Hospice of NCO Care Team

The Hospice care team is comprised of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, volunteers, and allied therapists,who provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care on an intermittent basis and work closely with the patient's physician to give the best symptom control possible, while teaching the family to care for their loved one.  The Administration team provides support and assistance to the Care Team.

Mark Palmer, M.D.
Medical Director

Patrick Gray, M.D.
Medical Director Designee

 Nursing Leadership

Kim Baldwin, RN, BSN, CHPN
Chief Clinical Officer

​Shelley Summitt, RN
​Director of Nursing



Vicki Beck, BSN,RN
Amey Branson, RN
Caitlyn Clark, RN

​Rita Hutchins, RN
​Donna Lamm, RN, CHPN,OCN

Christie Smith, RN
Liz Minson, RN
Karen Spears, RN
Susan Fisher, RN

Janice Matthiessen, RN, CHPN
Kristi Payne, LPN

Brenda Duren, RN, BSN,

Hospice Aides

Sharyn Cowan, CNA,HHA,
Aide Coordinator

Melissa Bradley, CNA, HHA, CHPNA

Carrie Horton, CNA,HHA, CHPNA
Wynett Lee, CNA, HHA
​Carlena Whittaker, CNA, HHA
Melissa Riggle, CNA, HHA

Jennifer Gonzalez, CNA, HHA


 Family Service Staff

Barbara Wright, BSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW
Director of Family Services

Sue Lunsford, MSW, LCSW
Social Worker Clinical Supervisor

Mike Sweetman, M. Div.
Social Service Specialist

Justin Pickup, M. Div.

Candice Kemble, MCP, LPC
Social Worker

​Cathy Denning, BSW
Social Service Specialist

Jessica Freeman, BA
Bereavement Coordinator

Durable Medical Equipment Staff

Steve Barr
Director of DME & Facilities

Gerry Correll, DME assistant
Wally Hoskinson, DME assistant
Shane Hogan, DME assistant

Allied Therapists

Julie Free

Cally Tull
Massage Therapist

Mike Quirey
Physical Therapist



Marta Sullivan, BS, RN
Chief Executive Officer

Wendy Stobbe, BA
Chief Business Officer

Annette Hunt
Chief Administrative Officer

Kim Baldwin, RN, BSN
Chief Clinical Officer

Office Staff

Judy Bales
Director of Office Management &
Volunteer Coordinator

Krista Reid

Ann Steichen
Clinical Assistant

Mary Meyers
Director of IT & Billing

Sara Higgins
Billing & IT Assistant




RN = Registered Nurse                                                                                         
BA = Bachelor’s of Arts                                                
BSN = Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing
MA = Master’s of Arts    
        CNA = Certified Nursing Assistant                                                    
        HHA = Home Health Aide certification

           CHPN = Certfied Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

           OCN = Oncology Certified Nurse

              BSW = Bachelor's of Social Work 

           OCN = Oncology Certified Nurse

           MSW =  Master's of Social Work

           M.Div. =  Master's of Divinity