Board of Directors
Heather Brighton is the Chair of the Margaretville Hospital Foundation. She and her husband are second home owners and spend most of their time in this area. For the past 20 years, she has been CEO of The Brighton Group, Inc., a management consulting firm in New York City. Heather has been a patient in Margaretville Hospital so speaks from first-hand experience about the care provided by the Emergency Department and staff. She emphasizes that every dollar we raise stays in Margaretville and directly supports our hospital and nursing center. The Foundation will provide lasting and meaningful options for those of us who want to leave a legacy in an area we care deeply about. I encourage all of my neighbors to help us achieve our objective.”
Donald Bramley comes to the Board with many years of financial experience. He is currently the controller of the Margaretville Telephone Company. A graduate of Quinnipiac College, he has been active in the soccer programs of Margaretville Central School and in the fire department. He resides in Margaretville with his wife Cindy.
Kathy Mami-Moore has been appointed to the Margaretville Health Foundation Board of Directors. Kathy is well-known in the area as Chief of Staff to Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch. She grew up in Arkville and graduated from Margaretville Central School and has been an advocate for this area during her time with Assemblyman Crouch. She is proud of being chosen as the Keene Roadman Hospital Citizen of the Year in 2006 for her help and support of the Margaretville Hospital. Kathy is also on the board of the Orpheus Theater and a Councilwoman for the Town of Davenport. She and her husband Jeff reside near Davenport.
Sarkis Boghjalian has been appointed to the Margaretville Health Foundation Board of Directors. Sarkis is the founder and president of BCN, Inc., a New York-based management consulting firm. He is a consultant to both national and international organizations and travels worldwide on behalf of clients. He represented a group of donor agencies overseeing the building and equipping of a $10 million hospital in an earthquake-stricken area of Armenia. Sarkis holds an M.A. in philosophy and a second master’s degree in international economy and political development from Fordham University. He is fluent in five languages. Sarkis and his partner Ingrid van der Leeden have a home in Margaretville and are active in the community.
Iris Mead, as Development Coordinator, is the glue that holds the Foundation together and keeps it moving forward. Her job entails running the business end of the organization and as the contact person for the Foundation. She comes to the job with many years of experience in office administration having been a legal secretary for 25 years, assistant to the director of the Mental Health Assoc. in New York State and with the MARK Project for six years. She is active in the community and serves as a Trustee for the Village of Margaretville for the past 10 years.
Carmen Lopez is a local businesswoman with experience in direct mail management and marketing. She has been active in the community through volunteerism and chaired the 2013 Harvest Moon Ball for the hospital Auxiliary.