Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

G Gathering Don Buckley Honored as President Emeritus of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Don Buckley Honored as President Emeritus of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center



The first CEO of Chesapeake General (now Chesapeake Regional Medical Center) was honored by colleagues, staff and friends when he was named President Emeritus of the center. The ceremony took place in the atrium at the hospital and was emceed by Chairman of the Hospital Authority Robert Oman. Dr. Buckley retired as president of the hospital in 2005.


Alvene Buckley and David Stockmeier

David Stockmeier and Lu Ann Hegee

Ronda Bridgeman, member of the Hospital Authority, spoke with other guests

Dr. Buckley greets Raymond Rodenburg, MD and his wife Belinda

Belinda Rodenbaugh and Shopper Publisher Jean Loxley-Barnard

Former CEO Wynn Dixon was among the honored guests

Bob Oman addressed the guests and honorees standing under the portrait of Don Buckley

Dr. Buckley's administrative staff, including Wynn Dixon, Randy Cromwell, Harry Munari, Dr. Don Buckley, Ernie Padden and Joan Tebo

Dr. Rodenbaugh, Shirley Forbes, Ronda Bridgeman, Brenda Kuntz, and Dr. Robert Guanci, COO of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Ronda Bridgeman, member of the Hospital Authority; Bob Oman, Chairman; Dr. Don Buckley, President Emeritus of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center; Peggy Matthews, member; Robert Culpepper, Vice Chairman; David Stockmeier, Treasurer

---Ruby and Randy Cromwell, former Treasurer of Chesapeake General Hospital

Old friends Alvene Buckley, left, and Jean Loxley-Barnard

Guests enjoyed snacks in the lobby

Don Buckley receiving hugs from his staff