SMH Boards

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.

Boc Ferrari
Daniel J. Ferrari Sr.

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

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Larry P. Englande Sr.

Vice Chairman
Ward 8
2018-2021

Joe Digiovanni
Joseph “Joe” DiGiovanni Jr., CPA

Secretary/Treasurer
Ward 9
2015-2023

Bruce Anzalone
Bruce R. Anzalone

Ward 9
2018-2022

Georgia Johnson
Georgia M. Johnson, RN

Ward 8
2018-2022

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Robert C. Mercadel, MD

Medical Staff Representative
2018-2022

Shawn Paretti 3886
Shawn M. Paretti, CPCU

Ward 8
2019-2023

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Jeff S. Redmond, MD

Medical Staff President/Chief of Staff
2019

Kristen Stanley Wallace 3894 RT
Kristen Stanley-Wallace, JD

Ward 8
2019-2023