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Jolyn Angus, BSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CENP
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive, Methodist Health System

Jolyn Angus

Jolyn Angus joined the leadership team in August 2020 as SVP and Chief Nursing Executive, poised to preserve Methodist Health System’s position as a leader in nursing clinical excellence, patient safety, clinical effectiveness, and resource stewardship.

After spending her early career as a staff nurse in hospitals in New York and Atlanta, she held various management roles at hospitals across the Southeast, first as a nurse manager, then director, assistant chief nursing officer, and then chief nursing officer. She also served as CNO at hospitals in Florida and California, and as a vice president of hospital operations in Ohio.

Angus holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a master’s degree in business administration. She also holds certifications in executive nursing practice from AONL and ANCC.
Jolyn has been married to her husband Constantine since 1981 and they have three children and two grandchildren.

Jeremy Taylor, MHA, BSN, RN, TCRN, Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Nursing, Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor, MHA, BSN, RN, TCRN is Vice President of Nursing / Chief Nursing Officer for Methodist Charlton Medical Center.

Born at Methodist Dallas, Jeremy was raised in Ellis County and graduated from Waxahachie High School. He has been a registered nurse for nearly 20 years and brings a wealth of clinical experience and energy to the hospital.

As Vice President of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Midlothian, Jeremy was a key leader responsible for the opening of the 46-licensed-bed hospital in 2020. Before joining the Midlothian team in 2020, he served as Director of Methodist Mansfield’s emergency department for three years and led the department to numerous patient success goals. Before joining Methodist in 2016, Jeremy was the Trauma Program Manager at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas and also worked at Parkland Health & Hospital System, holding various roles within the trauma program.

Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has received the D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award and Ellis County Healthcare Hero award, and has been recognized as a Dallas/Fort Worth “Great 100” nurse.

Barbara Madson Madden, MSN, RN, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

barbara maddenBarbara Madden, MSN, RN, is a driven clinical leader with over 22 years of experience in acute inpatient and outpatient services. She began her career at Methodist Dallas in 1985 as a staff nurse in acute medical-surgical.

Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. After serving as a staff nurse for six years, Barbara earned several promotions including critical care educator, manager of the surgical/trauma intensive care unit, and director of nursing for adult critical care services. She held this latest leadership role for 19 years until her recent promotion to vice president, chief nursing officer.

Nora Frasier, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

nora frasierNora Frasier, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC is Vice President of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. She has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years and a nurse executive for approximately the last 20 years.

Frasier has led nursing in diverse not-for-profit and proprietary hospitals, from a 100-bed rural community hospital to an urban tertiary care academic medical center. During her career she has served as a quality director, hospital administrator and chief nurse executive in a 1200-bed, 6 hospital health system. She has also served as an appraiser team leader for the Magnet© Recognition Program for 10 years.

Frasier earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a master of business administration degree from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. She has completed course work towards a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is continuing her studies at the University of Texas and will graduate in May 2018.

She is board certified as a Fellow by the American College of Healthcare Executives and as a Nurse Executive, Advanced by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Frasier is also a member of the American Nurses Association, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is also a member of the North Texas Region Texas Team working to advance the “Future of Nursing.”

Georgette Calma, MSN, BA, RN, NPD-BC, Vice President Nursing, Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Georgette CalmaGeorgette Calma joined Methodist Richardson Medical Center in April 2022 as Vice President of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer. As CNO, Georgette provides executive leadership and strategic direction for nursing services. She is an accomplished leader with vast experience in patient experience, healthcare quality, patient throughput, regulatory compliance, staff recruitment and retention and employee engagement.

Georgette was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She received a BA in Business Management from Concordia University in Austin, TX and worked as a Program Manager in the high tech industry. After the birth of her first child, she felt the calling of nursing. She went on to pursue her nursing degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and then a Masters of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University.

Prior to joining Methodist, Georgette held a variety of nursing leadership and executive positions in both the profit and nonprofit sectors of healthcare. Her clinical career began in Women’s and Children’s as a labor and delivery nurse, where she fell in love with the practice and passion of nursing.

Kathryn Ufolla, MHA, BSN, RN, CCRN, Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist Southlake Medical Center

Jeremy Taylor

Kathryn Ufolla, MHA, BSN, RN, CCRN, is the Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Southlake Medical Center.

Kathryn is a native to DFW and was born and raised in Arlington. Her healthcare career spans more than two decades in various areas, which include Medical/Surgical, Women’s and Children’s, Surgical Services, and Critical Care. She has considerable experience in operations and leadership in both acute care hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. Her diverse background will be key for future success.

Kathryn began her tenure at Methodist Health System in 2008, where she worked at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in the CCU for almost 3 years. After a brief departure from Methodist Health System, she returned to Methodist Charlton Medical Center (MCMC) in 2013. There, she worked as a staff nurse, Nursing Clinical Coordinator, and Manager in the Intensive Care Unit. Since 2018, she has led her team as the Director of Nursing for the Critical Care Division. Under Kathryn’s leadership the MCMC ICU was awarded the Beacon Award with Silver distinction. She received the D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award for her leadership in 2021.

She received her Associate Degree in Nursing at Tarrant County College in 1999, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2002) and Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (2008) from The University of Texas at Arlington.

With her “patient first” approach, Kathryn is focused on providing the highest quality of care, leading with compassion and accountability, and elevating the nursing profession. She works collaboratively with medical staff members and ancillary departments in addition to leaders from across the system to advance MHS’ Care Commitments. These collaborations have resulted in the implementation of various system-wide process improvement initiative.