Fenway Health is pleased to announce the appointment of 10 new members to its board of directors. Each brings significant leadership, relationship-building and management experience, further strengthening the board as the organization moves forward and builds new leadership.
“We’re excited about the expertise and enthusiasm these new board members bring to Fenway Health,” said Board Chair Liz Page. “Fenway’s leadership has spent the past few months listening to employees, community members, and Fenway supporters about the organization’s needs and their feedback was influential in the board selection process. With a reinvigorated board, we look forward to continuing our work to support the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQ community, people living with HIV, and all people in our neighborhoods. We’d also like to express our sincere thanks to the Board members who are finishing their service to Fenway and our community. These dedicated members have worked tirelessly over the past six months to help make the necessary changes to help move Fenway forward.”
The new board members were selected from a pool of more than 50 qualified candidates who responded to Fenway’s invitation for applicants. They are replacing members who were either at the end of their two-year term or who opted to retire early from the board. The new members will assume their duties on July 1, 2018, amid Fenway Health’s search for a new CEO following the departure of Dr. Stephen Boswell last December. Fenway Health has retained the firm Heidrick & Struggles to lead the search.
The new board comes together at a time of extraordinary change and growth at Fenway Health. In 2017, Fenway Health served 31,863 patients, an increase of seven percent over the number of patients served in 2016, demonstrating Fenway’s ability to provide high quality and comprehensive health care to the LGBTQ community and to those who live and work in our neighborhoods and beyond. Additionally, the 2018 Men’s Event and 2018 Women’s Dinner raised a record-setting $1.3 million for Fenway Health, demonstrating the community’s strong confidence in the organization’s new direction. Fenway also recently updated the Board of Directors bylaws to make them more contemporary and ensure they adhere to best practices.
“We are putting the pieces in place to move forward as we continue to provide high quality health care and education and engage in advocacy and research that matches policy with practice,” said Interim CEO Darlene Stromstad. “Most important, the newly configured board is more reflective of the communities we care for and will help lead us forward”
The new board members are:
Jennifer G. Beaudoin, CPA, CFF
Jennie is a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers U.S. Forensic Services Practice. She provides litigation consulting, forensic accounting and investigative services for both public and private companies. She specializes in providing litigation support and damages testimony as well as conducting internal investigations.
Trevor Z. Boylston
Trevor is a Buyer for Boston Scientific. He provides procurement support for indirect spend for the Marlborough and Cambridge locations and procurement support for OEM material in the endoscopy and urology business units.
Harold du Four-Anderson
Harold is a Substance Abuse Transition of Care Clinician at Beacon Health Options. While working at the AIDS Action Committee as a Multicultural Community Liaison in the late 1980s and early ‘90s, he saw firsthand how Boston’s African American population was especially hard hit. To bring more attention to the role of LGBT communities of color in the fight against AIDS, Harold proposed an outreach initiative which in 1990 become the Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast, a yearly celebration of LGBTQ people of color that honors the legacy and spirit of civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.
Roxane Gardner MD, MPH, MSHPEd, DSc
Roxane is the Senior Director, Clinical Programs, Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS). She leads the assurance of quality and innovation, along with new program and course development, in CMS’ Clinical Programs. Roxane has been a principle faculty member of CMS since 2002 and Co-Director of its Labor and Delivery Teamwork and Crisis Management program since its inception in 2003, and Director of the Visiting Scholars and Fellowship Program since 2014.
Kristie is the Managing Director, Global Marketing at State Street. She has extensive experience in leading high-performing teams, developing global marketing strategies, and customizing content consistent with the company’s brand across websites, emails and social media. Most recently, Kristie lead the Social Business team that took Wall Street’s newest statue, “Fearless Girl” viral. The campaign resulted in more than 2,400 articles and sites globally, was mentioned in more than 3,500 broadcast segments, reaching a cumulative audience of more than 181 million people.
The principal of Seth Levenson Consulting, Seth is an experienced consultant, coach, and speaker with an entrepreneurial track record in strategy consulting, executive education, software development, and change management. He helps his clients focus on improving in ways that support their company’s strategy, operating model, and culture.
Theresa C. Murray
Theresa retired as the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency in 2013. She led the State’s response and recovery efforts for Superstorm Sandy. In 2009, Theresa retired as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge following a 25-year career in federal law enforcement. She spent more than 20 years with Offices of Inspector General where she conducted and supervised investigations of fraud, waste and abuse affecting Federal program funds.
Michael T. Myers, Jr., MD, MBA
Michael is Chief Medical Officer at Compass Medical. He is responsible for determining the overall strategy for chronic disease management, managed care cost and quality initiatives, and clinical policy. He leads the Medical Management Department which is comprised of a clinical pharmacist, population health analyst, and nurse care managers.
Diane M. Tucker
Diane has been the Chief Human Resources Officer at Boston University since 2012, serving more than 10,000 employees domestically and across the globe. She has spent more than 20 years in human resources–focusing most of her career in academic medical centers. Prior to arriving at Boston University, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Columbia University Medical Center; Vice President of Human Resources at Fidelis Care New York; Vice President of Human Resources at NYU Downtown Hospital and Executive Director of Human Resources at University of Chicago Hospitals.
Scott Walker, CFA
Scott has been the Investment Officer and Equity Analyst at MFS Investment Management since 2008 and is a top global investment manager with over $480B under management. He manages ten Research Associates and leading global Analyst sector teams, and is familiar with financial statements and auditing. Part of his job is evaluating board management and oversight of the companies in which MFS invests.
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