Leadership

The Munson Healthcare Board of Directors and members of the senior leadership team work together toward a single purpose - ensuring Munson Healthcare delivers the best possible care for our communities.

Munson Healthcare Board of Directors

Effective January 1, 2022

Elaine Wood, Chair
Kenneth Bloem, Vice Chair
Ruth Hoppe, MD, Secretary 
Timothy Nelson, Treasurer
Ed Ness, President & CEO, Munson Healthcare

Ted Batzer, MD
Nick Ceglarek, Ed.D
Alan Conrad, MD
Casey Cowell
Kathy Dixon
Marlene Hulteen
Douglas Luciani
David McCurdy
Kim Morley
Benjamin Muladore
Brian Postma
Owen Roberts
Michelle Russell
Mary Sanders
Sakura Takano
Kris Thomas
Thomas Veryser, DDS
Bruce Zenner

Munson Healthcare Foundation Board of Trustees

Benjamin Muladore, Chair
Pam Anderson, Vice Chair/Secretary/Treasurer

Patrick Carroll
Hallie Christian
Kathy Dixon
Phil Hofweber
Carrie Kosla
Ray Ludwa
Ed Ness, President & CEO, Munson Healthcare
Debra Henderson, President, Munson Healthcare Foundations

Senior Leadership Team

Edwin A. Ness

Edwin A. Ness
President and CEO
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Laura Glenn

Laura Glenn
Chief Operating Officer

 

Christine Nefcy, MD, FAAP

Christine Nefcy, MD, FAAP
Chief Medical Officer
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Paul Konopacki, MBA, CPA

Paul Konopacki, MBA, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Ellen Smith

Ellen Smith
President, Ambulatory Services and Business Development

 

Dianne Michalek

Dianne Michalek
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Heather Fraizer

Heather Fraizer, PhD
Vice President, Continuous Improvement and Project Management

Shelley Spencer

Shelley Spencer
Chief Human Resources Officer

Chris J. Podges

Chris J. Podges
Chief Information Officer
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Rachel Roe

Rachel Roe
Chief Legal Officer
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Joe Santangelo, MD

Joe Santangelo, MD
Chief Quality and Safety Officer
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Debra Henderson

Debra Henderson, MSHC
President, Munson Healthcare Foundations