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PeaceHealth appoints experienced healthcare leader to its system board of directors

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DeLeesa Meashintubby

VANCOUVER, Wash. – PeaceHealth has appointed experienced healthcare leader DeLeesa Meashintubby to its system board of directors.

Meashintubby serves as executive director of Volunteers In Medicine of Lane County, Oregon, which provides medical services to low-income, underserved individuals. A trusted partner and advisor, Meashintubby has served on the PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Community Health Board since 2016 and also serves as a steering committee member for PeaceHealth’s Strides for Social Justice program.

As a recognition of her commitment to her community, Meashintubby was named 2022 First Citizen by the Eugene Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the Oregon Medical Group Management Association and serves on the 100% Health Executive Committee and the Lane Community College Health Information Technology Advisory Committee. In addition to these professional commitments, she serves on numerous boards including Bushnell University and the Eugene Chamber of Commerce. She is also the pastor of St. Mark Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American church in Eugene.

Meashintubby holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, a certification as a Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, and is a Certified Hearing Technician through the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation.

With her community health expertise and dedication to the well-being of the people and communities of the Pacific Northwest, Meashintubby will be a valuable addition to the PeaceHealth System Board.

Meashintubby will support PeaceHealth’s ongoing commitment to the highest level of quality care in our communities.

About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 1,100 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at

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