Published: 11/12/2013

Evangelical Community Hospital Names New Chair and Vice Chair for Board of Directors

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger S. Haddon Jr., as the new 2013-2015 Chair of the Board of Directors. Julie A. Barna, DMD, MAGD, has been appointed as the new Vice Chair of the Board.
 
Haddon has been a member of the Board since 2003 and served as the Vice Chair of the Board for the 2011-2013 period. During his tenure, he chaired the Finance, Development, and Strategic Planning committees. One of his most notable contributions while on the board was as the Campaign Chair for the record breaking “Evangelical and You” campaign, which exceeded all original goals and raised a total of $18 million for the Donehower-Eisenhauer Pavilion opened in 2012, the Evangelical Care Fund, and the Endowment.
 
Haddon is President and CEO of Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation and represents the third generation of his family in management of the company that operates five radio stations throughout the greater Susquehanna Valley. He is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and has been recognized by the college’s alumni board for excellence in professional achievement. Haddon currently serves on Elizabethtown College’s Leadership Council to the Board of Trustees. In addition, he contributes his time to many civic boards including The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way, Economics Pennsylvania, and Geisinger Health System’s Advisory Council.
 
Dr. Julie Barna has been a member of the Evangelical Board of Directors since October 2008. She is an active member of the Board Membership Committee and the Development and Community Relations Committee.
 
Dr. Barna is the owner of 2 Dental Divas in Lewisburg, a general dentistry practice that has been serving the area since 1984. She is on the courtesy staff of Evangelical Community Hospital and in the past has been an assistant surgeon for maxillofacial prosthodontics at Evangelical from 1985 to 2009. Since 2000 she has been a spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry. She is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and received her Master degree from the Academy of General Dentistry.
 
In addition to belonging to several professional organizations including the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Dental Association, and the Pennsylvania Dental Association, she is actively involved in her community as a member of the Central Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce since 1985 and a Board Member since 2010. She also volunteers her time with MOM-n-PA (Mission of Mercy of Pennsylvania) where she has served as the fundraising chair since 2012.
 
Evangelical Community Hospital received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2013 for the fifth consecutive year, making it one of two hospitals in Pennsylvania to be recognized for consistent, positive patient experience.
 
Evangelical is a non-profit organization that employs approximately 1,460 people and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 132 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming Counties.