W. Christopher Hengler
President and CEO
Chris came to the VNA of Indiana County in May of 2014 to serve as the Chief Financial Officer. Chris was the former CFO at VNA of Western PA(Butler). He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Microbiology, a MS in (Hygiene) Clinical Microbiology and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Chris became VNA President and CEO at the end of October in 2017.
Director, Home Health
Mary is a twenty-five-year employee of the VNA in a variety of positions from RN Case Manager, Tele-health Coordinator, Clinical Staff Supervisor to Quality and Compliance Coordinator. Her prior work experience includes medical/surgical, intensive care and cardiac care units. She is a graduate of the University of Akron in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2008 with a Masters of Nursing Education. Mary was promoted to Director, Home Health in May of 2017.
Director, Hospice and Palliative Care
Kim earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University, Denver, CO. She is certified in Hospice and Palliative Nursing through the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses and is an End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) trainer. Kim has been with the VNA Family Hospice program since 1994, first as a nurse in the field for 16 years, then as the Education/Program Development Supervisor, until becoming the Hospice Director in August of 2013.
Director, Extended Home Care
Maureen Bonatch has served as the Director of Extended Home Care since 2003. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration (MSN) from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Maureen has been certified as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Her other areas of expertise include nursing education, psychiatric nursing and women’s reproductive health.
VNA EXTENDED HOME CARE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2017-2018
Gordon Thornton, Chairman of the Board
Susan Delaney, Vice-Chairwoman
Larry Marshall, Treasurer
Ina Abrams, Secretary
Bruce Bush, MD Susan Delaney Meg Freeman Larry Marshall
Denise McQuown-Hatter Diane Petras Mark Richards Ruth Riesenman Gordon Thornton
Joanne Torrance Thomas Trevorrow, MD
Cindy Virgil, RN, MSN