The Health Foundation’s Board of Directors is responsible for all grantmaking functions. The initial directors were elected to terms which established a rotation system. The current term of service is three years, with a limitation of nine years of service.

2020 Board of Directors

Francis M. Saba, MHSA
Retired CEO of Milford Regional Medical Center
Shrewsbury Resident
Barent W. Walsh, PhD
Executive Director Emeritus & Senior Clinical Consultant Open Sky Community Services
Holden Resident
Timothy M. Bibaud, JD
Vice Chairman
First Justice
Dudley District Court
Worcester Resident
Gisela Velez, MD, MPH
Assistant Secretary
Valley Eye Physicians & Surgeons
Weston Resident
Randall V. Becker, CPA, MBA
Webster Resident
Alberto J. F. Cardelle, PhD, MPH
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Fitchburg State University
Worcester Resident
Alex Corrales, C-PHM
Chief Executive Officer
Worcester Housing Authority
Worcester Resident
Sejal M. Daga, MD, FAAFP
Medical Associates Pediatrics
Holden Resident
Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, FAAFP
Professor, Family Medicine & Community Health
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester Resident
J. Michael Grenon, CIMA
Vice President & Principal
Grimes & Company, Inc.
Northboro Resident
Christie L. Hager, JD, MPH
Associate Vice Chancellor & Managing Director Public & Private Health Solutions
UMass Medical School/ Commonwealth Medicine
Westboro Resident
Carolyn S. Langer, MD, JD, MPH
Senior Vice President &
Chief Medical Officer
Fallon Health
Weston Resident
Carole M. Steen, MSA
Chief Financial Officer
Girl Scouts of Central &
Western MA
Worcester Resident


In addition to officers, The Health Foundation’s governance involves standing committees: Audit, Community Outreach, Distribution, Executive, Finance, Investment, and Nominating.

Community Members who are not members of the Board also serve on some of the standing committees. Click here to see a list of The Health Foundation’s Community Members.