Hospital & Health System Association of PA Names 2012 Board

Updated on January 9, 2012
Garry L. Scheib

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) recently named the organization’s 2012 board of directors and officers, effective January 1, 2012:

Officers (all incumbent directors):
 Garry L. Scheib, COO, University of Pennsylvania Health System; executive director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Chair-elect: Steven P. Johnson, president & CEO, Susquehanna Health, Williamsport
Treasurer: Scott A. Becker, FACHE, CEO, Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown
Immediate Past Chair: Paul Bacharach, president & CEO, Uniontown Hospital

New Board Members:
Thomas E. Beeman, Ph.D., president & CEO, Lancaster General Health
James M. Collins, president & CEO, St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh
George A. Huber, J.D., Associate Dean, University of Pittsburgh (ex officio)
Larry R. Kaiser, M.D., CEO, Temple University Health System, Philadelphia
Janet Lienert, president, Pennsylvania Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries (ex officio)

Incumbent Board Members:
Alan Brechbill, executive director, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey
Cornelio R. Catena, CEO, Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Wilkes-Barre
Leslie C. Davis, president, Magee-Womens Hospital (UPMC), Pittsburgh
Michael J. Farrell, Jr., CEO, Somerset Hospital
Stuart H. Fine, president & CEO, Grand View Hospital, Sellersville
Barry R. Freedman, president & CEO, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
Kathleen A. Kinslow, president & CEO, Aria Health System, Philadelphia
John J. Lynch, III, president & CEO, Main Line Health/Main Line Hospitals, Bryn Mawr
Norman F. Mitry, president & CEO, Heritage Valley Health System, Beaver
John R. Morahan, president & CEO, St. Joseph Regional Health Network, Reading
Edward C. Pitchford, president & CEO, Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport
Joan K. Richards, president & CEO, Crozer-Keystone Health System, Springfield
Richard L. Seim, president, York Hospital
John E. Simodejka, president & CEO, Schuylkill Health System, Pottsville
Glenn Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., president & CEO, Geisinger Health System, Danville
Mark Stensager, president & CEO, Guthrie Healthcare System, Sayre
H. Ray Welch, Jr., president & CEO, Mercy Health System of Southeastern PA, Conshohocken; executive vice president, Catholic Health East, Newtown Square

HAP is a statewide membership services organization that advocates for nearly 250 Pennsylvania acute and specialty care, primary care, subacute care, long-term care, home health, and hospice providers, as well as the patients and communities they serve. Additional information about HAP is available online at

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