Board

The HEI/SBH Board of Directors guides the organization’s strategic direction and works closely with the leadership teams in Haiti and Boston. Members hail from a wide range of professions, including medicine, global health, philanthropy, and business.

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    A headshot of Dr. Michele David smiling. She has locs and wears a floral blouse and is situated against a blue background.

    Chair

    Dr. David is the Chief of Clinical Quality and Safety at MIT and a member of the Massachusetts Public Health Council.

    Dr. David is the Chief of Clinical Quality and Safety at MIT and a member of the Massachusetts Public Health Council.

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    A headshot of Conor Shapiro smiling in a collared blue shirt and black jacket.

    President & CEO

    Conor oversees HEI/SBH’s operations, development, and finances, and leads its overall strategy.

    Conor oversees HEI/SBH’s operations, development, and finances, and leads its overall strategy.

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    A headshot of Beth Floor smiling and wearing a black blouse and bright red glasses.

    Vice Chair/Secretary

    Beth is a leader in the Boston-area philanthropic community, supporting a number of international and domestic causes.

    Beth is a leader in the Boston-area philanthropic community, supporting a number of international and domestic causes.

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    A headshot of Jeff Lynch who has a mustache and wears a blue collared shirt and beige sweater against a beige background.

    Treasurer

    Jeff is the CEO of Enterprise Equipment Co., a full-service mechanical contracting firm in Weymouth, MA. 

    Jeff is the CEO of Enterprise Equipment Co., a full-service mechanical contracting firm in Weymouth, MA. 

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    Jim Ansara stands against a grey background smiling and wearing a black sweater.

    Jim is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Build Health International.

    Jim is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Build Health International.

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    Lynn Black stands against a beige background smiling and wearing a white and grey dress.

    Dr. Black is a clinical staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and a faculty member of Harvard Medical School.

    Dr. Black is a clinical staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and a faculty member of Harvard Medical School.

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    A headshot of Diane Currier smiling and wearing a white blouse, black blazer, and a black necklace.

    Diane is Principal at Currier Law Offices, a “boutique” trusts and estates law firm. 

    Diane is Principal at Currier Law Offices, a “boutique” trusts and estates law firm. 

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    A headshot of Harry Dumay smiling and wearing a black suit and blue tie.

    Dr. Dumay is the 11th President of the College of Our Lady of the Elms.

    Dr. Dumay is the 11th President of the College of Our Lady of the Elms.

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    A headshot of Dr. Alexandra Epee-Bounya smiling and wearing a grey sweater and a stethoscope around her neck.

    Dr. Epee-Bounya is a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. 

    Dr. Epee-Bounya is a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. 

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    Diane Kaneb is looking to her left and wears a grey blouse, a black blazer, a scarf on one shoulder, and a gold necklace.

    Diane has enjoyed a lifetime full of community service, including serving as Chairman of the Board of Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

    Diane has enjoyed a lifetime full of community service, including serving as Chairman of the Board of Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

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    A smiling Dr. Nicole Prudent wears a pink turtle neck and a green jacket with flowers stitched on the left shoulder. .

    Dr. Prudent is Emeritus Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. 

    Dr. Prudent is Emeritus Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. 

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    Rev. John Unni smiles and wears a black shirt and blazer with a white clerical collar.

    Rev. Unni has served as pastor of St. Cecilia Parish in Boston for the past ten years. 

    Rev. Unni has served as pastor of St. Cecilia Parish in Boston for the past ten years. 

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    A smiling Barrie Landry is situated against a grey background and wears a black blouse and grey floral earrings.

    Barrie is a philanthropist, a trustee of the Landry Family Foundation, and serves on UNICEF USA’s New England Region Board.

    Barrie is a philanthropist, a trustee of the Landry Family Foundation, and serves on UNICEF USA’s New England Region Board.

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    A smiling Nannette Canniff leans on a blue fence and wears a blue shirt and glasses.

    Co-Founder, President Emeritus and Board Member Emerita

    Nannette co-founded St. Boniface Haiti Foundation with Rev. Jerry Osterman.

    Nannette co-founded St. Boniface Haiti Foundation with Rev. Jerry Osterman.

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    Rev. Gerald Osterman holds a microphone and wears a black shirt and blazer with a white clerical collar.

    Co-Founder and Board Member Emeritus

    Rev. Osterman is an ordained priest who co-founded St. Boniface Haiti Foundation with Nannette Canniff.

    Rev. Osterman is an ordained priest who co-founded St. Boniface Haiti Foundation with Nannette Canniff.

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    Thomas Conway stands against an orange background wearing a black suit and red and yellow polka-doted tie.

    Dr. Thomas was the Founder and President of Commonwealth Venture Funding Group.  

     

    Dr. Thomas was the Founder and President of Commonwealth Venture Funding Group.  

     

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    A smiling Dr. Paul Farmer stands in an office wearing glasses, a white collard shirt, a green tie, and a Brigham and Women's Hospital vest.

    Dr. Farmer was the Co-Founder of Partners in Health and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical.

    Dr. Farmer was the Co-Founder of Partners in Health and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical.