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 and
Edward W. Sparrow Hospital Association

Jeff Benson
Greg Brogan, Chair
Richard Bruner
Barbara Given, PhD
Maude Guerin, M.D.
Timothy Hodge, D.O.
David M. Hunt
David Kaufman, D.O.
Curtis Keck
Mike King
Nancy McKeague
Jean Paull

Emeritus Board Members

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

* deceased

Emeritus Chairs:

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

Ex-Officio

President & CEO of Sparrow Health System: Dennis Swan
Chief of Staff: James Olson, MD
HGB Presidnet and CEO: Matt Rush

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

Mark Brett
Paula Reichle
Sabarras George
Darwin Brewster

Sparrow Foundation Board of Directors

Charles Blockett
Dominic Carbone
James Croom
Price Dobernick
John Grettenberger, Jr.
Patrick Gillespie
Glenn Granger
Todd Granger
Richard Henderson
Judith Herbert
Lisa Hildorf
Carol Horowitz
Gary Hubbard, DDS
Patty Lloyd-Barnas
Kevin McGraw
Christine Metts
Patrick McPharlin
John Pirich
James Robinson
Timothy Salisbury
Ronald Simon
John Truscott
Ryan Vartoogian

Emeritus Board Members

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

* deceased

Ex-Officio

Stella Cash, V.P., Development and Strategic Partnerships
Patty Hollenbeck, President-Elect of Women's Board
Dennis Swan, President & CEO, SHS
Mark Brett, Sr. VP, Affiliate Operations 

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

Diana Rodriguez Algra
James Butler, III
Kathleen Conklin
David Kaufman, DO
Timothy Hodge, DO
Tom Hofman
Patrick McPharlin
Deb Muchmore
Ken Rudman, MD

Ex-Officio

Dennis Swan, President & CEO, SHS
Mark Brett, Sr. VP Affiliate Operations
MaryLee Davis, PhD, Past Chair

Sparrow Specialty Hospital

Kira Carter-Robertson
Carol Conn
Rick Fellows
Ira Ginsburg
Myron Freeman
Deborah Hollis
Chris Jodoin
Steve Roznowski
Jeanne Rutledge

Community Care Board

Tony Baltimore
Jack Bates
William Gifford, MD
Phyllis Grummon
Richard Iding
R. Sam Larson
James Logue
Merritta Proctor

Ex-Officio

Mark Brett, President
Darwin Brewster, Executive Director

Sparrow Women's Hospital Association

Barbara Alspaugh
Alicia Armstrong
Tammy Averill
Nancy Ballard
Lexie Blockett
Dorothy Dale
Cynthia Harrington
Patricia Hollenbeck
Christine Hollister
Cora Huguely
Marge Joslin
Marianna Klaver
Mary Jane McGuire
Sue Patterson
Jean Paull
Nany Selby
Zoe Slagle, President
Gina Spencer
Dottie Spousta
Carolyn Willoughby
Jan Zimmerman

Sparrow Clinton Hospital Association

Erica Anderson Hayes
Gay Baker
Craig Bishop
Mark Brett
William Brewbaker
Tom French
David M. Hunt, Sr.
Andrea Kosloski
John Lancour
B.P. Rajesh, MD
Kerry Stock

Emeritus

Curtis Keck
Paul D. Minnick, DO

Ex-Officio

Ed Bruun, President/CEO
Dr. Christopher Beal, Chief of Staff

Sparrow Ionia Hospital Board of Directors

Dan Balice
Virgil Biggs
Jason Eppler
Beth Jungel
Jim Klein, DDS
Mike Lehman
Ken McKee
John R. Milewski, II
Brett Zuver

Ex-Officio

Mark Brett, Sr. V.P., Affiliate Operations
Amy Jentz, MD, Chief of Staff
Paula Reichle, Sr. V.P., Chief Financial Officer
Bill Roeser, President/CEO