Board of Trustees

The NAPHS Board of Trustees represents the great diversity and power of the NAPHS membership.



Board Chair:

Gail Ryder
Vice President
BayCare Behavioral Health

BayCare Health System
Clearwater, FL


Board Chair-Elect:
Lisa Shea, M.D.
Deputy Medical Director, Quality & Regulation
Butler Hospital
Providence, RI

Immediate Past Board Chair:
Michele L. Gougeon
Executive VP/Chief Operating Officer
McLean Hospital
Belmont, MA


First Vice Chair:
Debra Osteen
President of Behavioral Health
Universal Health Services, Inc.
King of Prussia, PA


Second Vice Chair:
Brent Turner
Acadia Healthcare, Inc.
Franklin, TN

John Stupak

Chief Executive Officer

Sequel Youth and Family Services

Ambler, PA


Jerry E. Rhodes
Chief Executive Officer
CRC Health Group
Kennett Square, PA

Blair Stam
Executive Vice President
Signature Healthcare Services
Corona, CA
Daniel J. Body, M.B.A., J.D., F.A.C.H.E.

Network Vice President

SSM Health Care - St. Louis

SSM Behavioral Health and Senior Services

Wentzsville, MO


Terry Bridges
President, Behavioral Health Services
HCA, Inc.
Nashville, TN

Leonard F. Dziubla, D.C.S.W., F.A.C.H.E.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Care Systems, Inc.
Milwaukee, WIE


Jeffrey W. Hillis, M.B.A., J.D.


AdCare Hospital of Worcester, Inc.

Worcester, MA


Roz Hudson

Division Vice President

Universal Health Services, Inc.

St. Augustine, FL


Bonnie B. Katz
Vice President Business Development and Support Operations
Sheppard Pratt Health System
Baltimore, MD

Stephen Merz, F.A.C.H.E.

Vice President and Executive Director, Behavioral Health

Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

New Haven, CT

Bob Nykamp
Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, MI

Jim Shaheen
Strategic Behavioral Health, LLC
Memphis, TN


E. Daniel Thomas

Chief Operating Officer

Springstone, Inc.

Louisville, KY


Deborah Weidner, M.D., M.B.A.

Medical Director

Natchaug Hospital

Mansfield Center, CT


Robert Charrow, Esq.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Washington, DC