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, Immediate Past President


Emily Watkins, President

Healthcare Foundation Board Members

  • James Smith, Immediate Past President
  • Emily Watkins, President
  • Ashli Newcomb, Vice President
  • Kim Williams, Treasurer/Secretary
  • Patsy Blount, Auxiliary President
  • Harold Plumley, Director Emeritus
  • Chris Garcia
  • Ellen Neese Adams
  • Jennifer Culpepper
  • LaShonda Williams
  • Michael Sargent
  • Lucas Watson
  • Travis McLeese
  • Rachel Steedley
  • Danny Tucker

Ex-Officio Members

  • Scott Whitby, MD, HCMC Board Chair
  • Shon Johnson, HCMC Attorney
  • Joe Mobley, III, MD, Chief of Staff
  • John Tucker, HCMC Chief Executive Officer

Staff Representation