BVMI Welcomes New Board Members


Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative is happy to introduce four new trustees to the BVMI board.  


We are pleased to welcome Shannon Lazare, Mark McKoy, Dr. Ana K. Stankovic and Dr. David Sutter. Each will serve a three-year term. “This is a pivotal year for BVMI,” said Amanda Missey, the organization’s President/CEO. “Several founding board members, to whom we owe our gratitude, have reached their term limits. They have accomplished so much for our patients. We’ll need the same level of commitment, knowledge and experience from our new board members, and we’ve chosen well.”

Shannon K. Lazare, MBA, is the Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager for M&T Bank in Saddle Brook. Ms. Lazare’s community involvement activities include her service as President of the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Bergen County Workforce Development Board.

Mark McKoy, MBA, CRMA, is the Senior Director of Corporate Revenue Management and New Jersey Customer Operations for SUEZ in North America (formerly United Water). He plays a pivotal role in the company’s technological strategies and also is an important figure in the realm of customer operations. Mr. McKoy holds an MBA in Business Management from Monroe College in New York, and a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).

Ana K. (Miljkovic) Stankovic, MD, PhD, MSPH, is the World Wide Vice President, Medical Affairs, Diagnostics-Preanalytical Systems at BD. She has more than 25 years of research and development experience in academic, government, and device industry settings. She has developed and implemented clinical programs and health economic tools worldwide.

Previously, Dr. Stankovic has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Immucor, Inc. and the American Red Cross. She is a member of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, the American Association of Blood Banks, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and the College of American Pathologists.

David B. Sutter, MD, PA, maintained a 37-year private practice in Internal Medicine, in both Ridgewood and Midland Park, until 2013. During that time, he was also an Attending Physician at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, and currently is a member of their Emeritus staff. He has served on numerous committees at the hospital. Dr. Sutter received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School.

Shannon Lazare, Ana Stankovic, and Mark McKoy