Board of Directors

South Shore Health’s Board of Directors serves as the organization’s governing body. The Board, which is comprised of business leaders, community leaders and clinicians, is responsible for oversight of the entire system. Responsibilities include:

  • Making strategic decisions 
  • Hiring and monitoring CEO/President
  • Ensuring that quality care is being provided throughout the organization
  • Overseeing the organization’s financial well-being
  • Staying educated on health care industry news
  • Representing South Shore Health in the community
     

Learn more about the members of the Board below. 

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Paula L. Becker

President/CEO, Fil-Tech, Inc. and Cold Springs R&D

Paula L. Becker

President/CEO, Fil-Tech, Inc. and Cold Springs R&D

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Dr. Kimberly Dever

Vice President of Women's Health and Chief, OB/GYN

Dr. Kimberly Dever

Vice President of Women's Health and Chief, OB/GYN

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Joseph R. Driscoll, Esq.

Board Secretary - Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Government Affairs, South Shore Health

Joseph R. Driscoll, Esq.

Board Secretary - Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Government Affairs, South Shore Health

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Christopher Ducko, MD

President, Medical Executive Committee

Christopher Ducko, MD

 President, Medical Executive Committee

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Ellen Essenfeld

Co-founder, Willow Family Office Services

Ellen Essenfeld

Co-founder, Willow Family Office Services

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Helen Garvey

Vice President, Rockland Trust Company

Helen Garvey

Vice President, Rockland Trust Company

Stephen Jenney, CPA is named CFO/Treasurer of South Shore Health
Steve Jenney, CPA

Board Treasurer - Chief Financial Officer, South Shore Health

Steve Jenney, CPA

Board Treasurer - Chief Financial Officer, South Shore Health

Grace Lee
Grace Lee

Eastern MA Regional President & Group Lead of New England Government Banking - M & T Bank

Grace Lee

Eastern MA Regional President & Group Lead of New England Government Banking - M & T Bank

Amanda Marchica
Amanda Marchica, DO, MBA

Chair, Provider Council

Amanda Marchica, DO, MBA

Chair, Provider Council

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Tom McCarthy

Vice Chair of the Board, Managing Partner, KAF Financial Advisors, LLC

Tom McCarthy

Vice Chair of the Board, Managing Partner, KAF Financial Advisors, LLC

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Alan S. McKim

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Clean Harbors

Alan S. McKim

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Clean Harbors

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Pamela J. O'Leary

Chair of the Board, EVP/COO and Chief Technology Officer, South Shore Bank

Pamela J. O'Leary

Chair of the Board, EVP/COO and Chief Technology Officer, South Shore Bank

Ken Quigley
Ken Quigley, Jr.

former President, Curry College, retired

Ken Quigley, Jr.

former President, Curry College, retired

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Michael Sheehan

Managing Partner, Allied Sports

Michael Sheehan

Managing Partner, Allied Sports

Allen L. Smith, MD, MS, President & CEO, South Shore Health
Allen L. Smith, MD, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer, South Shore Health

Allen L. Smith, MD, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer, South Shore Health

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Paul Watanabe, PhD

Director, Institute for Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts

Paul Watanabe, PhD

Director, Institute for Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts

Pamela Whelton
Pamela Whelton

Hospital Executive

Pamela Whelton

Hospital Executive