Don George, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, Joins Roundtable Board

At the Summer Membership meeting, members ratified the election of Don George to the Roundtable Board of Directors. George fills the unexpired term of Pam Mackenzie, Comcast (retired).

Mr. George joined BCBSVT in 1993 and has held various and increasing levels of responsibility during his career with the plan.  Most recently, he was Vice President of the company’s Managed Health Systems division and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of TVHP.  As Vice President of the Plan’s Managed Health Systems division, he led the development of medical management and quality programs which resulted in BCBSVT and TVHP being named among America’s Top 50 Health Plans by U.S. News and World Report.  He also oversaw performance improvement programs at the Plan that were recognized by the Vermont Council for Quality with the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence.

In addition to his responsibilities at BCBSVT, he is the chair of the board of directors for Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc., a member of the board of directors for the Vermont Council for Quality, a member of the board of directors and chair of the annual campaign for the Green Mountain United Way, a member of the board of directors of the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association, a member of the executive committee for the Vermont Blueprint for Health, and chair of the board of directors for The Vermont Caring for Children Foundation.