Capital Medical Center announces 2012 Board of TrusteesJanuary 31, 2012
Capital Medical Center is pleased to announce their 2012 Board of Trustees.¬† The hospital is currently represented by a twelve member, voluntary board comprised of community members, physicians, and the hospital CEO.¬† The hospital‚Äôs board members serve a critical role in oversight of and providing direction to improving quality of care and patient safety.
New to the hospital‚Äôs board in 2012 are:
Continuing their terms on the hospital‚Äôs board in 2012 are:
- Kevin Ekar – Chair
Mr. Ekar is the Senior Vice President, Business Banking for Heritage Bank and has served on the board since 1992.¬† He has served in both the chair and vice chair positions.
- Stephen Daniels-Brown – Vice Chair
Mr. Daniels-Brown is the founder of Daniels-Brown Communications, an advertising, design, and public affairs firm.¬† He joined the board at Capital Medical Center in 2009.
- Clyde Carpenter, M.D.
Dr. Carpenter joined Olympia Orthopaedic Associates in 1997 and began the Spine Surgery Program at Capital Medical Center.
- David Deitz, M.D.
Dr. Deitz is board certified in general and vascular surgery.¬† He has practiced medicine in Olympia since 1988 and is a co-founding partner of South Sound Surgical Associates.
- Robert Hipp, M.D.
Dr. Hipp has practiced medicine in Olympia since 1973 and has been a partner at South Sound Surgical Associates since 1997.¬† He also serves as chair of Capital Medical Center‚Äôs Physician Leadership Group.
- Debra Johnson, M.D., Chief of Staff
Dr. Johnson has been on the medical staff at Capital Medical Center for 12 years as a physician partner at South Sound Women‚Äôs Center.¬† Her specialty is obstetrics and gynecology.
- Jim Morris
Mr. Morris is a managing member of MPH Holdings, LLC, which manages 200,000 square foot portfolio of public and private commercial office and retail space.¬† He also operates J A Morris Construction, LLC, an in-house commercial construction company.
- Thomas O‚ÄôMeara, M.D.
Dr. O‚ÄôMeara is a gastroenterologist with Olympia Multi-Specialty Clinic on Olympia‚Äôs Westside.
- Joseph Sharp
Former CEO at Capital Medical Center from 1998-2006, Mr. Sharp joined the board in 2010.
- Jim Geist, CEO
Geist joined Capital Medical Center in May 2010 as chief operating officer.¬† He became chief executive officer in August 2010.