As Huntingdon County's only hospital, J.C. Blair is directed by a board of community leaders led by an administrative team, a medical executive committee, and the Auxiliary. All continuously work together to strengthen J.C. Blair so that we can best meet the healthcare needs of our community.

Board of Directors


  • Fred E. Price, Chair
  • Arthur J. DeCamp, Vice Chair
  • Robert Ritchey, Treasurer
  • Ellen F. Sloan, Secretary
  • John Thompson, Assistant Secretary


  • A. Keith Black
  • John D. Coursen
  • Arthur J. DeCamp
  • Maria T. Pettinger, M.D.
  • Robert Ritchey
  • James E. Schall, M.D.
  • John Thompson
  • Frances Vaughn
  • Miranda Peruso

Medical Executive Committee

  • Margaret Hallahan, D.O., Chief of Staff
  • James Pruitt, M.D., Vice Chief of Staff
  • James Hayden, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer
  • Michael Sabatini, M.D., Chairman, Department of Medicine
  • Robert Dahmus, M.D., Chairman, Department of Surgery


System Leadership

JC Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation 

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair

  • Stephanie Strickler, President
  • Allison Ghaner, Secretary
  • Heidi Leonard, Treasurer
  • Miranda Peruso, Past President
  • Pat Chaundy, Membership
  • Miranda Peruso, Hospitality
  • Mary Ellen Herbster, Bylaws
  • Sharon DeCamp, Children's Health Fair
  • Leigh Bizak, Legislation
  • Jill Welsh, Scholarship
  • Tony Gray, Publicity