Board of Trustees

The CHA Board of Trustees is the principal policy-making body for the Association.  Its members are elected by the CHA Assembly at the Annual Meeting. About two-thirds of the members are healthcare institution chief executive officers. The balance includes hospital trustees, physicians, and other senior healthcare leaders.

Executive Committee

Chairman
John Murphy, MD
President and CEO
Nuvance Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

Vice Chairman and Treasurer
Christopher O'Connor
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
Yale New Haven Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

Immediate Past Chairman and Committee on Population Health Chairman
David Whitehead
Executive VP, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer
Hartford HealthCare
Term Expires: 06/2020

Secretary and Committee on Government Chairman
Marna Borgstrom
Chief Executive Officer
Yale New Haven Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

President
Jennifer Jackson
President and CEO
Connecticut Hospital Association

Chairman, DNS Board of Directors
Patrick Charmel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Griffin Hospital
Term Expires: 06/2020

Committee on Hospital Finance Chairman
Vincent Capece
President and CEO
Middlesex Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

Trustees

Thomas Balcezak, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Yale New Haven Health
Term Expires: 06/2022

Kurt Barwis
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bristol Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

Rohit Bhalla, MD
Senior VP, Clinical Affairs and Quality, and Chief Clinical and Quality Officer
Stamford Health
Term Expires: 06/2020

Judith Carey, RSM, PhD
Former Board Member
Trinity Health Of New England
Term Expires: 06/2021

Anne Diamond, JD
President
Bridgeport Hospital
Term Expires: 06/2020

Jeffrey Flaks
President and CEO
Hartford HealthCare
Term Expires: 06/2021

Bimal Patel
President
Hartford HealthCare Hartford Region
Term Expires: 06/2020

Gil Peri
President and Chief Operating Officer
Connecticut Children's
Term Expires: 06/2022

Lynn Ricci
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hospital for Special Care
Term Expires: 06/2022

Stuart Rosenberg
President
Johnson Memorial Hospital
Term Expires: 06/2021

Kathleen Silard
President & CEO
Stamford Health
Term Expires: 06/2022

Ena Williams
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Yale New Haven Hospital
Term Expires: 06/2021