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MHCGC Announces New Leadership

July 31, 2017

The Maricopa Health Centers Governing Council is pleased to announce new leadership.

Liz McCarty, who has served on the Governing Council since July 2014, has been elected Chairman and Melissa Kotrys, who has been a council member since June 2012, has been elected Vice Chairman. In addition, Gary Tenney, a Council member since May, 2010, has been re-elected as Treasurer.

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Liz McCarty is a fifth-generation Arizonan, born in Phoenix and raised in Show Low. She attended Arizona State University and owned Coldwell Banker McCarty Realty for 25 years, with offices in Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside and Heber-Overgaard. She also was Vice-Chairman of Frontier State Bank, a regional community bank with $100 million in assets.

McCarty is certified by the State Supreme Court as a Confidential Intermediary and spends time working to reconnect birth parents and adoptees. She is a user of MIHS’s Federally Qualified Health Centers Look Alike Clinics, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Executive Committee.


MIHS image 1 MHCGC Announces New LeadershipMelissa Kotrys is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Health Current, the health information exchange (HIE) that helps partners transform care by bringing together communities and information across Arizona.

Kotrys also serves on the board of the national trade association of community and regional HIEs, the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC). Prior to joining Health Current, Kotrys worked as a consultant and health policy analyst at Deloitte Consulting. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from The George Washington University with a concentration in health policy, and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kotrys also serves on the Maricopa Health Centers Governing Council Bylaws Review Committee, Executive Committee and the Finance Committee.


MIHS image 2 MHCGC Announces New LeadershipGary Tenney is Managing Partner of The Nuvo LLC, an investment concern holding and trading commercial real estate, securities, precious minerals, subprime mortgages and operating companies. He brokered industrial properties for 29 years in the western United States prior to forming Nuvo.

Tenney graduated with a degree in finance from Arizona State University and holds a real estate broker license in the State of Arizona. He served as Chair of the Governing Council from FY14 to FY16. He serves on the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Strategic Planning and Outreach Committees.

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