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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.

(L-R):  Scott A. Hammer, MD; William J. Strickland, Vice Chair; Robert A. Fischer, Jr.; Gregory V. Moore; Douglas E. Morrow; Sharad C. Patel, MD, Vice Chair; Michael S. Koppenhaver; Mary Jane Willis, Secretary; June S. Turansky, Ed.D; Terry M. Murphy, President and CEO; Harry L. Williams, Ed.D; Jeffrey A. Young, Esq.; Connie T. Fisher; Michel R. Samaha, MD

Not pictured:  I.G. Burton, III; Kathleen S. Matt, Ph.D; Charles C. Rodriguez; Robert Q. Scacheri, MD; Ramesh K. Vemulapalli, MD; William F. Winters

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kathleen S. Matt, Ph.D
Elected January 2016
Dean of College of Health Sciences at University of Delaware

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

Charles C. Rodriguez
Elected January 2016
Owner, R & R Commercial Realty, Inc.

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

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

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

Harry L. Williams, Ed.D
Elected September 2015
President, Delaware State University

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

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