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TRH CEO honored with Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

By Joan C. McKinney

Jane Wheatley, who has been employed at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville 43 years, becoming chief executive in February 2003, is the 2021 community recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award given by Campbellsville University.

Wheatley is a 1995 graduate of Campbellsville College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Administration. She is a member of the university's Board of Trustees.

Wheatley is a Fellow with American College of Healthcare Executives and has extensive education and training in the healthcare field.

She is involved in several community activities and serves on the board of the Economic Development Authority and has been a member of Campbellsville University Board of Trustees since 2011.

She is also a member of Rotary, a charter member of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Leadership Program and a past president of the Chamber of Commerce.

Wheatley was honored with the 2003 and 2019 Woman of Achievement Award from Campbellsville Business and Professional Women and with the 2006 Citizen of the Year award from the Chamber of Commerce.

She is the American Hospital Association delegate for the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Hospital Association. She received the Grassroots Champions Award from the American Hospital Association in 2019. Wheatley is a past chairperson of the Ohio Valley District of the Kentucky Hospital Association.

She is also a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church and graduated from Taylor County High School.

Ten members of Wheatley's immediate family are CU graduates and one of her grandsons, Hayden Dabney, is a junior at Campbellsville University. He is an educational ministries major with a minor in music and a member of the Tiger Marching Band.

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