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Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Announces 2020 Board Members

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 29, 2020) – The Saint Joseph Hospital 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 Hospital’s acclaimed hospital and medical services.

Board members are Chair Lee C. Hall, Vice Chair Larry Cowgill, Secretary Tracy Colon, Treasurer Alan VanArsdall, Judy Albrecht, Kathy Arms, Diane Cashen, Judy Cummins, Lisa Gumm-Gray, Laura Hayden, Missy Lange, Daryl K. Love, Christy Nash, Saint Joseph Hospital President Bruce Tassin, Julie Whitman, Gregory S. Yeary and Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation President Leslie Smart.

“We are excited to welcome our new and returning board members,” said Smart. “We are looking forward to the new ideas and growth they will bring to the facility’s programs and services in the Lexington area.”

Foundation board members will assist with driving charitable initiatives that benefit Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Jessamine and The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. 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 Hospital 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 Hospital Foundation
Saint Joseph Hospital 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