As a locally owned and governed health system, Sparrow is proud to have many community leaders as part of our organization. Here you will find the names of members of all Sparrow-related governing bodies.

Sparrow Health System

Jeff Benson
Greg Brogan
Richard Bruner
David Donovan
Ann Flood
Christine Goeschel, ScD, RN
David M. Hunt, Sr.
Mike King
Brian McCardel, M.D.
Nancy McKeague
Glenn Omura, PhD
John Pirich
Dennis Swan

Emeritus Board Members

Virginia Atayan *
Wendell Barron
Lawrence Bass
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
S.P. Fortino, M.D.*
Patrick Gribben*
Frank Guerriero, CLU *
Stephen Guertin, M.D.
Edward Hacker*
Richard Halik, PhD
Blair Holden *
William Hollister
Dolores Hughes*
David Kaufman, D.O.
Donald Kuiper, M.D.
Lance Lynch
Jonathan Raven
Maurice Reizen, M.D.
Theda Rudd
Evelyn Scheffel *
Dawn Springer, M.D.
John G. Thodis *
Duane R. Vernon

* deceased

Emeritus Chairs:

Lawrence A. Bass
Gregory Brogan
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
Lance Lynch

E.W. Sparrow Hospital Association

Blake Ashdown
Patty Barnas
Brittany Bogan
Mark Brett
James Croom
Myron Freeman
Barbara Given, PhD
Maude Guerin, M.D.
Timothy Hodge, D.O.
Patty Hollenbeck
John Lancour
Candace Metcalf, D.O.
Paula Reichle
Matt Rush

Emeritus Board Members

Virginia Atayan *
Wendell Barron
Lawrence Bass
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
S.P. Fortino, M.D.*
Patrick Gribben*
Frank Guerriero, CLU *
Stephen Guertin, M.D.
Edward Hacker*
Richard Halik, PhD
Blair Holden *
William Hollister
Dolores Hughes*
David Kaufman, D.O.
Donald Kuiper, M.D.
Lance Lynch
Jonathan Raven
Maurice Reizen, M.D.
Theda Rudd
Evelyn Scheffel *
Dawn Springer, M.D.
John G. Thodis *
Duane R. Vernon

* deceased

Emeritus Chairs:

Lawrence A. Bass
Gregory Brogan
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
Lance Lynch

Sparrow Development, Inc. and
East Lansing Athletic Club, Inc. and
MAC Restaurant, L.L.C.

Tom Bres
William Howe
Joseph Ruth
Bob Diamond
Darwin Brewster

Sparrow Foundation Board of Directors

Charles Blockett
Sylvia Buie
Lisa Corless
James Croom
Noel Day
Price Dobernick
John Grettenberger, Jr.
Patrick Gillespie
Judith Herbert
Lisa Hildorf
Carol Horowitz
Gary Hubbard, DDS
Jeff Jackson
Patty Lloyd-Barnas
Michelle Massey
Kevin McGraw
Christine Metts
Patrick McPharlin
Chad Paalman
James Robinson
Timothy Salisbury
Fred Schaard
John Truscott
Dan Warmels 

Emeritus Board Members

Deb Atkinson
Daniel Chojnowski
Maeola C. Danielson*
Glenn Granger
C. Richard Herrold
Annie Holmes
Richard Iding
Ron Mason*
Nancy McKeague
Clarence Underwood

* deceased

Physicians Health Plan/Physicians Health Network/
PHP Service Company/PHP Insurance Company

Diana Rodriguez Algra
Brittany Bogan
James Butler, III
April Clobes
David Kaufman, D.O.
Timothy Hodge, D.O.
Tom Hofman, PhD
Shalimar Maynard
Deb Muchmore
Merritta Proctor
Dennis Reese
Paula Reichle
Dennis Swan
James Tischler

Emeritus Chair

MaryLee Davis, PhD

Sparrow Specialty Hospital

Carol Conn
Rick Fellows
Michael Flintoff
Ira Ginsburg
Deborah Hollis
Chris Jodoin
Lou Little
Steve Roznowski
Jeanne Rutledge
Spencer Simmons
Mary Smania

Community Care Board

Tony Baltimore
Darwin Brewster
Kira Carter-Robertson
Mark Ensberg, M.D.
William Gifford, M.D.
Phyllis Grummon
Richard Iding
R. Sam Larson
Elain Pogoncheff
Joseph Ruth
Raj Weiner

Emeritus:

Jack Bates*

*deceased

Sparrow Women's Hospital Association

Barbara Alspaugh
Alicia Armstrong
Nancy Ballard
Tracey Barnes
Lexie Blockett
Marian Brooks Bryant
Laurie Chapin
Deborah Ginsburg
Cynthia Harrington
Patricia Hollenbeck
Christine Hollister
Cora Huguely
Linda Kahler
Michele Rene Kepros
Marianna Klaver
Sue Patterson
Jean Paull
Christine Richardson-Beagle
Sue Safir
Nancy Selby
Fran Sklapsky
Gina Spencer
Dottie Spousta
Laura Stearns 

Sparrow Clinton Hospital Association

Dr. Christopher Beal
Craig Bishop
Ed Bruun
Kimberly Brzozowski
Kira Carter-Robertson
Joel Conn
Daniel Coss
Tom French
Greg Holzhei, D.O.
William Howe
Curtis Keck
Amy Palus 
B.P. Rajesh, M.D.

Emeritus

Craig Bishop
William Brewbaker
Curtis Keck
David Hunt, Sr.
John Lancour
Paul D. Minnick, D.O.

Sparrow Ionia Hospital Board of Directors

Dan Balice
Virgil Biggs
Kira Carter-Robertson
John Davids
Jason Eppler
Bill Howe
Amy Jentz, M.D.
Beth Jungel
Elle Lehman 
John R. Milewski, II
Sharon Page 
Sandra Pearson
Bill Roeser

Sparrow Carson Hospital Board of Directors

Kira Carter-Robertson
Rick Coy
David Freestone, M.D.
Christopher Herald, M.D.
Gary Reetz
Paula Reichle
William Roeser
Richard Schroeder
Jean Southward
Carol Priebe Wiles
Brent Wilson

Emeritus

Rex Rimmel, D.O.
Emmett Binkert, D.O.*

*deceased

Sparrow Care Network Board of Managers

Iftiker Ahmad, M.D.
John Armstrong, M.D.
Amy Blaising-Wallace, D.O.
Cynthia Buchweitz, M.D.
Amit Ghose, M.D.
Maude Guerin, M.D.
Greg Holzhei, D.O.
Peter Janick, M.D.
Michael King
William Peterson, M.D.
Paula Reichle
Joseph Ruth