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Cone Health Board Of Trustees

The role of Cone Health’s Board of Trustees is to provide oversight and governance to the organization.  Specifically, Trustees are accountable for:

  • Working with the senior leadership of Cone Health to set the overall strategic direction of the organization and regularly monitoring our performance.
  • Ensuring that the programs and services of Cone Health meet the highest standards of quality and care.
  • Establishing policies to provide the framework for the operation of Cone Health in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensuring that Cone Health remains financially viable.
  • Ensuring that Cone Health has excellent management by determining measurable performance expectations for the CEO.

Trustees are invited to serve a three-year term, up to a maximum of three terms.


The Board of Trustees is composed of:

Skip Balsey

Jacob B. Balsley, III

Carole Bruce

Carole Bruce

John Campbell

John F. Campbell, MD

Edward Cone

Edward F. Cone

Davy Davidson

Dwight M. Davidson, III
Vice Chairman

Deborah Hooper

Deborah Hooper 

Allen Gant

Allen E. Gant, Jr.

F. D. Hornaday

F.D. Hornaday III
Board Chair

Wayne Keeling

J. Wayne Keeling, MD

Ed Kitchen

J. Edward Kitchen

Dave Leeper

David F. Leeper

Jim Maxwell

James H. Maxwell, MD

Lee McAllister

M. Lee McAllister

Chapman McQueen

Chapman T. McQueen, MD

Diane Given Moffett

Rev. Diane Givens Moffett, DMin

Inez Tuck

Inez Tuck, PhD, RN

Peter Whitfield MD

Peter W. Whitfield, MD

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