Governing Board


Control and management of the affairs of the Mountain State Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institutions, Inc., is vested in the Governing Board of Directors.

The Central Member of Mountain State OPTI, The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, is represented by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, and the Vice President for Finance.

The Mountain State OPTI Executive Director serves as a non-voting board officer. Each Partner Hospital is represented by its president or chief executive/operating officer, or by that officer's designee.

Meeting Schedule

  • Tuesday, Sept. 29. 2020
  • Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021



The Officers of the Governing Board of Directors are:

  • Chair: Craig S Boisvert, D.O. (WVSOM)
  • Vice Chair: Richard Rinehart. (Cornerstone Care Teaching Health Center)
  • Treasurer: Larry Ware (WVSOM)
  • Secretary: Tim Bess (Greenbrier Valley Medical Center)
  • Member-At-Large: Rick Greco, D.O. (Trinity Health System)


The members of the Governing Board of Directors, listed by the institution, are:

  • Access Health Teaching Health Center* (Beckley, WV)
    • Charles Hunt , CEO
  • Charleston Area Medical Center* (Charleston, WV)
    • Sharon Hall - President, CAMC Health Education and Research Institute
  • Cornerstone Care Teaching Health Center (Mt. Morris, PA)
    • Richard Rinehart, CEO
  • Greenbrier Valley Medical Center* (Ronceverte, WV)
    • Tim Bess, CEO
  • Meritus Medical Center* (Hagerstown, MD)
    • Maulik Joshi, DPH, CEO
  • Mon General Hospital** (Morgantown, WV)
    • David Goldberg, CEO
  • SEAHEC** (Lewisburg, WV)
    • Angela Alston, Executive Director
  • Trinity Health System* (Cadiz, OH)
    • Matthew Grimshaw , CEO
  • United Hospital Center* (Bridgeport, WV)
    • Michael Tillman, President
  • VA Medical Center, Beckley** (Beckley, WV)
    • William Boyd, D.O.
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, WV)
    • Craig Bosivert, D.O. - Academic Dean
    • Larry J. Ware, MBA, CPA - Vice President for Finance & Administration
    • Victoria Shuman, D.O. - Associate Dean GME
    • William Shires, Executive Director Mountain State OPTI & DIO (Non-Voting)
    • Abigail Frank, D.O. - Assistant Dean GME (Non-Voting)

* Affiliate Member (Non-Voting)
** Supporter (Non-Voting)