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Community Health Affairs Board of Directors

The Community Health Affairs board of directors is governed by and consists of hospital, academic and community leaders in Northeast Ohio. The Community Health Affairs board works to support the association in addressing high priority healthcare needs and issues in the community that align with the The Center for Health Affairs’ Member Engagement Committee. The Community Health Affairs board consists of trustees at-large who typically meet quarterly.

Meeting dates for the Community Health Affairs board can be found on the event calendar

2021 Community Health Affairs Board of Directors

Albert Matyas
VP, Ambulatory Operations and Business Development
Southwest General

Cynthia (Janie) Racer
Vice President Clinical Services
Lake Health-Tri-Point Administration

Interim Treasurer
Mario Franco
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
The Center for Health Affairs & CHAMPS

Brian Lane
President & CEO
The Center for Health Affairs & CHAMPS

Katherine (Katie) Carney, RN, BSN, MPA, NEA-BC
Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Ambulatory Nursing Operations & Integration
The MetroHealth System

Christina Lundquist, MHS 
Vice President, Operations
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Teresa Dews, MD

Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital


Special Publication

Centennial Viewpoints