Published on November 14, 2019

Board of Directors Recognized for Service to Health System, Community

Honoring its mission to provide excellent health services to its patients, MidMichigan Health’s Board of Directors are recognized for their commitment to the health system and the counties in which it serves. The 15-member volunteer board meets six times a year addressing topics such as community health status, financial performance and clinical quality, as well as the patient experience and employee and provider satisfaction.

“The MidMichigan Health Board of Directors are a balanced group of engaged community and professional leaders working together to support and preserve our mission and vision of the health system,” said Diane Postler-Slattery, Ph.D., FACHE, president and CEO, MidMichigan Health. “These governing leaders provide strategic direction for the organization, a role that requires a substantial investment of time and expertise. We acknowledge and thank them for all they contribute for the betterment of our patients.”

Group photo of the 2019 MidMichigan Health Board of DirectorsPictured left to right, those serving the 2019 MidMichigan Health Board of Directors are (back row): Bill Weideman, former vice president and CFO, Dow Chemical Company; Eric Smith, president, Panel Processing, Inc.; Gary McGuire, vice president and treasurer, Dow Chemical Company; Jim Wheeler, board vice chair, MidMichigan Health, and president, Greater Gratiot Development Inc.; Kevin Elliot, CEO, Diebold Insurance Agency, and David C. Miller, M.D., chief clinical officer, University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center and professor of urology. (Front row): Bob DeNooyer, retired, Consumers Energy; Jenee Velasquez, executive director, The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation; Bobbie Arnold, president and CEO, Charles J. Strosacker Foundation; Don Sheets, board chair, MidMichigan Health, principal of J. Donald Sheets Consulting, and former executive vice president and CFO, Dow Corning; Postler-Slattery; David A. Spahlinger, M.D., executive vice dean for clinical affairs, and president, U-M Health System; Sara Wassenaar, D.D.S., and Glenn Smith, former board chair, MidMichigan Health, and retired, Schumacher Insurance Inc. Not pictured: Greg Marcoe, D.O.

“Our patients are the focus of everything we do, and our Board shares that passion,” said Postler-Slattery. “Our Board of Directors is an exceptional group of individuals and we are thankful for the energy and dedication they invest in our health system and the patients we serve in our 23-county footprint.”