Poteau, OK - The LeFlore County Hospital Authority voted to terminate Mike Carter as Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center CEO.
On April 4, 2017, the board held a special meeting to suspend Carter's employment, with pay, pending investigation of matter regarding potential breaches of his employment contract.
At their regularly scheduled meeting held on April 18, 2017 the board terminated Carter. Chief Financial Officer Shaun Keef will serve as interim CEO.
Member of The LeFlore County Memorial Trust Authority are appointed by the LeFlore County Commissioners are: Aud Balentine, Chairman, Mary Helen Lucas, Secretary, Bob Reed, Treasurer, Mike Andrews, Jeff Baker, Leroy Billy, and Danielle Dedmon, Member. The Trust Authority maintains full operating control of EOMC and will continue to do so.