Board of Commissioners

The board is responsible for the quality of the medical care provided by Slidell Memorial Hospital.

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 2, doing business as Slidell Memorial Hospital, is governed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners. The board consists of seven members appointed by an appointing authority (comprised of a local legislative delegation) from nominating committee recommendations; the president of the medical staff and one medical staff appointee.

Each board member brings a unique background that is invaluable in guiding SMH.

Walter Lane
Walter J. “Dub” Lane, PhD

Chairman
Ward 8
2006-2019

Boc Ferrari
Daniel J. Ferrari Sr.

LTC U.S. Army Retired
Vice Chairman
Ward 7
2009-2021

Joe Digiovanni
Joseph “Joe” DiGiovanni Jr., CPA

Secretary/Treasurer
Ward 9
2015-2019

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Robert C. Mercadel, MD

Medical Staff Representative
2018-2022

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Jeff S. Redmond, MD

Medical Staff President/Chief of Staff
2019

Georgia Johnson
Georgia M. Johnson, RN

Ward 8
2018-2022

Bruce Anzalone
Bruce R. Anzalone

Ward 9
2018-2022

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Larry P. Englande Sr.

Ward 8
2018-2021