Bayshore Medical Center, an HCA-affiliated hospital, is lead by a team of more than 1,500 employees and 250 physicians. Supporting this team is an impressive board of trustees that includes highly respected physician and community business leaders.
Our board of trustees helps evaluate the hospital's delivery of health care and helps develop new programs that ensure our patients receive the most advanced, cost-effective health care close to home. This is a combined board between both Bayshore Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center.
Meet Our Board
Jeanna Barnard, FACHE, CEO, Bayshore Medical Center
Jeanna Barnard, CEO, joined Bayshore Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center 15 years ago. Prior to working with HCA, Barnard worked for other healthcare organizations and brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry to Bayshore. Over these years, she has acquired a strong knowledge of Southeast Harris County and is happy to have collaborative relationships with medical staff and employees of the Bayshore and East Houston campuses as well as key community leaders and stakeholders.
Jeanna received her Bachelor Degree and MBA from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She has achieved the level of Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the Board of Directors for the Southeast Texas Chapter. She is also a member of the Pasadena Rotary Club and a member of the Board of Directors for the San Jacinto College Foundation.
Jeanna and her husband, Barry, have three children.
Alice Hopkins Adams, CEO, East Houston Regional Medical Center
Alice Hopkins Adams, CEO, came to East Houston Regional Medical Center in 2011 from Texas Orthopedic Hospital where she served as Chief Executive Officer from 2007-2011. Prior to working at Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Adams worked in other HCA facilities as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Assistant Director of Nursing.
Adams holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Associate Degree in Nursing from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Adams is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Adams has been married for 24 years and enjoys spending time with her family including two sons, three dogs and one cat.
Dr. Charles Bessire
Dr. Charles Bessire has been in family practice for more than 47 years and is the medical director at Lubrizol. Dr. Bessire has held numerous leadership positions at Pasadena General Hospital and at Bayshore Medical Center, including chief of staff and chairman of the Department of Family Practice.
As part of his extensive community involvement, he has actively participated in the Harris County Medical Society including serving as President in 1988; the Gulf Coast IPA; the Harris County Medical Society; TEXPAC; MCIC; EXCEL IPA; Director of Public Health for the City of Pasadena; Medical Director of Pasadena CARE; the Texas Medical Center; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center; and the Utilization Review and Pre-certification Cap Care Texas.
Dr. Bessire was born in the Texas Hill County. He is a graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and served as an Army Flight Surgeon for two years. He is a member of the American Medical Association; Texas Medical Association; Harris County Medical Society; American Academy of Family Physicians; Texas Academy of Family Physicians; American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians; Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice; and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
He and his wife, Lily, have been residents of the Pasadena area for many years and have two children and four grandchildren.
Wilfred J. Broussard
Wilfred J. Broussard has been in Real Estate for more than 30 years and is the President of Broussard’s Real Estate Investments Group, LLC.
Broussard received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Southern University. He is an active member of his community and participates as the President for the Galena Park Independent School District Board of Trustees, and he is a Board Member of the North Channel Chamber of Commerce.
He has been married over 20 years to his wife Angela. They have one daughter.
Lorie Cram, M.D.
Dr. Lorie Cram practices family medicine at East Houston Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph Medical Center. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine and has lived most of her life in Houston.
She received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, and then worked in molecular biology research before attending medical school. She graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston and completed her residency and training at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, where she served as chief resident. She earned her MBA from University of Texas at Dallas.
Dr. Cram is a member of the Harris County Medical Society, American Academy of Family Medicine and the Texas Academy of Family Medicine.
Han H. Dang, M.D.
Dr. Han Dang is currently practices as a Nephrologists at Kidney Associates, PLLC at East Houston Regional Medical Center. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas in Austin and obtained a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Texas-School of Public Health. He is a graduate of University of Texas-Houston Medical School and did his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas in Houston. He is a member of the Medical Staff Credentials Committee and Board of Trustees.
Serita Dickey, R.N.
Serita Dickey, R.N. is director of SACS Compliance and Associate Deal of Health Sciences and Business and Health Natural Sciences of San Jacinto College North. Prior to these posts, she served as Department Chair of Vocational Nursing program, Assistant Program Coordinator for Vocational Nursing program, and Instructor of Vocational Nursing.
She previously worked for the Harris County Psychiatric Hospital in forensics, psychiatry and civil commitment.
She is a member of the Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators, the Bayou Council of Vocational Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society; Kappa Delta Pi; Texas Association of College Technical Educators; and Texas Association of Instructional Administrators. Her community involvement includes Violence Against Women and the Galena Park ISD Health Services Advisory Committee.
Dickey earned a bachelor’s degree from the University Of Texas School Of Nursing at Houston and a master’s degree from Texas Woman's University. She is married to Horace Dickey, a retired deputy sheriff; they have two children and five grandchildren.
Rick J. Guerrero
Rick Guerrero was born in Brownsville, Texas in 1961 and has been a Pasadena area resident for about 30 years. Rick Guerrero graduated from Homer Hanna High School and attended The University of Texas at Brownsville before relocating to the Pasadena area in 1983. Rick married Maria Rodriguez in 2001 and together have a blended family of two sons and two daughters.
Working with people and helping small and large business owners has been a lifelong career for Rick Guerrero. Beginning with over 25 years’ experience in upper management, he was awarded the Outstanding Performance Award in 1993 and Manager of the Year in 2000. He then changed directions to Real Estate in 2004. His firm specializes in working with buyers and sellers, tenants and landlords, for residential and commercial properties. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and his designations include; Accredited Buyer Representative, Accredited Luxury Home Specialist, Graduate of the Realtor Institute, Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist and currently a candidate for a Certified Property Manager. Rick is an active member in the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors and the Houston Association of Realtors.
As president of ARG Real Estate, LLC, he is active in both professional and civic organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Kiwanis Club, Board of Trustees of Bayshore Medical Center, Vice Chairman of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Sarah’s House, Chairman of San Jacinto YMCA and Past Chairman of the Pasadena Hispanic Business Council. He is also a board member of the Pasadena ISD Education Foundation and an Ex-Oficio of the Pasadena Live Stock Show & Rodeo.
Rick and his wife Maria enjoy traveling the United States and abroad.
Joe Harden Harwell
Joe Harden Harwell is President and CEO of United Community Credit Union. He has held this position since 1995.
Mr. Harwell has been in senior management in banking and credit unions for over 35 years. He was born and raised in the Texas Hill Country and is an alumni of Southwest Texas State University (TSU).
He is dedicated to his community and has served in the following areas: Centennial President of Galena Park/ San Jacinto Rotary Club; member of the board, San Jacinto College Foundation, current Present of Galena Park ISD Education Foundation; board member of Sheldon ISD Education Foundation.
His wife Jie has worked as a teacher for Galena Park ISD for 6 years.
The Honorable Mike Parrott
Judge Mike Parrott was born and raised in Galena Park, Texas and attended Galena Park High School and the University of Houston. He is a member of the Holy Trinity Methodist Church. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Deby. They have two children and three grandchildren. He is a lifetime resident of the Galena Park/North Shore area and is proud of his community. He and his family are all graduates of Galena Park ISD. His wife Deby is a retired Region IV Teacher of the Year, his son teaches at North Shore High School and his daughter teaches at North Shore Middle School.
Judge Parrott worked for the Precinct Two Harris County Commissioner for 18 years as the Superintendent of Parks prior to his election. He was elected Harris County Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct 3, Place 1 on January 1, 1993. He now presides over the 4th largest JP court in Harris County. He is very active with the youth in our community and believes that motivating students to learn is the key to their future. In 1993, he kept his campaign promise and implemented a Teen Court Program for area students. He is still committed to this program and now has students participating from North Shore High School, Humble High School, Channelview High School, Forest Brook High School and C.E. King High School. He is proud to say that five members of his Teen Court have gone on to become attorneys working for the District Attorney’s office and private firms.
Judge Parrott is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
East Houston Regional Medical Center Board, Jacques Demolay Masonic Lodge #1390, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Valley of Houston, Baytown Shrine Club, Houston North Forest Chamber, North Channel Chamber of Commerce, Baytown Chamber of Commerce, Highlands Chamber of Commerce, Crosby/Huffman Chamber of Commerce. He was also past President of the following organizations: Wendel D. Ley YMCA, Galena Park Chamber of Commerce, and North Channel Optimist Club. He is a past member of the Boys and Girls Harbor Board, Chairman of the Raven District for the Boy Scouts of America, Grayson Community Center Advisory Board, East Harris County Senior Citizens Board, and the Soccer 2000 Board. Judge Parrott has received the following honors: the Paul Harris Fellow Award from the North Shore Rotary and Highlands Rotary Clubs; the Masonic Community Builder Award, Man of the Year Award from Galena Park Chamber, the YMCA Clyde Speed Award, the Galena Park Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Sportsman of the Year Award, and the North Channel Optimist of the Year. He is a lifetime Member of the Parent-Teacher Association and The 100 Club.
Helping people and small business owners has been a lifelong career for Beckie Stockstill-Cobb. Beginning with 20 years in the banking industry, she then changed directions to Stockstill & Associates Insurance Agency in 1999. Her agency specializes in health, life, dental, long-term care, and disability benefits, as well as IRA's and retirement plans for groups and individuals. She is a licensed Health and Life agent, has Certified Benefit Consultant and Senior Benefit Specialist designations, holds a Series 6 Security License and is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters.
Mrs. Stockstill has been active in the Deer Park community for over 25 years. Her involvement with the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce includes serving on the Board of Directors twice, being part of the Ambassadors for over 20 years and has chaired numerous committees. She is also an active member of the Deer Park Rotary, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Pasadena Bayshore Medical Center Board of Trustees.
Mrs. Stockstill is presently serving her third term as Councilmember, Position 5, for the City of Deer Park, which is very dear to her heart. She has chaired the Economic Development committee, currently chairs the Historic/Tourism committee for the City, serves on the Revitalization committee and is active in County, State and National associations for municipal government. Mrs. Stockstill is diligently seeking to make sure that growth and change has a positive outcome in her City.
Mrs. Stockstil is married to Johnny Cobb. Their family includes four daughters and two granddaughters.
Nelda Sullivan, retired vice president and branch manager of a local bank, has 40 years of banking and management experience. She was first elected to the Pasadena ISD Board Of Trustees in January of 1993 and has served continuously since that time and on May 9, 2009 was elected to an additional three year term. This election falls under the scope of the Texas Election Commission. PISD is the 11th largest school district in the state of Texas, with over 51,000 students and 7,000 employees.
Her involvement in civic activities includes leadership roles on the Board of Trustees Bayshore Medical Center of which she is immediate past president. Other activities include past leadership roles in South Pasadena Rotary, Soroptimist International of Pasadena, Pasadena Philharmonic Association, North Pasadena Business Association, the American Heart Association and Boy Scouts of America. She is an active member of Sunset United Methodist Church, the Pasadena Police Academy Advisory Board, the Pasadena-Hadano, Japan Sister City Association (serving as a host family on numerous occasions), and she is a graduate of Class #2 of the Pasadena Citizens Police Academy.
Nelda was honored as Citizen of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce in 1993, and honored in 1993 as a Woman of Excellence by the Houston Federation of Business Women. She was also awarded a Congressional Certificate by the 29th Congressional District of the State of Texas in 1995 for outstanding volunteer service to the cities of Houston and Pasadena. In 1990, she was named Volunteer of the Year by the East Harris County Division of the American Heart Association. In addition, she is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.
Nelda is the surviving spouse of Charles A. Sullivan, a retiree of Albemarle Corp.; they were married 59 years. Nelda is a mother of three, grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of six.
Sherry Trainer is perhaps best known as the President of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, and for the many years of community and civic involvement. For 22 years, Mrs. Trainer wore the hat as producer of “Soroptimist Gala” allowing her to draw upon her vast knowledge as a talented, skilled and professional artist.
Ms. Trainer is a member of Soroptimist International of Pasadena, Pasadena Rotary Club., In 2003 Ms.Trainer served as President of the Gulf Coast Area Chamber Executives. She was been honored to receive a number of awards including The Heart and Soul Award from Macy’s as one of Houston’s Outstanding Women on fund raising dollars for Breast Cancer, Woman of Distinction in 1998,Soroptimist of the Year 1997 and the Presidential Who’s Who just last year. Sherry sits on many board, TCCE (Texas Chamber of Commerce Executive), TAB (Texas Association of Business), Armand Bayou Watershed Council and Bayshore Medical Center. Board Advisors Board and Capital Campaign Committee for The Rose, a Diplomat for the City of Pasadena and a member of the Small Business Advisory Board for the Port of Houston.
Sherry also serves on the PISD Education Foundation Board and Executive Committee and on the steering committee for the McDonald’s Texas Invitational Basket Ball Tournament. In her free time she enjoys the beach, reading and traveling back to Nashville, TN.to see her family and school friends.
Milicent Triche, M.D.
Dr. Milicent Triche is a native of Kansas City, Missouri and has been a member of the Houston community since 2002. Dr. Triche attended Xavier University of Louisiana for her undergraduate education and went on to the University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health where she earned a Masters of Public Health in Health Education and Health Promotion. She received her medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 2002. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2006 at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in Houston, Texas. She has been in private practice since that time. Dr. Triche is currently in solo practice at Full Circle OB/GYN Clinic in East Houston. She serves as volunteer faculty for The Methodist Hospital OB/GYN residency program, medical director of the Midwives of East Houston satellite clinics as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for Bayshore Medical Center. She is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a member of the Mary Susan Moore Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and National Medical Association. She is married with three children.
Maura Walsh, President, HCA Gulf Coast Division
As President of the HCA Gulf Coast Division, Maura Walsh is committed to continuing HCA’s legacy of excellent and compassionate care. She began her healthcare career in 1980, holding executive roles at hospitals in Vermont, Arkansas, and Texas. She joined HCA in 1987, eventually serving as CEO for three different hospitals within the division. Today, she serves as the division’s president.
Ms. Walsh has actively served as a board member for a number of local organizations, including the Greater Houston Partnership, the American Diabetes Association – Houston, the American Heart Association – Houston, and others. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Under her guidance, the division has grown to ten hospitals, eight ambulatory surgery centers, seven freestanding emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.
Ms. Walsh has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, which gave her their 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Gerhard Wittich, M.D.
Dr. Gerhard Wittich is a board certified Interventional Radiologist. He completed his residency at the University of Vienna in Austria and a fellowship at the University of California in San Diego. He served on the faculty of Stanford University and the University of Texas Medical Branch. Wittich has served in various leadership roles at Bayshore Medical Center since 2001, including Chief of Staff. He is also a long-standing member of the Institutional Review Board.
Gerhard and his wife Gail have 3 children, and they enjoy sailing in their free time.
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