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Effective Leadership Is Key to THA’s Success

The Texas Hospital Association pays tribute to the presidents/chairs who, through the years, selflessly have shared their time and talents with THA. The dedication and leadership of these men and women provide the foundation for the association to continue meeting the needs of its members.

1930 Lucius R.Wilson, M.D. * 
1931 Robert G. Jolly * 
1932 Rev. C.Q. Smith * 
1933 Alice Taylor * 
1934 James H. Stephenson, M.D. * 
1935 Bryce L. Twitty * 
1936 Earl M. Collier * 
1937 Martha Roberson, RN * 
1938 C.E.Hunt * 
1939 Josie M. Roberts * 
1940 J.H. Groseclose, M.D. * 
1941 Ara Davis * 
1942 Harry G. Hatch * 
1943 Margaret Hales Rose * 
1944 A.C. Seawell * 
1945 Eva M. Wallace, RN * 
1946 Lawrence R. Payne * 
1947 Tol Terrell * 
1948 Thomas H.Head * 
1949 C.J. Hollingsworth * 
1950 Julian H. Pace * 
1951 Roy Wilmesmeier * 
1952 Ruby B. Gilbert * 
1953 Carroll H. McCrary * 
1954 W.U. Paul * 
1955 John G. Dudley * 
1956 Boone Powell Sr. * 
1957 Horace M. Cardwell * 
1958 Bolton Boone, D.D. * 
1959 W.P. Earngey Jr. * 
1960 F.S. Walters Jr. 
1961 Fred Higginbotham * 
1962 Albert H. Scheidt * 
1963 George B. Pearson * 
1964 Leigh J. Crozier, M.D. * 
1965 T.H. Morrison Jr. * 
1966 William B. Forster * 
1967 David H. Hitt * 
1968 Gordon W. Epperson * 
1969 Bill Burton * 
1970 Arthur L. McElmurry * 
1971 Guy H.Dalrymple * 
1972 W. Wilson Turner * 
1974 Charles L. Foster Jr. * 
1975 Bruce D. Sorenson * 
1973 C. Jack Price * 
1976 Sr. Louise Scheessele, RN

1977 William R. Cotner * 
1978 Richard L. Epperson * 
1979 Roderic M. Bell * 
1980 W. Clay Ellis * 
1981 Alton Pearson * 
1982 George M. Fleming, Ed.D. * 
1983 Gordon H. Russell 
1984 Jerry A. Howard * 
1985 James J. Farnsworth * 
1986 Scott D. Evans * 
1987 Ronald L. Smith 
1988 Kenneth W. Poteete 
1989 Larry L. Mathis 
1990 Michael C.Waters 
1991 Douglas D. Hawthorne 
1992 John A. Guest 
1993 Larry Krupala 
1994 Sr. Kathleen Coughlin 
1995 William D. Poteet III 
1996 Tucker Bonner 
1997 Lester E. Smith Jr. 
1998 Donald L. Stewart 
1999 Mark A. Wallace 
2000 Ron J. Anderson, M.D., FACP* 
2001 Elmer Ellis 
2002 Ben M. McKibbens 
2003 Michael D. Snow 
2004 Jeff Turner 
2005 Dan Stultz, M.D. 
2006 Patrick L. Wallace, CHE 
2007 Dan Wolterman 
2008 Jon Foster 
2009 Barclay Berdan 
2010 Michael D. Williams 
2011 Bill Webster 
2012 Tim Lancaster 
2013 George Hernández Jr., J.D. 
2014 Gary Brock 
2015 David Huffstutler 
2016 John M. Henderson 
2017 Jeffrey L. Canose, M.D. 
2018 Phyllis Cowling 
2019 Sally Hurt-Deitch 
2020 Christopher J. Durovich, FACHE 
2021 Marc L. Boom, M.D., FACHE

* Deceased