Methodist Hospitals today announced the election of officers for its 2010-2011 Board of Directors. Incoming officers are William G. Braman, Chairman, Douge Barthelemy, MD, Secretary and Mamon Powers, Jr., Treasurer. Edward E. Charbonneau remains Vice-Chairman. Mr. Braman is past CEO of Braman Insurance Company; Dr. Barthelemy is a prominent Gary pediatrician; Mr. Powers is President and CEO of Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc. Mr. Charbonneau is Indiana State Senator, District 5.
“We are delighted to welcome these respected leaders to their new roles at Methodist Hospitals. The next two years will be exciting ones at Methodist as we continue to invest in the health system for the benefit of our patients”, said Ian McFadden, CEO. “Bill Braman is a longstanding area leader and Board member who has dedicated his life to improving this community. He will continue that dedication in his term as Chairman and we look forward to his leadership” said McFadden.
Outgoing officers include immediate past Chairman, attorney Charles D. Brooks, Jr. and Louise Elisha. “Attorney Brooks and Ms. Elisha have been great leaders and loyal supporters of Methodist Hospitals and we thank them for their outstanding commitment and service”, said McFadden.
About Methodist Hospitals
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years.
Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience and Oncology Institutes, Restart Center for bariatric surgery and Women’s Health program. Its range of services also includes Emergency services, Cardiovascular services, Orthopedics, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Home Health Services, and a Behavioral health care unit.