KHC Elects New Officers and Adds Four New Appointments to its Executive Committee

By Randa Deaton

The KHC is pleased to announce four newly elected officers to its Executive Committee for 2019 and 2020. The new officers have all been members of the KHC for several years and have a strong vision for how the group can collectively work together to drive improvements to community health and healthcare.

  • Co-Chairperson and Employer Chair: Diana Han, MD, Global Medical Director, GE Appliances, a Haier company
  • Co-Chairperson: Jason Scherzinger, Manager, Employer & Community Health Initiatives, Anthem National Accounts
  • Treasurer: Sarah Moyer, MD, Director, Louisville Metro Dept. of Public Health & Wellness
  • Secretary: Deanna Hall, Manager Corporate Health & Wellness, LG&E, KY Utilities

There are four new appointments to the Executive Committee who add a valuable depth of knowledge to the board. They are as follows:

  • Jenny Goins, Commissioner, Department of Employee Insurance, Kentucky Personnel Cabinet
  • Larry Gray, President, Baptist Health Louisville
  • Josh Honaker, MD, Chief Medical Administrative Officer, Norton Medical Group
  • Greg Potts, MD, Medical Director, Papa John’s International, Inc. (replacing Brenda Miles after her retirement last year)

Several members of the board remain on the Executive Committee. They are as follows:

  • Teresa Couts, UAW Director, UAW/Ford Community Healthcare Initiative
  • Randa Deaton, Corporate Director, UAW/Ford Community Healthcare Initiative
  • Don Lovasz, President, KentuckyOne Health Partners
  • Stephen Houghland, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Passport Health Plan
  • Andrew Renda, MD, Director, Bold Goal, Humana Inc.
  • Emily Beauregard, MPH, Executive Director, Kentucky Voices for Health
  • Gil Liu, MD, Medical Director, Kentucky Medicaid and Chair, Urban Health Policy Research, UofL School of Medicine
  • Reita Jones, RN, KDN & KY Dept. of Public Health Diabetes Prevention & Control

The new Executive Committee met together for the first time last week to hash through its 2019 strategic priorities. Value-based strategic initiatives that drive improved quality and cost will be a key priority for the KHC in 2019.