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Saint Joseph Berea Foundation Announces 2020 Board Members

BEREA, Ky. (June 29, 2020) – The Saint Joseph Berea Foundation is proud to announce members of the 2020-2021 board of directors effective July 1. The board will continue to help strengthen Saint Joseph Berea’s acclaimed facility and medical services.

Board members are Chair Wendy Hechemy, Vice Chair David Mayo, Secretary Dominique Martin, Jakob Duerson, Mark Carl, Mark Catron, David Gregory, Brad Hylton, Mike Hogg, Brad Lewis, Robbie Little, Danny Miller, Stephanie Moore, Chad Tate, Judge Executive Reagan Taylor, Saint Joseph Berea President John C. Yanes and Saint Joseph Berea Foundation President Leslie Smart.

“We are looking forward to the growth that our new and returning foundation board members will bring to Saint Joseph Berea,” said Smart. “They play an integral role in supporting the needs of the facility’s programs and services in the Berea area.”

Foundation board members will assist with driving charitable initiatives that benefit Saint Joseph Berea. Their duties include organizational planning, monitoring and managing financial resources, assessing and developing skills, serving on committees, recruiting new board members and advocating on behalf of the foundation.

To learn more about the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, visit

About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph Berea Foundation
Saint Joseph Berea Foundation supports CHI Saint Joseph Health’s drive for excellence by inspiring donors to make a tangible difference through their philanthropic investment in outstanding patient care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and improved access to quality medical care.



For More Information:
Mary Branham, Director, Communications
P: 859.313.2642
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Publish date: 

Monday, June 29, 2020