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Orange Regional Medical Center Board of Directors



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Rolland Peacock, III, Chairman

Rolland B. Peacock, III, Chairman

Terrence L. Olivo, Vice Chair

Terrence L. Olivo, Vice Chair

Schuyler Newman, M.D., Treasurer

Schuyler Newman, M.D., Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

Sher Singh, Secretary

Sher Singh, Secretary

Scott Batulis

Scott Batulis

Andrew D. Kowaloff

Andrew D. Kowaloff

Lon J. Merin, MD

Lon J. Merin, MD

Jonathan Rouis

Jonathan Rouis

 

 

 

Rolland B.Peacock, III, Chairman

Rolland Peacock is a Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association.  Prior, he was a Vice President at TD Bank, N.A. He was also a Senior Vice President at The Berkshire Bank (formerly Goshen Savings Bank).

Mr. Peacock has been active within the community and civic organizations throughout his career having most recently served as director and Treasurer of the Orange County Partnership, a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Goshen, an executive board member of the Hudson Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Prior community involvement included serving as a board member for Leadership Orange, the former McQuade Family Services and President of the Orange County Bankers Association. He also was active as a Scout Leader and a soccer and Little League coach as his children were growing up.

Mr. Peacock resides in Goshen with his wife Suzanne. They have three grown children and six grandchildren.

Terrence L. Olivo, Vice Chair

Terrence Olivo has been a public school educator for 46 years and for more than thirty-seven of these years, he has been employed as a Central Office Administrator. Mr. Olivo began his career in the Highland Central School District, in Ulster County, as a history teacher. He left Highland, in January 1979, to become the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel in the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. Ten years later, he became the district's Superintendent of Schools and held the position until his retirement in August 2004. In July 2007, he accepted an invitation to serve Orange-Ulster BOCES as Chief Operating Officer. He continues in that position today.

Mr. Olivo serves the Mid-Hudson School Study Council as Director of Research and is also a Member of the Coordinating Council for the Orange County System of Care.  In addition, he is a member of the Orange County Traffic Safety Board and a member of the Executive Board of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Olivo graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies/Education from Marist College and a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in School District Administration from SUNY New Paltz.

Mr. Olivo was named by the Times Herald-Record as among the Thirty Most Influential People in the Mid-Hudson area in both 2003 and 2004 and in 2010, received the Mid-Hudson Schools Study Council and SUNY New Paltz Educational Leadership Award, recognizing his outstanding contribution to public education. Mr. Olivo is called upon as a frequent speaker and panel member in a variety of workshop s and conferences for administrators, teachers and school board members throughout the Mid-Hudson region.

He resides in Central Valley with his wife, Elizabeth, a music teacher in the Goshen Central School District, and is the father of two grown children.

Schuyler Newman, M.D., Treasurer

Schuyler Newman, MD is Board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Through his affiliation with Orange Regional, Dr. Newman was a member of the Medical Executive Committee from 1995 to 2008 and served as its first Chief of Staff. Dr. Newman is also past Chair of the Medical Staff of Horton Medical Center, a position he held prior to the merger with Arden Hill Hospital. Additionally, he is past Medical Director of Laboratory and past Department Chairman of Pathology. Dr. Newman was instrumental in the development of Orange Regional’s Cancer Center, having served as the first chairman of the Cancer Committee. Additionally, he was instrumental in helping to attain the Center’s first accreditation. He received the Physician Leadership Award from Orange Regional in 2005. Dr. Newman is the President and Medical Director of Histopathology Services, LLC which is a leading provider of pathology services in the New York metropolitan area.

Dr. Newman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from LaSalle University and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Jefferson Medical College where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was in the Army Medical Corps for 13 years including his internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He served in a number of leadership positions including Chief, Department of Pathology at Keller Army Hospital at West Point where he received the National Defense Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal. Dr. Newman is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists, American Pathology Foundation, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. 

Sher Singh, Secretary

Sher Singh is the Community Liaison for Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. for the Orange County System of Care Initiative.

Ms. Singh has worked and lived in Orange County for more than 26 years where she has supported education through her affiliations with the Pine Bush School District, School to Work Consortium, The New York State Parent Teacher Association and The National Association of Fundraising Professionals. In addition, Ms. Singh has served as a board member for many organizations including the Mental Health Association, Safe Homes of Orange County, the Middletown Business & Professional Women's Club and as a diversity committee member of the National Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Ms. Singh earned her B.A. in Mass Communications at the University of the West Indies. She also received certified licensed credits in Special Education from SUNY New Paltz and a certificate in English from the University of London.

In 1998, Ms. Singh was awarded the Orange County Tribute to Women of Achievement Education and Volunteerism Award. She was also the recipient of the 2007 Human Rights Commission Award and the 2010 Orange County Chamber of Commerce's Volunteer of the Year Award.

Ms. Singh resides in the Town of Bloomingburg and is the mother of three grown children. 

Scott Batulis

Scott Batulis has been the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Greater Hudson Valley Health System and Orange Regional Medical Center since August 2006 and President of Catskill Regional Medical Center since 2008. Mr. Batulis has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare administration including strategic planning, financial management, business development, mergers and acquisitions, hospital construction, operations management, physician relations, human resource development and fundraising. Throughout his leadership career, his broad-based healthcare system responsibilities have included hospital care, primary and specialty care, chronic care, senior care and home healthcare.

Mr. Batulis’ exceptional healthcare administrative background played a critical role in the revitalization of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System and the development of programs and services to member hospitals. In 2011, his leadership and skills proved vital in the financing, construction, relocation and opening of Orange Regional’s new facility located in Middletown, New York, the first new hospital in New York State in more than 20 years. His leadership and experience played a critical role in transforming Catskill Regional Medical Center into a stable and evolving community hospital, the only hospital in Sullivan County, New York.

Throughout his tenure and within the System, Mr. Batulis has achieved significant quality and financial benchmarks and is credited with leading the development of many new services as well as the acquisition of state-of-the-art technology. The development of clinical programs throughout the System include: emergency and elective angioplasty, Stroke Center designation, Bariatric Center of Excellence, robotic surgery, a Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in development and the newly constructed expansion of Catskill Regional’s emergency department. The purchase and implementation in 2011 of a multi-million dollar electronic health record system at Orange Regional, with implementation at Catskill Regional in 2012, has modernized communication and placed Orange Regional among the top five percent of the more than 5,200 hospitals nationwide that had achieved Stage 6 designation on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model.

Prior to joining the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, Mr. Batulis spent nearly 20 years with HealthEast Care System, a network of integrated care services including hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation and specialty care facilities, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota. Within this network, he held the positions of Vice President of HealthEast Care System, Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Chief Executive Officer of Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital.

As a Vice President within the HealthEast Care System, Mr. Batulis’ responsibilities crossed a number of modalities including heart care and neurosciences in three of the network’s hospitals. Additionally, he provided leadership over the HealthEast Ambulance service, Hospice care and outreach laboratory businesses as well as having served on the Board of Directors for HealthEast Home Care.

As Chief Executive Officer at St. Joseph’s, his leadership marked a turning point for this hospital slated to close. He is credited with successfully leading teams through a $20 million capital campaign and an $81 million campus expansion/renovation plan.

Prior to joining St. Joseph’s, Mr. Batulis served as Chief Executive Officer of Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital. While in this capacity, he also managed HealthEast’s six nursing homes, five assisted living facilities, ambulance company, medical equipment company, home health care agency and three retail pharmacies.

He has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science degree in Long Term Care Administration from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Mr. Batulis is member of the Greater New York Hospital Association Board of Directors; a member of the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association Board of Directors; a member of the Mid-Hudson Pattern for Progress Board of Directors; a member of the Orange County Partnership Board of Directors and a member of the American College of HealthCare Executives.

Mr. Batulis lives in Monroe, New York.

Arthur Kowaloff

Arthur Kowaloff is the president of Kowaloff & Co. LLC, a firm offering capital markets advice and investment banking services for entrepreneurs and the companies they create.

A graduate of Carleton College and Yale University Law School, Mr. Kowaloff spent five years as a managing director of BNY Capital Markets, Inc., a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Prior to that, he held the position of COO/senior managing director at Patricof & Co. Capital Corporation and was a senior partner at the firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher. He is a member of the New York State Bar.

Mr. Kowaloff is the Lead Director of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. and is also a member of the Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr. Kowaloff is a Trustee of Carleton College and the president and a director of The PBP Foundation of New York.

Mr. Kowaloff lives in Central Valley, New York. 

Lon J. Merin, MD

Dr. Lon Merin, Board-certified in Anesthesia, has been practicing with Orange Anesthesia Service, PC since 1990. He has been an active medical staff member of Horton Medical Center, Arden Hill Hospital and currently Orange Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Merin has served in several leadership positions at Orange Regional Medical Center and is presently serving as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia.

Dr. Merin graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology from The George Washington University, and received his medical degree from The George Washington University Medical School, located in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at New York University Medical Center and is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Merin has been an active member of the community for the past twenty years. He raised his daughters in Goshen where he resides with his wife.

Terrence L. Olivo

Terrence Olivo has been a public school educator for 46 years and for more than thirty-seven of these years, he has been employed as a Central Office Administrator. Mr. Olivo began his career in the Highland Central School District, in Ulster County, as a history teacher. He left Highland, in January 1979, to become the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel in the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. Ten years later, he became the district's Superintendent of Schools and held the position until his retirement in August 2004. In July 2007, he accepted an invitation to serve Orange-Ulster BOCES as Chief Operating Officer. He continues in that position today.

Mr. Olivo serves the Mid-Hudson School Study Council as Director of Research and is also a Member of the Coordinating Council for the Orange County System of Care.  In addition, he is a member of the Orange County Traffic Safety Board and a member of the Executive Board of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Olivo graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies/Education from Marist College and a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in School District Administration from SUNY New Paltz.

Mr. Olivo was named by the Times Herald-Record as among the Thirty Most Influential People in the Mid-Hudson area in both 2003 and 2004 and in 2010, received the Mid-Hudson Schools Study Council and SUNY New Paltz Educational Leadership Award, recognizing his outstanding contribution to public education. Mr. Olivo is called upon as a frequent speaker and panel member in a variety of workshop s and conferences for administrators, teachers and school board members throughout the Mid-Hudson region.

He resides in Central Valley with his wife, Elizabeth, a music teacher in the Goshen Central School District, and is the father of two grown children.

Jonathan Rouis

Jonathan Rouis is the Managing Partner at Rouis & Company CPAs, LLP in Wurtsboro, New York where he focuses on corporate accounts across the region and NY-metro area. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.

Mr. Rouis is the District Four Legislator in the Sullivan County Legislature, having served a total of 11 years, including four years as Vice-Chairman and four years as Chairman of the Legislature. He currently Chairs the Legislature's Standing Finance and Gaming Committees. Mr. Rouis' background in accounting and finance has provided him unique perspective in the current economic crisis, which he has used to lead the County in financial restructuring designed to provide greater transparency and accountability.

Mr. Rouis remains very active in the community as Past President of the Mamakating Rotary, a past member of the Hudson Valley Advisory Board of TD Bank North, a past member of the Advisory Board of The Community Bank of Sullivan County; a member of Sons of the American Legion; a member of the New York State Association of Certified Public Accountants and currently serves as the Chairman of the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees and Board of Trustees member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Terrence L. Olivo

Terrence Olivo has been a public school educator for 46 years and for more than thirty-seven of these years, he has been employed as a Central Office Administrator. Mr. Olivo began his career in the Highland Central School District, in Ulster County, as a history teacher. He left Highland, in January 1979, to become the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel in the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. Ten years later, he became the district's Superintendent of Schools and held the position until his retirement in August 2004. In July 2007, he accepted an invitation to serve Orange-Ulster BOCES as Chief Operating Officer. He continues in that position today.

Mr. Olivo serves the Mid-Hudson School Study Council as Director of Research and is also a Member of the Coordinating Council for the Orange County System of Care.  In addition, he is a member of the Orange County Traffic Safety Board and a member of the Executive Board of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Olivo graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies/Education from Marist College and a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in School District Administration from SUNY New Paltz.

Mr. Olivo was named by the Times Herald-Record as among the Thirty Most Influential People in the Mid-Hudson area in both 2003 and 2004 and in 2010, received the Mid-Hudson Schools Study Council and SUNY New Paltz Educational Leadership Award, recognizing his outstanding contribution to public education. Mr. Olivo is called upon as a frequent speaker and panel member in a variety of workshop s and conferences for administrators, teachers and school board members throughout the Mid-Hudson region.

He resides in Central Valley with his wife, Elizabeth, a music teacher in the Goshen Central School District, and is the father of two grown children

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