Arkansas Hospice Inc.

Judith Wooten
President & CEO

Judith S. Wooten, MHA, CHE, joined the Arkansas Hospice team as vice president and chief operating officer in 2002. She was named president and chief executive officer in 2011. Her healthcare career began as a patient representative in a large, tertiary care, teaching hospital in 1980, where she “fell in love with healthcare.” Judy earned a Master of Health Administration from Washington University School of Medicine in 1985. Since then, Judy has been a hospital administrator, a managed care executive and a management and healthcare consultant. She has extensive experience in quality and utilization management, process improvement, clinical/financial analysis, reimbursement and regulatory issues, strategic planning and operations management. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a certified hospice administrator.

Boards of Directors

These organizations ensure that Arkansas Hospice and the Arkansas Hospice Foundation maintain the highest of standards, and uniquely bind us to the community. The current members and officers are:

Arkansas Hospice Board of Directors

Sharon Davis, Chair
Barbara Sugg, Chair-elect
Kelly Carney, Vice Chair
Scotty Shively, Secretary
Robert Schulte, Treasurer
Beth Ingram, Chair Emeritus
Dr. James Adamson
Sharon Aureli
Donna Baas
Michael Brown
Brooke Bumpers
Sheila Campbell
Odessa Darrough
Jane Evans
Rhonda Finnie
Sharon Heflin
Patricia Stanley Luppen
Mike Miller
William Phelps
Dr. David Reding
William Smith, Arkansas Hospice Foundation Chair
Doug Wasson

Arkansas Hospice Foundation Board of Directors

William Smith, Chair
Kim Pruitt, Chair Elect
Bruce Holsted, Vice Chair
Teresa Burl, Secretary
Susan Hiller, Treasurer
Sharon Aureli, Chair Emeritus
Sharon Davis, Arkansas Hospice Chair
Ro Arrington
Dale Dues
Karen Flake
Dr. Mary Ann Rollans
Dr. Lewis Shepherd, Jr
Dr. Robert Skinner
Lynda Sorrells
Kacey Ziegler


Honorary Members

Gail Arnold
Walker Sloan

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14 Parkstone Circle | North Little Rock, AR 72116
(501) 748-3333 or Toll Free (877) 713-2348
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