Executive Committee

Edwin A. Maldonado II

President

Edwin A. Maldonado II background includes creating, developing, and implementing the full Human Resources and Recruitment lifecycles for various newly launched and established hospitals. During his career, he has provided the vision, insight, and direction in building the human resources operations and infrastructure for many Hospital Systems, Urgent Care Clinics, Physician Practices, Rehab Clinics, and Health & Wellness Centers throughout Texas.  Edwin chose healthcare because he is passionate about patient care and customer service.  He received his Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas and is continuing towards his education towards a Master’s Degree in Business/Healthcare Administration. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Society of Healthcare Human Resources and Education (TSHHRAE).


Edwin currently resides in New Braunfels, Texas with his wife Chelsea and their dog Kaiser. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.


Marcos A. Ramirez

Immediate Past President

Born and raised in San Antonio, TX. Marcos has enjoyed a successful career as a human resources professional that has spanned close to 25 years, with 20 years specifically in the health care industry.  Currently, works with Covenant Health in Lubbock, TX as Executive Director of Human Resources for the west Texas/eastern New Mexico region.  Attained Bachelors in Business Administration degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Certified as a Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute.  Current and past affiliations include officer and state board member of Texas Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Education (TSHHRAE) and state board member of the American Lung Association of Texas.


 

 Debbie Splinter

President-Elect

Debbie Splinter serves as  Human Resources Director at Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler,TX, where she has been for over 7 years. Splinter has worked in Human Resources for 24 years, 21 in the healthcare industry. Very active in professional and community organizations, she has been a member of American College of Healthcare Executives since 2010, obtaining her Fellow in 2014,  the Society for HR Management since 1996, and both American Hospital Association and Texas Society for Healthcare HR since 1995. In 2015, she received her CHHR certification. 


Splinter is also Administrative Vice President for BSA East Texas Board, a board member for Boy Scouts of America and a member of South Tyler Rotary. She has been married to Travis for 28 years and has two sons, Matthew 18 and Michael 17, both Eagle Scouts.


Becky Stirzaker
Treasurer

Becky Stirzaker has served as Director of Human Resources at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas since September 2011. She joined Valley Baptist Health System in 2007 as Human Resources Manager. Valley Baptist Health System is a part of Tenet Healthcare.  Stirzaker currently serves as a board member of the Tenet HR Advisory Board.  Before beginning her career in healthcare, she was in educational administration serving as high school principal.  Having earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas-Pan American and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Texas-Brownsville, Stirzaker also obtained her Superintendent Certification.   She holds a Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) and currently serves on the Learning and Education Committee of American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration.

Becky and her husband, Tom, have been married for 22 years, and they have one daughter, Jacqueline. 


 Aundreia Evans

Secretary

 

Aundreia Evans is Human Resources Generalist with Resolute Health Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas, which she was recruited to help open. In 2014, Evans received her Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas and has been with Resolute Health Hospital for three years. She is working towards a Master's Degree in Adult Education – Workplace Learning and Community Education with expected completion date of May 2018. A member of ASHHRA, she is also certified in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

In her spare time, Evans enjoys playing guitar and leading the youth worship band at her local church.

 


Directors


Mark Sherry
Director

A seasoned human resources executive with more than 20 years of experience, Mark A. Sherry joined Scott & White Healthcare (now Baylor Scott & White Healthcare) as Regional Director of Human Resources in December 2012. He is responsible for leading a human resource department and building an innovative and lean culture for the Austin/Round Rock and Hill Country Region, which employee more than 2,300 employees, including employed physicians for an integrated Healthcare System of five hospitals and 25 free standing clinics.

A graduate from St. Francis College with a Masters in Human Resource Management, Sherry came to BSWH from South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, GA. Hired as an Assistant Administrator, he led the Human Resource Division which included human resources, patient relations, and pastoral care departments.

Sherry began his Healthcare career as Director of Recruitment and Retention for Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania and then accepted a position with Universal Health Services, Inc. in South Carolina where he served as Associate Administrator and Human Resource Director for the for-profit company.


An active SHRM and ASHRRA member, Sherry served as a past president of the South Carolina Healthcare Human Resources Association (SCHHRA). Additionally, he has presented on the topic “Service Excellence it Starts with Me” at the ASHHRA national conference where he received “Best Practice” recognition.