FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Elaine Andrecovich
MORRISTOWN, NJ, October 15, 2015– The Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC), with a strong,123-year history of providing financial support to Morristown Medical Center to enable it to respond to the changing health care needs of the community, today announced the executive committee officers for 2015-2016.
The 2015-16 Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center executive committee officers are as follows:
PRESIDENT: Mary Courtemanche
VICE PRESIDENT: Nancy Alfano
VICE PRESIDENT: Prudence Pigott
VICE PRESIDENT: Patty Mullens
VICE PRESIDENT: Linda Reeves
SECRETARY: Lynne Rosenfeld
TREASURER: Kathy Christie
ASSISTANT TREASURER: Susan Kennedy
PAST OFFICER: Anne Fritz
The WAMMC Board consists of nine executive officers, along with 36 board members repre-senting 23 committees.
Incoming president Mary Courtemanche has served WAMMC for seven years, acting as its Special Holidays chair from 2008-2013, VP Hospital Liaison chair from 2012-2014, and VP Healing Services & Hospital Liaison chair from 2014-2015.
“I am proud and honored to be the new president of WAMMC, comprised of a dynamic group of talented and philanthropic women,” Courtemanche said. “I look forward to continuing our vision of enhancing the ability of Morristown Medical Center to promote healthier communities by providing a volunteer experience that engages and inspires our members to contribute with passion.”
“Mary comes to the Presidency with wonderful leadership experience within the Association. Along with her team, I am confident that she will continue to carry on the WAMMC mission to support Morristown Medical Center in providing quality health care to the community,” said Dannette Merchant, immediate past president of WAMMC.
Professionally, Courtemanche served the community as a teacher, having taught at The Peck School in Morristown for over 15 years. She also served on the Board of Trustees there for three years.
“Given its renowned history and broad range of services, the Women’s Association of Morris-town Medical Center is pivotal to helping us raise the funds necessary to provide an exceptional experience for our patients and visitors,” said Jim Quinn, Chief Development Officer, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.
ABOUT THE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER
Founded in March 1893 to provide financial support to Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, the Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) helps enable the hospital to respond to the changing healthcare needs of the community. With a volunteer base of over 700 members, WAMMC orchestrates and hosts a number of high-quality fundraising events, anchored by the Association’s flagship event, Mansion in May—a designer show house open to the public every other year. WAMMC also operates several free-standing, revenue-producing entities, including the hospital’s gift shops and The Bargain Box Thrift Bou-tique. WAMMC, one of the largest contributors to the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, is an integral part of the hospital’s ability to continue bringing cutting-edge technology and supe-rior health care services to the community, and has raised nearly $25 million to date in support of this mission. For more information about WAMMC, visit http://www.wammc.org.
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