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Strategic Leadership Team

The strategic leadership team team of Curry Health Network has the duty to assure the quality of patient care and solvency of the business of the Network. The group functions as the executive team, helping to set the strategic plan of the organization while overseeing daily operations. The future of health care in Curry County and the communities themselves are dependent upon this team to forge a new, healthy direction for Curry Health Network.

Chief Executive Officer

Virginia A. Williams
Virginia (Ginny) Williams is Chief Executive Officer of Curry Health Network. Prior to joining CHN in May 2015, she served as Interim CEO of Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee, California - one of the most prestigious critical access hospital systems in the United States with a $188 Million dollar annual gross revenue. She earlier served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Ancillary Services at the same organization.

Williams holds a Doctor of Science (DSc) in Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Ala., and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. She completed a fellowship program for next generation healthcare CEOs at California Healthcare Leadership College.

Chief Medical Officer

Richard (Rik) Battey, MD

In addition to providing compassionate and quality care to his patients, Dr. Battey assumed the role of Chief Medical Officer at Curry Health Network in July 2020. He is responsible for managing departmental budgets in collaboration with Practice Managers, helps to recruit Providers to CHN, and ensures that staff adhere to safety standards while delivering the highest quality of medical care.

Dr. Battey enjoys acting as mentor to physicians and medical staff, finding ways to improve clinical services, and acts as liaison between administration and medical staff.

Chief Financial Officer


Chief Nursing Officer

Laura Peterson, RN, BSN
Laura Peterson has served in the capacity as Chief Nursing Officer since August 2022. She located to Curry County in 2019 and joined CHN in 2021, and since then has held varying roles of leadership including COVID Vaccine Clinic Coordinator, Outpatient Nursing Manager, and most recently Director of Surgical and Ambulatory Services.

Laura remains focused on excellence and promoting the values of Curry Health Network. She began her journey as an EMT and earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego in 2010, and draws from her clinical nursing background of nine years including surgical and trauma critical care nursing at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, HCA Las Vegas, NV.

Laura is furthering her leadership development through education and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration.

Chief Information Officer

Kristina Martin, PMP
Kristina Martin serves at Chief Information Officer of Curry Health Network, having joined the team in 2015. She brings more than 20 years' experience in Health Information Technology. Martin is certified as a Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and is pursuing a Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership.

Chief Human Resource Officer

Carolyn McCain
Carolyn McCain joined Curry Health Network as the Human Resource Director in October 2016. She has been an HR professional since 1998 and has worked in the healthcare arena since 2004, most recently as the Director of Human Resources at a 60-bed post-acute hospital campus located in Northern Colorado. Carolyn has provided HR oversight in several organizations and in her career has supported facilities in 18 different states. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and an MBA from Baker Center for Graduate Studies; she is also certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP).

Chief Operating & Experience Officer

Isaac Hodges, BSN, RN is a life-long resident of Curry County who joined CHN in July 2009. Since joining the Network, Isaac has advanced in leadership as Patient Care Services Director over the emergency and cardiopulmonary services departments, Director of Outpatient Ancillary Services, and Senior Nursing Officer. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Experience Officer (COO/CXO).

Isaac utilizes tools gained from his experience as an acute care nurse, emergency department nurse, and 12 years as a private business owner in the health care industry. Educated in leadership and nursing, Isaac remains focused on gaining Network excellence through effective team building, staff engagement, community feedback, and clinical knowledge.

He earned his Associate Oregon Transfer degree in 2005, an ADN in 2009, and BSN from Oregon Health & Science University in 2015.

Director of Facilities

Ron Neet
Ron Neet joined the CHN team as Director of Facilities and Safety Officer in June 2020 after over 30 years in Facilities, Environment of Care, and Construction Management. He served as Facilities Director for St Charles Medical Centers, Bend and Redmond campuses, followed by 15 years at Providence Health and Services where he managed the Facilities departments at Providence Seaside Hospital and Providence Medford Medical Centers. His last 4 years at Providence was as a Joint Commission, DNV, and CMS Life Safety and Environment of Care Surveyor, performing mock accreditation surveys at all Providence hospitals in the Western United States and Alaska.

Ron is a Certified Facilities Engineer, Project Manager, and Energy Manager. He received his formal education and degree in engineering while serving in the US Navy, followed by additional coursework in project management and environmental engineering while working at the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). Ron was a member of the Energy Management Board for Lane Community College and was an instructor for the Energy Management and Building Operations programs at the college.

Director of Quality

Sunnie Day
Sunnie Day is a native Oregonian who joined Curry Health Network in 2016. She has held multiple nursing roles prior to, and since, joining CHN with a current goal to obtain her Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality Certification.

Sunnie earned an Associates degree in Nursing from Alfred State College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Oregon Health & Science University.