Board of Trustees

Upson benefits from a legacy of great leadership. Decisions made over the past 60 years have positioned our hospital to excel clinically, financially and operationally. Each of these board members is a volunteer, and each is certified by the Georgia Hospital Association.

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Current Board Members

Kay Searcy 2014  
Barney Hancock 1997  
William H. Hightower, IV 2003 President 2014 
James J. Edwards, Jr. 2005 VP 2007 - Present
Kay Robinson 2006  
Steve Keadle 2007  
Ralph P. Warnock, MD 2008  

Previous Board Members

Norman S. Morris                    1976 - 2014  Vice-President 2003-2007, President 2007 - 2014

J. B. Hardy                             1947 – 1964      President  1947-1964

Julian T. Hightower                  1947 – 1987      Vice-President 1947-1987

Rob Stephens                         1947

S. Wayne Hempstead              1947 – 1976      President 1972 -1976

J. Curt Woodson                     1947

John H. McGehee                    1947 - 1953

L.A. Mallory, Jr.                       1954 – 1980      President  1976 - 1980

Paul Hancock                          1957 - 1974

AltonHarvey                            1957 – 1972      President   1964 - 1972

Victor Thurston                        1973 - 1987

Hubert Hancock                       1974 – 1997      President  1980 -1997             

Mike Lambert                          1998 - 2000

Hugo Starling                          1981 – 2007      President  1997- 2007

William C. Byrd                        1987 - 2006

George H. Hightower, Sr.           1987 – 2003      Vice-President  1987- 2003

Reshann  P. Adams                  2003 - 2004

W. M. Oxford, M.D.                   1998 – 2007

Doris Grace                              1999 - 2012