Community Servings, a leading nonprofit that delivers nutritious, medically tailored meals to the critically ill, announced six new members will be joining the organization’s board of directors.
The new members of the Community Servings Board of Directors are Christopher Mayer, publisher of the Boston Globe and president of New England media Group; Ellen Kurz, political consultant; Gary H. Sherr, principal owner and registered investment advisor for Carl P. Sherr & Co., LLC; Dr. Nancy E. Norman, physician and former chief medical officer of the Boston Public Health Commission; Adam Sholley, executive director, strategic marketing and communications of the Division of Advancement at Brown University; and Diane Bissonnette Moes, partner at Donoghue, Barrett & Singal, P.C.
“We’re pleased to announce these six new members joining our board of directors, whose leadership and expertise spans a wide spectrum of fields – media, finance, medical, legal and higher education,” said David B. Waters, chief executive officer of Community Servings. “Their knowledge and dedication will be a major asset to our organization as we continue to fulfill our vital mission of delivering meals to hundreds of critically ill individuals and their families throughout Massachusetts.”
The six new members will join 14 other community leaders, chief executive officers, financial experts, medical professionals and entrepreneurs that currently make up the organization’s board of directors. Mark Lippolt, E.V.P. and General Sales Manager for Hammond Real Estate, will continue to serve as chair, while Karen Bressler, chief executive officer of Agar Supply, will serve as vice chair.
Community Servings is the only organization in New England that specializes in the home delivery of nutritious, medically tailored diets to those battling critical and chronic illness and their families. Each day, Community Servings’ staff and volunteers prepare, package and deliver lunch, dinner and a snack for 775 individuals battling life-threatening illnesses and their families across 215 square miles throughout Massachusetts.
Other members of the Community Servings Board of Directors include: Treasurer Sian McAlpin, assistant vice president and valuation actuary for John Hancock Financial Services; Secretary Fredi Shonkoff, retired health care administrator; Mary-Catherine Deibel, co-owner of Upstairs on the Square; Corby Kummer, senior editor ofThe Atlantic Monthly and food critic for Boston Magazine; Catherine R. Matthews, community activist; John R. Milligan, retired banker; Tristram Oakley, agency lead at Google; Joan H. Parker, philanthropist; Helen Rasmussen, professor of nutrition at Tufts University; Doreen Rigby, executive vice president of global operations at State Street Bank; Michelle Shell, senior vice president of research at LPL Financial; and Doreen Vigue, vice president of public relations at Comcast Corp.
Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, MS and Lou Gehrig’s disease. We provide our 1300 clients, their dependent families, and caregivers with appealing, nutritious lunch, dinner & a snack each day and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares. Our goals are to help our clients maintain their health and dignity and preserve the integrity of their families through free, culturally appropriate, home-delivered meals, nutrition education, and other community programs.