Board of Directors

When Friends of Children’s Hospital was created in 1989, the board of directors was a small group dedicated to improving children’s hospital. Since then, the size of the board has increased but the goals have not changed. The volunteer group of directors works together to promote fundraising events and reach new donors. New board members are nominated each September.

2016–2017 Friends of Children’s Hospital Board of Directors:

BOARD
  • Dr. Bob Abney, MD
  • Kristin Allen
  • Ruth Ann Allen
  • Sidney Allen
  • Rob Armour
  • Dr. Rick Barr, MD
  • Dr. Blair E. Batson, MD
  • Bo Bounds
  • Travis Bradburn
  • Katy Creath
  • Jill Dale
  • Dr. Owen B. Evans, MD
  • Guy Giesecke
  • Lindsay Hamm
  • Rebecca Harrison
  • Cathy Havens
  • Jennifer Hospodor
  • Alyson Jones
  • Bryan Jones
  • Susan Shands Jones
  • Bruce Leach
  • Katherine McRae
  • Melanie Morgan
  • Kristie Nutt
  • Scott Overby
  • John Clark Packer
  • Sara Ray
  • Leigh Reeves
  • Jennifer Salvo
  • John Scarbrough
  • David Spurk
  • Suzan Thames
  • Brenda Hayes-Williams
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Sara Ray – Chairman
Suzan Thames – Honorary Chairman
Sidney Allen-Incoming Chairman
Scott Overby – President
Rob Armour – Past President
Melanie Morgan- Chair of Audit Committee
Rebecca Harrison – Treasurer

EX-OFFICIO
  • Ruth Ann Allen
  • Dr. Rick Barr, MD
  • Dr. Blair E. Batson, MD
  • Travis Bradburn
  • Guy Giesecke
  • Jennifer Hospodor
  • Susan Shands Jones
  • Kristie Nutt
  • John Clark Packer
STAFF
  • Tena McKenzie – Executive Director
  • Elisha Bailey – Director of Development and Programs
  • Leslie Owens – Director of Events