Dr. Burr Betts was appointed to the Grande Ronde Hospital Board of Trustees in January 2006.
He served as Vice-Chair for two years and Secretary for three years before assuming the Board Chair position in January 2012.
The Grande Ronde Hospital Board of Trustees is composed of eleven voting members comprised of nine representatives from the community, the Hospital’s Medical Staff President and the Hospital’s President/CEO.
Each Trustee from the community at large is nominated by the Board’s Nomination Committee according to Hospital policy and elected by the Board of Trustees. Trustees are elected to serve three-year terms with a maximum of nine years of service. Trustees need not be residents of the State of Oregon or of Union County.
These representatives collectively comprise the governing board of Grande Ronde Hospital, Inc. which includes the Grande Ronde Hospital Oncology and Hematology Clinic, the Grande Ronde Hospital Ortho Clinic, the Grande Ronde Hospital ENT Clinic, the Grande Ronde Hospital Children’s Clinic, the Grande Ronde Hospital Women’s Clinic, the Grande Ronde Hospital Regional Medical Clinic and Grande Ronde Hospital Home Care Services.
It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to set policy and direction for the organization. The Grande Ronde Hospital Board of Trustees meets monthly, with the exception of the months of July and August, as well as at other times as needed.
GRH Board Of Trustees
Burr Betts, PhD, Chair
Steve Lyon, Vice-Chair
Brad Trisler, Secretary
Lynn Harris, DMD
Betsy Neeley, MD
Jim Mattes, President/CEO
Kevin Grayson, MD, Medical Staff President