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William Charles Schoenhard,, American health system executive.


Schoenhard,, William Charles was born on September 26, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of William Charles S. and Joyce Evans (Thornsberry) Bell.


Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, University Missouri, 1971. Master of Health Administration with honors, Washington University, St. Louis, 1975.


Vice president, director general services Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, 1975-1978. Associate executive director St. Mary's Health Center, 1978-1981. Executive director Arcadia Valley Hospital, Pilot Knob, 1981-1982, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, St. Joseph Hospital West, Lake St. Louis, 1982—1986.

Executive vice president, chief operating officer Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia Health Care, St. Louis, 1986—2009, deputy under secretary health operations & management, department veterans affairs Washington, since 2009. Advisory board directors Firstar Bank, 1998-1901, Midwest Bank Center, 2004, College Business Management University Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 2005-2009. With United States Navy, 1971-1972, Vietnam.


Member Missouri Commission on Patient Safety, 2003—2004, Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance, 2006—2008. Member advisory board St. Louis chapter Lifeseekers, St. Louis, 1985—1994. Member board managers Kirkwood-Webster (Missouri) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1990—1996, secretary, 1996.

Member healthcare advisory board Sanford Brown Colleges, 1992—1994. Board directors St. Andrews Management Services, Inc., 1994—2002, Mid American Transplant Services, 1995—2009, secretary, 2005—2009, vice chairman, since 2009. Executive committee member Lindenwood University, 2004—2009, board directors, 1997—2009, Civic Entrepreneurs Organization, 1997—2000, Greater St. Louis Boy Scouts American, 1997—2009, Benedictine Health Systems, 2002.

Fellow American College Health Care Executives (regent Missouri-Gateway area 1997-1901, board governors since 2002, chairman 2006-2007). Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Hospital Association (delegate regional policy board 1999-2005, board trustees, 2007-2009, executive committee, 2008-2009, operations committee 2007-2009), Missouri Hospital Association (board trustees 1999-2005, chairman 2000), American Heart Association (member board Greater St. Louis chapter 2001-2003), Catholic Health Association United States (member finance committee 1999-1901), American Legion, United States Navy League, Westborough Country Club, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Omicron Sigma, Delta Upsilon, Delta Sigma Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, walking.


Married Kathleen Ann Klosterman, June 3, 1972. Children: Sarah Elizabeth, Thomas William.