Our Board of Directors & Staff

Our Exceptional Staff

Meet Our Team

Ogeechee Area Hospice is governed by a dedicated board of directors, each of whom offers their volunteer time and energy to ensure that our not-for-profit mission of exceptional service continues and that our resources are utilized with thoughtful intention.

We have a whole team of management and support staff, working together to ensure the highest quality of care for individuals with terminal illness and their families. 

Board of Directors

Dedicated Governance with a Not-For-Profit Mission

Doug Lambert


Michelle Davis


Ellis Wood

Vice President

Linda Dickerson


Chad Avret


Ted Wynn


Rose Mary Gee

Dr. Marion Lane

Dr. Jesse Scott

Jappy Stringer

Dr. John Waters

Charles Penny

Elliott Marsh

Charlie Aaron

Trish Tootle


Our Management

On-Site Staff

Vanessa Ramirez, RN MSN

Executive Director/Administrator

Nicki McGinnis

Human Resources Business Manager

Tinker Lanier

Donor Relations, Facility and Marketing Manager

Dr. Angela Gerguis, MD

Hospice Medical Director, Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Scott Mikell M.D.

Medical Physician

Patience Jenkins

Director of Business Services and Human Resources

Here for you

Bereavement Team

Ashley Hand

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Rene Enlund

Social Worker/Bereavement Coordinator

Be part of our mission.
Join our team today.

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