Texas State professor Renick to lead
Hope Hospice board of directors
Oren Renick, a professor in the Texas State School of Health Administration, has been elected president of the board of directors of Hope Hospice in New Braunfels.
Renick also is the principal investigator of the Texas Long Term Care Institute, and he previously served as chairman of Health Administration at Texas State. He has degrees from Mississippi College, Tulane University and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
He has served as founding director of the Service Learning Initiative, chairman and vice chairman of the Faculty Senate, and vice chairman of the Interfaith Caregivers Alliance.
Prior to coming to Texas State in 1990, Renick spent almost 20 years in the health care industry, and he has been the chief executive of three organizations, including managed-care organizations in Chicago and New Orleans. He has been named to Who’s Who in America and chosen to present at the annual Presidential Seminar as well as at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
He is executive editor of the book on intergenerational service-learning, The Ties That Bind.
Hope Hospice was founded in 1984 to serve those with life-threatening illness and their families. The nonprofit organization serves northern Bexar County and the Greater Randolph Metro Area, as well as Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall and Blanco Counties.