Monday June 7, 2021

ASHHRA Leadership

Running a successful association like ASHHRA requires the tireless dedication of committed volunteer leaders. ASHHRA celebrates all the people of ASHHRA: members, committee volunteers, leader volunteers, staff and business collaborators. Below are the current committee members. Connect directly with them through ASHHRA Exchange. See the current ASHHRA Board

The Advocacy Committee will monitor national and state legislative and labor developments relevant to the healthcare workforce and environment. The committee shall research, develop and promote advocacy programs that represent the interests of the membership, human resources professionals and the healthcare field. This committee is vital in influencing legislation and employment practices that support healthy communities and workplaces. The committee will provide education to the membership surrounding the national and state legislative and labor developments along with advocacy methodology on a local, state or national level.

EXPECTATIONS
  • Monthly conference calls plus additional independent research required: 3 hours per month
  • Each committee member will be assigned at least one issue to track on a monthly basis and report to the group
  • Occasional writing assignments for ASHHRA publications
  • Attendance at the ASHHRA Annual Conference encouraged
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR
Chris Callahan

Vice President, Human Resources
Exeter Health Resources
Exeter, N.H.
REGION 1

Gail Blanchard Saiger
Vice President, Labor and Employment
California Hospital Association
Sacramento, Calif.
REGION 9

Sharon Blessing-Snell, CHHR, SPHR, SCP, PI
HR Business Partner/Manager
Overlake Medical Center
Bellevue, Wash.
REGION 9

Mandy Crockett, SPHR, CHHR
Director of Human Resources
San Luis Valley Health
Alamosa, Colo.
REGION 8

Georgina Gatewood-Shaw, PHR, SHRM-CP, CHHR
Director, Employee & Labor Relations
CommonSpirit Health
Long Beach, Calif.
REGION 9

Alex Hayman, FACHE, CHHR, LSSBB
VP Market Management
Optum
San Antonio, Texas
REGION 7    

NLRB EXPERT
G. Roger King

Senior Labor and Employment Counsel
HR Policy Association
Washington, D.C.
REGION 3

Leanne Miller, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources
Community Hospital
McCook, Neb.
REGION 6

LABOR EXPERT
Robert Moll

Senior Consultant
IRI Consultants
Troy, Mich.
REGION 5

Mary Lee Roth
HR Manager
United Clinical Laboratories
Dubuque, Iowa
REGION 6

Deborah Rubens, SPHR-CA, CHHR, SHRM-SCP
Director Human Resources
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California
Sacramento, Calif.
REGION 9

Robert Sincich, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Sr. Director of Human Resources & Employee Relations
Community Health Systems
Franklin, Tenn.
REGION 4   

Trasee Whitaker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc.
Louisville, Ky.
REGION 3

Jennifer Williams, CHHR, SPHR
Director, Human Resources
Western Maryland Health System
Cumberland, Md.
REGION 3

The Annual Conference Education Committee (ACEC) will assess the needs of members by analyzing internal and external market research to create annual conference learning sessions that bring value to membership. Working closely with the ASHHRA staff, the committee will be responsible for the review and selection of the annual conference learning sessions, ensuring these sessions meet the overarching goals and needs of that year’s conference. The committee also contributes to the value of ASHHRA membership by considering and recommending ideas to extend the learning and educational opportunities beyond the traditional bounds of the conference, encouraging ways to make the expertise featured at our conference available to those who are unable to attend.

EXPECTATIONS
  • Monthly conference calls: 1-2 hours per month (time commitment is greater when reviewing conference abstracts for learning sessions)
  • Attend the ASHHRA Annual Conference: 4 days plus travel
  • Serve as learning session room support during ASHHRA annual conference
  • Serve as content experts to determine educational needs for special programs such as preconference sessions, the Thought Leader Forum, Executive Symposium and others
  • Opportunity to lead and facilitate specialized learning sessions during the annual conference.
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR
John Zubiena, CHHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Chief Human Resources Officer
Washington Hospital Healthcare
Fayetteville, Calif.

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Greg Maras

Vice President, Human Resources Officer
Meadville Medical Center
Canfield, Ohio

Board Liaison
Cindy Ruffing, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Director, Human Resources
Siloam Springs Regional Hospital & Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
Siloam Springs, Ark.

Nicole Russ, PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS
Vice President, Colleague Relations
Aultman Alliance Community Hospital
Alliance, Ohio

The committee serves the ASHHRA Board in an advisory capacity to promote member and business partner engagement and efficiency to achieve the highest level membership value supporting ASHHRA’s strategic direction, vision, mission and values. The committee will:

  • Provide the ASHHRA Board with ideas and insight on strategic & operational strategies that will position the organization for success.
  • Work collaboratively with ASHHRA in efforts to continually improve the quality, efficiency and services offered to members.
  • Share ideas on additional Business Partner connections that will strengthen ASHHRA and be mutually beneficial.
  • Serve as a knowledge partner as ASHHRA establishes organizational priorities in response to changing industry and national norms.
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chair
Tracy L. Clarke, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Chief Human Resources Officer
Kitsap Mental Health Services
Bremerton, Wash.

Board Liaison
Carl McDonald, MSHRM, PHR, SHRM-CP

Senior Director, Human Resources
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, Fla.

Glenn Alonzo, CEBS CPE, HIA, CIC
Senior Vice President, National Healthcare
Sibson
Farmington, Conn.

Lola Brysz, BS, MBA, CEBS
Vice President, Hospital Market Segment
UMR
Michiana Shores, Ind.

Matt Jaye
Vice President
Corporate Screening Services, Inc.
Cleveland, Ohio
Corporate Screening provides global background screening solutions, industry-specific searches, drug testing and compliance services to the nation’s top healthcare organizations. A Premier GPO supplier and ASHHRA member, CS effectively strikes the balance between innovative technology and human expertise—all to deliver HR professionals the information that helps you hire with confidence.
CorporateScreening.com

Jarrett Jedlicka
Vice President, Healthcare
Ceridian
Bloomington, Minn.

Jennifer Kleinhenz
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
HealthCare Associates Credit Union
Naperville, Ill.
HealthCare Associates Credit Union serves a common thread of those who serve or support healthcare. This no-cost HR benefit allows you to offer your team superior financial services and products, Free Financial Literacy and access to certified financial educators. HACU provides the tools which members need to Bank Healthy!
HACU.org

Joseph Marino
Executive Vice President
Hueman People Solutions
Rio Rancho, N.M.
Hueman is the leading Healthcare RPO Provider in the nation with a focus on culture-based hiring. As experts within specialty RN recruitment and decreasing premium labor (overtime, travelers, etc.), Hueman has made over 150,000 hires for our partners across all health care and leadership roles.
HuemanRPT.com

Roger Nutter
President
Nutter Group, LLC
Cincinnati, Ohio
The Nutter Group is a national retained executive search for C-Suite and other key leadership positions.  Nutter Group’s consultants serve as an extension of an organization’s talent acquisition team.  Although leadership search remains its primary focus, Nutter Group supports clients’ needs to include Interim_EZ and related talent management solutions.
NutterGroup.com

Timothy Teague
President
BlueSky Synergy, LLC
Nashville, Tenn.

Brodie Wood
Senior Vice President – National Practice Leader Health Care Market
Voya Financial
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Learning and Education Committee (L&EC) will assess the needs of members by analyzing internal and external market research to identify those services and product opportunities that bring value to membership. The committee will develop and review programs, products, and services that support ASHHRA’s strategic plan and will work closely with ASHHRA staff to serve as subject matter experts. As subject matter experts they will be asked to create content for both self-paced and instructor led online learning products and publications. 

EXPECTATIONS
  • Active participation in hour-long monthly conference calls plus additional project work (up to 8-10 hours per month during heightened project needs).
  • Serve as content experts to determine education needs.
  • Collaborate with ASHHRA staff to create curriculum for educational development.
  • Attendance at the ASHHRA annual conference encouraged.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: L&EC

Deadline: Friday, Dec. 17, 2021
Decisions to be sent out on or before Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021.

 

CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chair
Christine Lloyd, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director of Human Resources
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Gainesville, Fla.
REGION 4

Immediate Past Chair
Eric Richardson, Ph.D., MBA, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP, CHHR, ACHE

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Wilmington, N.C.
REGION 3

Board Liaison
Linda Thompson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Service Excellence
New England Baptist Hospital
Boston, Mass.
REGION

Denise Borgoyn, SHRM-SCP AND LNHA
President/Owner
Borgoyn Consulting Services LLC
Middletown, Va.
REGION 3

Mario Ellis
Vice President, Total Rewards
WellSpan Health
York, Pa.
REGION 2

Charla Garcia, CHHR
Human Resources Officer
Uvalde Memporial Hospital
Uvalde, Texas
REGION 7

Dorene Hagan, MHA
Director, Human Resources
HMC
Harrisburg, III.
REGION 5

James Leehan
Senor HR Business Partner
VA-Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System
Biloxi, Miss.
REGION 4

Heather Otten, CPTD
Training and Development Specialist
Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System
Jackson, La.
REGION 7

Mike Silveira
Director, HRBP
Kaiser Permanente
Fresno, Calif.
REGION 9

Tamara Smith, MBA, LSSGB
Director, Human Resources
Houston Methodist
Houston, Texas
REGION

The Member Relations Committee will strengthen membership through recruitment and retention activities, developing onboarding initiatives, enhancing the member experience, increasing member engagement, evaluating member feedback and recommending and developing new member programs and benefits. The committee administers ASHHRA’s individual awards and scholarship programs.


EXPECTATIONS
  • Monthly conference calls plus additional member engagement activities: 3 hours per month
  • Evaluate annual awards processes and applications: 6 hours annually
  • Serve as thought leaders for new product development, based on member feedback and needs
  • Attendance at the ASHHRA Annual Conference
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR
Bob Walters, CHHR

Vice President, Human Resources
Brevard Health Alliance
Melbourne, Fla.
REGION 4

Tom Conley
Vice President, Human Resources / Organizational Development
Northwestern Medical Center
St. Albans, Va.
REGION 3

Robin Daniel, CHHR
Director, Employee Relations & Retention
Northeast Georgia Health System
Braselton, Ga.
REGION 4

Shannon Demgen, CHHR, SHRM-SCP
Senior HR Generalist & Compensation Analyst
MNGI Digestive Health
Minneapolis, Minn.
REGION 6

Kathleen Finley, MBA, PHR
HR Business Partner
Baptist Health
Lexington, Ky.
REGION 3

Leanne Miller, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources
Community Hospital
McCook, Neb.
REGION 6

Debbie Splinter, FACHE, CHHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
CHRO/Director, Human Resources
Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Tyler
Tyler, Texas
REGION 7

Andrea Taylor
Chief Operating Officer
Memorial Health System
Abilene, Kan.
REGION 6

David Troublefield, PhD-HCM, DMin-HRM
Director of Human Resources
Hemphill County Hospital District-Canadian, TX
Canadian, Texas
REGION 7

Brian Cappello, RACR
Talent Acquisition Supervisor
Advent Health
Altamonte Springs, Fla.
REGION 4

Karen Sosnowski
Director, Human Resources
Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover
Dover, N.J.
REGION 2

Kayla Green Sistrunk
Talent Acquisition Supervisor
Advent Health
Maitland, Fla.
REGION 4

Brianna Cowell
Talent Acquisition Supervisor
AdventHealth
Altamonte Springs, Fla.
REGION 4

 

The Regional and Chapter Relations Committee, made up of individuals from each of the nine regions and the Regional Member of the board, acts as the “eyes and ears” of the nine regions providing a conduit for dialogue and discussion between the local membership, chapter leaders and ASHHRA. The committee works closely with regional and chapter leaders to serve the needs of ASHHRA members and chapters by soliciting feedback and recommending goals and strategies for successful chapter management.  The committee members will attend regional/local chapter events as appropriate to represent ASHHRA and advocate the value of ASHHRA membership, services and programs. The committee assists in the training and development of chapter leaders through the annual Chapter Leader Workshop and other platforms. The committee administers ASHHRA’s Chapter Management Awards Program (CMAP).

EXPECTATIONS
  • Monthly conference calls plus additional chapter engagement activities: 2 hours per month
  • Evaluate annual chapter awards processes and applications: 8 hours annually
  • Plan, execute and attend the annual Chapter Leader Workshop onsite at the ASHHRA Annual Conference
  • Attend chapter meetings on ASHHRA’s behalf: 3 meetings annually
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR
Susan N. Shevlin, CHHR, M.A., M.Ed.

Director, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, N.Y.

REGION 1: Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H., R.I., Vt.
Open

REGION 2: N.J., N.Y., Penn.
Tonya Richards, CHHR, PHR, SHRM-CP

Client Manager, Human Resources
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, N.Y.

REGION 3: Del., D.C., Ky., Md., N.C., Va., W.Va.
Kimberly Meadowcroft, M.S.

Director, Human Resources
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Medicine
Baltimore, Md.

REGION 4: Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., P.R., S.C., Tenn.
Cathy Henesey, CHHR, SPHR

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition
AdventHealth
Orlando, Fla.

REGION 5: Canada, Ill., Ind., Mich., Ohio, Wis.
Karyn Batdorf, CHHR

Director, Human Resources
Mercy Helath
Cincinnati, Ohio

REGION 6: Iowa, Kan., Minn., Mo., Neb., N.D., S.D.
Open

REGION 7: Ark., La., Okla., Texas
Rebecca (Becky) Stirzaker, M.Ed., PHR, SHRM-CP

Chief Human Resources Officer, South Texas Market
Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen
Harlingen, Texas

REGION 8: Ariz., Colo., Idaho, Mont., N.M., Utah, Wy.
Gareth Holdstock, CHHR

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Glendale, Ariz.

REGION 9: Alaska, Calif., Hawaii, Nev., Ore., Wash.
Teresa Davis, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director, People Services/HR Partners
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, Calif.

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