Dan started his volunteer relationship with CCH in 1998 as a Board member. He lives in Caro and enjoys being part of a community that enjoys giving back. Despite his full schedule of seeing patients at the Lighthouse Neurological Rehabilitation Center and volunteering for more than 25 years for many community organizations, as Dan put it, “When it’s important to you, you find the time.” In his profession as a psychologist, Dan helps patients overcome obstacles like the effects of a traumatic brain injury and teaches them how to cope and live their lives to the fullest.
Ray moved to Caro 27 years ago to be the Director of Social Work at the Caro Regional Center. He began his volunteer service with Caro Community Hospital as a trustee in 2012, and was elected Vice-Chairperson about a year ago. Ray enjoys fishing and being a part of an acoustic music group. He has also been involved in woodworking since high school and loves creating furniture pieces.
Bob joined the CCH Board of Trustees in 2014. He grew up in Kingston, lived in Thomas Township, and recently moved to Caro. When Bob is not busy organizing his new home, he is the Chemical Bank Thumb Region President and also has experience in Commercial Lending and Public Relations. He enjoys being a part of the Rotary Club and Home Builders. Bob enjoys spending time at this cottage in Rose City, snowmobiling, golfing and relaxing on his pontoon boat.
Since 1998, Rick has been the President/CEO of Fulton Residential Care Corporation, an assisted living facility that offers residents independent living options and daily support services and has six facilities in Tuscola county. Rick’s volunteer service began in the winter of 2012 when he was appointed a CCH Board member. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, spending time with his six grandchildren and going to his cottage.
Marc Augsburger, a native of Northwest Ohio, graduated from nursing school in 1988. As a practicing Registered Nurse, Marc spent most of his clinical time in Critical Care, Flight Nursing and the Emergency Department. Marc and his wife Melissa have been married for 15 years and have two daughters. They moved to Saginaw in 2003 after he was named the Manager for the Emergency Care Center at Covenant Healthcare. While working at Covenant, Marc completed his MBA with emphasis in Healthcare and was later named the Vice President of Operations for Caro Community Hospital until moving to Iowa in late 2009 for his first hospital CEO position. He helped Horn Memorial Hospital work through some difficult periods, both with employees and finances, leaving the hospital in excellent shape.
Born and raised in Saginaw, Lisa Cook is a current resident of Vassar. Prior to her retirement in 2014, Lisa spent 35 years in the financial industry, working most recently as Assistant Vice President of Indirect Lending for Chase Auto Finance. Her many years of dedicated service to the Midwest region display her deep desire to make a difference in the small towns of Michigan. She is excited to extend her vast experience in healthcare and to join Caro Community Hospital in its effort to provide local, quality care to the Caro community.
Dr. Afonso Ferreira
Dr. Afonso Ferreira, who grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, first joined Caro Community Hospital in 1977. Having been a part of the community for nearly 40 years, he has a deep appreciation for the friendly heart of Caro and for the personal interactions between community members. Outside of his profession and position as a CCH Board Trustee, Dr. Ferreira enjoys reading and gardening.
John was born in the old Caro hospital and grew up in Fairgrove. He is a very active volunteer and is not good at saying, “no.” He prefers to “give it a try” as the youth advisor of Future Youth Involvement with the Tuscola County Community Foundation, as vice-chairperson of the Mid State Substance Youth Disorder Advisory Board, as finance-chairperson and member of the Caro United Methodist Church, and as a member of the County Planning Commission with Parks and Recreation. He enjoys jumping in wherever he can provide support in order to better the community.
Lainey is a Pathologists Assistant at McLaren Bay Region. She joined the CCH Board of Trustees in 2014. She completed her undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University and her residency through Wayne State University. Lainey enjoys the variety of work she gets to be involved in on a daily basis. She researches findings from surgeries as well as participating in autopsies.