MHA Board of Trustees

The MHA is governed by a Board of Trustees representing hospitals and health systems from across Michigan. The 2021-2022 program year Board of Trustees includes:

Officers

Tina Freese Decker

Tina Freese Decker

Chair
Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Spectrum Health

Edwin A. Ness

Edwin A. Ness

Past Chair
Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Munson Healthcare

T. Anthony Denton

T. Anthony Denton

Chair-elect
Term Ends 2022
Senior Vice President and COO
University of Michigan Health System

Daniel Babcock

Daniel Babcock

Treasurer
Term Ends 2022
CEO
Marlette Regional Hospital and Deckerville Community Hospital

Brian Peters

Brian Peters

CEO
Term Indefinite
Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Health & Hospital Association

Trustees

Gar Atchison

Gar Atchison

Term Ends 2023
CEO,
UP Health System – Marquette, and President, UP Health System

Kenneth Berkovitz, MD

Kenneth Berkovitz, MD

Term Ends 2024
Senior Vice President, Ascension, and Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Michigan

Beth Charlton

Beth Charlton

Term Ends 2024
President and CEO
Covenant HealthCare

Karen Cheeseman

Karen Cheeseman

Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Mackinac Straits Health System

James Dover

James Dover

Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Sparrow Health System

Mark Eastburg, PhD

Mark Eastburg, PhD

Term Ends 2023
President and CEO
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

John Fox

John Fox

Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Beaumont Health

Timothy J. Johnson

Timothy J. Johnson

Term Ends 2022
President and CEO
Eaton Rapids Medical Center

Gregory R. Lane

Gregory R. Lane

Term Ends 2022
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
McLaren Health Care

Bill Manns

Bill Manns

Term Ends 2023
President and CEO
Bronson Healthcare Group

Diane Postler-Slattery, PhD

Diane Postler-Slattery, PhD

Term Ends 2024
President and CEO
MidMichigan Health

Robert Riney

Robert Riney

Term Ends 2024
President, Healthcare Operations, and Chief Operating Officer
Henry Ford Health System

Shannon Striebich

Shannon Striebich

Term Ends 2024
President,
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, and Senior Vice President of Operations, Trinity Michigan

Shelleye Yaklin

Shelleye Yaklin

Term Ends 2023
President and CEO
North Ottawa Community Health System

Julie Yaroch, DO

Julie Yaroch, DO

Term Ends 2022
President
ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital

MHA 100 Year Anniversary

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