Leadership

David Butler, CEO & PresidentDavid Butler, CEO & President

David Butler has more than 25 years of experience leading both rural and large health care facilities. He previously served as CEO for North Canyon Medical Center, a critical access hospital in Gooding, Idaho. Before that, Butler was president and CEO of Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, Tennessee. He holds a master's of business administration from Southern Adventist University, a bachelor's degree in long-term health care administration and an associate of science degree in nursing.

Butler and his wife, Luminita (which means little light in Romania, where she was born), along with their son, Nathan, and daughter, Nicole, are active members of the Tillamook community.

"I am humbled and thrilled to be part of the continued growth of Tillamook Regional Medical Center and look forward to helping meet the health and wellness needs of the coastal communities," Butler says. "It will be a privilege to collaborate with a dynamic team and community partners in serving the needs of this vibrant region."


Kathy Saxon, CNOKathy Saxon, CNO

Kathy Saxon has been a nurse for 38 years and brings over a decade of dynamic administrative experience as CNO of hospitals both large and small. Kathy graduated from University of South Florida in Tampa.


Gina Seufert, VP Physician & Clinic ServicesGina Seufert, VP Physician & Clinic Services

Since coming to Tillamook Regional Medical Center in 1994, Seufert has served in a number of clinical and leadership roles for departments including: Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Safety, Emergency Department, Outpatient Therapy Services, Clinic Services, Medical Staff Services and Patient Scheduling. Prior to that, she served for ten years in several clinical and administrative roles at Ketchikan General Hospital in Alaska.

A registered nurse for nearly 30 years, Seufert has extensive experience in both clinical and administrative rural health care roles. In addition to holding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and also maintains TEAM and ACLS clinical certifications.

An active volunteer and past president with the Tillamook County 4-H Leaders Association, Seufert also enjoys spending time with her family, which includes three grown children and three grandchildren, as well as tending to a hobby farm.