Deborah Proctor, President and CEO of St. Joseph Health, has been elected to the Catholic Health Association’s (CHA) Board of Trustees.
“It is an honor to be elected again to the Board of Catholic Health Association. This is a great opportunity to work with my colleagues to develop initiatives to address the issues that impact our industry especially around our mission of improving the health status of all communities and creating quality health care that works for everyone, particularly those in need,” states Proctor.
CHA is the nation's largest group of not-for-profit health systems and facilities that, along with their sponsoring organizations, employ more than 750,000 women and men who deliver services combining advanced technology with the Catholic caring tradition. The board's role includes developing CHA's strategic directions, ensuring CHA's fidelity to its mission, stewarding CHA's resources and performing other governance activities to support and strengthen the Catholic health ministry in the United States.
This is Proctor’s second three-year term on the CHA Board. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph Health, she leads one of the top Catholic health systems in the United States. St. Joseph Health System is a $4.7 billion not-for-profit health system consisting of 14 hospitals as well as physician organizations, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, and community outreach services. The more than 24,000 people of St. Joseph Health System are committed to improving the health and quality of life in the communities they serve throughout California, Texas, and New Mexico.