Public Policy Council

The Public Policy Council analyzes issues affecting hospitals and healthcare and proposed healthcare legislation and shall recommend advocacy positions.

John Ronan, President (Committee Chair)
Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

Arthur Blank, President/Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Mount Desert Island Hospital

Jeanine Chesley, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
New England Rehabilitation Hospital

John Dalton, President & CEO (Committee Member)
Inland Hospital

Kris Doody, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Cary Medical Center

Katie Fullam Harris, Sr. VP, Government Relations & Accountable Care Strategy (Committee Member)

Michelle Hood, President & CEO (Committee Member)
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems

Jud H. Knox, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
York Hospital

Geno Murray, (Committee Member)
CA Dean Memorial Hospital

Richard W. Petersen, President and CEO (Committee Member)
Maine Medical Center

Gary R. Poquette, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Penobscot Valley Hospital

Mary Prybylo, Sr. V.P. and President (Committee Member)
St. Joseph Hospital

Peter Sirois, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Northern Maine Medical Center

Lois Skillings, RN, MSN, President & CEO (Committee Member)
Mid Coast Hospital

Marie Vienneau, President & CEO (Committee Member)
Mayo Regional Hospital

Dennis Welsh, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Down East Community Hospital

Richard D. Willett, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Redington-Fairview General Hospital

Jeffrey Austin, V.P., Government Affairs & Communications (Committee Staff Contact)
Maine Hospital Association

Jeff Brickman, FACHE, President and CEO (Committee Member)
Central Maine Healthcare

James Donovan, President/CEO (Committee Member)

Robert Peterson, Chief Executive Officer (Committee Member)
Millinocket Regional Hospital

Contact Committee: Jeffrey Austin