July 1, 2015
Current Term Expires:
June 30, 2019
Katharine M. Webb
Katharine M. Webb has worked in health care for over 42 years. The majority of her career she served as Senior Vice President of the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. Prior to her service at VHHA, she worked at the Virginia Department of Health and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital and was on the faculty of the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Among her many accomplishments, she played an integral role in making health care available for more Virginia children; she worked hard to ensure that opportunities for health care careers were available for all Virginians; worked to ensure transparency of health care information is available through the Patient Level and All-Payer Claims Database; and worked hard to improve the safety and quality of care delivered to patients in Virginia hospitals.
Mrs. Webb previously served on the SCHEV Board as a member and Secretary from 2009-2013. Her additional current and past community activities include service on the St. Paul’s Church Property Committee and every Member Canvas Community; Rx Partnership Board member and Treasurer; Senior Connections, Board member and Chairman; VCU Foundation, board member; VCU School of Social Work, former member of the Advisory Board; and the Virginia Public Access Project, where she served as Board member and Chairman.
In addition to her community service, Mrs. Webb has received several recognitions and awards, including the 2012 Award of Excellence from the American College of Healthcare Executives, inaugural class of the Influential Women of Virginia in 2009; VHHA Meritorious Service Award in 2003, and VCU Alumni Star in 2001.
Mrs. Webb matriculated at Sweet Briar College in American Studies and received her Master’s in Social Work from VCU.
She lives in Richmond with her husband Gene. She has two grown children and is a blessed grandmother with two beautiful grandchildren.