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Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation Announces New Board Members
Bardstown, Ky. (August 17, 2016) - Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members. The new additions to the board are William Pike Conway Jr., William Edelen, Thomas Hamilton, Dr. Dave Hicks and Robbie Polin.
William “Bill” Pike Conway Jr., is the president of Conway Heaton, Inc., the oldest Ford Dealership in Kentucky. He has served as the past chairman of the Flaget Memorial Hospital Council, was a member of the board of directors of Flaget Memorial Hospital, and is the past chairman of the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation. He is also the current chairman of the Flaget Memorial Hospital Council.
William “Bill” Edelen serves as a private practice psychotherapist. He serves on the St. Joseph Parish School Advisory and St. Joseph Parish Council. Edelen also served on the board of directors for Nelson County CASA. Edelen has worked with Hosparus, Communicare and the Behavioral Health Network. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Thomas “Tom” Hamilton is an attorney with Saltsman, Willett, Deaton & Hamilton, P.S.C. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Bardstown and served as president of the organization in 2014, and vice president in 2015. Hamilton is also a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and Eldercounsel.
Dave Hicks, MD, is president of the medical staff at Flaget Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hicks has a strong legacy with the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation. His father was one of the founding board members. Dr. Hicks is an anesthesiologist and a member of the KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. He previously served as president and treasurer, and was one of the four founders of the Anesthesia Interest Group at the University of Kentucky.
Robbie Polin is the current president & CEO of Springfield State Bank. He is active with the Washington County Board of Health and the Lincoln Trail District Health Board. Polin most recently served on the board of trustees at St. Catharine College. He previously served as the past chairman of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission and on the Washington County Library board of directors.
Additional members of the Flaget Memorial Foundation include Raffo Wimsett (chair), Richard “Tink” Guthrie (vice chair), Sister Carol Rogers (secretary), John Bradford (treasurer), Angela Billings, Sue Downs, Dr. Amy Farrell, Tim Hockensmith, Dr. Chris Howell, William Huston, Phillip Mouser, Dr. Charles Parrish, James “Kroger” Phillips, Dr. Ron Shrewsbury, Nora Simms, Leslie Buddeke Smart, Kevin Smith, Michelle Buckley Sparks, and Holly Taylor.
Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to raise and administer funds to support the core values and strategic plan of Flaget Memorial Hospital.
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