Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Welcomes New Board Member
CHATHAM-KENT: June 24, 2022 – At its Annual Meeting held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) volunteer Board of Directors welcomed new Board member, Susan Ruth.
Ms. Ruth is a retired pharmacist with extensive experience as a health care executive and volunteer governor. She has over 30 years of successful experience in clinical and business management, operational and strategic development. Ms. Ruth has received recognition consistently for performance excellence and her contributions to health care. Her strengths are strategic planning, risk management and quality control. Previously, Ms. Ruth was a member and Chair for the Board of Directors of a not-for-profit Board managing McCormick Home and Wellspring London.
“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Ruth to our Board of Directors and look forward to working with her,” said Alan Wildeman, Chair, CKHA Board of Directors. “Her knowledge and skill set will be a great addition to our Board and guiding CKHA in its delivery of safe, high quality care.”
In addition to Susan Ruth, the following individuals’ terms were renewed for a three-year term: Greg Aarssen, Robert Dye, Deborah Crawford. The following individuals were renewed for a one-year term: Brian Glover, Jack Carroll.
Following the Annual Meeting, CKHA appointed its Officers and Committee Chairs as follows:
Alan Wildeman, Board Chair
Deborah Crawford, Vice Chair
Geetu Pathak, Vice Chair
Stephanie Dries, Vice Chair
Brian Glover, Treasurer
Lori Marshall, Secretary
Deborah Crawford, Chair, Quality Committee
Geetu Pathak, Chair, Resources Committee
Stephanie Dries, Chair, Governance & Nominating Committee
Sharon Pfaff, Chair, Special Credentialing Disclosure Committee
Jack Carroll, Chair, Building Community Advisory Sub-Committee of the Resources Committee
CKHA is also pleased to present its 2021/22 Annual Report, “Right on the Roadmap.” The report highlights the hospital’s accomplishments over the past year and the progress made in Year One of the organization’s 2021-24 Strategic Plan “Cultivating Wellness Together.”
To view the report, click here.
To view financial statements, click here.
Fannie Vavoulis, Director, Communications
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance