SMHC 2015 Board of Trustees
Standing, from left: Steve Buck; John Thompson, DO; Michael Carroll, MD; Robert Reinken; Mary O’Hare, MD; William Caron, President and CEO of MaineHealth (Ex-officio); Robert Bauman; Frank Goudreau, DO; Mark Mickeriz; Donald Burgess, MD. Seated, from left: Gina Quin-Skillings, MD; Edward J. McGeachey, President and CEO of SMHC (Ex-officio); Peter Manning, MD; Bernard Gaines (Chairperson); George Hissong, Jr. (Vice Chairperson); Merilee Perkins (Secretary); Robert Quentin (Treasurer); Bradford Paige.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. McGeachey has spent his nearly 40-year career working in health care. He began as a clinical social worker and joined Southern Maine Health Care (SMMC) as Director of Social Services in 1976. Mr. McGeachey has served as President & CEO of SMHC since 1988. He earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from College of Holy Cross, a master's in Social Work from Boston University and completed the ISP Executive Healthcare Study Program at the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health. Mr. McGeachey serves on the Board of Directors for Southern Maine Health Care, Maine Medical Center's Physician Hospital Organization, the York County Cancer Care Center, Hospice of Southern Maine – for which he serves as Vice Chairman, and the Board of Creative Work Systems – for which he serves as President. Mr. McGeachey resides in Saco with his wife Shirley. He has three grown children and one grandchild.
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mrs. Aprile, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, has been working in the healthcare field for 30 years. She began as the Chief Operating Officer for Goodall Hospital in 2005 before becoming the President & CEO in 2011. Prior to moving to Maine, Patsy was the Executive Director of Clinical Services for Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire for three years and served as the Administrative Director of Laboratory Services for New Hampshire Medical Laboratories for three years prior to that. Patsy received her undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from Colby-Sawyer College, and her Certificate in Health Administration and Masters in Administration from New Hampshire College. Outside of work, Patsy serves on the Board of Directors for the Sanford-Springvale Rotary Club, the Sanford-Springvale Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of York County, Home Health Visiting Nurses and Allied Health Resources. She is Vice Chair of the board for the 2014 United Way of York County and was Chair of the York County Go Red Campaign in 2012. She is the Treasurer and a board member for the Northern New England Healthcare Executives and the State of Maine Regent and a Personal Services Committee member for the American College of Healthcare Executives. Patsy has two grown children and resides with her husband, Bob, in York, Maine.
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Belair has more than 30 years of financial expertise, 27 of which have been spent working in health care. He began his career working as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for a national accounting firm and moved into health care in 1986. Mr. Belair joined SMHC in 2007. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Central Florida. Mr. Belair is a member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Maine Agency on Aging and is a Finance Committee member for Hospice of Southern Maine. He lives with his wife, Pam, in Portland.
Michael Albaum, MD
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Albaum has spent more than 20 years in health care. He has 18 years of experience in clinical practice and has also served as Medical Director of PrimeCare PA. Dr. Albaum joined SMHC’s medical staff in 1995 and moved into a management role in 2008. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics at Yale University and his M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Albaum is board certified in Internal Medicine. He is Chairman of MaineHealth’s Accountable Care Organization. Dr. Albaum resides in Kennebunk with his wife, Tammi Bittler, MD (Ob/Gyn), and their three sons.
Joanna Salamone, MS, BSN, RN
Senior Vice President Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Ms. Salamone has been a nursing professional for 30 years. She began her career in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Maine Medical Center and joined Southern Maine Health Care in 2004. Ms. Salamone earned her bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine and her master's degree in Business from Husson College. She is a member of the Organization of Maine Nurse Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Ms. Salamone is member of the board of directors and chair of the quality board for St. Andre's Healthcare Facility in Biddeford. She lives in Gorham with her husband, Lawrence, has two grown children and two granddaughters.
Senior Vice President & Chief Planning Officer
Ms. Hadiaris is a marketing, public relations and communications professional with 40 years of experience. She joined Southern Maine Health Care in 2000, prior to which Ms. Hadiaris worked at Maine Savings Bank, the York County Child Abuse and Neglect Council, and co-owned Saco Bay Classics. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maine, Orono. Ms. Hadiaris is on the Board of Directors for the Cancer Care Center of York County, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, Biddeford Free Clinic, and the United Way of York County - for which she served as Chairperson in 2011-12 and Chair of the United Way Campaign in 2010. She also serves on the Coastal Healthy Communities Advisory Council as well as the special events committee for the Center for Grieving Children. She is a corporator for Sweetser and Hospice of Southern Maine. Ms. Hadiaris resides in Saco with her husband and has two grown children.