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GAHE Leadership

GAHE is led by a volunteer, elected board of directors. Terms are one year and election is held at the GAHE Annual Meeting.

2018 Board Leadership

Timothy A. Slocum FACHE, CSSBB, CHFM
Vice President Support Services
Navicent Healthcare

Vice President
Callie Andrews, MBA, MSHA, FACHE
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
WellStar Cobb Hospital

Marlene Sidon, MSHSA, FACHE
Director, Patient Connection Center
Piedmont Physician Practices

Bryant Cornett, SIOR, LEED AP, FACHE

Immediate Past President and
Senior Executives Committee Chair

Mary A. Germann, RN, MN, FACHE, SFHM
Assistant Vice President
HCA Physician Services

Members at Large

Board Member At Large and
Member Relations Committee Chair
Taylan Bozkurt, MBA, FACHE

Assistant Chief Operating Officer and Director of Telemedicine
Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America


Board Member At Large and
Physician Executives Group Chair
John W. Henson IV, MD, MBA, FACHE

Chief of Oncology Services
Piedmont Healthcare

Board Member At Large and
Fellow Advancement Committee Chair
Matthew S. Jernigan, MBA, FACHE

Senior Business Manager Operations
Emory Healthcare

Board Member At Large and
Sponsorship Committee Chair
Bobby Ryan, FACHE, MBA

Chief Growth Officer

Board Member at Large
and Local Programs Councils Committee Chair

Lynne Scroggins, FACHE, MHA
Vice President Community Development
WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Communications Committee Chair
President, Brighthour HIT Consulting
Information Technology Operational & Project Leader, Emory Healthcare, Inc. (Johns Creek)

Programs Committee Chair
Doug Gregory, FACHE
Executive Director of Cardiology
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

Career Development Committee Chair
Sonja McLendon, FACHE
Chief Operational Excellence
Northeast Georgia Health System

ACHE Regent for Georgia
Jay Dennard, MHA, MBA, FACHE
Vice President, Operations
Gwinnett MedicalCenter

Board Advisors

J. Craig Honaman, CRC, FACHE
H & H Consulting Partners

J. Larry Tyler, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE
Chairman & CEO
Practical Governance Group

GAHE Administrator

Karen Manno
GAHE Administrator and Business Manager
Etech-Services, LLC