Memorial Announces New Board Members

Monday, June 23, 2014

Memorial Health Care System announced new members of the board of directors. Charles L. Arant, president of the Tennessee Aquarium, will remain as chair of the board of directors. Sister Judith Raley, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, will serve as secretary.

New members of the board include: Christopher St. Charles, M.D., is president of the medical staff and a partner in the Associates in E.N.T./Head and Neck Surgery; Jeffrey T. Wilson, is pastor of the New United Missionary Baptist Church and a former Hamilton County School Board member; Sister Dorothy Jackson, SCN, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth congregation and resident manager of the SCN apartments in Louisville, KY.


Board members continuing their service are as follows: Corinne A. Allen, former executive director of The Benwood Foundation; Christopher P. Crimmins, co-founder of The Chattanooga Land Company; Sister Gertrude Foster, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth; Mary P. Tanner, PhD., retired senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. John F. Boxell, M.D., retired head and neck surgeon; Leo M. Brown, CLU, ChFC, AEP, partner, Davis, Smith & Brown; David B. Dodson, M.D., internal medicine specialist; Robert C. Greving, retired executive vice-president, Unum Group; James L.E. Hill, retired chief executive, Lupton Company; Sister Earline Hobbs, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth; James M. Hobson, chief executive officer, Memorial Health Care System; Christopher T. McKee, vice president, McKee Foods; John P. Nash, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Center of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics; Cynthia Nesson, retired senior vice president, Grady Health System; James H. Pesnell, retired senior vice president, Cigna Insurance; Kathleen Sanford, senior vice president/chief nursing officer, Catholic Health Initiatives; Wayne T. Scott, M.D., internal medicine specialist, Carolyn H. Smeltzer, Ed.D., RN, owner, Consulting Healthcare Services; and William P. Warren, M.D., cardiologist.

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