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Transylvania Regional Hospital Board of Trustees

Dana J. Christianson, MD, Chairman

Brian P. Barrow, MD, Vice Chief of Staff

G. Ruffin Benton, III, MD

Tore Borhaug

Roswell S. Bowers

James A. Cruickshank, Vice Chairman

David Franklin, MD, MHS Trustee

Kathleen C. Guyette, MHS Trustee

Deborah P. Hall, Treasurer

John F. Holbrook, Secretary

Mark S. Lemel, MD, Chief of Staff

Paul McDowell, MHS Trustee

Carl Mooney

Michele Pilon, President/CNO

Parker J. Platt

Frank Porter

Kenneth G. Racht

Ora J. Wells, MD


    President's Bio

    Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, is the President/CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital. Michele’s career began with bedside nursing, which continues to reinforce her commitment to excellence in the healthcare profession.

    Michele has over 10 years of leadership experience including Memorial Hospital of Martinsville in Martinsville, Virginia, where she served as Chief Nursing Officer; Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville , where she served as Chief Nurse Executive; Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden , where she served as Vice President of Patient Care Services and CNO; and Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Florida, where she was Assistant CNO.

    Michele obtained her Bachelors in Nursing from the University of Akron in Ohio and her Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis in Illinois. Michele is also a Board Certified Nurse Executive.