Chief Executive Officer and Chief Mission Officer
Rick Yecny joined PeaceHealth in 2001as Chief Financial Officer for Peace Harbor Hospital and Health Associates of Peace Harbor. Previous leadership positions included Chief Operating Officer for Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital/St. Joseph Health System in Northern California.
Rick received his Bachelor of Accounting from University of Portland and was a CPA partner of a local firm serving the greater central Oregon Coast. He earned certification and professional recognition from HFMA in healthcare finance in 2009. He continues to serve on numerous community boards and committees, and was a member of the original steering committee in 1986 that led the community-wide effort to build Peace Harbor Hospital.
Vice President, PeaceHealth Medical Group
Ronald Shearer, MD received his medical degree at University of Oregon, School of Medicine in 1980 and completed his residency at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California in 1983. Dr. Shearer is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He joined the Peace Harbor medical staff in May 1995.
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Sharon F. Catlin, DO, received her medical degree from Kansas City College Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri in 1978. She completed her internship at Mt. Clemens General Hospital in Michigan in 1979. Dr. Catlin is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice. She joined the PeaceHealth medical staff in 1989. Dr. Catlin worked in Family Practice and served as part-time medical director until October 1999. At that time, Dr. Catlin's medical director responsibilities became full-time and she closed her family practice.
Vice President, Acute Care Services
Sue has been the Regional Vice President for Patient Care since 2005. Prior to that time she served in the Siuslaw Region as the VP of Clinics and Ambulatory Services for eight years. She is a graduate of Sacred Heart School of Nursing and has spent her career in a variety of patient care and leadership positions in the Siuslaw Region. Sue, as the Chief Nursing Officer, is responsible for the level of clinical nursing practice. She has oversight for all inpatient nursing units, dietary, pastoral care, imaging, emergency, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home health and hospice, cardiopulmonary services, and pharmacy.
Vice President, Human Resources
Don began his career in Human Resources in PeaceHealth at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bellingham, Washington. Don transitioned to Sacred Heart Hospital and SelectCare in Eugene before moving to Florence where he accepted the position of VP of Human Resources here at Peace Harbor Hospital. Don has worked within the PeaceHealth system since 1979 and has led numerous initiatives to carry on our mission of healing.
Chief Financial Officer
Betsy David is the Vice President of Finance (CFO) and Organizational Integrity Officer. This includes oversight for the Siuslaw Region fiscal operations, Patient Business Services, Health Information Management, Contracts Administration, Materials Management and Facilities. Additionally, Betsy serves as the Siuslaw Organizational Integrity Officer and as a member of the PeaceHealth System Organizational Integrity Task Force. She is responsible for establishing a culture of ethical and compliant behavior and lead the Regional Organizational Integrity Program to confirm compliance with PeaceHealth policy and federal/state regulations. Betsy joined PeaceHealth in August 2010.
Betsy came to PeaceHealth from Cedar Riverside Peoples Center, a federally qualified health center in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she was CFO. Prior to her CFO position in Minnesota, she worked in public accounting doing auditing and consulting for a variety of large and small health care organizations. Betsy has her CPA in the State of Minnesota and will complete her Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota in January 2012.
Director of Operations, PeaceHealth Medical Group
Nena has served as a highly respected member of the PHSR Leadership Team for 17 years prior to joining the Executive Team as Medical Group Operations Director in 2009. Prior to refocusing on the Medical Group in 2007, she served as Patient Financial Services Director and Revenue Cycle Director for the Siuslaw Region for many years. As Director of Medical Group Operations she was integral in the transition of clinical staff from Health Associates of Peace Harbor to PeaceHealth Medical Group. Nena began her medical office career in 1988, at Family Health Center, (Family Practice Clinic), in Florence, working for Dr. Jim Scott and Dr. Sherry Catlin, in medical group administration. Early in her career she worked as an Office Manager for a Nursing Home for three years, and spent a year working as an Office Manager for an advertising agency.