Lee’s Summit Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Matt Sogard, FACHE, announces the appointment of six community leaders to the hospital’s board of directors. Bradley Chrisjohn, DO, Maria A. Dempsey, J. Thomas Lovell, Jr., Dave Mosby, Washington Muro, MD and Judith W. Schmoeger will help to carry out the hospital’s mission as a healthcare leader that serves patients with high-quality and compassionate care. They will each serve a three-year term.
Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC) is part of HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider.
"As the new CEO at Lee's Summit Medical Center, I'm honored to have the opportunity to work with members of a board of trustees who are so dedicated to being at the top of their professional fields," says Sogard. ""Having such passionate, community-centered individuals like Brad, Maria, Thomas, Dave, Washington and Judy involved on the hospital’s board is a huge asset to Lee’s Summit Medical Center. The mindset of our board members will help further the vision of growth and excellence that former board members have supported."
For 33 years Lovell has been administrator of Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation. Lovell has also been an agency accreditation visitor for the National Parks and Recreation Association. Currently he serves as President of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and is past president of the Missouri Parks and Recreation Association. Lovell earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Montevallo in Alabama and his Master’s in Public Administration at Central Michigan University.
These new board members join nine existing board members to help guide the direction and priorities of Lee’s Summit Medical Center as it continues to support the healthcare needs of the community.