Steve Boymel

Trustee Phil Collins portrait

Term: 2023 - 2031

Steve Boymel is Chairman of the Board of Hospice of Southwest Ohio and a minority owner of Stay Well Home Health, a home health company.

He has been practicing Nursing Home Administration since 1968. He holds an administrator's license with the State of Ohio and attended Ohio University.

His public service includes serving on numerous governor's task forces to study and recommend legislation to help set public policy in the Nursing Home Industry and the Mental Retardation Developmental Disabilities profession.

Steve is currently a Board Member of the Holocaust & Humanity Center and Chairman of the Board of Resurge Recovery, a new modern outpatient substance use disorder facility.

After obtaining his Administrator's license, Steve became the Administrator of Garden Manor Care Center and held that position until 1980. In 1980, Steve created the Health Care Management Group (HCMG), which includes Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities, Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and an Alzheimer's Center.

In 1980 Steve and several other area Nursing Home operators formed a trade association, the Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes. For several years he was the Legislative Chair. As the Chairman of the Legislative Committee, Steve worked with the Ohio Department of Health and the Department of Human Services to update rules and reimbursement policies.

Steve served on the Ohio Health Care Association Board from the 1990s through 2017. He also served as its Legislative Chair.

In addition, Steve served on the Labor Committee of the American Health Care Association. He currently serves on the Workforce Committee of the Ohio Health Care Association and served on the Workers Compensation Service Corporation Board. Steve is also a past recipient of the Ohio Health Care Association Pioneer Award.

Steve serves on the Membership Committee of the Board of the Health Collaborative and has worked with the Health Collaborative Director of Workforce Development to create nursing pathways for high school students to become Licensed Practical Nurses when they graduate high school.

He served on the JCRC (Jewish Community Relations Council) Board of Directors in the 1980s. Steve serves on the Health Collaborative's Advisory Committee and is a Jewish Foundation member.

Steve has been an avid fan of the University of Cincinnati men's basketball program. He first became captivated with the program when he saw Oscar Robertson play basketball at UC in the ’50s. Coincidently, both received the Legion of Excellence Order of the Black Blazer the same evening. He considers it an honor of a lifetime to receive his Black Blazer on the same evening with Oscar.

Steve met his wife, Carol, on her 18th birthday at a college bar across from UC’s campus in 1967. They have been married for 50 years and have three children.