Posted by Bob Heck on Jan 04, 2021
Rotary Club of Olympia
The Wheel
Today’s Program: Darrin Goss, CEO of Providence St. Peter and Centralia Hospitals
Meeting Called to order: President Sean @ 12:02 pm
  • Invocation by: Al Cohen
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by: President Sean
  • Four Way Test led by: President Sean
Visiting Rotarians
  • Doug Mah – Gateway Rotary Club
Guests of Rotarians
  • Angela Macki – Director of Communications at Providence (Lacey Rotary)
  • Barb Soule – Guest of Oscar Soule
Hannah Steinweg McDonald – former club member, passed away unexpectedly on New Years Eve. She was 38. Please keep the McDonald and Steinweg families in your thoughts and prayers.
Nominating Committee update – as of July 1st 2021:
  • President – Cindi Zechmann
  • President-Elect – Sarah Clinton
  • Past President – Sean Padget
  • Secretary – Jeannine Roe
  • Treasurer – Ned Owens
  • Directors (new): Tom McLean, Jonathan Pleger, and Mark Boyer
Program: Darrin Goss, CEO of Providence St. Peter and Centralia Hospitals
Peter Brennan introduced Darin Goss, the new CEO of Providence of SW WA. Darin joined Providence in 2018 in CA and prior to that he worked for the Mayo Clinic for 18 years. He and his wife Gabbie spend as much time as possible outdoors. In his roll, Darin oversees both St Peter Hospital and Centralia Hospital.
Darin spoke about how the hospitals have navigated COVID-19 and delivery of care; he was joined by the chief medical officer. Following the slideshow, they took questions from the members with a focus on COVID vaccine delivery.
Meeting Adjourned: 12:57pm by President Sean