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Board of directors

Board of directors
The CRH Board of Directors is comprised of five publicly elected members who serve three-year terms. They provide excellent leadership and guidance for the DeWitt Medical District and Cuero Regional Hospital and its affiliates. Each member of the Board provides many hours of service each year without compensation. Their dedication to the hospital and community is truly invaluable.

Board Meetings
The CRH Board of Directors meet at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month at Cuero Regional Hospital in the Education Classroom, located at 2550 N. Esplanade, Cuero, TX 77954, unless otherwise noted.

2022 Board Meeting Schedule

January 27

February 24

March 24

April 28

May 26

June 23

July 26, 12:30 p.m.

August 25

September 22

October 27

Nov/Dec to be determined due to holidays.

Board Member Election

The next Local Political Subdivisions and Counties (DeWitt Medical District) board member election will take place on May 6, 2023. Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at the DeWitt County Annex Courtroom, 115 North Gonzales, St., Cuero, TX 77954 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

One director position is available.

To be qualified to serve as a director of the District, a person must reside in the District and be at least 21 years of age. A person may not serve as a director if the person is a District employee or was a District employee at any time during the two years preceding the date of the election.

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot will be Wednesday, January 18, 2023. An application for a place on the DeWitt Medical District General Election Ballot will be made available on Monday, January 2, 2023 in the Administration office of Cuero Regional Hospital.


Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot will be Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Current board members

  • John Frels, DDS, Chair. Term ends 2024.
  • Faye Sheppard, Vice Chair. Term ends 2025.
  • Charles Papacek, Secretary. Term ends 2025.
  • Richard Wheeler, Director. Term ends 2024.
  • Cynthia Sheppard, Director. Term ends 2023.

Cuero Regional Hospital
2550 N. Esplanade
Cuero, TX 77954