBride*
President and Chief Executive Officer
St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center

Immediate Past Chair
George Hayes*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Medical Center of the Rockies

President
Steven J. Summer
President and Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Hospital Association

Trustees 2014

Jennifer Alderfer*
Chief Executive Officer
North Suburban Medical Center

Jeff Brickman
President and Chief Executive Officer
St. Anthony Hospital

Kent Helwig*
Chief Executive Officer
Southwest Memorial Hospital

Doris Kirchner
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vail Valley Medical Center

Trustees 2015

Arlene Harms*
Chief Executive Officer
Rio Grande Hospital

Ken Harman
Chief Executive Officer
Pioneers Medical Center

Todd Oberheu
Chief Executive Officer
Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center & Colorado State Veterans Home

Jim Shmerling
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's Hospital Colorado

Trustees 2016

John Ayoub
Chief Executive Officer
Melissa Memorial Hospital

David Hamm
President and Chief Executive Officer
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center

John Harney
President and Chief Executive Officer
University of Colorado Hospital

Hospital Trustees

Caz Matthews (2014)
Denver Health

Mason Smith (2015)
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

Physician Trustee 2014
Jan Kief, MD
Colorado Medical Society

Auxilian Trustee 2014
Jan Perkins
Colorado Association of Healthcare Auxilians and Volunteers

AHA RPB State Delegate
John Gardner*
Chief Executive Officer
Yuma District Hospital

AHA RPB Alternate State Delegate
John Hicks
President and Chief Executive Officer
Platte Valley Medical Center

* Members of the CHA Executive Committee
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