Spectrum Health Announces New and Re-elected Board Members

The system board of directors of Spectrum Health has appointed a new member and re-elected three members.

Elizabeth Nickels has been named a new member of the Spectrum Health board of directors at the system level. She is executive vice president of Herman Miller, Inc. and president of Herman Miller for Healthcare. She was elected to a three-year term.

Re-elected to three-year terms were current board members Ken Fawcett, M.D., Earl Holton and Robert Hooker.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan that offers a full continuum of care through its seven hospitals, more than 140 service sites and Priority Health, a health plan with nearly 500,000 members. Spectrum Health’s 14,000 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 2,000 volunteers are committed to delivering the highest quality care to those in medical need.  The organization provided $111.1 million in community benefit during its 2008 fiscal year. As a system, Spectrum Health has earned more than 100 awards during the past 10 years.