New Board Member and Officers Elected for Providence St. Peter Foundation

Providence St Peter Foundation Jennifer Burtner MD
Jennifer Burtner, MD joins the Providence St. Peter Foundation Board of Directors. Photo courtesy: Providence St. Peter Foundation

Submitted by Providence St. Peter Foundation

Providence St. Peter Foundation Board of Directors has recently elected a new member to its board of directors. Joining the board is Jennifer Burtner, MD, an emergency room physician and department medical director for Providence St. Peter Hospital. Dr. Burtner will serve a three-year term. Richard “Mick” Phillips, Jen Foley, Marcia Fromhold, Mark Naubert and Mark Wagner, MD were re-elected to additional three-year terms.

“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Burtner to the foundation board,” says Mick Phillips, foundation board president. “She brings a depth of experience from the medical community and a deep respect for the importance of having access to high-quality health care locally.”

The foundation board also elected new officers. Mick Phillips, founding member of Phillips Burgess, PLLC was elected president. Scott Smitherman, MD was elected vice president and Kevin Schreiner, with Title Management, Inc. was elected treasurer. Each officer will serve a two-year term. Rick Middleton, President & CEO of Anderson & Middleton Company will serve as immediate past president.

Retiring from the board after 12 years of service, is Joyce Targus, retired president and CEO of Frost & Company.

About Providence St. Peter Foundation develops and provides philanthropic resources to help assure that compassionate and quality health care is available to the communities we serve, with special concern for the poor and vulnerable. In the last 16 years, the foundation has distributed more than $30 million to further the mission of compassionate care in our local communities. Learn more at the Providence St. Peter Foundation web page.

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