Boards of Trustees

The Boards of Trustees at Children's Specialized Hospital and Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation govern, guide, and advocate for our organization, patients, and families.

Children's Specialized Hospital Board of Trustees

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  • Peter Korn, 1st Vice Chairperson and Chair
  • Kristen Rich, 2nd Vice Chairperson and Chair
  • David Kostinas, Chair
  • Fred Tewell, Chairperson
  • John Calandriello, Treasurer
  • Peter Chen, JD, Secretary and Chair


  • Chrissy Bacia
  • A. Malia Beckwith, MD, President, Medical Staff
  • Sandria Desapio, CSH Friends President
  • David Johnson
  • Cynthia Kirchner
  • Leslie Logan Taylor, CSH Foundation Board of Trustees Chair
  • Dana Mauro
  • Matthew B. McDonald III, MD, CSH President & CEO
  • Jacklyn Rider
  • Sonia Rita
  • Alissa Memoli, CSH Foundation President & CEO
  • Jennifer Senick
  • Lauren Tarnok, MD, President, Medical Staff

Honorary Board Members

  • Sister Jane Frances Brady
  • Raul E. Cesan
  • John J. Dalton
  • Donald T. Di Francesco, Esq.
  • Anita M. Kneeley
  • Marilyn Kolterjahn
  • Brucie Talcott

Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees


  • Leslie Logan Taylor, Chair
  • Mark Montenero, Vice Chair
  • Matthew Skurbe, Treasurer
  • Michael V. Miller, Secretary


  • Julie Alcorn

  • Virginia Alling
  • Bill Arnold
  • Vincent Baricaua
  • Anna Bauder
  • Nicholas A. Boccella
  • George Destafney
  • Mairead Goetz
  • Michael Lewis, PhD
  • Angela Martin-Moushon
  • Matthew McDonald, III M.D.
  • Edward J. McKenna, Jr., Esq.
  • Joseph Mindak
  • Jeff Minick
  • Dr. Colin O’Reilly
  • Karen Reif
  • Bonnie Rodriguez
  • Pinky Shah
  • Anita Siegel, Esq.
  • Fred Tewell
  • Victor Viscomi
  • Dr. Edward J. Zampella

Emeritus Board Members

  • Paul C. Bosland, Chairman Emeritus
  • Alexander R. Giaquinto, PhD, Chairman Emeritus
  • Louis Parent, Emeritus Trustee

Honorary Board Members

  • Joseph Lamendola, PhD
  • Frank Vuono

Legal Counsel

  • Phelan, Frantz & Ohlig, LLC

Patient Stories

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