Dwight James “Jim” Chapman - Jim Chapman, a resident of Sterling, is the former owner of the J&J Lounge in Hamlin, which he and his wife Shirley operated for 40 years prior to retirement. He is a member of the Lake Ariel Lions Club and serves on boards of both the Wayne County Hospital and Facilities Authority and the Wayne Industrial Development Authority. The son of the late Clifton and Dorothy Chapman, “Jim” graduated from Hamlin Elementary School and Lake Consolidated High School, Class of ’58. The Chapmans have one daughter, Vicky Botjer, who is currently the Chief Clerk of Wayne County.
Brendan Murray - “Growing up in Honesdale, I was always aware of the big role played by Wayne Memorial Hospital in the community,” said Brendan Murray, “so being a part of the Wayne Memorial family is special to me, and I want to help in any way I can.” Brendan Murray, a licensed funeral director at Hessling Funeral Home in Honesdale, is the son of Rebecca and Edward Murray, DPM. He is a graduate of Honesdale High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh. Brendan completed studies at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2003. In addition to Wayne Health Services, Brendan is on the board of the Honesdale Area Jaycees and is an active member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale. He and his wife, the former Megan Rindock, have three daughters – Bridget, Margaret and Keira—who were all delivered at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Betty deMaye-Caruth - Betty deMaye-Caruth, PhD, RN, CHPT, RM/T a longtime member of the Honesdale business and professional community, officially joined the Board of Trustees of Wayne Health Services in January, 2016. Mrs. deMaye-Caruth, a registered nurse and retired Major in the U.S. Army Reserves, owns and operates the Minerva Educational and Wellness Treatment Center, LLC, in Honesdale. She also has a masters degree in education and a doctorate in holistic health. Mrs. deMaye-Caruth was born and raised in New York City and moved to Honesdale in 1991 with her husband, dentist Lawrence Caruth who has since retired. She is a member of the Wayne County Business and Professional Women, Honesdale Rotary, the American Legion, the American Holistic Nurses Association, Healing Touch International and Republican Women.