Trina Casner, President and CEO, Pana Community Hospital, was named President-Elect of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network at its annual member meeting, held November 11 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. In her new role, Ms. Casner, who has recently served as Secretary/Treasurer, will support the organization as it further advances its mission to strengthen and provide assistance and resources to its 53 member hospitals.
Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, said, “Trina is a dynamic leader, and we are thrilled she has accepted this position of influence. She continues to bring valuable experience to our board and will be instrumental in helping us navigate through the many changes ahead of us.”
Ms. Casner was elected to ICAHN’s Board of Directors on January 1, 2013, became Secretary/Treasurer in 2014, and was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer in 2015. In addition to serving on the Executive Committee, she has also served as Chair of the Finance Committee, Chair of ICAHN Rural Recruitment, and as a member of the Regulatory and Legislative Committee, the Issues Committee, the Vision Committee, and the Illinois Rural Community Care Organization. She received ICAHN’s ‘President’s Award’ for outstanding achievement in 2015.
She began her career at Pana Community Hospital in 2001, serving as Chief Financial Officer. In 2009, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer. In these roles she performed administrative oversight for all the financial operations of the hospital as well as the Home Health program, the Hospice program, and Physician Practice. On January 1st, 2012, Ms. Casner became President and CEO of Pana Community Hospital.