Sheri Trahern, St. Thomas More CEO, Honored as Colorado Hospital Association Grassroots Champion

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – June 13, 2017 – Sheri Trahern, CEO and chief administrative officer, St. Thomas More Hospital (Cañon City), was honored by the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) with the American Hospital Association (AHA) 2017 Grassroots Champion award. Each year, AHA partners with the state hospital associations to recognize the achievements of grassroots leaders who effectively deliver the hospital message to elected officials; help broaden the base of community support for hospitals; and advocate tirelessly on behalf of patients, hospitals and communities.

Trahern has been a reliable resource for CHA during its advocacy efforts, including supporting the Friends of Colorado Hospitals Political Action Committee and serving on the CHA Board of Trustees.

“Sheri has played an important role both for her own organization but also for the greater Colorado hospital and health system community through her advocacy and outreach efforts,” said Steven J. Summer, president and CEO, CHA. “We are fortunate to have Sheri assisting CHA and serving as a leader in her community and for our state.”

About the Colorado Hospital Association

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is the leading voice of Colorado’s hospital and health system community. Representing more than 100 member hospitals and health systems throughout the state, CHA serves as a trusted, credible and reliable resource on health issues, hospital data and trends for its members, media, policymakers and the general public. Through CHA, Colorado’s hospitals and health systems work together in their shared commitment to improve health and health care in Colorado.


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