Roger Seaver, president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, has been named chairman of the Hospital Association of Southern California for 2009.
The appointment puts Seaver, 60, in charge of leading the association board in developing public policy on issues such as access, quality and consensus-building for healthcare reform, a news release said. His term expires Dec. 31.
Seaver has been president and CEO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Valencia, since 2001. In addition to serving on the hospital associations executive board, he is a member of the board of the California Healthcare Insurance Co. and Optima Healthcare Insurance Services, as well as the Blue Cross of California Hospital Advisory Board.
The association represents hospitals in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.