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Workforce Subcommittee

The Workforce Subcommittee (WSC) develops and implements BPHC’s comprehensive workforce strategy. This strategy helps our partners retrain and hire the staff that brings a new healthcare experience to our patients. The WSC is responsible for recommending recruitment and retention plans to the Executive Committee. The WSC will also oversee the Workforce Communications and Workforce Advisory Workgroups.

Members of the WSC include unions, HR representatives, and workforce experts, all of whom lend frontline experience to BPHC’s workforce strategy. The members of the WSC are:

Co Chair: Amanda Ascher, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities

Co Chair: Rosa Mejias, Director, Employment Center

James Carey, Program Director
Regional Aid for Interim Needs (R.A.I.N.)

Thomas Cloutier, Lab Technologist
SBH Health System

Mary Fitzgerald, Registered Nurse
New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)

Kevin Gahagan, Director of Human Resources
Institute for Family Health

Katrina Jones, Director of Human Resources 
Acacia Network

Gloria Kenny, Vice President of HR Operations
Montefiore Medical Center

Eleanor Larrier, Chief Executive Officer 
Bronx Community Health Network

Russell Lusak, Executive Vice President
Selfhelp Community Services

Damaris Rankin, Organizer
1199 SEIU

Venus Goulbourne – CSO Staff
Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities