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Board of Directors

NHPCO Board of Directors 2019

Chair
Gregory A. Wood

Hospice of the Ozarks
Mountain Home, AR

National Director
Ronald J. Crossno, MD

Kindred at Home
Rockdale, TX

Vice Chair
Norman McRae
Caris HealthCare, LP
Knoxville, TN

National Director
Carla Davis
Heart of Hospice
Lafayette, LA

Immediate Past-Chair
Janet Jones
The Elizabeth Hospice
Escondido, CA

National Director
Jeanne Dennis
Yonkers, NY

President
Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA

National Director
Liz Fowler

Bluegrass Care Navigators
Lexington, KY

Treasurer
David Williams
Chemed Corporation/VITAS Healthcare
Cincinnati, OH

Palliative Care Director
Joan Harrold, MD

Hospice & Community Care
Lancaster, PA

Secretary
Rafael Sciullo

Empath Health/Suncoast Hospice
Clearwater, FL

National Director
Brian Jones

Share Foundation
El Dorado, AR

At-Large and NCHPP Representative
Melinda Gruber

Caring Circle
St. Joseph, MI

National Director
Sandy Kuhlman

Hospice Services, Inc.
Phillipsburg, KS

At-Large
Suzi K. Johnson
Sharp HospiceCare
La Mesa, CA

National Director
Katy Lanz
Aspire Health
Pittsburgh, PA

At-Large and HAN Representative
Angela Sells
AseraCare Hospice & Palliative Care
Fort Smith, AR

National Director
Michael McHale
TRU Community Care
Lafayette, CO

National Director
Sally Aldrich, RN, MSN

Baptist Trinity Health
Memphis, TN  

National Director
Balu Natarajan, MD
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Rosemont, IL

National Director
Samira K. Beckwith
Hope Hospice and Community Services
Fort Myers, FL

National Director
Stacie T. Pinderhughes, MD
Optumcare, Complex Care Management
Phoenix, AZ

National Director
Darren Bertram
Infinity Hospice Care
Phoenix, AZ

Council of States Representative
Paul Ledford
Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association
Tallahassee, FL

Staff Liaison
Beth Fells, Executive Office Director
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA