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New Members Elected to Hospital Authority, Northeast Georgia Health System and Medical Center Boards

May 06, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The Hospital Authority of Hall County and the City of Gainesville has elected Steve Blair as a new Authority member.  John Nix was elected to the Northeast Georgia Health System Board, and Tim Scully, MD, has been elected to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Board.

A graduate of Georgia College & State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Business Administration, Steve Blair has been an Accounting instructor at Gainesville State College (GSC) since fall of 1973.  Although he retired last year, Blair continues to teach at GSC part-time.  He served on the Hall County School Board from 1990-2002, during which time he was selected to serve on a committee that represented school systems across the state to lobby for legislation that would allow special purpose local option sales tax revenues to be used for capital expenditures.  Steve serves as a deacon at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church.  Father of three and grandfather of six, he and his wife, Merry, reside in Gainesville.

John Nix, a former managing partner of BatesCarter in Gainesville, is the newest member of the Northeast Georgia Health System Board. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a Master's of Accountancy with a concentration in taxation.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the advisory committee for SunTrust Bank Gainesville.  Nix is also Vice President of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank and President of the Chattahoochee Country Club.  He is a member and Deacon Chair of First Baptist Church of Gainesville.  He and his wife, Linda, have two adult children.

Tim Scully, MD, a cardiologist with Northeast Georgia Heart Center, is the newest member of the NGMC Board.  Dr. Scully is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the United States Air Force (USAF) Medical Center Keesler, at Keesler Air Force Base (AFB) in Mississippi.  Dr. Scully completed his fellowship in Cardiology at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, at the Lackland AFB in Texas.  Since arriving in Gainesville in 1991, he has served as medical director for cardiac rehabilitation, the Critical Care Unit and nuclear cardiology at NGMC.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, was the first president of Northeast Georgia Heart Center from 2000-2004, and is serving as the Chief of Staff for NGMC in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Scully and his wife, Mary, have five children.

Steve Blair

John Nix

Dr. Tim Scully

Steve Blair

John Nix

Dr. Tim Scully


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