CHA Board of Trustees

The CHA Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the affairs of CHA and for setting its strategic direction. Members of the board (other than the President/CEO, who serves ex-officio) are elected to serve three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve second three-year terms. A board member is limited to serving two consecutive terms. Board members and the Vice Chairperson/Chairperson-elect are nominated by the CHA Governance Committee and are elected by vote of the CHA Membership Assembly. The CHA staff contact is Catherine A. Hurley, Esq., Vice President, General Counsel/Compliance Officer.

2020-21 Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Chairperson
Julie S. Manas, MHA
Ascension St. Vincent North Region
Vice Chairperson/Chairperson-Elect
Rhonda M. Medows, MD, FAAFP
President, Population Health Management
Providence St. Joseph Health
Speaker of the Membership Assembly
Kevin J. Sexton
Speaker of the Membership Assembly, Catholic Health Association
President & Chief Executive Officer
Sr. Mary M. Haddad, RSM, MSW, MBA


Cynthia Bentzen-Mercer, SPHR, MBA, BS
Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer and President, Mercy Health Foundation
Damond W. Boatwright, FACHE
Regional President, Operations
SSM Health of Wisconsin
John A. Capasso
Executive Vice President
Trinity Health
Rev. Joseph P. Cardone, Ph.D.
Chief Mission Officer
Bon Secours Mercy Health
Elizabeth Dunne, BS, MS
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jane Durney Crowley, BSN, MHA, FACHE
Senior Partner
O'Brien Group
Cathleen P. Eldridge, MBA
Eldridge Consulting, Inc.
Sr. Sharon Euart, RSM, JCD
Executive Director and Canon Lawyer
Resource Center for Religious Institutes
Dougal G. Hewitt
Executive Vice President and Chief Mission Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Orest Holubec
Executive Vice President, Chief Communication Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Joseph R. Impicciche, JD, MHA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lydia W. Jumonville, CPA
President and Chief Executive Officer
SCL Health
Laura S. Kaiser, BS, MBA, MHA, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
SSM Health
Stephanie A. Mills, MD, MHCM
inHealth Strategies
Carolina Reyes, MD
Associate Physician
UC Davis Health System Maternal Fetal Medicine
Darryl Robinson
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
CommonSpirit Health
Gabriela Saenz, JD
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
Lawrence P. Schumacher, RN, MSN, FAAN
Senior Vice President, Operations, Southeast Division
CommonSpirit Health
Bob Sutton
President and Chief Executive Officer
Avera Health
Most Rev. George Leo Thomas, Ph.D.
Bishop of Las Vegas
Diocese of Las Vegas

USCCB Episcopal Liaison
Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski
Archbishop of St. Louis
Archdiocese of St. Louis
Corporate Secretary
Catherine A. Hurley, Esq.
Vice President, General Counsel / Compliance Officer
Catholic Health Association
Corporate Treasurer
Loren Chandler, CPA, MBA
Chief Operations and Finance Officer
Catholic Health Association