Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General recently announced new leadership
positions for its Board of Trustees, including Janice Pellar, who has
been named Chair. She is former owner and CEO of EMCO Technologies, and
is a longtime patron of the arts, healthcare, local business and Louisiana
State University. Pellar has served on the hospital board since 2010,
and served on the Baton Rouge General Foundation Board of Governors for
Joseph E. Juban has been named Vice Chair and Strategic Planning Chair.
Juban is of counsel with the Long Law Firm and has been a board member
since 2012. He also served on the Baton Rouge General Foundation Board
of Governors for seven years.
Debra Lockwood has been named Finance Chair. She is the President and
Chief Financial Officer at Provident Resources Group Inc., and previously
served on the National Board of the American Heart Association.
Venkat Banda, MD, has been named Quality and Safety Chair. He is an internal
medicine physician with Hospital Medicine Group and Program Director of
the Baton Rouge General Internal Medicine Residency program.
Leslie Herpin Marx has been named Secretary. She has been a board member
since 2008, and served on the Baton Rouge General Foundation Board of
Governors for nine years. She is an interior designer with Washer Hill
Lipscomb Cabaniss (WHLC) Architecture.
Joseph E. Juban
Other members of the Baton Rouge General/General Health System Board of
Everett Bonner, MD, FACS
Peter J. Bostick, MD
Evelyn K. Hayes, MD
James Llorens, PhD
Phyllis McLaurin, Ex Officio Member
Isabelina Nahmens, PhD
Andrew Olinde, MD, Ex Officio Member
Charles (Buddy) Roemer
Mark F. Slyter, FACHE, Ex Officio Member
Elaine Vallette, DrPH, RN
Rev. Ronnie L. Williams