Sherri Welch, President

Sherri Welch, MHA, BSN

Director of Patient Care, CHI St. Joseph Health College Station Hospital

Sherri WelchA native of Caldwell, Texas, Welch earned her associate degree in nursing from Blinn College in May 1993, Bachelor of Science in nursing from Prairie View A&M in May 2000, and Master of Health Administration from the Texas A&M School of Public Health in 2006.

 Welch has 21 years of extensive medical background, including nursing positions in emergency and trauma medicine, intravenous therapy, home health and worker's compensation medical case management. Previously, she managed both an urgent care center and an occupational medicine center. She joined College Station Medical Center in 2001 as the associate director of patient care services and was promoted to chief nursing officer in August 2006. 

She is a community advisory board member for both the Blinn College School of Nursing and the Texas A&M College of Nursing. She currently serves on the March of Dimes board and recently completed service on the Health for All Clinic board. She is a member of the school's MHA Professional Advisory Committee, the Texas Organization of Nursing Executives, Sigma Theta Tau, and the American College of Healthcare Executives where she recently achieved the status of Fellow.

Welch and her husband Jim have lived in College Station for 21 years. They have two sons, two daughters, and six grandchildren.