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Chuck Ellison Joins St. Luke's Health Board of Directors

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Houston, TX (August 2, 2017) – St. Luke's Health is pleased to announce that Charles "Chuck" Ellison, a long-time resident of the Brazos Valley, has been appointed to the system's board of directors.

Ellison, an accomplished attorney, earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law. After spending four years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General&'s Corps, he returned to Bryan/College Station in 1983 to practice law with Delaney, Caperton, Rodgers & Miller. In 1999, he founded The Ellison Firm, a transactional law practice.

His accomplishments as an attorney include being named an AV Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell—ranking him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards. In addition, he was named the 2013 "Aggie Lawyer of the Year" by the Texas Aggie Bar Association, and selected as a 2014 Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University.

"I am proud to serve as a new board member of the St. Luke's Health system board," Ellison said. "I look forward to bringing insight from my experience living and serving in the Brazos Valley to help ensure people in our region receive the best care possible."

Over the years, Ellison has dedicated much of his time to serving on numerous boards and committees in the Brazos Valley, including St. Joseph Health, City of College Station, First National Bank of Bryan, and in various capacities with Texas A&M University.

"We are excited to have Mr. Ellison join our board," said Leonard Tallerine, chairman of St. Luke's Health board of directors. "His legal and financial expertise, as well as remarkable influence in the Brazos Valley, will play an important part in the continued success of our health system."


About St. Luke’s Health
St. Luke's Health, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is comprised of three markets, St. Luke's Health is home of the Texas Heart Institute (THI), eight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife® Center, and several Baylor St. Luke`s Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston; St. Luke's Health Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute care facility in East Texas); and St. Joseph Health (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley). In addition, St. Luke's is a part of a joint venture agreement with Baylor College of Medicine®, which encompasses Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in the Texas Medical Center. Together, St. Luke's Health, THI, and Baylor College of Medicine® are transforming health care delivery with a mission to usher in a new era of health care to create healthier communities. For more information, visit

St. Luke's Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation's largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 105 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home health agencies; and other services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Learn more at

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