Board Facts

The Board consists of 21 voting members, including physicians, administrators, nurses, employers, quality and innovation experts, and educators. The Board includes representatives from each of the Joint Commission’s Corporate Members: American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American College of Surgeons, and American Dental Association. In addition, there are seven public/at-large members and, as an ex-officio member, the Joint Commission President and Chief Executive Officer.

Board Committees and Other Activities

There are six standing board committees: Audit and Firewall Oversight, Executive, Finance, Governance, Human Resources and Executive Compensation, and Strategic Planning. Board members also serve on the Boards of Directors for Joint Commission Resources, Inc. and the Center for Transforming Healthcare, both not-for-profit affiliates of The Joint Commission.

Board of Commissioners

Chair: Jane D. Englebright, PhD, RN, CENP, FAAN
Chief Nurse Executive and Senior Vice President, HCA Healthcare

Vice Chair: Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair Emeritus, University of Washington

Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Learning Environment, University of Chicago

Victoria W. Bayless, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Luminis Health

Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Joint Commission

Ana L. English, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Improving Value in Health Care

Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Queen's Health Systems

Jay A. Gregory, MD
Physician

Christopher A. Hart, MEng, JD
Founder, Hart Solutions LLC

Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MBBS, MPH, DSc (Hon), FACS, FWACS (Hon)
Professor of Surgery and Professor of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut

Mark A. Kelley, MD, MACP, FRCP
Physician, Pulmonary-Critical Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Eric Langshur
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Abundant Venture Partners

Scott C. Malaney, FACHE
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Blanchard Valley Health System

Najmedin Meshkati, PhD, CPE
Professor, Department of Civil/Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, University Park

Aurie Hollingsworth "Holly" Miller, BA, MA
Retired

Adam L. Myers, MD, MHCM, FACHE, CHCQM, CPHRM
Chief of Population Health and Director of Cleveland Clinic Community Care, Cleveland Clinic

Joseph J. Parks, MD
Vice President, Practice Improvement and Medical Director, National Council for Behavioral Health

Michael B. Simon, MD, MBA, FASA
Regional Medical Director, North Florida Division, Division of Anesthesiology, Envision Healthcare, Inc.

Marvin (James) Strohschein, Jr., DDS
Chief Dental Officer, My Community Dental Centers

Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, FACS
Chief Physician Officer, Geisinger System Services, Geisinger Health System

Willie Underwood, III, MD, MSc, MPH, FACS
Co-Founder, KAPS Biotechnology, LLC