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Board of Directors

We're a not-for-profit health care system governed by a regional board of directors who serve voluntarily. Their vision and leadership are a driving force behind our services and achievements.

Nelson Karre

Nelson Karre, Chair

Attorney – Vandervoort, Christ & Fisher, P.C.
Board member since 2011

Randall W. Eberts.

Randall W. Eberts, PhD, Vice Chair

Retired Executive Director – W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Board member since 1999

Neil Nyberg.

Neil Nyberg, Secretary

Retired – Kellogg Company
Board member since 2011

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Michael Odar, Treasurer

President – Greenleaf Trust
Board member since 2016

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Bill Manns, President

President & CEO – Bronson Healthcare
Board member since 2020

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Richard Allen, MD, Director

Retired Physician – South Haven Family Physicians
Board member since 2017

Mark B. Atkinson.Mark B. Atkinson, MD, Director

Anesthesiologist – Kalamazoo Anesthesiology, P.C.
Board member since 2010

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Katy Fink, Director

VP, CHRO – Stryker Corporation
Board member since 2017

Scott C. Gibson.

Scott C. Gibson, MD, Director

Emergency Medicine Physician – Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C.
Board member since 2006

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Jorge G. Gonzalez, Ph.D., Director

President – Kalamazoo College
Board member since 2017

Brenda Hunt

Brenda Hunt, Director

President & CEO – Battle Creek Community Foundation
Board member since 2011

Barbara James.

Barbara L. James, Director

Retired Managing Member – James & Springgate, PLC
Board member since 2000

William D. Johnston.

William D. Johnston, Director

President, Director & CEO – Greenleaf Companies
Board member since 2009

Mahesh C. Karamchandani.

Mahesh C. Karamchandani, MD, Director

Surgeon – Bronson Center for Colon and Rectal Diseases
Board member since 2011

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James L. Liggins, Jr., Director

Senior Counsel –  Warner Norcross & Judd
Board member since 2016

Steven Lins.

Steven Lins, MD, Chief of Staff

Anesthesiologist – Bronson Healthcare
Board member since 2011

La June Montgomery Tabron

La June Montgomery Tabron, Director

President & CEO – W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Board member since 2011

Donald Parfet.

Donald R. Parfet, Director

Managing Director – Apjohn Group, LLC
Board member since 1986

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William Workman, DO, Vice Chief of Staff

Board member since 2022

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