Hurley Medical Center announces election of board officers

FLINT — At its annual meeting on Oct. 30, the Hurley Board of Managers re-elected the following slate of officers: Jason Caya – Chair; Frances Gilcreast – Vice Chair; Phil Shaltz -Treasurer; and Charlotte Edwards – Secretary. Board Officers serve oneyear terms.

Jason Caya was appointed to the Hurley Board of Managers in May 2014 and elected as Board Chair in 2018. Since being appointed to the Hurley Board, he has served on various Board Committees as well as being appointed Chair of the Board Audit Committee and the Board Governance & Compliance Committee. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tenacity Brewing.

Frances Gilcreast has been member of the Hurley Board of Managers since 2005. She currently serves as the President of the NAACP, Flint Chapter, and was named the 2007 NAACP President of the Year for the State of Michigan. Frances graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Social Work. Gilcreast has received a number of awards and honors, including the Donald J. Reigle Community Service Award by the Flint Jewish Federation and the Flint Pan- Hellenic Council’s Community Service Awards.

Philip Shaltz has been a member of the Hurley Board of Managers since 2008. He is the President of Shaltz Automation as well as President- Founder of HHS, LLC, and a managing partner of Uptown Six, LLC and Uptown Developments LLC. Shaltz is also a member of the Hurley Foundation Board. He received a BS Degree in Packaging from Michigan State University in 1970 and is involved in a number of community activities, serving on several Boards, and is the founder of the Flint Diaper Bank and the Blueberry Ambassadors Program that encourages local school aged children to perform at least three random acts of kindness and then write about their experience to inspire others to also pay it forward.

Charlotte Edwards has been a member of the Hurley Board of Managers since 2002. Ms. Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a Master of Arts degree from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. In 1997 Ms. Edwards earned a Certificate in Community & Economic Development from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ms. Edwards did complete the Michigan Hospital Association’s 2010 Excellence in Governance Fellowship and in April of 2013 received the Community Spirit Award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis for her outstanding dedication to affordable housing and community economic development. — G.G.