Board of Trustees and Administration

The Phelps County Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees is a local five-member elected board concerned with business and affairs at PCRMC. Board members are elected by residents of Phelps County for five-year terms. During monthly meetings, the board reviews financial and operational statistics and sets policy for PCRMC. The board employs the administrative team for management of daily operations.

Board Members

  • John R. Denbo, PhD
  • Jo Ann Brand-Hoertel, RN
  • Tom Bahr
  • Albert Crump Jr.
  • Francine Merenghi 

PCRMC Administration

  • Ed Clayton, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Don James, DO, Senior Vice President of Research and Governmental Affairs
  • Keri Brookshire-Heavin, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Jason Shenefield, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Gerald Dowdy, Senior Vice President of Medical Group Operations 
  • Nathan Ratchford, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Hospital
  • Jana Cook, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer