Carol L. Sale
The Williamsburg Health Foundation has named Carol L. Sale, currently Executive Director of the Lackey Clinic in York County, Virginia, and a leader in health care quality improvement, as President and Chief Executive Officer. She will begin on May 16, 2018. Ms. Sale will follow Jeanne Zeidler, who is retiring after the better part of a decade with the Williamsburg Health Foundation.
Since taking the reins at the Lackey Clinic in 2012, Ms. Sale has led a staff of 31 employees providing care to nearly 2,000 patients seeking 15,000 medical visits each year. She has also worked very closely with the leadership of three other local clinics through the foundation’s Chronic Care Collaborative. She is a frequent speaker on health care and wellness and understands the importance of strategic management, financial affairs, and data oversight. In addition to her role at the Lackey Clinic, Ms. Sale currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.
The Williamsburg Health Foundation has a corpus of more than $115 million and distributes an average of $5 million in grants annually in the Greater Williamsburg, Virginia area. It also gathers together agencies to collaborate to solve health-related challenges that cannot be solved by one organization or sector alone.
Meredith Mathews and Erika Wooten
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announced Ericka Wooten joined the staff as Program and Initiatives Manager. In her role as Program and Initiatives Manager, Ms. Wooten will work primarily with the Kinship Care and Immigrant Families Initiative grants. She will provide support for several key areas of the foundation, helping to coordinate functions within the Program, Initiatives, and Operational areas. She will also work with the Diversity and Inclusion Team to assess grant opportunities and programs.
Ms. Wooten has more than 10 years of nonprofit experience, spending the last seven years serving Providence Hospital and Providence Health in marketing, fund development, and assisting the Market Chief Executive Officer.
In her new role as Program Manager, Meredith Mathews will be integral to the foundation’s grantmaking team. She will provide oversight for potential applicants, qualified applicants, and funded grantees. Ms. Mathews will engage in substantive leadership around the grants program by reviewing and responding to inquiries; conducting due diligence on potential grants, participating in funding recommendations as needed and monitoring and tracking the progress of existing grantees and their programs.
Contact: Langley Shealy
Mark Carter, Chief Executive Officer of Passport Health Plan, has been named Chair of the board of directors of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Mr. Carter will serve a one-year term as foundation board chair. He replaces Charlie Ross, a retired Public Health Director from Mayfield, Kentucky.
Mr. Carter has been a member of the foundation’s board for 12 years, from 2003 to 2010, and again since 2013. He also has served on the board’s executive committee and as Chair of the finance and investment committee.
An accountant by training, Mr. Carter has been Chief Executive Officer of Passport, a Medicaid health plan serving 200,000 members, since 2010. Prior to that, he was a partner for 20 years with Ernst & Young, a founding partner of accounting firm BKD’s Louisville office, and a director with Dean Dorton. He also served as Senior Vice President of Jewish and St. Mary’s Healthcare for four years.
Contact: Bonnie J. Hackbarth
Temi F. Bennett, Esq.
Consumer Health Foundation announced that Temi F. Bennett, Esq., joined the foundation as Director of Policy and Communication on March 13, 2018. Ms. Bennett will be responsible for engaging local governments in the Washington, DC metropolitan region in approaches to develop and implement racially equitable policies that enable communities of color to thrive.
Prior to joining the foundation, Bennett was Legislative Counsel for DC Ward 5 Councilmember, Kenyan R. McDuffie. At Council, Bennett focused on business and economic development, racial equity, and economic justice issues. She also served in Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon T. Todd’s office. She brings to the foundation her experience providing strategic legislative and policy recommendations to local policymakers, along with her knowledge of the law and the role that governments have played in creating policies that have disproportionately harmed communities of color.
Contact: Yanique Redwood