Our Leadership

The Benedictine Health Foundation is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors that has the primary responsibility for shaping the mission and vision of the organization, establishing strategic direction, and ensuring the Foundation meets its financial and legal responsibilities. This diverse group of individuals meets regularly to determine how the Foundation is best able to work collaboratively and effectively with health care partners and educators to enhance programs and services offered to the community that we serve.


Board of Directors

Edward T. Hill, Jr.
Jennifer Zell
First Vice President
Christopher Harris
Second Vice President
Crystal Oakes
Emily Glass DeGasperis
MaryRose Warcholak
Immediate Past President

Ellen Arsenault
Sean Devine
Sister Mary Feehan, O.S.B., Prioress
Sister Philomena Fleck, O.S.B.
Albert J. Gruner, Jr.
Sister Dorothy Huggard, O.S.B.
Michael Naccarato
Thomas K. Petro, Esq
Joan M. Quigley
Tommy Struzzieri
Ephie Trataros
Ronald Ward

Director Emeriti

William Davenport
Daniel J. Gruner
Julie H. Krieger
Robert J. Ryan, Jr.
William R. West

Executive Director

Bernadette Rexford

Supporting the Benedictine Spirit of Compassionate Care