About the Respiratory Care Management Chair

Kim Bennion MsHS, RRT, CHC

About the Respiratory Care Management Chair

Kim Bennion

Kim Bennion MsHS, RRT, CHC

System Respiratory Care Clinical Services, Administrative Director, Intermountain Healthcare.

Kim has worked as a Registered Respiratory Therapist for over 40 years in adult, pediatric and newborn intensive care and as a certified Health Care Senior Compliance Consultant for eight years. She has served in numerous Board positions for the Utah Society for Respiratory Care, including President. She has authored/co-authored over fifty abstract publications and was awarded the 2014 Charles W. Serby COPD Fellowship by the American Respiratory Care Foundation. She is currently serving on the Utah Division of Professional Licensing. She is a certified SCUBA diver and would prefer diving over anything but her husband, five children and eight grandchildren!

Year Chair/Co-Chair
2019–present Kim Bennion MsHS, RRT, CHC
2015–2018 Cheryl Hoerr, MBA, RRT, CPFT, FAARC
2011–2014 Bill Cohagan, MBA, RRT, FAARC
2008–2010 Douglas S. Laher, MBA, BSRT, RRT
2004–2008 Richard M. Ford, BS, RRT, FAARC
2001–2004 Karen J. Stewart, MS, RRT
1999–2000 John D. Kimble, Jr., RRT
1997–1998 Karen J. Stewart, BS, RRT
1994–1996 John S. Sabo, MS, RRT
1992–1993 Judith A. Tietsort, RN, RRT
1990–1991 Michael Boroch, MBA, RRT
1989 Karen Larson, BS, RRT
1988 Michael Boroch, MBA, RRT
1987 Patricia Rycken, RRT
1986 Robert J. MacDonell, MA, RRT
1984–1985 Daniel T. Rea, RRT
1982 Daniel O. Calahan, RRT
1980–1981 J. Edgar Maloney
1979 James S. Allen, RRT
1978 Glen Gee, RRT