Board of Trustees Thanks Outgoing Members

April 25, 2017

At its recent annual meeting, the Memorial Healthcare Board of Trustees recognized three of its long-time members for their ongoing support of the hospital’s mission, vision and values. Recognized were Ann Marie Bentley, Janice Harper, and Dianna Maurer as they exited the hospital Board at their April 24 board meeting.

Ann Marie Bentley served as a Lifetime Member of the Auxiliary and as a Foundation and Community Representative on the Board of Trustees since 2002. She was the recipient of the 2016 Margaret S. Gulick Humanitarian of the Year Award in recognition and appreciation of her dedication and service to the community and Memorial Healthcare. Ann has given freely of her time serving as an active participant on many committees including the Executive, Finance, Performance Improvement, and Nominating Committees of the Board of Trustees, while also providing leadership as Chair of the Board Nominating Committee from 2009 to 2015, and as an officer of the Board, serving as Secretary from 2015 to 2017. Since 1991, Ann also served on the Memorial Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors, including a term as President from 2004 to 2007. Ann will continue as a member of the Memorial Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors.

Janice (Jan) Harper served as a Lifetime Member of the Auxiliary, and as a Community Representative on the Board of Trustees since 2005. She has given freely of her time serving as an active participant on many committees including the Finance, Nominating, Performance Improvement and Bylaws Committees of the Board of Trustees, while also providing leadership as Chair of the Board Bylaws Committee from 2008 to 2017.

Dianna Maurer served as a longtime Member of the Auxiliary and as the Auxiliary Representative on the Board of Trustees since 2005. She has been a dedicated volunteer and served as a member of the Board Bylaws and Nominating Committees of the Board of Trustees.

“Each of these individuals exemplify the highest standards of a Trustee and community leader, always serving with a strong commitment to quality, compassionate patient care, while fully supporting the Mission and Vision of Memorial Healthcare,” says Tony Young, Chair of Memorial Healthcare’s Board of Trustees.

Memorial is governed by a volunteer Board, which maintains fiduciary responsibility for corporate assets and policies. Memorial’s Board, consisting of 16 members, is comprised of representatives from the community, Auxiliary, Foundation, and Medical Staff. Serving as officers is Tony Young, Chair; Aaron Maike, Vice-Chair; Wilfred “Bill” Farrell, Treasurer; and, newly elected Secretary, Gregory Bontrager.

Memorial Healthcare has operated as an independent, non-profit hospital for just under 96 years and continues its dedication to caring for the residents throughout the region. True to the hospital mission, Memorial promotes health and provides quality, compassionate healthcare in the region through commitment to service excellence, teamwork, and innovation.

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