The Kentucky Primary Care Association has installed a new board of directors. Members serve three-year terms, officers for one year.
The new president of the board of Jack Miniard, CEO of Clover Fork Clinic, which has locations in Harlan and Evarts in Harlan County. He has leadership experience with both Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), or Community Health Centers as they are commonly called, and Rural Health Clinics.
The board’s new vice president is Stephanie Moore, CEO since 2012 of White House Clinics, which operate in Jackson, Madison, Estill, Garrard and Rockcastle counties. Under her leadership, White House Clinics has opened new facilities, including a school-based clinic in Berea.
The new treasurer/secretary is Barry Martin, who has been CEO of Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky since it was organized in 2003. He has a long history of community involvement, serving on several health, education, business, civic, and nonprofit boards.
Other board members are:
- Ancil Lewis, CEO of Big Sandy Health Care, based in Prestonsburg.
- Bill Wagner, CEO of Family Health Centers in Louisville.
- Chris McClurg, vice president and chief financial officer at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead.
- Raynor Mullins, retired University of Kentucky dental professor and a member of the Kentucky Public Health Hall of Fame.
- Michael Heneisen, business manager at Tri-Rivers Healthcare in Salem, in West Kentucky.
- Nikki Stone, dental director at UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center in Hazard.
- Roger Arbuckle, CEO of Community Health Centers of western Kentucky, based in Greenville.
- Sally Jordan, CEO of HealthPoint Family Care in Covington.
- Joann Nolan, president at London Women’s Care.
- Mike Stanley, CEO, Grace Community Health Center, based in Knox County.
- Mike Caudill, CEO, Mountain Comprehensive Health Corp., based in Whitesburg.
- Steve Wrightson, executive director of Bluegrass Community Health Center in Lexington.
- Julia Richerson, internal medicine and pediatrics at Family Health Center Iroquois in Louisville.
- Derrick Hamilton, CEO and chief medical officer at Juniper Health in Jackson.
- Karen Ditsch, former CEO, Juniper Health, rotates back onto the board following a term as president.
“These exceptional individuals will help KPCA and member clinics become even stronger in improving the health of the patients they serve,” said David Bolt, the group’s CEO. “Each member possesses unique insights that will help KPCA advance its mission and offer health-care innovations to our members.”