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Holy Family Hospital Community Benefits Council

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The mission of Holy Family Hospital's Community Benefits Council is to support the hospital in implementing the annual Community Benefits Plan, and to work collaboratively with the hospital to identify and address some of the many health and wellness needs of our communities through research, discussion, maximization of community resources, and implementation of health and wellness programs and initiatives. The council also reviews needs assessments and annual plans, and helps guide and monitor the implementation of programs.

The Community Benefits Council is comprised of representatives from local health and human service agencies, and other community leaders. Members of Holy Family Hospital's Community Benefits Council include:

  • *Wil Carpenter, Vice President, Sales and Service, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • *Corinne LaCharite, Executive Director, Methuen Senior Activity Center
  • Korey H. Antonelli, MPH, Area Director for Health Initiative, American Cancer Society
  • Patty Comeau, RN, School Nurse Coordinator, Methuen Public Schools
  • Elizabeth Covino, Director of Community Relations and Development, YMCA of Greater Lawrence
  • Maureen Druin, Executive Director, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • Dave Edwards, Executive Director, Communities Together, Inc.
  • Amy Ewing, RN, Public Health Nurse, City of Methuen
  • Blanca Figueroa, Community Executive for Cancer Control, American Cancer Society
  • Milagro Grullón, President, Lawrence Community Connections, Inc.
  • Karen Kennedy, Director of Mission and Community Partnerships, Holy Family Hospital
  • Vilma Lora, Co-Director of Women’s Services, YWCA of Greater Lawrence, and Coordinator, City of Lawrence Mayor’s Health Task Force
  • Kelly McDonald, Hospice Liaison, Home Health Foundation
  • Paul Muzhuthett, MA, MSW, Regional Director, Northeast Regional Health Office, Department of Public Health
  • Linda Soucy, Director, Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Fuel Assistance Program, and Founder and Program Director, Methuen-Arlington Neighborhood, Inc.
  • Lester Schindel, President, Holy Family Hospital
  • Anthony K. Stankiewicz, Esq., Trustee, Holy Family Hospital

* Community Health Council Co-Chair

Holy Family Hospital Community Health Hospital Leadership Team

  • Lester Schindel, President and CEO
  • Elizabeth Cronin, Outpatient Dietician, Diabetes Care Program
  • Anne Dosch, RN, Director of Quality and Safety
  • Cheryl Edwards, RN, Director of Nursing Operations
  • Catherine Ferguson, Cost and Budget Manager, Finance
  • Anna Frankenfield, Manager of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Douglas Gaudette, Director of The Family Safety Project
  • Suzanne Hyde, RN, Nurse Manager and Clinical Leader, Oncology Department
  • Karen Kennedy, Director of Mission and Community Partnerships
  • Michele Penta, Coordinator, Children Who Witness Domestic Violence, Family Safety Project
  • Stacey Sherman, Director of Volunteer Services
  • Anthony Slabacheski, Director of Oncology and Women’s Services
  • Eileen Soucy, Director, Case Management/Social Services

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