AzHHA Board of Directors

2018 -2019 

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) is honored to have these distinguished hospital and healthcare professionals provide strategic direction and leadership for Arizona hospitals and healthcare partners. Together, we explore ideas and take collaborative action at the state capitol, in healthcare systems and at home to attain the best care and health outcomes for Arizonans.

Our collective goal? To make Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation.


Ann-Marie Alameddin, President President and Chief Executive Officer Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Ann-Marie Alameddin, President
President and Chief Executive Officer
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

John Amos, Director President and Chief Executive Officer Yavapai Regional Medical Center

John Amos, Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Beth Bacher, Director Chief Executive Officer Encompass Health Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital

Beth Bacher, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Encompass Health Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital


Rachel Behrendt, DNP, RN, Director Senior Vice President/Operations Hospice of the Valley

Rachel Behrendt, DNP, RN, Director
Senior Vice President/Operations
Hospice of the Valley

Jack Dempsey, Director Chief Executive Officer Little Colorado Medical Center

Jack Dempsey, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Little Colorado Medical Center

David French, Director Chairman of the Board Kingman Regional Medical Center

David French, Director
Chairman of the Board
Kingman Regional Medical Center


Will Humble, Director Executive Director Arizona Public Health Association

Will Humble, Director
Executive Director
Arizona Public Health Association

Neal Jensen, Secretary/ Treasurer Chief Executive Officer Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center

Neal Jensen, Secretary/ Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center

Roland Knox, Director Chief Executive Officer Northern Cochise Community Hospital

Roland Knox, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Cochise Community Hospital


Ron McArthur, FACHE, Director Chief Executive Officer Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

Ron McArthur, FACHE, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

Paula Menkosky, Director Chief Administrative Officer Mayo Clinic

Paula Menkosky, Director
Chief Administrative Officer
Mayo Clinic

Julia Strange, Director Vice President, Community Benefit TMC HealthCare

Julia Strange, Director
Vice President, Community Benefit
TMC HealthCare


Mike Patterson, FACHE, Board Chair Market President - Arizona Chief Executive Officer Havasu Regional Medical Center

Mike Patterson, FACHE, Board Chair
Market President - Arizona
Chief Executive Officer
Havasu Regional Medical Center

Rich Polheber, Director Tucson, Arizona

Rich Polheber, Director
Tucson, Arizona

Steve Purves, FACHE, Immediate Past Chair President and Chief Executive Officer Maricopa Integrated Health System

Steve Purves, FACHE, Immediate Past Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer
Maricopa Integrated Health System


David Selman, FACHE, Director Chief Executive Officer Select Specialty Hospital - Phoenix Downtown

David Selman, FACHE, Director
Chief Executive Officer
Select Specialty Hospital - Phoenix Downtown

Kevin Stockton, Director Regional President/Market Chief Executive Officer Northwest Medical Center

Kevin Stockton, Director
Regional President/Market Chief Executive Officer
Northwest Medical Center

Bob Trenschel, D.O., Director President and Chief Executive Officer Yuma Regional Medical Center

Bob Trenschel, D.O., Director
President and Chief Executive Officer
Yuma Regional Medical Center