Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors

HCMC also has a separate 501(c)3 that serves as the fundraising arm for health initiatives at HCMC, Henry County and the region that is known as the Paris and Henry County Healthcare Foundation, Inc. This entity is governed by a board of directors made up of HCMC board members and community members.


James Smith, President


Emily Watkins, Vice President 

Healthcare Foundation Board Members

  • Michele Atkins, Immediate Past President
  • James Smith, President
  • Emily Watkins, Vice President
  • Angela Nichols, Secretary
  • Joyce Spinn, Auxiliary President
  • Harold Plumley, Director Emeritus
  • Ashli Newcomb
  • Chris Garcia
  • Ellen Neese Adams
  • Heather Stone
  • Jonathan Bell
  • Josh Biggers
  • Kim Williams
  • Lindsey Dooms
  • Rachel Steedley
  • Sam McDaniel
  • Travis McLeese

Ex-Officio Members

  • Scott Whitby, MD, HCMC Board Chair
  • Shon Johnson, HCMC Attorney
  • Kyle Stephens, DO, Chief of Staff
  • Lisa Casteel, CEO

Staff Representation