Newton Medical Center announced Friday its 2020 board of directors.

John Morton will chair the board, accepting the position from outgoing board chairman Ron Lang. Morton will serve in this role through Oct. 31, 2020.

The officers for the 2020 NMC board of directors are John Morton, chairman; Willis Heck, vice chairman; Jim Heinicke, treasurer; Matthew Schmidt, secretary; Marilyn Wilder, assistant secretary; Ron Lang, past chairman; and Val Gleason, president.

NMC’s board of directors also welcomes Robyn Hartvickson, who represents the organization’s physicians and providers as medical staff president.

“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Hartvickson to the board of directors and Dr. Morton as board chair,” said Val Gleason, NMC president and CEO. “Each member provides invaluable insights and passion for the wellbeing of our community. We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue our vision to improve health.