Tony Denton named treasurer of Michigan Health & Hospital Association

June 29, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Accolades and Milestones

Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) elected new officers and appointed board members during the association’s virtual Annual Membership meeting on June 25. Officers of the 2020-2021 MHA Board of Trustees include Tony Denton as treasurer. Denton is senior vice president and chief operating officer for the U-M Health System.

Also among the elected officials were Edwin Ness, chair, and Tina Freese Decker, chair-elect. The board directs the greater Lansing-based association’s statewide representation of hospitals and health care providers.

Ness, president and CEO, Munson Healthcare in Traverse City, will serve as chairman during the association’s 2020-2021 program year beginning July 1. The terms of service of Freese Decker, president and CEO of Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids; and Denton will also span the 2020-2021 program year. John Fox, president and CEO, Beaumont Health, Southfield, will serve as immediate past chairman.

Based in greater Lansing, the MHA advocates in Michigan and Washington, D.C., on behalf of health care providers and the communities and patients they serve. The MHA is a nationally recognized leader on initiatives that protect and promote quality, cost-effective and accessible healthcare. To learn more, visit or follow the MHA on Facebook and Twitter.