EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD

The Executive Committee of the Board is MHA's highest policymaking body and has the authority for most decisions, activities and functions.


Membership Roster

Officers

Harry S. Johnson, Esq. – Chair
Board Member
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Baltimore
Partner, Whiteford Taylor Preston, LLP

Norvell “Van” Coots, M.D. – Vice Chair
President & CEO
Holy Cross Health
Silver Spring

Harsh Trivedi, M.D. – Vice Chair
President & CEO
Sheppard Pratt Health System
Towson

Eric Wagner – Treasurer
Operations Committee, Chair
Executive Vice President, Insurance
MedStar Health
Columbia

Brian Cobb – Secretary
Board Member
Suburban Hospital
Chief Technology Officer, Brown Advisory
Baltimore

Chairs, Standing Committees & Policy Boards

Mitchell Schwartz, M.D.
Chair, Council on Clinical & Quality Issues
Chief Medical Officer & President of Physician Enterprise
Luminis Health
Annapolis

Steven Leonard, Ph.D.
Chair, Council on Financial Policy
President & CEO
TidalHealth
Salisbury

Leslie Simmons
Chair, Council on Legislative & Regulatory Policy
Executive Vice President
LifeBridge Health
Baltimore 

Dean Teague
Chair, Maryland Hospital Association Political Action Committee
President & CEO
CalvertHealth Medical Center
Prince Frederick

Trustee Councilors-at-Large

Rolf Haarstad
Board Member
UPMC Western Maryland
Senior Vice President, CRGA Design
Annapolis

Savas Karas
Member, Philanthropy Committee of MedStar Health
President & Founder, Enterprise Solutions Group
Hunt Valley 

Henry Mosley
Board Member, Adventist HealthCare
Gaithersburg
Chief Financial Officer
Washington Convention & Sports Authority
Washington, DC 

CEO Councilors-at-Large

Victoria Bayless
Chief Executive Officer
Luminis Health
Annapolis

Bradley Chambers
Senior Vice President & COO, Baltimore Region
MedStar Health, Baltimore
President, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital & MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore

Thomas Kleinhanzl
President & CEO
Frederick Health
Frederick

Kenneth Kozel
President & CEO
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
Easton

Marta Brito Pérez
Senior Vice President, Population Health & Post-Acute Care Services
Adventist Healthcare
Gaithersburg

Kevin Sowers
President
Johns Hopkins Health System
Baltimore

Mohan Suntha, M.D.
President & CEO
University of Maryland Medical System
Baltimore

Independent Councilors-at-Large

Candace Dodson-Reed
Chief of Staff to the President & Executive Director of the Office of Equity & Inclusion
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore

Marie Hartman
Executive Vice President & Co-Founder
Hartman Executive Advisors
Baltimore

MHA Delegate to the AHA Regional Policy Board

Charles Reuland
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore

Ex-Officio

Bob Atlas
President & CEO
Maryland Hospital Association
Elkridge