Rev. Bill Midgett Appointed to Board

The Rev. Bill Midgett has recently been appointed to Centerstone Research Institute’s Board of Directors. Fr. Midgett will serve a two-year term and provide strategic direction and oversight to guide the organization.

“I’m honored to be part of an organization that’s advancing behavioral healthcare through innovative research and technology initiatives,” said Fr. Midgett. “Centerstone Research Institute is constantly looking to improve how, when and where care is delivered to people in need. I look forward to drawing upon my experiences and background to help move the organization forward and create a better healthcare system for all.”

About Fr. Midgett

The Rev. Bill Midgett is the founding rector of Christ the King Anglican Church in Decherd, Tenn., which was established in 2008. He served as rector at Trinity Episcopal Church in Winchester, Tenn., from 2001 to 2008. Fr.. Midgett holds a Master of Divinity degree from Sewanee: The University of the South and a bachelor’s degree in engineering and applied science from Columbia Pacific University. Prior to his work at Trinity Episcopal, he was an electric utility and nuclear power consultant and served in the U.S. Navy as a qualified nuclear electric operator.

 “Fr. Midgett will be an invaluable member of our Board of Directors, and we’re excited to have him part of the team,” said Tom Doub, PhD, CEO of Centerstone Research Institute. “He brings a unique perspective to our operations and will assist us in considering the clinical and social aspects of our work as we strive to improve behavioral healthcare and enhance people’s access to care.”

Centerstone Research Institute’s Board of Directors provides guidance and strategic direction and helps to raise awareness of and secure funding for the organization’s work. Other members of the Board of Directors include:

Chair: Tom Mahler, retired Colonel USAF (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Vice Chair: Janet Ayers, president of The Ayers Foundation (Nashville, Tenn.)
Secretary: David Melby, former CEO, The H Group (Creal Spring, IL)
Immediate Past Chair: Joan Sivley, retired healthcare executive (Nashville, Tenn.)
Tom Doub, PhD., CEO of Centerstone Research Institute (Nashville, Tenn.)
Jonathan Morphett, managing director, Head of Investment Banking, Avondale Partners, LLC (Nashville, Tenn.)
Nedda Pollack, retired executive, Regions Bank (New Jersey)
Deborah Taylor-Tate, Director, Administrative office of the Courts, Supreme Court of TN (Nashville, Tenn.)
Gil Palmer, agent, State Farm Insurance (Columbus, Ind.)
Trish Lindler, retired senior vice president of Government Programs for HCA, Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.)