Providence Alaska Community Ministry Board

The Providence Alaska Community Ministry Board provides leadership in operational performance, strategic development, and oversight of ministries within Providence Health & Services Alaska. The board has delegated authority for quality management and performance improvement; medical staff appointments, reappointments, and termination of membership and clinical privileges; medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations and policies; patient, staff and employee safety; community health care needs assessments; patient grievances; mission integration and effectiveness; patient, physician and employee satisfaction. They also provide advice and counsel to Providence in respect to: community relations; financial performance and strategic direction, compliance, annual budgets, joint ventures and evaluation and development of new services.  
The 2016 membership for the Providence Alaska Community Ministry Board is:
  • Chris Swalling, Chair 
  • Sarah Barton, Vice Chair 
  • Pamela Shirrell, RN, Secretary 
  • Kathy J. Anderson, PhD 
  • Tim Bateman, M.D. 
  • Estrada Bernard, Jr., M.D., FACS 
  • Pat Branson, Chair, PKIMC Advisory Board 
  • Doug Capra 
  • Joe Faulhaber 
  • Alice Galvin 
  • Kathy Hurlburt, M.D. 
  • Christine (Potter) Kramer, ANP 
  • Bruce Lamoureux, CE/SVP, PH&SA 
  • T. Noah Laufer, M.D. 
  • Ryan M. McGhan, M.D., Chief, PAMC medical staff 
  • Stewart G. Osgood, P.E. 
  • Archbishop Roger L. Schwietz, OMI 
  • Steve Smith, M.D., PKIMC chief of Staff 
  • Lon Wilson