Lorraine Shea, HCC Chair

David Lane, HCC Vice Chair

Robin Sills, HCC Immediate Past Chair

During the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Health Care Council(HCC) 7th Annual Members’ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony held June 20that the Crowne Plaza in Southbury, Connecticut, outgoing members of the HCC’s Board of Directors were honored and new board members were elected.  During the ceremony, outgoing Health Care Council President Robin Sills of Naugatuck Valley Radiology became the immediate past chair and Loraine Shea of Waterbury Hospital was introduced as the new chair, and David Lane of NOSS, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists, PC as the HCC’s new vice chair.
During the awards breakfast, outgoing Health Care Council President Robin Sills, who became the HCC Immediate Past Chair at the event, recognized outgoing members of the Health Care Council Board of Directors who included Attorney Kristin Connors, Carmody & Torrance LLP; Kim Desio-Menz, Concentra Medical Centers; Margo Ricciardi, Will Care/Patient’s Choice Homecare, LLC; Robin Sills, Naugatuck Valley Radiology; and Bob Twombly, ConnectiCare, Inc. New members were elected to the Council Board of Directors who include Christine Bianchi, Stay Well Health Center; Barbara Donorfio, Center for Women’s Health; Ron Flormann, Glenwood Systems, LLC; William Quinn, City of Waterbury-Health Department; Michael Regan, G.S. Regan Associates; Attorney Chuck Stohler, Carmody& Torrance; Kim Vertrees, The Hearth at Southbury; and  Dr. Jack J. Zazzaro D.M.D.
Current members of the 2012-2013 Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Health Care Council Board of Directors are Brian P. Emerick, Access Rehab Center; Chris Hibbs, CSCS, Greater Waterbury Y.M.C.A.; Marcy Kane,Ph.D, Wellmore Behavioral Health; Kevin Kniery, The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center; Xhemil (John) Koliani, JH Cohn, LLP; David Lane, NOSS: Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists, PC; Barbara White, Saint Mary’s Health System, Inc.; Melody Floyd, The Village at East Farms, A Benchmark Senior Living Community; Nancy Traver, Nancy Traver, LMT; Lynn G. Ward, Waterbury Regional Chamber; Jason Van Stone, Opticare Eye Health Centers; and Peter M. Zilahy, DC, L.Ac., Zilahy Wellness Center

Saint Mary’s Health System was the platinum sponsor of the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2012 Health Care Council’s Annual Members’ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. Gold sponsors were Carmody & Torrance LLP; The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center; The Hearth at Southbury; Naugatuck Valley Radiology and Waterbury Hospital. Silver sponsors were Access Rehab Centers, LLC; J.H. Cohn LLP; NOSS-Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics and Spine Specialists, PC; Village at East Farms and Village Green of Waterbury.
For more information on the Waterbury Regional Chamber and the Chamber’s Health Care Council call 203-757-0701, email Cathy Dalton, membership director at cdalton@waterburychamber.com, or visit www.waterburychamber.com