& Queen Anne's Hospital
Chester River Health System Elects Officers
River Health System's Board of Directors has elected Michael A. Marshall
of Centreville chairman for the coming year and W. Jackson Stenger,
Ph. D, of Chestertown vice-chairman.
Marshall is a charter member of the board and has served as the chairperson
of its finance committee. He has been a member of the Kent & Queen
Anne's Hospital Board of Directors since 1996 and earlier served on
the fund raising committee for the dialysis center. Before moving
to Centreville, he was president & CEO of Engelhard Industries,
a Fortune 500 company, which manufactures precious metal products.
Stenger was elected as the first chairperson of the board after having
chaired the strategic initiatives committee that led to the creation
of the health system. He has also served as chairman of the Kent &
Queen Anne's Hospital Board of Directors. Stenger worked as an administrator
for the University of Maryland before retiring to Kent County.
Elected to serve as president was William R. Kirk, Jr., who is also
president & CEO of the hospital. Elected treasurer was Terry L.
Weaver who is the hospital's chief financial officer and Robin E.
Klinefelter, who serves as vice president, support & administrative
services at the hospital, was elected secretary.
The Chester River Health System was formed in 1997 to strengthen local
health care organizations by bringing them together under a single
governing body to ensure coordinated, enhanced and efficient services
for the people in the community. Its members are Kent & Queen
Anne's Hospital, Magnolia Hall Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
and Chester River Home Care & Hospice. The board of directors
is made up of thirteen community leaders who volunteer their time
and expertise to create policy and blish the overall direction of
the system. The system was established to provide patients and third
party payors with access to a continuum of care by coordinating health
care services such as acute care, home health, hospice and long-term
Chester River Health System's board of directors has elected
new officers for 2002. W. Jackson Stenger, Ph. D, (left) of
Chestertown will serve as the vice-chairman and Michael A. Marshall
of Centreville is chairman.