Cheshire Medical Center Announces New Board Members

April 15, 2015
Keene, NH

Kary Shumway

Kary Shumway, Trustee, Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation

Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation welcomes Kary Shumway to its Board of Trustees.

Kary Shumway is the chief financial officer for Clarke Distributors and g.housen and company. Both organizations are beverage distributors that serve New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. Since joining Clarke in 2003, Shumway has helped the company acquire and integrate four additional businesses—helping to expand the companies’ distribution footprint and portfolio of product offerings. He is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) and a member of the New Hampshire Society of CPAs. Shumway lives in Hancock, where he is active in the community as chair of the Recreation Committee, board member of the Hancock Depot Association and board member of the ConVal Cal Ripken youth baseball league.

“We are proud to announce our newest member of the Board,” said Art Nichols, Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene’s president and CEO. “We are fortunate to have such a dynamic group of talented individuals governing the Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation.”

Currently, the Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation Board (CHF) is comprised of 18 members. Sylvia McBeth serves as chair, and Gregg Tewksbury serves as vice-chair.

For more information about the Cheshire Medical Center/Cheshire Health Foundation’s Board of Trustee members, visit and click on the ‘About Us’ page.

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation’s healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation’s healthiest community by 2020. Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliate hospital. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit

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