The Boone Hospital Board of Trustees has announced the formation Boone Health. Boone Health will be responsible for the operations of Boone Hospital, Boone Medical Group and Boone Home Care & Hospice, as well as the affiliation agreements and network relationships with area hospitals and private practice clinics.
Six community members were selected to join the current Boone Hospital Board of Trustees to create the 11-member Boone Health Governing Board. Joing the current Board of Trustees; Jerry Kennett, MD, Randy Morrow, Jan Beckett, Greg Steinhoff andBob McDavid, MD, are:
Charles Bondurant, MD, FABNS, FACS
Neurosurgeon, Mid-Missouri Neurosurgery
Dr. Charles Bondurant has been a member of the Boone medical staff for 26 years and is courtesy provider at University Hospital and Rusk Rehabilitation. Dr. Bondurant earned his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma and completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Missouri.
Dianne M. Lynch, Ph.D.
President, Stephens College
Since June 2009, Dr. Lynch has served as the 24th president of Stephens College. Under her leadership, the College has developed a strategic focus on the health sciences, including the 2020 launch of a Bachelors of Science in Nursing program in partnership with Boone Hospital Center. She is also known for her signature red shoes.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Central Bank of Boone County
Ms. Starr has been with Central Bank of Boone County for over 30 years and takes an active role in the community, serving as treasurer for the Central Missouri Food Bank’s Board of Directors and Budget and Finance Committee Co-Chair with the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
Gary Thompson, MBA
President & CEO, Columbia Insurance Group
An active volunteer, Mr. Thompson has served on the boards of directors for many prominent local organizations, including Heart of Missouri United Way, Job Point, Inc., University of Missouri Alumni Association, Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Columbia Airport Advisory Board, and the Trulaske College of Business Risk Management & Insurance Advisory Board
Vice President of Human Resources, Shelter Insurance
A Columbia native, Rock Bridge High graduate, and Stephens College alumni, Ms. Smith has been with Shelter Insurance since 1987 and has been part of the company’s HR leadership since 2008. She has most recently served on the boards of directors for Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbia, Columbia African American Association, Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Executive Board of the Inclusive Impact Institute.
William “Barry” Orscheln
Chairman & CEO, Orscheln Industries
After earning degrees from Central Methodist University in Business Administration and Economics, Mr. Orscheln returned to Moberly in 1977 to grow the family business. In 1990, he became president of Orscheln Industries, a privately owned group of diversified companies in manufacturing, commercial real estate and retail. Mr. Orscheln also serves as a Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Conservation and Director of Citizens Bank & Trust.
“We are very excited about the new Boone Health Board,” says Jerry Kennett, MD, Boone Hospital Board of Trustee Chair. “It’s a very impressive group of business and community leaders with a wide-array of experience and expertise. Their interest in serving in this role speaks to the importance of Boone Hospital and Boone Health for our community.”