JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Julie Jones, CEO of Community Hospital – Fairfax, was elected to a one-year term as President of the Missouri Hospital Association’s North District Council. Her term began Jan. 1. The first meeting will occur in March.
As District Council President, Jones’ responsibilities include presiding over council meetings and guiding discussions on association policies and activities. One of six MHA district council presidents, she will direct input from council members on national, state and regional health care policies to the MHA Board of Trustees.
“We are pleased to have someone with Julie’s experience assume this important role,” said Jon D. Doolittle, MHA President and CEO. “The feedback we receive from hospitals throughout the state helps shape our agenda in Jefferson City and Washington, D.C., and contributes to a better understanding of the state’s health care system.”
Jones has served in hospital executive leadership for more than 20 years. She was selected as CEO of Community Hospital – Fairfax in January 2019. Jones served as the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer beginning in November 2015 and as CNO/Patient Services Coordinator at Beatrice Hospital and Health Center in Nebraska before joining Community Hospital – Fairfax.
The Missouri Hospital Association is a not-for-profit association in Jefferson City that represents 140 Missouri hospitals. In addition to representation and advocacy on behalf of its membership, the association offers continuing education programs on current health care topics and seeks to educate the public about health care issues.