Adena Health Board Appoints New Chair, Welcomes Diverse Expertise with New Members

Adena Health Board of Trustees Appoints Officers and Introduces New Members

The Adena Health Board of Trustees in Chillicothe has appointed Steve Hirsch as the new chair, succeeding Jennifer McKell. McKell will remain on the board as past chair, with Bob French serving as vice chair, Brian Ream as secretary, and Kevin Shoemaker as treasurer. The board has also welcomed three new members: Penny Dehner representing First Presbyterian Church, Jim Crabtree representing Trinity United Methodist Church, and Sean Kallner representing Tabernacle Baptist Church.

The new members bring diverse expertise to the table, with Dehner being a retired behavioral health administrator with experience at the Paint Valley ADAMH Board. Crabtree has vast experience in education, marketing, and telecommunications management. Kallner has over 20 years of experience in finance, education, and senior leadership roles. They have replaced Bart Henshaw, Larry Phillips, and Joe Watson, who served the board for the maximum allowed terms.

Adena Health is governed by a 15-member board consisting of representatives from founding churches

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