West Virginia Institute for
Health Policy Research

3110 MacCorkle Ave, SE
Charleston, WV 25304-1299

Phone: (304) 347-1382
Fax: (304) 347-1236

 


HRSA State Planning Grant

Health Advisory Council Membership List

 

Health Advisory Council Steering Committee

Chairperson
Ms. Vicki Douglas

HRSA Senior Management Team

Ms. Sonia Chambers
Chair
WV Health Care Authority


Ms. Sally Richardson
Executive Director
WVU Institute for Health Policy Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division


Dr. Gail Bellamy
Director of Community Studies
WVU Institute for Health Policy Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division


Ms. Ann Stottlemyer
Commissioner for Bureau of Sr. Services
State Capitol

SPG Staff

Ms. Johnna Beane
Grants Manager/Research Associate
WVU Institute for Health Policy Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division

Ms. Vickie Hairston
Communications Specialist
WVU Institute for Health Policy Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division

Ms. Melissa Kolb McCormick
Research Associate
WVU Institute for Health Policy Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division

Ms. Kat White
Grant Secretary
WVU Institute for Health Care Policy and Research
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division


Members

Mr. Paul E. Arbogast
Ernst & Young LLP

Ms. Kathie Brown
CEO
Wheeling Health Right, Inc


Mr. Jack Canfield
Consultant
Jack Canfield, LLC


Mr. Stephen Dexter
CEO
Thomas Hospital


Ms. Gail Foley
GCCF
Families First Council


Mr. Robert Harman
CEO
Grant Memorial Hospital


Mr. Tom Heywood
Attorney At Law
Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love


Mr. Tom Jones
President &CEO
WV United Health System


The Honorable Margarette R. Leach
Delegate
WV House of Delegates
Mr. Richard Mansuetto

Ms. Rose Meredith
Director
Wayne County Senior Services

Ms. Julie Pratt
State Coordinator
Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia

The Honorable Don C. Perdue
WV House of Delegates

The Honorable Roman Prezioso
Senator
WV Senate

Mr. Greg Smith
CEO
Mt State Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Mr. Roy Smith
WV State Building Trades

Dr. Robert Walker
Dean
Marshall University School of Medicine

Ms. Beverly Walter
Vice President
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Courtesy

Ms. Brenda K. Thompson
Chief Counsel
House Committee on Government Organization

Ms. Nancy Tyler
Staff, House Finance Committee

Health Advisory Council Members

Father Thomas Acker
Executive Director
Forward-Southern West Virginia

Mr. Richard Adams
CEO
United Bank

Mr. H.M. Agee
Business Development Leader
The Dow Chemical Co.

Ms. Judy Akers
Executive Director
Mercer, McDowell, Wyoming
Mental Health Council, Inc.

Dr. Kenneth Allen

Mr. Paul E. Arbogast

Ernst & Young LLP

Mr. Randy Atkins
Secretary/Treas. Teamsters Local 175
Teamsters

The Honorable Billy Wayne Bailey

Senator
WV Senate

Dr. Helen Baker
Professor
WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

Mr. Doug Bentz

Administrator & CEO
Roane General Hospital

Mr. David Biesemyer
Field Director
UMWA Health and Retirement Funds

Mr. Jim Bowen
President
WVAFL-CIO

Ms. Karen Bowling
President & CEO
Raleigh General Hospital

Ms. Kathie Brown
CEO
Wheeling Health Right, Inc

Mr. Roger Bryant
Executive Director
Logan County EMS

Mr. Perry Bryant
Government Relations Specialist
West Virginia Education Association

Ms. Sally Burchfiel
Clinical Associate
CED-WVU

The Honorable Thomas W. Campbell
Delegate
WV House of Delegates

Mr. Jack Canfield
Consultant
Jack Canfield, LLC

Mr. Joe Carter
President
United Mine Workers of America

Dr. Eileen Catterson
Physician
Pineville Children's Clinic

Dr. Ashish Chandra
Assoc. Prof. of Health Care Administration
Marshall University Graduate School

Mr. Ted Cheatham
CFO
Care Link Health Plans

Ms. Mary Pearl Compton

Mr. Randy Cox

Attorney at Law
Spilman Thomas & Battle

Dr. Robert D'Alessandri
Dean, School of Medicine
West Virginia University

Mr. Stephen Dexter
CEO
Thomas Hospital

Ms. Vicki Douglas

Mr. Fred Earley

Mountain State BlueCross/BlueShield

Mr. John Elliot
CEO
AMFM, Inc.

Ms. Terrell Ellis
President
WV Children's Coalition

Ms. Donna Evans
Health Educator
WV Health Right

Ms. Gail Foley
GCCF
Families First Council

Mr. Ron Forren

Acting Deputy Commissioner
Bureau for Public Health

Dr. Albert Gelderman
Family Medical Care

Dr. Lynn Gilbert

Mr. Paul Gilmer

Sr. Vice President
Life Bridge
United Way

Mr. Richard Graham

CEO
Fairmont General Hospital

Ms. Judy Hale
President
West Virginia Federation of Teachers

Dr. Clark Hansbarger
Associate Vice President
West Virginia University/Charleston Division Robert C. Byrd HSC

Mr. Robert Hansen
CEO
Prestera Community Mental Health Center

Mr. Robert Harman
CEO
Grant Memorial Hospital

Sister M. Jane Harrington

SSJ
The Sisters of Saint Joseph Charitable Fund

Ms. Elaine Harris
International Representative
CWA-West Virginia Area

Ms. Hilda Heady
Associate VP Rural Health and RHEP
West Virginia University

Mr. Tom Heywood
Attorney At Law
Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love 

Mr. Stanley Hostler
Attorney at Law

Ms. Jill Hutchinson
Director
WV Primary Care Association

Mr. Evan Jenkins
Executive Director
WV State Medical Association

Dr. Olen Jones
Dean
WVSchool of Osteopathic Medicine

Mr. Tom Jones
President &CEO
WV United Health System

Mr. Sam Kapourales
Board Member
HCA

Dr. Calvin A. Kent
Dean, Lewis College of Business
Marshall University

Ms. Julia Kerns
President
WV Assn. of Local Public Health Depts
Grant County Health Department

The Honorable Robert Kiss
Speaker
WV House of Delegates

Ms. Betty Knighton
WV Center for Civic Life

Ms. Barbara Koster, MSN, RNC
Nurse
Madison Medical Group

Ms. Sharon Lansdale

Director
Center for Rural Health Development

The Honorable Margarette R. Leach
Delegate
WV House of Delegates

Ms. Ivin Lee
WV Human Rights Commission

Mr. David Lieving
WV Development Office
Governor's Work Force Investment Div

Mr. Richard Mansuetto
Covenant Associates

Mr. Scott McClanahan
Director
Kanawha Valley Senior Services

Mr. Dennis McCutcheon
RHEP Consortium Board

Dr. Douglas McKinney

Physician

Dr. Charles McKown
Dean, School of Medicine
Marshall University

Ms. Rose Meredith
Director, Wayne County Senior Services

Dr. Gregory Merrick
Physcian
Schiffler Cancer Center

Mr. J. Holmes Morrison
Chairman & CEO
BB&T-West Virginia

Mr. Jim Mylott
Executive Director
Mid Ohio Valley Regional Planning & Dev. Council

Ms. Alvita Nathaniel
Nurse Practictioner
Private Practice

Dr. Mark Newbrough
WVU School of Medicine/Cabin Creek Health Ctr.
Robert C. Byrd HSC of WVU

Mr. Andy Paterno
President & CEO
Acordia of West Virginia

The Honorable Don C. Perdue
Delegate
WV House of Delegates

Mr. Kenny Perdue
Secretary-Treasurer
West Virginia AFL-CIO

Dr. Cynthia Persily
Associate Dean
WVU School of Nursing
Robert C. Byrd HSC/Charleston Division

Dr. George Pickett

Dr. Christopher Plein
Associate Professor
West Virginia University
Division of Public Administration

Ms. Jennifer Plymale
Director
Robert C. Byrd Rural Health Center
Marshall University

Ms. Julie Pratt
State Coordinator
Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia

Dr. John Prescott
President and CEO
UHA

The Honorable Roman Prezioso

Senator
WV Senate

Ms. Louise Reese
Consultant
Dixon Odom PLLC

The Honorable Donna Renner
Delegate
WV House of Delegates

Mr. Craig Robinson

Mr. Mike Ross

Executive Director
NAMI WV

Mr. Scott F. Rotruck

President
Morgantown Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Sharon Rowe
Director of Communications
Greenbrier Resort

Mr. Robert Rubicky
Director, Benefits & Medical Services
Weirton Steel Corporation

Mr. James Schneider

Associate Dean for Finance & Administration
Marshall University

Mr. Walt Shafer
Regional Manager
Pilgrims Pride Poultry

Ms. Carol Sharlip

Program Director
American Friends Service Committee

Mr. Steven Shattls
CEO
Valley Health Systems

Mr. Craig Shelby
Publisher
Charleston Gazette

Mr. Greg Smith
CEO
Mountain State Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Mr. Roy Smith
WV State Building Trades

Ms. Susi Smith
Managing Member
Majesty Consulting

Ms. Susan Sobkoviak
Gov Relations Director
WV Chapter of NASW

Ms. Savolia Spottswood
Project Director of Community
Health Initiatives

Mr. Steven Summer
President
West Virginia Hospital Association

Mr. Dennis Sutton
CEO
Children's Home Society

Mr. Josha Sword
Member Benefit Coordinator
WV Federation of Teachers

Mr. Michael Tierney
Director
Step by Step

Ms. Nancy Tolliver
Director
WV Community Voices
Higher Education Policy Commission

The Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin
President
WV Senate

Ms. Nancy Tonkin
President
Tonkin Associates

Ms. Nancy Tyler
Staff, House Finance Committee

Ms. Leigh Unites
Manager of Retiree Medical Plans
Dow Chemical

Mr. Dana E. Waldo
President & CEO
West Virginia Roundtable

Dr. Robert Walker
Dean
Marshall University School of Medicine

Ms. Beverly Walter
Vice President
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Ms. Susan Walter

Ms. Marilyn White

Board Member
HCA

Ms. Patricia White
Director
WV Health Right

Mr. Steve White
Director
Affiliated Construction Trades Foundation

Mr. Robert Whitler
VP of Government and Community Affairs
Charleston Area Medical Center

Mr. John Wiesendanger
CEO
WV Medical Institute, Inc.

Mr. Dick Wilson
CEO & Chairman
American Benefit Corporation

Mr. Phil Wright
CEO
The Health Plan of Upper Ohio Valley

Mr. Gary Zuckett

Consultant
Health Care for All