Three new CIO members and a Foundational member representative were named to the CHIME Board of Trustees and will begin their terms in January 2023, the organization announced in a press release. The new officers for the next two years were also unveiled.
Joining the Board will be Daniel Barchi, CIO at NewYork-Presbyterian; Terri Couts, SVP and CIO at Guthrie Clinic; and Tressa Springmann, SVP and CIDO at LifeBridge Health. Sean Kelly, MD, Chief Medical Officer at WELL Health, was named to the Foundation Board.
“CHIME and CHIME Foundation members had the privilege of choosing from an outstanding slate of candidates this year,” stated Tanya Townsend, System SVP and CIO at LCMC Health System and current Board Chair. “CHIME is able to stay on a trajectory of growth because of the support, guidance, and trust of this outstanding group of leaders. This diverse group has a clear vision for where the industry is heading and has the ability to innovate, transform, and create positive change.”
The newly elected Board of Trustees are as follows.
Starting in January of 2023:
- Daniel Nigrin, MD, CIO, MaineHealth – Chairperson
- Sarah Richardson, SVP and CDIO, Tivity Health – Secretary
- Rusty Yeager, SVP and CIO, Encompass Health – Treasurer
Starting in January of 2024:
- Scott MacLean, SVP and CIO, MedStar Health – Chairperson
- Aaron Miri, SVP and CDIO at Baptist Health – Treasurer
- Sheree McFarland, CIO, HCA – Secretary
Three board members — John Kravitz, Buddy Hickman, and Stephanie Lahr — will be stepping down from the Board of Trustees due to new positions within a Foundation Firm. The CHIME Foundation Board will expand to support continuity of board service and will have three new positions to be filled by past Board members. These members will rotate with a new person each year.
Beginning in January of 2023, the new seats will be held by John Kravitz, Zane Burke, and Buddy Hickman.