BVMI is governed by a Board of Trustees. They provide strategic oversight and direction for BVMI, and ensure adequate resources to provide care to patients.

Andrea Costa Egan, MPA, Board Chair

Nonprofit Consultant

Michael G. Faust, MD, FACOG, Vice Chair

Valley Center for Women's Health


Ronald J. Saldarini, PhD, Treasurer

Founder, Biological Initiatives; former president, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Global Vaccine Business


Len Greer, Secretary

President, J&J Health & Wellness Solutions

Jill Altana 

Automatic Data Processing - Retired

Dianne A.M. Aroh, MS, RN, NEA-BC

Executive Vice President, Chief Patient Care and Clinical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center

Jordan Goldsmith, Esq.

Of Counsel Cohn Lifland

Terry Hensle, MD FACS, FAAP

Given Foundation​ Professor of Urology Emeritus, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Eric Kim

Senior Associate, Grant Avenue Capital​

Shannon K. Lazare, MBA

Vice President/Senior Regional Manager, M&T Bank

Amit Limaye, PhD

Associate Director, Program Management Office for the Centers of Excellence, BD

Jonathan K. Mays, MD, MPH, MBA, FACOG
Director, Obstetrics Maternal/Fetal Medicine - PAGNY: Physicians Affiliate Group of New York, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Valerie Mauriello
Prudential Financial - Retired
Zachary Meli

Director, Strategy and Implementation,

Henry Schein​

Lauren Menkes, LMSW, MPH

Director of Social Work, Englewood Health

Kristen Silberstein

Vice President, Patient Engagement and Chief Experience Officer, Holy Name Medical Center

Ana K. Stankovic, MD, PhD, MSPH

Koliada Consulting, Former World Wide Vice President, Medical Affairs, BD Diagnostics – Preanalytical Systems and Global Health

Darryl Weiss, MD

Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Center, Fair Lawn


Michael W. Azzara, MBA, Chair

Senior Consultant, Foley, Proctor, Yoskowitz, Executive Search and Consulting firm; retired President and CEO, Valley Health Systems

Neil Abitabilo, RPh, MS

Former CEO of the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association; former COO of St. Lukes Hospital in Newburgh, NY

Kathleen M. Burke, PhD, RN 

Professor of Nursing, Assistant Dean in Charge of Nursing Programs, Ramapo College of New Jersey. Currently Nurse Research Consultant at the Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ; Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ; and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, NJ

Janet Finke

Principal, real estate management firm; former President, Jewish Family Services of North Jersey; former Board member, Barnert Hospital

Kenneth Herman, EdD, ABPP

Author, "Secrets from the Sofa;" Retired psychologist; Diplomat in Clinical Psychology; Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Psychology

Gladys Laden 

National Council of Jewish Women,

Bergen County Section Board Member; former Director of Financial Aid, Weil Cornell Medical College of NY

Gene Marsh, First Vice Chair

Former commercial real estate executive, currently active with Habitat for Humanity

Marilyn Schotz
Community Volunteer

Clifford Surloff, CPA

Former CFO, Jewish Federation

Bernard Weinstein, MPH

Former Executive Director, Bellevue Hospital, NYC; former Commissioner of Hospitals, Westchester County, NY;

Professor Pace University Graduate Center, board member, Bon Secours Charity Health System

Joanne Westphal

TD Bank - Retired; Co-chair Northern NJ Business Volunteer Council

Members of BVMI’s Advisory Board offer additional guidance to the organization.

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