Agency and Foundation Board of Directors

Hospicare Board of Directors

The Hospicare Board of Directors oversees the financial, clinical and regular operations of Hospicare & Palliative Care Services. Board members are recruited from the community and generally serve a three-year term.

  • President:  Betsy East, Retired, Associate Dean, Cornell Engineering
  • Vice President:  Joe Mareane, Retired, Tompkins County Administrator
  • Secretary: Eliza Mulhern, CFCU Community Credit Union
  • Treasurer: Mutale Sokoni, Controller, TC3 Foundation
  • Renata Dabrowska, CPA, Sciarraba Walker
  • Natalie Daffinee, Associate Director of Social Media Strategy, Ithaca College
  • Rev. Tim Dean, Director, Spiritual Care, Cayuga Medical Center
  • Elena Flash, Attorney
  • Barbara Ganzel PhD, LMSW, Director, Gerontology Institute, Ithaca College
  • Mariette Geldenhuys, Attorney
  • Becky Hill, Human Resources Director, eCornell
  • Michael Kilmer, Executive Director, Brewster House
  • Jeffrey Lewis MD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Jane Powers, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
  • Alison Smith, Director of Development, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Bonita (Bonni) Voiland, retired, BluePearl® Veterinary Partners, a Mars Petcare brand
  • Linda P. Wagenet, Retired, Senior Research Associate, Cornell University

Hospicare Foundation Board

The Hospicare Foundation Board owns the Hospicare property at 172 East King Road in the town of Ithaca. The Foundation oversees Hospicare’s long-term investments and capital.

  • Chair: Nina Miller, Retired Executive Director, Hospicare
  • Vice-Chair: Charles Guttman, Attorney
  • Loren Gardner, Senior VP, Tompkins County Trust Co.
  • Mark Wheeler, Attorney