Board of Trustees

The CHA Board of Trustees is the principal policy-making body for the Association.  Its members are elected by the CHA Assembly at the Annual Meeting. About two-thirds of the members are healthcare institution chief executive officers. The balance includes hospital trustees, physicians, and other senior healthcare leaders.

Executive Committee

Chairman
Susan L. Davis, Ed.D.
President & CEO
Sacred Heart Health System
Term Expires: 6/14
(also AHA delegate)

Vice Chairman
Bruce D. Cummings
President/CEO
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital
Term Expires: 6/14

Immediate Past Chairman
Christopher M. Dadlez
President and Chief Executive Officer
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Term Expires: 6/14

President and CEO
Jennifer Jackson
President and CEO
Connecticut Hospital Association
Term Expires:

Secretary
Peter J. Karl
President and CEO
Eastern Connecticut Health Network
Term Expires: 6/14

Treasurer
David A. Whitehead
President, HHC East Region
The William W. Backus Hospital
Term Expires: 6/15

At Large Member
Elliot T. Joseph
President and CEO, Hartford HealthCare
Hartford HealthCare
Term Expires: 6/16

At Large Member
Marna P. Borgstrom
Chief Executive Officer
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Term Expires: 6/15

Chairman, DNS Board of Directors
Patrick A. Charmel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Griffin Hospital
Term Expires: 6/14


Trustees

Kurt A. Barwis
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bristol Hospital
Term Expires: 6/14

Nancy J. Brault
President and CEO
The Ultimate Companies
Term Expires: 6/14

Vincent G. Capece, Jr.
President/CEO
Middlesex Hospital
Term Expires: 6/16

Frank A. Corvino
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greenwich Hospital
Term Expires: 6/15

Ulysses Hammond
Vice President for Administration
Connecticut College
Term Expires: 6/15

John M. Murphy, MD
President and CEO, WCHN
Danbury Hospital
Term Expires: 6/14

Kevin Myatt
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Yale New Haven Health System
Term Expires: 6/14

Christopher M. O'Connor
Executive Vice President, COO
Yale New Haven Health System
Term Expires: 6/14

Curtis D. Robinson
Board Member
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Term Expires: 6/15

Robert E. Smanik
President and Chief Executive Officer
Day Kimball Hospital
Term Expires: 6/15

Chad W. Wable
President and Chief Executive Officer
Saint Mary's Hospital
Term Expires: 6/14