As a locally owned and governed health system, Sparrow is proud to have many community leaders as part of our organization. Here you will find the names of members of all Sparrow-related governing bodies.

Sparrow Health System

Iftiker Ahmad, MD
Daniel Balice
Jeff Benson
Greg Brogan
Richard Bruner
Lisa Corless
David Donovan
James F. Dover, FACHE
Ann Flood
Christine Goeschel, ScD, RN
David M. Hunt, Sr.
Mike King
Brian McCardel, M.D.
Nancy McKeague
John Pirich

Emeritus Board Members

Virginia Atayan *
Wendell Barron
Lawrence Bass
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
S.P. Fortino, M.D.*
Patrick Gribben*
Frank Guerriero, CLU *
Stephen Guertin, M.D.
Edward Hacker*
Richard Halik, PhD
Blair Holden *
William Hollister
Dolores Hughes*
David Kaufman, D.O.
Curtis Keck
Donald Kuiper, M.D.
Lance Lynch
Jonathan Raven
Maurice Reizen, M.D.
Theda Rudd
Evelyn Scheffel *
Dawn Springer, M.D.
John G. Thodis *
Duane R. Vernon

* deceased

Emeritus Chairs:

Lawrence A. Bass
Gregory Brogan
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
Lance Lynch

E.W. Sparrow Hospital Association

Blake Ashdown
Patty Barnas
Brittany Bogan
James Croom
Myron Freeman
Barbara Given, PhD
Maude Guerin, M.D.
Timothy Hodge, D.O.
Christine Hollister
John Lancour
Candace Metcalf, D.O.
Paula Reichle
Alan R. Vierling, DNP

Emeritus Board Members

Virginia Atayan *
Wendell Barron
Lawrence Bass
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
S.P. Fortino, M.D.*
Patrick Gribben*
Frank Guerriero, CLU *
Stephen Guertin, M.D.
Edward Hacker*
Richard Halik, PhD
Blair Holden *
William Hollister
Dolores Hughes*
David Kaufman, D.O.
Curtis Keck
Donald Kuiper, M.D.
Lance Lynch
Jonathan Raven
Maurice Reizen, M.D.
Theda Rudd
Evelyn Scheffel *
Dawn Springer, M.D.
John G. Thodis *
Duane R. Vernon

* deceased

Emeritus Chairs:

Lawrence A. Bass
Gregory Brogan
James W. Butler, III
MaryLee Davis, PhD
Lance Lynch

Sparrow Development, Inc. and
East Lansing Athletic Club, Inc. and
MAC Restaurant, L.L.C.

Tom Bres
William Howe
Joseph Ruth
Bob Diamond
Darwin Brewster

Sparrow Foundation Board of Directors

Patricia Barnas
Lisa Corless
James Croom
Noel Day
Robin DeMuth, M.D.
Price Dobernick
Deborah Ginsburg
John Grettenberger, Jr.
Patrick Gillespie
Judith Herbert
Lisa Hildorf
Carol Horowitz
William Howe
Gary Hubbard, DDS
Jeff Jackson
Goran Jurkovic
Michelle Massey
Kevin McGraw
Christine Metts
Patrick McPharlin
Chad Paalman
Debbie Petersmark
Michelle Reynaert
Joseph Ruth
Timothy Salisbury
Fred Schaard
Don Simon
John Truscott
Dan Warmels 

Emeritus Board Members

Deb Atkinson
Dominic Carbone
Daniel Chojnowski
Maeola C. Danielson*
Glenn Granger
C. Richard Herrold
Annie Holmes
Richard Iding
Ron Mason*
Nancy McKeague
John Pirich
Ron Simon
Clarence Underwood

* deceased

Physicians Health Plan/Physicians Health Network/
PHP Service Company/PHP Insurance Company

Diana Rodriguez Algra
Brittany Bogan
James Butler, III
David Kaufman, D.O.
Tom Hofman, PhD
Shalimar Maynard
Deb Muchmore
Merritta Proctor
Dennis Reese
Paula Reichle
Joseph Ruth

Emeritus Chair

MaryLee Davis, PhD

Sparrow Specialty Hospital

Carol Conn
Rick Fellows
Michael Flintoff
Ira Ginsburg
Deborah Hollis
Lou Little
Steve Roznowski
Jeanne Rutledge
Bruce Shively
Spencer Simmons
Mary Smania

Community Care Board

Tony Baltimore
Darwin Brewster
Kira Carter-Robertson
Mark Ensberg, M.D.
William Gifford, M.D.
William Howe
Richard Iding
R. Sam Larson
Elaine Pogoncheff
Raj Weiner

Emeritus:

Jack Bates*

*deceased

Sparrow Women's Hospital Association

Barbara Alspaugh
Alicia Armstrong
Nancy Ballard
Tracey Barnes
Lexie Blockett
Marian Brooks Bryant
Deborah Ginsburg
Cynthia Harrington
Patricia Hollenbeck
Christine Hollister
Linda Kahler
Ann Marie Kauffold
Marianna Klaver
Sue Patterson
Christine Richardson-Beagle
Sue Safir
Nancy Selby
Fran Sklapsky
Gina Spencer
Dottie Spousta
Laura Stearns 

Sparrow Clinton Hospital Association

Dr. Christopher Beal
Craig Bishop
Ed Bruun
Kimberly Brzozowski
Kira Carter-Robertson
Joel Conn
Daniel Coss
Tom French
Greg Holzhei, D.O.
William Howe
Curtis Keck
Amy Palus 
B.P. Rajesh, M.D.

Emeritus

Craig Bishop
William Brewbaker
Curtis Keck
David Hunt, Sr.
John Lancour
Paul D. Minnick, D.O.

Sparrow Ionia Hospital Board of Directors

Virgil Biggs
Kira Carter-Robertson
John Davids
Tom Dickinson
Jason Eppler
Bill Howe
Amy Jentz, M.D.
Beth Jungel
Elle Lehman 
John R. Milewski, II
Sharon Page 
Sandra Pearson
Bill Roeser

Sparrow Carson Hospital Board of Directors

Russell Anderson, D.O.
Kira Carter-Robertson
Rick Coy
David Freestone, M.D.
Gary Reetz
Paula Reichle
William Roeser
Richard Schroeder
Jean Southward
Carol Priebe Wiles
Brent Wilson

Emeritus

Rex Rimmel, D.O.
Emmett Binkert, D.O.*

*deceased

Sparrow Eaton Hospital Board of Directors

Charles Grundstrom
Denise Wheaton
Edward Dobbs
Eileen Fhaner
Frederick Darin
Harper Wildern
James Dover
Kira Carter-Robertson
Leonore Pray
Martin Latchaw
Matthew Rush
Sharon Kubica

Sparrow Care Network Board of Managers

Iftiker Ahmad, M.D.
Cynthia Buchweitz, M.D.
Joseph Bustamante, D.O.
Linda Chermak, M.D.
Douglas A. Edema, M.D.
Amit Ghose, M.D.
Peter Graham, M.D.
Greg Holzhei, D.O.
Peter Janick, M.D.
Lucas Julien, M.D.
Jessica Lutz, D.O.
William Peterson, M.D.
Paula Reichle
Joseph Ruth