Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Martin Medical Center Welcomes New Board Members
Martin Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment
of two new members to the organization’s board of directors.
Mary-Jo Horton, of Palm City, has
been a volunteer and supporter of the Martin Health System for 30 years. As a
member of the Martin Health Auxiliary, Horton volunteered more than 16,000
hours and served as auxiliary president for two years in 1999 and 2001. During
her tenure with the auxiliary, Horton also served on the Martin Health System
Board of Directors, where she was appointed chairman for three years, from 1996
- 1998. A native Floridian, Horton
received her MBA from the University of Miami. She retired from Burdines
department stores (now Macy’s) where she was Vice President of Human Resources
and Public Affairs.
Terry Skidmore, of Stuart, joins the
board of Martin Medical Center as she also assumes the role of president of the
Martin Health Auxiliary for 2014 – 15. A
retired nurse, Skidmore has been active in the auxiliary since 2008, serving in
a variety of capacities: pastoral care, recording secretary and personal
response coordinator. She was formerly
president of the Mt. Nittany Medical Center Auxiliary in Pennsylvania.
“We are very pleased to welcome Mary-Jo and
Terry to our board of directors, as they both bring tremendous experience and commitment to
Martin Medical Center,” said Mark Robitaille, president and chief executive
About Martin Health System: Martin Health
System is a not-for-profit, community-based health care organization that has
served the region for 75 years. It offers a continuum of care including
preventive, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac
care, wellness and rehabilitation services. Its approximately 3,700 associates,
nearly 400 affiliated physicians and 850 volunteers provide care at 13
different locations serving Martin and St. Lucie counties. To learn more, visit martinhealth.org.
Media Contact: Donna Murphy