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Hope Healthcare President and CEO to Serve 3 More Years on 2021 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Board of Directors

Hope Healthcare President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith has been elected to an additional three-year term on the 2021 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization board of directors, according to a press release by Hope Healthcare.

Beckwith’s commitment to NHPCO since 1984 has included serving as chair, along with multiple appointments to the board’s executive committee and terms of service as a national director. She has also served on several task forces and policy committees within the organization.

With more than 40 years of hospice and health care experience, Beckwith’s leadership on local, state, and national levels is widely recognized. Since becoming president of Hope Healthcare in 1991, she has led the organization through decades of growth to meet community needs with a broad spectrum of innovative programs and services including Hope Hospice and Hope Palliative Care, Hope PACE, Hope Connections, Hope Parkinson Program, and Hope Kids Care. 

Hope Healthcare is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to providing care and comfort to every individual and their loved ones as they fulfill life’s journey. For more information, call 239-482-4673 or visit

Information and photo courtesy of Hope Healthcare.