Board Profile

CHC functions as a support organization for every hospital served. The CHC Board is service-minded and focuses on preserving local community healthcare services so vital to rural communities. Community and rural hospitals deserve an ally with resources to help them succeed.

CHC Board of Directors

Linda Adkins
Board Member

Marty Bonick
President and CEO, Ardent Health Services

Craig M. Chesley
Board Member, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital

Jeff Dyson
Board Member, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas

Ken Gordon
Board Chair, Community Hospital Corporation

David Jackson
CEO, Choice Health at Home

Christy Lemak, PhD
Professor & Chair, Department of Health Services Administration
University of Alabama at Birmingham

David W. Pederson
Board Member

Dudley Piland
Board President and Chairman, St. Mark’s Medical Center

Ruth Portacci
Vice President Joint Ventures and Chief Integration Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas

Jim Kendrick
President and CEO, Community Hospital Corporation