Published on July 29, 2021

Pardee UNC Health Care Announces New Board Member Anthony McMinn and New Executive Committee

Pardee UNC Health Care announced Rev. Anthony McMinn, president and CEO of the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, as the newest member of its 15-person board of directors. McMinn will fill the seat of Greg Burnette, who has completed his term. McMinn began his term in July and will serve for three years through 2024.

McMinn is a native of Hendersonville and attended West Henderson High School and Lees McRae College. Mr. McMinn has been with the Hendersonville Rescue Mission since 1993 and currently serves as its president and CEO. He also serves as the chaplain for the Hendersonville Police Department, the pastor of H.B. Ferguson Missionary Baptist Church, and the overseer for NewSpring Church, headquartered in Greenville, S.C. Mr. McMinn has a long history of serving on non-profit boards, Citygate Network, Park Ridge Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County, State Employees Credit Union, Southern District of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, African American Cultural Committee, and the Presbytery of Western North Carolina.

The board also elected a new executive committee at its July meeting, naming Chip Gould, board chair, Tommy Thompson vice chair, Hall Waddell treasurer and Debbie Bell secretary. For a full list of board members, visit

“On behalf of the Pardee UNC Health Care board of directors, I am pleased to welcome Rev. McMinn,” said Chip Gould, chair of the Pardee UNC Health Care board of directors. “We look forward to his unique perspectives as we pursue our mission to offer high-quality health care to our community.”

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