Your generosity impacts lives, makes a difference, heals our community

CHI Memorial Foundation board of directors

Our Foundation is governed by a board of dedicated members comprised of community volunteers, business executives and hospital and health care professionals who strive to improve the health of our region. The board members assist in the many aspects of the Foundation's fundraising efforts and also with increasing community awareness of both CHI Memorial and the Foundation.

Board of Directors 2018-2019


Hodgen Mainda, Chair

Dan Norton, Vice Chair

Sue Culpepper, Treasurer

Julie Brandao, Secretary

Rich Kramer, Member at Large

Will Clegg, Member at Large

Carlos Baleeiro, M.D.

Jayne Brzezienski

Brad Burcham

Rob Carden

Kris Czufin

Lee Jackson, M.D.

Ronna-Renee Jackson

Janie Jones

Laura Ketcham

Lisa Maclellan

Susan Maclellan

Steve Newton

Dana Perry

Betsy Ranalli

Paula Shuford

Stephanie Sinkfield

David Wendt, M.D.

Taylor Whaley, M.D.

Chad Young

Members Ex-Officio

Jennifer Nicely

Larry Schumacher

You have the power to help transform medical care in the Chattanooga region.

To learn more about the CHI Memorial Foundation, please call (423) 495-4438 or email us

Working together to strengthen our community.

Give back personally by helping us build a healthier community.

CHI Memorial's free app provides point-to-point wayfinding and an option for verbal directions for navigating CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga.