Our Mission


Our mission is to excel at providing personalized, quality care, “Where People Come First.” Our vision is to be the provider of choice by creating a professional environment where:

  • Patients want to receive care;
  • Clinicians want to practice medicine; and,
  • Employees want to work.

We will accomplish this by:

  • Empowering our caregivers with education, technology, and opportunities for personal and professional development;
  • Creating an environment which builds collaborative relationships among clinicians, staff, and patients;
  • Providing our communities with the educational resources and support to make informed decisions and apply preventive care; and,
  • Offering safe, personalized, high quality care.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

George Lamb – Chairperson
Richard Dexter, III – Treasurer
Stephen Lyon –Secretary

John Bond
Rick Bibens
Bob Flint
Paul Kendall
Carole Lechthaler
James Rumrill
Joshua Dufresne, MBA,
Acting Chief Executive Officer, SMCS
ex officio

Open Board Meetings:
The Board welcomes public input and comment regarding health services. A monthly public forum will precede regularly scheduled Board meetings to allow public participation. Board Meetings are held in the Springfield Hospital Level D Conference Room and begin at 5:30 pm.

The 2020 schedule of meetings is listed below:
January 14, February 11, April 14, May 12,  June 9,  July 14,  August 11,  September 8, October 13, November 10, and December 8.

Please contact administration at 802-885-7603 to advise of your interest in attending, and provide any information you can relative to your topic of interest. Thank you. E-mail board@springfieldmed.org