DCH Board Members

 

Norman BoydRoger L. Folsom | Allana Cummings | Russ Childers | Russell Crutchfield | Kenneth F. Davis | Mark Trail | Anthony Williamson


Norman "Norm" L. Boyd, Chairman
Johns Creek, Ga.

Boyd previously held senior level Corporate Officer positions at AGCO Corporation, a Georgia based Fortune 500 Agricultural Equipment Company. He was a part of the corporate leadership team that grew the company from a domestic company to a major international industry player. He has a multi-discipline leadership background with significant experience in both operational and organization development positions. 
 
Following that career in executive level positions he spent three years as a Partner of the Newport Board Group’s Atlanta Practice. The NBG is a unique national business advisory firm that helps entrepreneurial middle market companies grow to their potential. 
 
He was first appointed to the DCH Board in 2009 by the then Governor Sony Perdue and has served on the Board since that time.
 
Boyd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana University and completed the Executive Management Program at Dartmouth College. He and his wife, Colleen reside in Johns Creek, Ga.

Roger L. Folsom, Vice Chairman 
Dublin, Ga. 

Folsom is President and Owner of Med1st, based in Dublin, Georgia.  Med1st is a home medical services and equipment company serving middle Georgia.  He is also the Chairman of the Dublin-Laurens Development Authority.  Additionally, he is chairman of Fairview Park Hospital Board of Trustees, having served on this board for a number of years.  Folsom serves on the Board of Directors of Farmers State Bank located in Laurens County and also is elected to the Board of Governors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. 
 
A graduate of Valdosta State University with a BS in Biology, Folsom then completed graduate studies at The University of Georgia.  He has also completed various certificate programs in pharmaceutical and hospital management areas.  He is a former Regional Director with the Lutheran Healthcare System, Chicago. 
 
Folsom resides in Dublin and is active there with his company and in assisting with recruitment of industry to that area. 


Allana Cummings, Secretary
Gainesville, Ga.

Allana Cummings is Chief Information Officer of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Cummings has also been recognized among the “100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know” in Becker’s Hospital Review and Health Care’s Most –Wired Board.

She served as chair of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Worldwide Board and as a member of the HIMSS Analytics Board and Most Wired Advisory Board.

Allana attended Mercer University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Organization Leadership and completed her Executive MBA from the Ken Blanchard College of Business at Grand Canyon University. She resides in Gainesville, Ga.


Russ Childers
Americus, Ga.

Childers has been a life and health insurance agent and consultant for 46 years.  He has served as President and legislative chair of the Georgia Association of Health Underwriters and was chosen as Health Underwriter of the Year in Georgia in 2000.  In 2010 he served as President of the National Association of Health Underwriters and was the 2014 recipient of the Harold R. Gordon Memorial Award.  Childers earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University.  He and his wife Jo have resided in Americus, Ga since 1984


Russell Crutchfield 
Carrollton, Ga. 
 
Crutchfield serves as Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff at the University of West Georgia. He has previously served in executive leadership roles within Georgia state government at the Department of Public Health, the Department of Labor and the Department of Community Health. Crutchfield earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of West Georgia and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in organizational leadership and learning at Vanderbilt University. He and his wife, Susan, reside in Newnan, Ga.

Kenneth F. Davis, M.D.
Rome, Ga.

Dr. Davis is retired President and CEO of Harbin Clinic in Rome, Georgia, the largest privately-owned clinic in the state. He served in that position from 2001 to 2015, and he now serves as President and Chairman of the Board. Prior to his administrative position, Dr. Davis was a practicing General Surgeon at Harbin Clinic from 1986 to 2001. 

Davis currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Heritage First Bank, Inc. He is also a board member of Premedix, Hydrodynamics, and Georgia Alabama Land Trust. 

Davis holds a B.A. degree from University of Georgia and an M.D. degree from Emory University. He and his wife Laura have two children and reside in Rome.

Mark D. Trail
Tyrone, Ga.

Trail recently retired from Health Management Associates, Inc. He was previously chief of the Medical Assistance Plans with the Georgia Department of Community Health. Trail is an associate clinical professor in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University and an adjunct faculty member in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia. He served as a member of the following associations: the board of trustees of the Georgia Community Trust; president of the Georgia Public Health Association; the board of directors of the National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors; the state board of Nursing Home Administrators; and the executive committee of the National Association of Medicaid Directors. Trail earned a bachelor’s degree from Bryan College and a master’s degree from Georgia State University. He and his wife, Carol, have three children and six grandchildren and reside in Tyrone, Ga.


Anthony Williamson
Hoschton, Ga.

Williamson is president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton and Southern Market Leader for Northeast Georgia Health System. In 2005, he joined the Northeast Georgia Health System as vice president of Service Line and Greater Braselton Development. Williamson earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Florida State University, master’s degrees in Business Administration and Health Science from the University of Florida and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He resides in Hoschton, Ga.