PCHPCA continues forward during COVID-19

Monday, February 8, 2021
Present for the first meeting of 2021 for the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association’s board are (from top left) Director Elaine Peck, Brand Selvia, Vice President Charity Pankratz, Meagan Montague, Jared Jernagan, Jacob Whitaker, Jinsie Bingham, Tasheena Duncan, Treasurer John Savage, Co-Chair/Secretary J Miranda, Past President Lisa Miller and Co-Chair Tammy Hunter. Not present is Judi Purvis.
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The board of directors of the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association (PCHPCA) has announced its members for 2021.

The all-volunteer board has members representing the Putnam County Community Foundation, the Putnam County Hospital, other health care providers, skilled nursing facilities, funeral homes, hospice providers, caregivers, local media and others committed to the PCHPCA’s mission.

The 2021 officers are J Miranda and Tammy Hunter, who co-chair the board; Charity Pankratz, vice president; J Miranda, secretary; John Savage, treasurer; and Lisa Miller, past president.

Board members include Jinsie Bingham, Tasheena Duncan, Susan Gick, Jared Jernagan, Meagan Montague, Judi Purvis, Brand Selvia and Jacob Whitaker.

Elaine Peck continues to serve as the association’s director.

The PCHPCA is a non-profit, public charity that has joined national, state and community efforts to increase the quality of life for seriously ill persons and their loved ones, caregivers and health care providers in Putnam County.

In 2021, the PCHPCA will continue moving toward two goals: 1) To increase utilization of hospice and palliative care services, and 2) to increase advance care planning conversations in the county.

The PCHPCA does not charge for services, but relies on charitable grants and donations to support its work. It is partially supported by the Putnam County Community Foundation and the Putnam County Hospital.

For additional information, contact Peck at epeck@pchosp.org or visit www.pchpca.org.

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