2017 Board of Trustees

Board member profiles accessible by CHA members only.
Madeline Bell

CHAIR

Madeline Bell
President and CEO 
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Rick Merrill

VICE CHAIR/CHAIR ELECT

Rick W. Merrill
President and CEO
Cook Children's Health Care System
Fort Worth, Texas

Sandra Fenwick

SECRETARY

Sandra L. Fenwick
President and CEO
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Mass.

Kim Cripe

TREASURER

Kimberly Cripe

President and CEO
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Orange, Calif.


Steve J. Allen, MD

Steve J. Allen, M.D.
CEO
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

Michael Aubin, FACHE

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

Rober I. Bonar, Jr.

Robert I. Bonar, Jr., Dr. HA
CEO
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. 



Susan DistefanoSusan Distefano, RN, MSN
CEO 
Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
Memorial Hermann Health System
Houston, Texas

Paul King

Paul A. King
Executive Director
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voightlander Women's Hospital
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. 


John D. Nash

John D. Nash, FACHE
President and CEO
Franciscan Children's 
Brighton, Mass. 


Kurt Newman, MD

Kurt Newman, M.D.
President and CEO
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Katy WelkieKaty A. Welkie, RN, MBA
CEO
Primary Children's Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah

Mark Wietecha

Mark Wietecha
President and CEO
Children's Hospital Association
Washington, D.C.


 
Susan Distefano

Susan Distefano

Michael Aubin, FACHE

Michael Aubin, FACHE