CHA Board of Trustees

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is proud to have the leadership and guidance of a respected and talented group of health care leaders who dedicate their time to help Colorado hospitals improve patient care, quality and access.

Chairman

Jena Hausmann *
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children’s Hospital Colorado

 

Chairman-Elect

Kevin Unger *
President and Chief Executive Officer
UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies and UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital

 

Secretary/Treasurer

Konnie Martin *
Chief Executive Officer
San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center and San Luis Valley Health Conejos County Hospital

 

Immediate Past Chairman

Frank May *
Chief Executive Officer
UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center

 

President

Steven J. Summer *
President and Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Hospital Association

 

Trustees 2019

Margo Karsten
Western Region President and Chief Executive Officer
Banner Health, Northern Colorado

 

Jamie Smith
President, Saint Joseph Hospital
Chief Executive Officer, Joint Operating Agreement between Saint Joseph Hospital and National Jewish Health

 

Kevin Stansbury *
Chief Executive Officer
Lincoln Community Hospital (Hugo)

 

Rob Vissers, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Boulder Community Health

 

Trustees 2020

Elicia Bunch
Chief Executive Officer
Centennial Peaks Hospital (Louisville)

Susan Hicks
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree)

 

Rob Santilli *
Chief Executive Officer
Gunnison Valley Health

 

John Tucker
Chief Executive Officer
Mt. San Rafael Hospital (Trinidad)

 

Trustees 2021

Jason Cleckler
Chief Executive Officer
Delta County Memorial Hospital

 

Ken Harman
Chief Executive Officer
Pioneers Medical Center (Meeker)

 

Lamar McBride
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital (Johnstown)

 

Eddie Sim *
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Centura Health

 

Hospital Trustees

Debbie Farrell (2020)
Chairman
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (Salida)

 

Pia Dean (2021)
2nd Vice Chair
Denver Health

 

AHA RPB 8 State Delegate

John Hicks * (2019)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Platte Valley Medical Center (Brighton)

 

AHA RPB 8 Alternate State Delegate

Arlene Harms (2019)
Chief Executive Officer
Rio Grande Hospital (Del Norte)

* Member, CHA Executive Committee