Jameson Health System Holds Annual Membership Meeting

Date: 09/26/2011

Jameson Health System Holds Annual Membership Meeting

New Castle, PA – September 26, 2011 - Jameson’s annual meeting was held September 21 in its South Conference Center.  System Chair Lee Silverman presented a Chairman’s report, CEO Douglas Danko the 2010-2011 Annual Report, Secretary Kenneth Romig the Treasurer’s Report and Steven Warner, Hospital and Nominating Committee Chair, presided over elections. 

103 members were re-elected to Membership. The following new Members were elected:

Steve Caldararo, President & CEO, Nick’s Auto Body community affiliations include Boards of YMCA, Lawrence County Chamber, First Merit Bank.   Mr. Caldararo stated, “I want to be part of a team of professional individuals that are able to bring the quality of healthcare to the next level .”

Bryan Clark, Partner, Clark’s Studio community affiliations are YMCA Board and Mohawk Athletic Association.  Mr. Clark stated, “I want to assist in advancing the quality of healthcare in our local community and growing Jameson Health System and its services provided.”

David Copper, Executive Director, Cray Youth & Family Services community affiliations are Lawrence County Headstart Advisory Board, past president of Lawrence County Chamber, New Castle Kiwanis, and Lawrence County Family Center.  Mr. Copper commented, “I love and care about our community and Jameson Hospital is one of our greatest assets.  I am happy to be a part of the Jameson Health System Membership.”

Lawrence Corvi, Publisher, New Castle News  community affiliations include Lawrence County Chamber Board.  Mr. Corvi commented, “It is important for our community to offer high-quality health care. Having excellent health care helps fuel local economic development that helps our entire community.  I hope to help in a small way.”

Joseph Gabriel, Principal, Packer Thomas  community affiliations include boards of Lawrence County DUI Program and Lawrence County School to Work, Boy Scouts Moraine Council Audit Chair, Treasurer  St. John’s Church, New Castle Rotary member chair.  Mr. Gabriel stated, “I love the community and want to help Jameson maintain and grow its status.”

Amy McConnell, President, M&M Insurance Group /McConnell & Associates  community affiliations include YMCA, Lawrence County Chamber, and Lawrence County Tourist Promotion Agency.  Amy, welcoming the opportunity to serve on Jameson’s Membership stated, “I look forward to sharing my knowledge of the insurance industry along with my personal health experiences to help strengthen the partnership between Jameson and our community.”

Dennis W. Nebel, Psy.D. , Executive Director, Human Services Center community affiliations are boards of Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, Lawrence County Learning Center, Meals on Wheels, Beaver-Lawrence Red Cross, Pittsburgh Symphony Cathedral Advisory board, chair of YMCA Salute to Courage, member New Castle Lion’s Club, Lawrence County Chamber and Social Services Health Advisory Council.   Dr. Nebel commented, “Jameson Health System is not only this areas first choice for a board array of health services, it is a fundamental and integral component of the Lawrence County economy.  I hope I can play a role in insuring that Jameson Health System continues to be a catalyst in promoting a high quality of life for the residents of our region.”

Eugene DeCaprio and Dale Perelman were elected by Membership to serve three-year terms on the Jameson Health System board of directors with Gerald Mitchell elected to Emeritus.

During the reorganizational meeting of the Jameson Health System board following the annual meeting, new board appointments were made:

  • Jameson Hospital Board – Steve Caldararo, Lawrence Corvi, with Eugene DeCaprio, Donald DeCarbo, Gerald Mitchell, and Dale Perelman elected to Emeritus
  • Children’s Advocacy Center Board – David Copper

Reappointments were made to the Jameson Hospital, Jameson Health Care Foundation, Jameson Care Center, Children’s Advocacy Center, Jameson Health Services, and Jameson Medical Inc. boards.