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Pardee announces new board member, elects officers

Pardee UNC Health Care announced the addition of a new board member and the election of new officers for the year beginning July 1.

The Rev. Anthony McMinn, president and CEO of the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, is the newest member of its 15-person board of directors. He fills the seat of Greg Burnette, who has completed his term. McMinn began his term in July and will serve for three years through 2024.
A native of Hendersonville, McMinn attended West Henderson High School and Lees McRae College. He has been with the Hendersonville Rescue Mission since 1993 and currently serves as its president and CEO. He also serves as the chaplain for the Hendersonville Police Department, pastor of H.B. Ferguson Missionary Baptist Church and overseer for NewSpring Church of Greenville, S.C. His long history of serving on non-profit boards includes Citygate Network, Park Ridge Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County, State Employees Credit Union, Southern District of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, African American Cultural Committee, and the Presbytery of Western North Carolina.
The board also elected a new executive committee at its July meeting, naming Chip Gould, board chair, Tommy Thompson vice chair, Hall Waddell treasurer and Debbie Bell secretary.

“On behalf of the Pardee UNC Health Care board of directors, I am pleased to welcome Rev. McMinn,” Gould said. “We look forward to his unique perspectives as we pursue our mission to offer high-quality health care to our community.”