Wayne Reid, Chief Executive Officer, Hospital Administrator
Ashley Sullins, R.N.-B.S.N., Chief Nursing Officer
Ashley began her nursing career in the healthcare industry July 2003. Since graduating from East Central College, LPN-RN bridge program, she began gaining knowledge and experience in several areas of nursing including Med/Surg, Oncology, Home Health, and Hospice. In March of 2009, Ashley transitioned into a leadership position as Administrator/Director of Nurses of a Home Care & Hospice facility in the surrounding area and continued these roles and responsibilities for the next 11 years.
Ashley is focused on quality patient centered care and positive nursing outcomes which led her to accept the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer position in January of 2021, soon after gaining full responsibilities as Chief Nursing Officer at Salem Memorial District Hospital in August of 2021. Ashley is committed to working with nursing staff, physicians, and all other members of the healthcare team to ensure safe and quality care is provided to every patient, every encounter, every time.
Ashley holds a bachelor's degree of which she obtained from Western Governor's University in 2019.
Board of Directors
Mike Swyers, Board Chairman : District #2
My name is Mike Swyers and I have been serving on the SMDH hospital board for 6 years now representing District 2. I reside in the Sligo, MO on a 3rd generation family farm and am employed for Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council. For 40 years now I have been in the trade and 15 of those years as a Representative overseeing Labor and Management.
Willie Strader - Vice Chairman : District #4
I have been on the board since 2019. I graduated from Salem High School in 1998 and then from Columbia College in 2004. I am an insurance agent for Missouri Farm Bureau. My Wife Stephanie and I live on a cattleman farm in Gladden with our daughter Preslie.
AJ Seay - Secretary : District #6
I have been serving on the SMDH Board of Directors since 2007 in both District 2 and 6. 1990 Salem High Graduate and 1995 University of Central Missouri Graduate. I reside east of Salem with my Wife Megan and children Kolson and Zoey. I'm a lender with The Bank of Salem and besides serving on the SMDH Board I also serve on the Dent County Disabilities Board and Dent County Museum Board.
Wanda Tatom, Board member for District #3
This is my first year serving on the Salem Memorial District Hospital Board of Directors representing District 3. I graduated from Salem High School in 1986. I earned my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from University Missouri - Columbia in 1990, my Master's degree in School Counseling from Lincoln University in 1995, and my Specialist Degree in School Administration from William Woods University in 2012. I retired as Building Administrator after 32 years from Green Forest R-2 in May 2022. My husband and I currently reside on our farm off B Highway south of Salem. I am looking forward to serving our community over the next 6 years.