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How the public can participate in Bartlett Regional Hospital’s CEO hiring process

March 16, 2021 – Notices for Public Comment

The last steps in a nationwide search to replace recently retired Chief Executive Officer Chuck Bill at Bartlett Regional Hospital will take place March 19-20. On Friday, March 19, the public is invited to observe virtual assessment exercises with the three finalists for the next CEO and, later, to meet the candidates at a masked and socially distanced in-person event. On Saturday, March 20, the Hospital Board of Directors will interview the candidates in executive session.

Please see the agenda below for opportunities for the public to observe the candidates and provide the Hospital Board of Directors feedback. The three candidates are Christopher R. Bjornberg, Medical Center Director for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Walla Walla, WA; Rose Lawhorne, Chief Nursing Officer at Bartlett Regional Hospital; and Shawn Morrow, a CEO with Intermountain Healthcare in Utah.

Friday, March 19

10:00 – 11:30 am Assessment Exercise. Zoom: https://bartletthospital.zoom.us/j/3384026023
The public in attendance via Zoom will be provided the opportunity to submit electronic feedback of the CEO candidates’ performance during the exercise.

 1:30 – 3:00 pm Assessment Exercise. Zoom: https://bartletthospital.zoom.us/j/3384026023
The public in attendance via Zoom will be provided the opportunity to submit electronic feedback of the CEO candidates’ performance during the exercise.

 4:00 – 5:00 pm Executive Session. Board Members discuss assessment exercises with Raters.  https://bartletthospital.zoom.us/j/3384026023
Motion by xx, to recess into executive session to discuss matters that the immediate knowledge of which would defame or prejudice the character or reputation of any person. 

5:00 – 6:30 pm Meet the CEO Finalists. The public is invited to meet the CEO finalists at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall at 320 W. Willoughby St.
The CEO candidates will be available to meet and have short, one-on-one conversations with those in attendance. There will be an opportunity to provide the Board with feedback regarding the candidates.

All attendees will be screened at the door and will be required to wear a mask and remain 6 feet apart from others in attendance.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

7:45 am Public testimony over Zoom. https://bartletthospital.zoom.us/j/91949712833

8:00 am – 3:00 pm Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room

Executive Session to interview CEO Finalists and discuss selection of the CEO.
Motion by xx, to recess into executive session to discuss matters that the immediate knowledge of which would defame or prejudice the character or reputation of any person. 

Chief Financial Officer Kevin Benson will continue to serve as interim CEO until the hiring process is completed.

For more information, contact HR Director Dallas Hargrave at 907-586-0225 or dhargrave@bartletthospital.org.