Member Spotlight: Our Club's First Woman President: Kathleen Heatwole

Kathleen was our club's first woman president from 1994-1995.

A little about Kathleen: Kathleen lives in Waynesboro with her husband and retired judge Bill Heatwole. They have two children: Daniel (Lindsay) Heatwole and grandson, Thatcher and a daughter Anne-Ryan (Jay) Sirju.

Club Contributions

  • Current Club Membership Chair 2017-2019
  • Past Club President 1994-1995
  • Multiple Paul Harris Fellow
  • Sustaining Member

Community Contributions:

  • Founding Board of Hospice of the Shenandoah

  • Founding Board of Adult Day Care Center

  • Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Virginia Hospital and Health Care Association – Healthcare Advocacy Committee

  • 2016 Dennis Burnett Community Excellence Award – Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce

Career Contributions:

  • Waynesboro Community Hospital/Augusta Health. 1980-2016: Vice President Planning and Development


Professional Highlights:

  • Published healthcare journal author: Edgar C. Hayhow award for best article of the year in the Journal Of Healthcare Management

  • Health Services Management Textbook: co-author of chapter on Strategic Planning