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Board of Directors

Comprised of community leaders with diverse talents and expertise, Bayhealth's Board of Directors is an all-volunteer group of professionals in the education, real estate, financial services, small business and healthcare fields who serve without pay.

Bayhealth's Board devotes substantial time to direct Bayhealth's strategic plans and goals to meet the needs of our community.

The Bayhealth Board includes Bayhealth's President and CEO and Bayhealth's President of the Medical Staff. Board members serve four-year terms. At least 25 percent are members of the Active Medical Staff, including at least two who practice primarily at Bayhealth Kent General and at least two who practice primarily at Bayhealth Milford Memorial.

Seated (l-r): John W. Paradee, Esq., Chair; Terry M. Murphy, President and CEO; I. G. Burton, III, Vice Chair. Back (l-r): June S. Turansky, Ed.D.; Robert A. Fischer, Jr.; William F. Winters, CPA, Secretary; Jeffrey A. Young, Esq.; Sharad C. Patel, MD, Vice Chair; Michel R. Samaha, MD; Douglas E. Morrow; William N. Johnston, Ed.D; Ronald L. Sayers; William J. Strickland; Connie T. Fisher; Not pictured:  Scott A. Hammer, MD; Michael S. Koppenhaver; Gregory V. Moore; Robert Q. Scacheri, MD; Ramesh K. Vemulapalli, MD; Mary Jane Willis. 

John W. Paradee, Esq., Chair
Elected July 2005
Partner, Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC

I. G. Burton III, Vice Chair
Elected January 2006
Business Leader

Sharad C. Patel, MD, Vice Chair
Elected January 2014
Physician at Dover Family Physicians, PA

William F. Winters, CPA, Secretary
Elected July 2009
CPA at Mitten & Winters, LLP, CPAs

Robert A. Fischer, Jr.
Elected November 2010
General Partner, R. A. Fischer Family, LP

Connie T. Fisher
Elected June 2009
Civic Leader

Scott A. Hammer, MD
Elected January 2010
Physician at Southern Delaware Medical Group

William N. Johnston, Ed.D
Elected March 2009
President of Wesley College

Michael S. Koppenhaver
Elected January 2006
Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

Gregory V. Moore
Elected March 2015
Principal, Becker Morgan Group

Douglas E. Morrow
Elected January 2008
Director of Human Resources for Sea Watch International

Terry M. Murphy, FACHE
Elected October 2009
President and CEO of Bayhealth

Michel R. Samaha, MD
Elected January 2012
Physician at Milford Pulmonary & Sleep Consultants

Ronald L. Sayers
Elected January 2006
Owner of Sayers Jewelers

Robert Q. Scacheri, MD
Elected January 2014
Physician at Dedicated to Women OB/GYN, PA

William J. Strickland
Elected January 2015
President, L & W Insurance

June S. Turansky, Ed.D
Elected July 2008
Dean of Instruction at Delaware Technical & Community College

Ramesh K. Vemulapalli, MD
Elected March 2015
Physician at Infusion Solutions of Delaware, LLC

Mary Jane Willis
Elected January 2007
Willis Auto Mall; Civic Leader

Jeffrey A. Young, Esq.
Elected January 2014
Partner, Young and McNelis