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Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors


Day Kimball Healthcare Board of Directors

Day Kimball Healthcare has welcomed three new members to its volunteer Board of Directors for 2018. Peter Deary of Pomfret, Kathy Rocha of Woodstock and Nancy Weiss of Pomfret were approved as Day Kimball’s newest directors at the nonprofit community healthcare system’s annual meeting in January.

Mr. Deary returns to the board after having previously served as board chair from 2006 to 2008. He also co-chaired Day Kimball Hospital’s “Care in a Heartbeat” capital campaign steering committee, which raised more than $3 million for the completely refurbished and expanded Townsend Emergency Medical Center. Mr. Deary is part owner of Deary’s Gymnastics Supply (DGS). Ms. Rocha is the managing director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium at the University of Connecticut. Ms. Weiss is a writer and regular contributor to the Villager and Putnam Traveler newspapers.

In addition to Deary, Rocha and Weiss, Janice Thurlow of Killingly was confirmed for a second three-year term on the board at the annual meeting as well. The board officers were also approved as follows: Joseph Adiletta of Woodstock, Chair; Janice Thurlow, Vice Chair; Karen Cole of Thompson, Secretary; Jeffrey Paul of Woodstock, Treasurer; and Atty. Edwin Higgins of Woodstock, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer. The remaining returning members of the board are: Anthony Chieffalo, MD; Kevin P. Johnston; Paul Matty, MD; Shawn McNerney; Steven Schimmel, MD, Michael Baum, MD (Ex-officio) and Anne Diamond, JD, CNMT (Ex-officio).

Pictured above, Day Kimball Healthcare 2018 Board of Directors: Front row, left to right: Kathy Rocha; Karen Cole, Secretary; Joseph Adiletta, Chair; Janice Thurlow, Vice Chair; and Nancy Weiss.Back row, left to right: Jeffrey Paul, Treasurer; Shawn McNerney; Michael Baum, MD, Ex-officio; Anne Diamond, JD CNMT, Ex-officio; Peter Deary; Kevin P. Johnston; and Steven Schimmel, MD. Not pictured: Atty. Edwin Higgins, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer; Anthony Chieffalo, MD; and Paul Matty, MD.

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