Board of Directors

2023 Board of Directors

Melinda Gruber, PhD, MBA, CNA

Chair Corewell Health South St. Joseph, MI

Tarrah Lowry

Vice Chair Trustbridge West Palm Beach, FL

Ronald Crossno, MD

Secretary Gentiva Hutto, TX

Peter Brunnick, CPA

Treasurer Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region Charlotte, NC

Ben Marcantonio

Interim CEO NHPCO Alexandria, VA

Susan Lloyd

HAN Representative Delaware Hospice Newark, NJ

Norman McRae

Immediate Past Chair Caris HealthCare, LP Knoxville, TN

Elizabeth Fowler

At-Large Executive Committee Member Bluegrass Care Navigators Lexington, KY

Robert Parker, CENP, CHP, CHPN, DNP, RN

At-Large Executive Committee Member Intrepid USA Healthcare Services Carrollton, TX

Lynne Sexten

At-Large Executive Committee Member Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care Madison, WI

Samira Beckwith

National Director Hope Healthcare Fort Myers, FL

Philip Chuang

National Director Oakland, CA

Trisha Crissman

National Director CommonSpirit Health at Home Milford, OH

Carla Davis

National Director LHC Group Charleston, SC

Jim Deal

National Director Compassus Nashville, TN


National Director TopSight, LLC Pittsburgh, PA

Sarah McSpadden, CHC, MSN, RN

National Director The Elizabeth Hospice Escondido, CA

Clevis T. Parker, MD, MHA

National Director ProCare Hospice of Nevada Las Vegas, NV

Joseph Rogers

National Director Eureka, CA

Terri Warren

National Director Providence St. Joseph Health Tukwila, WA

Nick Westfall

National Director VITAS Healthcare Corporation Cincinnati, OH

Tracy Wood

National Director Alleo Health System Chattanooga, TN

Kristen Yntema

National Director AuthoraCare Collective Summerfield, NC

Christine McMichael

Council of States Chair Hospice and Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts Wrentham, MA

Stacy Groff, MNM

MyNHPCO Communites Chair Empath Health Lakewood Ranch, FL

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