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Good Samaritan Medical Center Community Benefits Council

Collaborating to make change in the communities we serve

The mission of Good Samaritan Medical Center'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 Good Samaritan Medical Center's Community Benefits Council include:

  • Matthew Hesketh, President, Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Lynn Cornelius, Director of Marketing, Public Affairs and Community Health, Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Brendan Monahan, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Father Bill’s & Mainspring Brockton
  • Tina Cardoso, President, Cape Verdean Women Untied, Inc.
  • Kerry Fajardo, RN, Director Social Services, Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Kathleen Anderson, LICSW, WPM, Vice President Behavioral Health & Community Services BAMSI
  • Maria Celli, Psy.D., Chief Operating Officer, Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
  • Nancy Gustafson, Vice Chairperson, The Charity Guild
  • Joanne Hoops, Family and Community Resources
  • Monica Lombardo, Vice President of Advancement, Boys and Girls Club of Metro South
  • Debbie Mayer, Director Mission Services, St. Joseph’s Manor
  • Jennifer Pinto, Sr. Vice President, Clinical Services and Innovation, Old Colony YMCA
  • Lauren Bartell, Executive Director, Association Healthy Living, Old Colony YMCA
  • Lenell Silva, Bridgewater State University
  • Ludvina “Luda” Vincente, Patient Advocate, Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Linda Curtin, RN, Director Nursing Education and Research, Good Samaritan Medical Center 
  • Susan Hearn, Executive Director Randolph Community Partnership
  • Beth Chambers, Director, Catholic Charities South
  • Kim Bales, Development Manager, Old Colony Elder Services
  • Cathy Etsey, Easton Charitable Trust