Executive Team - Spokane/Stevens County

Elaine Couture, Chief Executive - Providence Health & Services, Washington and Montana Regions

Elaine Couture, MBA, BSN, RN

Executive Vice President & Chief Executive

Jeff Collins, MD
Chief Medical Executive

Helen Andrus
Associate Vice President; Chief Financial Officer

Peg Currie, MA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Operating Officer; Chief Nursing Officer

Mark Smith
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Scott O'Brien
Chief Strategy Officer

Kirk Rowbotham, MD
Chief Executive
Providence Medical Group

Brian Seppi, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Providence Medical Group

Sharon Fairchild
Chief Officer
Marketing & Community Affairs

Ann Hurst
Chief Officer
Mission Integration

Leadership - Spokane & Stevens County Hospitals

Keith Georgeson, MD
Chief Executive,
Children’s Services

Michael Barsotti, MD
Chief Medical Director,
Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

Ron Rehn
Chief Administrator,
Mount Carmel Hospital | Dominicare | St. Joseph’s Hospital

John Kleiderer
Mission Integration

Russ Shear
Senior Director,
Quality, Safety, Risk

Susan Stacey, MBA, BSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer,
Sacred Heart Medical Center

Sharon Hershman, MSN, BSN, RN
Chief Operating Officer; Chief Nursing Officer,
Holy Family Hospital

Community Ministry Board of Directors

The Community Ministry Board of Directors of Providence Health Care carefully oversees the the 12 Providence ministries serving Eastern Washington. Our Board Members serve with compassion, giving special attention to the poor and underserved in our community. Thanks to their tireless vigilance, we continue to advance new ways of improving the health and well-being of the people we serve.

  • Marian Durkin
  • Patricia Butterfield, PhD
  • Ramon Canto, MD
  • Jeff Clode, MD
  • Rich Hadley
  • Gary Livingston, PhD
  • Keith Marton, MD
  • Rob McCann, PhD
  • Thayne McCulloh, PhD
  • Mike Moore, MD
  • Mike O'Malley
  • Jeff Philipps
  • Paul Pimentel
  • Mark Schemmel, MD
  • Mary Selecky
  • Larry Soehren
  • Ron Wells

Board Support

Patti Petersen