Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2020-2021

The Free Clinics’s Board of Directors represents healthcare professionals and community leaders from Henderson and Polk Counties. The Board provides leadership, critical visioning, and oversight for the organization. 

Bob Davidson
Retired executive, community volunteer
Jim Hall, PhD
Vice President
Anne Vance
Pavillon International, former CEO
Fred Baisden
Mayor of Saluda, NC
Janet Cameron
Past President
Community Volunteer
Matt Aldrich
Board Member
financial advisor, Edward Jones
Daniel Benavides
Board Member
outreach specialist, Blue Ridge Community Health Services
Tanya Blackford, LCSW, MPA
Board Member
Crossnore School and Children's Home, Area Director; former Executive Director of Safelight
Patricia Daniel, RN-BC
Board Member
Med-surge nurse, St. Luke's Hospital
Anne Duffy
Board Member
retired chief technologist/sonographer, UCSF Medical Center
Becky Elston, RN
Board Member
Amber Henson, MD
Board Member
family physician, Pardee- Hendersonville Family Health Center
Josh Kennedy
Board Member
Polk County Consolidated Human Services Agency, Director
Betsy Lutz
Board Member
Retired RN, Community Volunteer
Carmen Ortiz
Board Member
Shawn Taylor, PharmD, CDE
Board Member
Wingate School of Pharmacy, Professor/Pharmacist
Steven Crane, MD
Volunteer Medical Director
WNC Family Medical Center, Physician