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.

2018 Board of Directors

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

Nathaniel Cobb
Bob Flint
Stephen Geller
Paul Kendall
Carole Lechthaler
Willie Pelton
James Rumrill
Tim Ford (Ex Officio)
Cecil Beehler, MD (Ex Officio)

Open Board Meetings:
The Board welcomes public input and comment regarding health services. A public forum will be made available quarterly at Board meetings to allow public input. Open Board Meetings will be held at Springfield Hospital Level D Conference Room.

May 8, 2018 – 5:30 PM
August 14, 2018 – 5:30 PM
November 13, 2018

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.