Board of Trustees 2020

Kimberly Chavalas CripeCHAIR

Kimberly Chavalas Cripe
President and Chief Executive Officer
CHOC Children’s Hospital
Orange County, California

Marcy Doderer, FACHEvice chair/chair-elect

Marcy Doderer, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Little Rock, Arkansas

Sandra Fenwick

SECRETARY

Sandra (Sandi) L. Fenwick
Chief Executive Officer
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeff Sperring, M.D.

TREASURER

Jeff Sperring, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Seattle Children's 
Seattle, Washington
Michael Aubin, FACHE

Michael D. Aubin, FACHE
Hospital President
Wolfson Children's Hospital
Jacksonville, Florida

Susan DistefanoSusan (Susie) M. Distefano
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
Houston, Texas

Kurt Newman, M.D.Kurt Newman, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's National Hospital
Washington, D.C.

Deborah FeldmanDeborah (Debbie) Feldman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dayton Children's Hospital  Dayton, Ohio

Paul KingPaul A. King
President and Chief Executive Officer
Stanford Children's Health
Palo Alto, California

Rick MerrillRick W. Merrill
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cook Children's Health Care System
Fort Worth, Texas

John Nash, FACHEJohn D. Nash, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Franciscan Children's 
Brighton, Massachusetts

Katy WelkieKaty Welkie, RN, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Primary Children's Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah 


Mark WietechaMark Wietecha
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's Hospital Association
Washington, D.C.