Board of Trustees 2019

Kimberly Chavalas CripeCHAIR

Kimberly Chavalas Cripe
President and CEO
CHOC Children’s Hospital
Orange County, Calif.

Marcy Doderer, FACHEvice-chair/chair elect

Marcy Doderer, FACHE
President and CEO
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Little Rock, Ark.

Sandra Fenwick

SECRETARY

Sandra (Sandi) L. Fenwick
CEO
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Mass.

Jeff Sperring, M.D.

TREASURER

Jeff Sperring, M.D.
CEO
Seattle Children's 
Seattle, Wash.
Michael Aubin, FACHE

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

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

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

Deborah FeldmanDeborah (Debbie) Feldman
President and CEO
Dayton Children's Hospital  Dayton, Ohio

Paul KingPaul A. King
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, Calif.

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

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

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


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