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Effingham Health System's Morgan to lead GCHA board
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Norma Jean Morgan

Georgia Health Care Association members have elected Norma Jean Morgan, chief executive officer of the Effingham Health System, as chair of the GHCA board of directors. Morgan will provide guidance and direction to the association that represents long term and post-acute care providers serving communities throughout the state of Georgia.

Morgan, who succeeds William C. Davis, CEO of Crossroads Medical Management of Perry, is an active member of the GHCA. In the past, she has served as member of the association board, served on the Georgia State Board of Nursing Home Administrators and the Georgia Hospital Workman’s Compensation Board. She received the GHCA Leadership in Public Confidence Award in 2012.

“Norma Jean Morgan is a recognized leader in field of long term and post-acute care in Georgia,” said William Phelan, interim executive director of the Georgia Health Care Association.  “As board chair, she will play a pivotal role in our work to help people learn that long term and post-acute care professionals in Georgia are committed to providing high-quality and compassionate care that meets the ever-changing needs of Georgia’s frail, elderly and disabled citizens.”

“The GHCA thanks Bill Davis, immediate past board chair, for his dedication and commitment to the work of the association during his term as board chair.”

Morgan has been the CEO of Effingham Health System since 2005. Her experience consists of more than 36 years in the hospital and long term care industries. Morgan is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, a licensed Georgia nursing home administrator and a certified nursing home administrator.

She has served on the boards of numerous professional and civic organizations. She attended Georgia Southern College.