The Coordinating Center’s Board of Directors Elect New Officers

The Coordinating Center is pleased to announce its new Board Officers, Thomas H. Hall, Chair of the Board and Dianne Feeney, Vice Chair.

Thomas H. Hall, President of Saltgrass LLC and CEO of Heywood Oil & Gas LLC has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of marketing, development, and government relations. He has worked with companies such as Tierco Group, Premier Parks Inc., and Six Flags Inc. Mr. Hall has served on The Center’s Board for six years.

Dianne Feeney, B.S.N., M.S., has served as the Associate Director for Quality Initiatives for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission since 2008. Prior to her work with The Commission, Ms. Feeney was the Senior Vice President of Operations and Vice President of the National Quality Forum, a national consensus development membership organization. Ms. Feeney has served on The Center’s Board for three years.

Both Tom and Dianne have a deep passion for our mission and bring talent, expertise and energy to the table. We look forward to their leadership and helping us continue to strengthen our mission of partnering with people of all ages and abilities to achieve their aspirations for independence, health, and meaningful community life,” said Karen-Ann Lichtenstein, CEO.

Jalisa Powell Completes Towson University Professional Leadership Program

Jalisa Powell, Community Transition Liaison and Training Coordinator at The Coordinating Center, recently completed the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women, a professional development program dedicated to increasing the capacity for leadership and influence for women leaders in Greater Baltimore. Towson University honored Powell and the entire 2017 class at a ceremony held May 23 at the Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel.


Board Chair Named to Top 100 Women

Congratulations to Elizabeth Weglein, The Coordinating Center’s Board Chair, for being named one of The Daily Record‘s Top 100 women of 2017. Ms. Weglein is the CEO of the Elizabeth Cooney Personnel Agency and has served on The Center’s Board of Directors for the past six years.

Vice President, Quality and Outcomes Management Appointed to a National Quality Forum Committee and University of Maryland School of Nursing Advisory Board

Colby Bearch, MA-SF, MA-M, BA, RN, CDONA, Vice President, Quality and Outcomes Management at The Coordinating Center has been reappointed to the National Quality Forum’s Care Coordination Steering Committee. The committee will review performance measures in care coordination, including those focused on patient experience of care, health information technology, transitions of care and structural measures. (more…)

Article about Care Transition Programs Published in Healthcare Executive Magazine

“Replacing a Revolving Door,” an article authored by Carol Marsiglia, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships, The Coordinating Center, Randy R. Komenski, FACHE, Director Clinical Transformation and Clinical Business Operations and Safety Officer for Bon Secours Baltimore Health System and Kim Keaton, Senior Program Manager, Government Affairs and Innovation, Corporation for Supportive Housing, is published in the March/April issue of Healthcare Executive magazine. Healthcare Executive is a publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives. (more…)