Nevada Daily Mail
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Jana Witt, CEO of Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Mo., was elected to a one-year term as president of the Missouri Hospital Association's Southwest District Council. Her term began Jan. 1.
As district council president, Witt's responsibilities include presiding over council meetings and guiding discussions on association policies and activities. One of six MHA district council presidents, she will direct input from council members on national, state and regional health care policies to the MHA Board of Trustees. District council presidents also select recipients of MHA's Excellence in Governance awards.
"We are pleased to have someone with Jana's experience assume this important leadership role," said Herb B. Kuhn, MHA president and CEO.
Witt has served as CEO of Cedar County Memorial Hospital since 2009. She has served in the field of health care administration for more than 17 years.
She received her bachelor's degree in public administration, with minors in health care management and political science, from Southwest Missouri State University -- now Missouri State University -- in Springfield. He has a master's degree in business administration from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo.
The Missouri Hospital Association is a not-for-profit association in Jefferson City that represents 153 Missouri hospitals. In addition to representation and advocacy on behalf of its membership, the association offers continuing education programs on current health care topics and seeks to educate the public about health care issues.