Published: 02/11/2014

J. Donald Steele Jr. Joins Evangelical Community Hospital Board of Directors

Elected to the Evangelical Board Class of 2016, Steele’s term begins immediately. The role of a board member is to further the Hospital’s mission of providing a broad range of high-quality healthcare to the community.
Currently the Chairman, President, and CEO of The Northumberland National Bank, Steele directs the overall functions of the bank  specifically guiding the institution with strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting, asset/liability management, investments, advertising, and community relations.
Steele has had various roles at The Northumberland National Bank since 1993 including Vice President and CFO, President and CEO, and Chairman. Before that, he served as the CFO of the First National Bank of Bath and Senior Manager at Ernst & Young.
In additional to his professional experience, Steele is a current board member of the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way and through the years has served on various boards for Sunbury Community Hospital, St. John’s Lutheran Church of Northumberland, the Sunbury Area Community Foundation, the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, the Lewisburg Green Dragon Sports Boosters, The Green Dragon Foundation, and more.
“We are excited to have Don join our board. His passion for the community and his commitment to support and further the work of community organizations make him an ideal member of the board,” said Roger Haddon, Board Chair of Evangelical Community Hospital. “Don brings a wealth of financial expertise and strategic planning skills to the table adding to the already strong and diverse board of directors.”
Steele is a Susquehanna University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He lives in Lewisburg with his wife and two children.
Evangelical Community Hospital 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.