The Board of Directors of the East Central Alabama Area Health Education Center is the governing body of ECAAHEC.

The members serve as volunteers and represent each county of the East Alabama region.  Many are healthcare professionals but also included are individuals from other professions that have an interest and dedication to increasing access to healthcare in the state of Alabama.



East Central Alabama Board of Directors 2015-2016


Dr. Lew MitchellRiverbend Dentistry Wyvern WallaceMedical West, Bessemer Lisa BrockSnead State Community College Gwen TaylorTalladega Career Center Amelia WoffordQuality of Life Health Services, Inc.Mary Chris Ponder, Chair

Brookwood Baptist Health Systems


D’Ann Somerall, Vice Chair

UAB School of Nursing


Heather Bennett, Secretary/Treasurer

Coosa Valley Medical Center


Wayne Rowe, Executive Committee

Quality of Life Health Services, Inc.


Susan Tucker, Executive Committee

Gadsden State Community College