For Immediate Release
Contact: Deb Polun, Community Health Center Association of Connecticut
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Community Health Center Association of CT Announces New Executive Board
Connecticut – July 17, 2018 – The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (CHCACT) announces it has elected a new slate of officers for the coming year.
The new officers are:
- President – Craig Glover, CEO, Norwalk Community Health Center
- Vice President – Susan Walkama, President and CEO, Wheeler Clinic
- Treasurer – Suzanne Lagarde, MD, CEO, Fair Haven Community Health Care
- Secretary – Joanne Borduas, CEO, Community Health & Wellness Center of Greater Torrington
- Immediate Past President – James H. Maloney, JD, President and CEO, Connecticut Institute for Communities
The remaining Board members are:
- Kimberly L. Beauregard – President & CEO, InterCommunity, Inc.
- Douglas Bruce – Chief of Medicine, Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
- Jennifer Granger – President & CEO, United Community & Family Services
- Eugene Market – President & CEO, First Choice Health Centers
- Nichelle A. Mullins, Esq. – President & CEO, Charter Oak Health Center
- Arvind Shaw – CEO, Generations Family Health Center
- Ludwig Spinelli – CEO, Optimus Health Care
- Gregory Stanton – CEO, Community Health Services
- Michael Taylor – CEO, Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
- Donald Thompson – President & CEO, StayWell Health Center
- Dennis Torres – Vice President, Family Centers
- Katherine Yacavone – President & CEO, Southwest Community Health Center
The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (CHCACT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting federally-qualified health centers across Connecticut in their work to provide quality, comprehensive health care to Connecticut residents. Its board comprises leaders of the 16 member health centers, and one Chief Medical Officer.
CHCACT CEO Ken Lalime stated “This new board is forward-thinking and will help us continue to keep health centers in the forefront of innovation in the health care industry. CT’s health centers provide integrated, high quality care to all who seek it – they have moved beyond the former ‘clinic’ model and are providers of choice to over 380,000 people across the state.”
Learn more about Connecticut’s health centers at www.chcact.org.
L to R: Jim Maloney, Joanne Borduas, Suzanne Lagarde, Susan Walkama, Craig Glover