Romney Institute Alumni Board

Roy Barraclough, MPA 1969

Roy Barraclough, MPA 1969

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Member Since: 2020

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Job Title: Retired Project Manager
Company: Moab Regional Medical Center


  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Utah Hospital Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • Utah Health Care Association
  • Rotary Club
  • Cougar Club
  • BYU Alumni Association
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association
  • Utah Rural Health Care Association
  • Family
  • Church activity
  • Boating
  • Golf
  • Piano and organ performance and accompaniment
  • Classical and jazz music
  • International travel


Roy E. Barraclough is a recent retiree from Health Care Administration. He holds a Masters of International Administration degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters of Health Care Administration degree and a Credential of Advanced Studies in Health Care from the University of Minnesota. Roy is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Rural Health Association of Utah as well as a member of the Boards of the Texas, Wyoming, and Nevada Hospital Associations and as the Governor’s appointee to the Utah State Emergency Services Council and the Nevada State School-to-Careers Advisory Council. Most recently he served as Chair of Utah State University’s Community Advisory Board in Moab, Utah.

Roy’s career spanned forty-three years. He has served as Administrator of hospitals ranging in size from 20 to 290 beds throughout the western United States, and has successfully completed assignments as a line and staff officer at both the regional and corporate levels. He also has experience in health facilities construction, having served as project manager on five previous de novo and/or replacement hospital projects in Utah, Texas, Wyoming, and Nevada. Most recently, he was the project manager for the new Moab Regional Medical Center and Canyonlands Care Center projects. Roy has consulted in the areas of strategic planning, organizational development, community relations, human resources and fund raising, and has taught courses as an adjunct faculty member at Weber State University and the University of Phoenix. He is also a recognized health care lecturer.

Roy is married to the former Karen Joy Zaugg, and they are the proud parents of four children, and grandparents to 17 grandchildren. His interests include music performance (piano and organ), golf, boating, camping, and international travel.