Beth Reed, Chairwoman – Beth Reed has been serving to the Pawhuska Hospital Board for more than 3 years. She currently serves as Chairwoman. Mrs. Reed grew up in Tulsa and moved to the Pawhuska area 19 years ago. Her and her husband, Jason run a successful ranching operation in Osage County. She has two boys ages 13 and 15. Mrs. Reed graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. She has served on other non profit boards such as the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce and Arts and Preservation in the Osage. Mrs. Reed wants to help provided the best quality healthcare to her community. She is dedicated to working as a team with the other board members and the hospital employees to make Pawhuska Hospital the best critical access hospital in the state.
Ben West, Secretary – Born and raised in Osage County, Ben attended Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1975. He further received a Master’s Degree in Education with emphasis in Administration and Supervision. He began his teaching career in 1975 at College High School in Bartlesville, where he also served as principal for seven years. He later became the Assistant Superintendent of Pawhuska Schools in 1992 and Superintendent in 2006. In addition to being a member of the Pawhuska Hospital Governing Board, Ben participates in the Pawhuska Rotary Club, Osage County Excise Board and Pawhuska First United Methodist Church, and serves as interim Superintendent at Shidler Public Schools. As a Pawhuska Hospital board member, Ben wants to promote awareness and education regarding the hospital and its services within surrounding rural communities.
Dr. Cameron Rumsey, Member – Born and raised in Pawhuska, Cameron Rumsey has served among the board members since the June of 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and went on to pursue his higher ambitions at the University of South Dakota Medical School. He further got residency in Columbia, Missouri. At present, he is serving as the Medical Director at the Indian Health service in Pawhuska. Mr. Rumsey sites being able to work with an educated, highly dedicated and caring team as an inspiration to be part of the governing board. He hopes to continue working intensely with the other members to expand healthcare provided by the facility and improve quality of care.
Beverly Tolson, Member – Beverly Tolson graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology in 1985 and earned her certification as a Medical Technologist from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She worked in the medical profession for over twenty years, beginning as a medical technologist in the laboratory at Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana and concluding with her employment as Director of Satellite Operations for Regional Medical Laboratory in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she managed hundreds of employees in hospital laboratories and related services in Tulsa, Sapulpa and Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Independence, Kansas. She hopes to further the activities of the hospital through education and community involvement.
Dr. Cameron Rumsey, MD – Chief of Staff – Born and raised in Pawhuska, Cameron Rumsey has served on the board since June 2016. He graduated from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He is presently serving as the Medical Director at the Indian Health Service in Pawhuska. Mr. Rumsey’s goals include working with the highly dedicated, educated and caring board members to expand hospital services and improve quality of care.