Special to the Bulletin

Jeff Turner, chief operating officer of Brownwood Regional Medical Center, has accepted a position as chief executive officer with Moore County Hospital District in Dumas, and will be leaving Brownwood Regional on Jan. 4, 2008.

In his seven years as COO of Brownwood Regional Medical Center, Turner has overseen BRMC’s ancillary service departments, served as the facility ethics and compliance officer, and led BRMC’s accreditation efforts with JCAHO and CAP.

An active member of the Brownwood community, he is a member of the board of the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and is its past-president.

Turner, his wife, Danielle, and children Josh and Abby will be relocating to Dumas in early January.

“Jeff has been an invaluable member of the leadership team of our hospital and an active leader in our community,” Matt Maxfield, CEO of Brownwood Regional Medical Center, said. “We are going to miss him and Danielle but I am certainly proud that he has been offered the opportunity to serve as a CEO. The community of Dumas is very fortunate to have him joining their community. Brownwood Regional Medical Center thanks Jeff Turner for his service to the hospital and the community.”