Team Members & Leadership
Hospice of the Valley team members include a multi-disciplined clinical staff. Most eligible team members, including nurses and aides are certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. Supporting our team members are more than 150 volunteers who provide an array of services. Hospice of the Valley is committed to providing quality end-of-life care.
- Debbie Heard, Chief Executive Officer
- Deb Barger, RN, Chief Clinical Officer
- Susan Claborn, Community Relations Manager
- Lauren Ferguson, Palliative Care Parners
- Connie Landers, Volunteer Manager
- Rev. Brad Eades, Bereavement Manager
- Christi Hunter, Controller
- Cathy Shallal, Human Resource Manager
- Dale Gray, IT/Facilities Manager
Board of Directors
- Chris Priest, President
- Jeff Powers, Vice President
- Claudia Compton, Secretary
- Stan Evans, Treasurer
- James Boyle, M.D., Medical Director
- Douglas Bachuss, Jr.
- Jamie Ghrigsby
- Scott Matthews, M.D.
- Hugh Nabers, M.D.
- Amy Smith
- Kristy Terry