Northeast Georgia Health System Announces New Members of Several Boards

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes new members to several affiliated boards for 2018:

Northeast Georgia Health System Board

  • Jackie Wallace — retired, president of United Way of Hall County

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Board

  • Eugene Cindea, MD – pediatrician, The Longstreet Clinic
  • Semuel Maysonet – Builder Sales manager, Loan Depot
  • Phillippa Lewis Moss – board vice chair; director, Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center
  • Brenda Perry – retired, UNG, works part-time as a learning support advisor

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Board

  • Philip Kimsey, MD – family practice physician, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

The Medical Center Foundation Board

  • Meg Nivens – community volunteer; president, The Medical Center Auxiliary
  • Rafael Pascual, MD – retired anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Associates of Gainesville, LLC
  • Crystal Schlieman, RN – community volunteer
  • Josh K. Schlieman, CFP – wealth advisor and partner, Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC

Northeast Georgia Health System Advisory Board

  • Wanda Azpeitia — human resources, Jackson EMC
  • Mike Berg – president/owner of Mike Berg & Associates, Inc., retired, Georgia Power and former chair of Dawson County Commission
  • Jenifir Dimo – partner, Stewart Melvin & Frost, LLC
  • Camille Viera-Hewell – CEO, Camille Viera Services
  • Edward Mienie – executive director, Strategic and Security Studies and External Affairs, University of North Georgia
  • Greer Rucker Peters – executive director, Beulah Rucker Museum
  • Joe Tu – pastor, Vietnamese Baptist Ministry, First Baptist Church of Gainesville



Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for almost 1 million people across the region through three hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has three hospital campuses – NGMC Gainesville, NGMC Braselton and NGMC Barrow – with a total of 713 beds and more than 700 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. Learn more at