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Published on October 02, 2013

New Members Join Cone Health Board

Rev. Dr. Diane MoffettThe Rev. Dr. Diane Givens Moffett and Inez Tuck, Ph.D., RN, have been named to serve three-year terms as members of the Cone Health Board of Trustees. In addition, Deborah Hooper has been selected as chairwoman and F.D. Hornaday III as vice chairman. Dr. Henry “Hank” Smith is stepping down after three years as chairman, but remains on the board. Smith has served a total of 13 years as a member of the board.

A noted speaker and author, Moffett is pastor of Saint James Presbyterian Church in Greensboro. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and her Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry degrees at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, Calif.

Dean Inez Tuck Tuck is dean of the school of nursing at North Carolina A&T State University. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at North Carolina A&T, and a Doctorate in Child Development/Family Relations from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

“Cone Health is committed to being a national leader in the delivery of healthcare,” says Cone Health Chief Operating Officer Tim Rice. “It is very gratifying to see such dedicated members of our community give their time and talents to continue elevating the high-quality care so many depend on from Cone Health.”

Hooper will lead the 20-member board. She is president of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and joined the Cone Health board in 2010. Since joining the Cone Health board, Hooper has served as vice chairwoman and chairwoman of the Governance Committee. “Deborah’s a respected leader in our community who is also passionate about how we provide healthcare to our residents.  She will do an outstanding job leading our board as we work together to transform healthcare in this marketplace.”

Hornaday is president and CEO of Knit-Wear Fabrics in Burlington. Hornaday is one of four members who joined the Cone Health board as a result of the merger with Alamance Regional Medical Center. Others are community volunteer Nancy Hemric, Glen Raven Mills President and CEO Allen E. Gant, Jr. and Dr. Chapman T. McQueen, of Alamance Ear, Nose and Throat.

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