Memorial Health System of East Texas

The Finest People Providing the Finest Service Every Customer, Every Time


Board of Directors


Jay Glick, Chairman
Ray Baldwin, Vice Chairman
Gibson Friesen
Jack Sweeny
Rona Friesen 
George Fidone, M.D. President of Medical Staff
Randy George 
Patricia McKenzie, Ed.D. 
Carl Ray Polk 
Sid Roberts, M.D. 
Ben R. Ogletree, Jr. 
Charlene Smith, M.D.
Judy Cochran
Corky Evans
Ravinder Bachireddy, M.D.
Michael Arnold, M.D.
David Glenn, M.D.
Michael "Hunt" Huber, M.D. President-Elect of Medical Staff
Peter Banko, CHI

LIVINGSTON Advisory Council

Ben R. Ogletree, Jr. Chairman
Judy B. Cochran Vice Chair
Henry O. Ager, III Secretary
Tina Battise  
Clarke Evans Mayor of Livingston
Lynne Gevirtz, Auxiliary President
Rev. Curtis Hester
Corky Evans
Molly Locke
Corky Evans 
Charlene Smith, M.D.  
H.E. Striedel
Judge John Thompson Polk County
Shane Shaw, M.D. Chief of Staff
Jairo Libreros, M.D. Vice Chief of Staff

San Augustine Advisory Council

Carolyn Ladner Chairman
Norrell Thomas Vice Chairman
Barbara Mitchell Secretary/Treasurer
Jeff Watson, M.D. Chief of Staff
Patricia McKenzie, Ed.D. CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial Board Representative
Charles Boyette Ex-Officio
Al Broden
Jeanette Davidson
Marshall Mc Millan  
John Mathews
Hugh Mixon  
Tharasa Netherly Thomas  
Gary Looper, Market CEO
Ken Miller CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial CFO, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 
Darlene Williams, San Augustine Administrator/Chief Nursing Executive 
Peggy Mortensen, COO, Vice President of Patient Services

Memorial Specialty Hospital Board of Directors

Bob Brown Chairman
Van Watson Vice Chairman
Phil Medford Board Secretary
Terry Morgan
David Perkins 
Tim Stacy
Sushil George, M.D. President of Medical Staff
Karl Krohn M.D. Vice President of Medical Staff
Les Leach, MSH Administrator (ex-officio)
Lee Ann Haygood, RN, MSN, MSH Chief Nursing Officer (ex-officio)
Gary Looper, Market CEO,(ex-officio)
Ken Miller, CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial CFO, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (ex-officio)
David Hearn, CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial General Counsel and Compliance Officer (ex-officio)