Joint Commission Resources (JCR), a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission, has appointed physician Mary T. Herald as the 2008 chair of its board of directors. Jack Bailey was re-appointed as vice chair of the board for 2008.

Herald, a specialist in internal medicine and endocrinology, has experience across the health care spectrum, including networks and health plans, hospitals, ambulatory care, long-term care and home care. She has served on the JCR board of directors for three years and also has served on The Joint Commission’s board of commissioners for 10 yeas as an American College of Physicians (ACP) representative. She also served for five years on its executive committee.

Bailey has served on the JCR board of directors for four years, and is VP, Business to Business, Eli Lilly and Co.