Former State Representative Robert Spellane returns to the Family Health Center of Worcester Board, Elected Vice Chair, following a departure in 2019.
(DATE) WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester, MA – [Current Date] – Family Health Center of Worcester, a distinguished Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all residents, is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Spellane as a new member of its board of directors. This addition to the board underscores the center’s commitment to enhancing healthcare access and community leadership.
Robert Spellane brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted dedication to the Worcester community. Spellane served as a state representative for the 13th Worcester District from 2001 to 2011, where he tirelessly advocated for his constituents’ well-being. Following his legislative career, he assumed the role of Vice President of Strategic Resources and Initiatives at the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, further solidifying his commitment to equitable healthcare. Additionally, Robert Spellane has been a Professor of Practice and Executive Director at Clark’s School of Professional Studies since 2019, where he has made substantial contributions to the education and empowerment of future leaders.
“Robert Spellane’s extensive background in community advocacy, healthcare, and education aligns seamlessly with the mission and vision of Family Health Center of Worcester,” stated Louis Brady, President and CEO of Family Health Center of Worcester. “His leadership will be instrumental as we continue to provide affordable, integrated, and high-quality healthcare to our diverse population. We are honored to welcome Mr. Spellane back to the Family Health Center of Worcester Board of Directors.”
Mr. Spellane’s dedication to social justice, healthcare equity, and economic development makes him a natural fit for the Family Health Center of Worcester’s board of directors.
“I am deeply honored to return to the board of directors at Family Health Center of Worcester,” said Mr. Spellane. “On the heels of Family Health Center’s remarkable financial turn-around, I believe that the organization is well-positioned to usher in a transformative future for the health of our community. Quality healthcare is a fundamental right, and I am committed to working alongside the board and staff to ensure that everyone in our community receives the care they deserve. I look forward to serving our community in my role as Vice Chair on the Family Health Center Board.”
About Family Health Center of Worcester
Family Health Center of Worcester is a distinguished Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the residents of Worcester. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of all residents, especially culturally diverse populations, the center provides affordable, integrated, and high-quality primary healthcare and social services, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. Family Health Center of Worcester operates from its main site at 26 Queen Street and extends its care through seven school health centers in Worcester, MA. Additionally, Family Health Center of Worcester operates the Homeless Outreach Advocacy Project (HOAP) at 199 Chandler Street and administers the Women Infant Children (WIC) nutrition program at five sites in the Greater Worcester area.
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