Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation has welcomed new board of directors members Linda Sharkey and Josh Winslow.
They join current foundation board members Joe Agovino, Beckie Armstrong, Barbara Boland, John Erwin, Libby Featherston, Jwantana Gardner-Frink, Tish Hatem, Trisha Howarth, Randy Jones, Adam Powell, Susan Rabon, Ed Rau, Jeri Robinson, Melody Ryan, Maurice Smith and Russ Thompson. Boland is the newly elected chair; Thompson, the newly elected vice chair; Howarth, the newly elected secretary; and Featherston will serve another year as treasurer.
Also serving on the foundation board is Lynda Stanley, CEO and president of Dosher Memorial Hospital.
Sharkey (pictured below)
is a transformation expert, author, speaker and global leadership development coach who holds a doctorate in
organization development from Benedictine University, an MBA from Russel Sage College and a bachelor's degree in history from Nazareth College. She has held senior human resource executive positions at Hewlett-Packard and GE Capital. Sharkey has been a resident of Brunswick County for eight years.
Winslow is the CEO and general manager of Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC) since 2019. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from N.C. State University, and he is a licensed professional engineer. In his more than 17 years with the co-op, he has served as a staff electrical engineer, manager of operations and as COO.
The Dosher Foundation volunteer board of directors is made up of a broad spectrum of community members manages donations and allocates funds either as directed by the donor, or to maximize the effectiveness of the contribution, according to the release. Board members work alongside Antonette "Toni" McAndrews, development specialist, to further the mission of the foundation.
Established in 2010, the foundation's primary responsibility "is to encourage a steady flow of funds to the hospital from individuals and organization within the hospitals’ service area, the release stated. These funds enable Dosher Hospital to continue providing its patients with the finest health care equipment, programs and services possible, as well as provide the resources necessary for construction expansion and remodeling projects."