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88 12th Street North Suite 100, Naples, FL 34102
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Board of Directors

The Neighborhood Health Clinic Board Members support the Clinic’s mission to deliver quality medical and dental care to low-income, working but uninsured Collier County adults, using a volunteer professional staff in a caring and supportive environment. The Board also helps determine, review and approve major policies. Board members attend and participate in fundraising events, programs and activities.

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Dr. James Talano

James V. Talano MD, MM, FACC is an internationally recognized expert in the field of noninvasive cardiology with broad experience in cardiovascular care and management. He has held the positions of Director of Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Naples, Director of Cardiology Graphics and Chief of Clinical Cardiology in the Section of Cardiology at Northwestern […]

Linda Penniman

Linda Penniman has served as a Naples Councilwoman since 2015 using her voice to support causes such as affordable housing and environmental restoration. Previously, she’s held such esteemed positions as the Vice Mayor, Moorings Property Owners’ Association Board Chairmen, a special task force member for the Conservancy of Florida, chair of the Collier County Water […]

William R. Johnson

William R. Johnson is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the H. J. Heinz Company.  Mr. Johnson became President and Chief Operating Officer of Heinz in June 1996, and was appointed President and CEO in December 1997 officially assuming the role in April 1998. He was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive […]

John P. Cardillo, Esq., Board Chair, Member of Medical, Governance and Development

Mr. John P. Cardillo has been practicing law in Naples since 1972. He is a partner in the law firm Cardillo, Keith & Bonaquist, P.A., where he concentrates on representing clients in personal injury, criminal and general civil litigation cases. He graduated from Furman University with a B.A. degree in 1964 and the University of […]

Paul Jones, MD, Board Chair Elect, Chair of Medical Committee, Member of Governance

Dr. Paul O. Jones is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been affiliated with NCH for 26 years. Dr. Jones is currently the President of the Medical Staff, serving as Chair of the Medical Executive Committee (MEC) and ex-officio member of all medical staff meetings. Dr. Jones has served as President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and 2 […]

C. Michael Armstrong, Board Treasurer, Chair of Finance, Member of Strategic

Mr. Armstrong is retired Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Johns Hopkins Medicine, retired Chairman and Director Emeritus of Comcast Corporation and the former Chairman CEO of AT&T and Hughes Electronics. Prior to these positions, he spent more than three decades with IBM. Mr. Armstrong earned a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University of Ohio, and has […]

Craig Eichler, MD, Board Secretary, Member of Finance and Medical

Dr. Eichler specializes in general dermatology and dermatologic surgery with the Woodruff Institute. He received his B.A. from Emory University and his M.D. from the University of Florida. Dr. Eichler served his residency at the University of Texas and is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy […]

Kitty Sachs, Member-at-Large, Member of Strategic and Policy

Mrs. Sachs has been instrumental as a volunteer at the Neighborhood Health Clinic. In addition to being a valuable Board Member, Mrs. Sachs is the head of the intake counseling department for the Clinic. As head of intake, Mrs. Sachs works with potential patients as well as current patients on all of their continual requirements needed […]

Nancy Lascheid, RN, BSN, Co-Founder, Chair of Governance

Mrs. Lascheid holds degrees from Allegheny College, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and University of Pittsburgh. Her professional career focused primarily on emergency medicine and nursing education. After moving to Florida from Pittsburgh in 1982, she joined her husband in his private practice. Mrs. Lascheid and her husband, Dr. Bill Lascheid created and developed an innovative option […]

Linda Bilodeau, Chair of PR & Marketing Committee, Member of Development and Strategic

Linda Bilodeau has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Trinity College, an M.B.A. from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Spalding University.  She has held various positions in Hospital Administration and worked as a project management consultant.  She taught marketing and Business Administration courses at Indiana […]

Thomas Brick, DMD, Member of Medical and Strategic

Dr. Thomas Brick is rejoining the Neighborhood Health Clinic Board of Directors having previously served six (6) years. During his term, he served on the Executive Board and Chair of the Strategic Committee.  Dr. Brick was instrumental in establishing the Clinic’s dental program. He has been a resident of Naples for 34 years and has been practicing […]

Barbara Britten, MD, Member of the Medical Committee

  Dr. Britten is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, who has been practicing medicine for 15 years, the last eight here in Naples, where her reputation for compassion, medical expertise and patient care is well known. She graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey after having raised her family and […]

Vincent Foglia

Mr. Vincent Foglia founded Sage Products, a leading developer of hospital products used in patient infection control and preventative care. Under Mr. Foglia’s leadership, Sage successfully produced innovative products that significantly improved patient and clinician outcomes. Equally committed to employees, Mr. Foglia led Sage when they were named one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to […]

Robert Meli, MD, Member of the Medical Committee

Dr. Robert Meli is an MD with a residency in Diagnostic Radiology. He is President of Naples Radiologists and a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. He has practiced Radiology in Naples since 1974. In addition to the Neighborhood Health Clinic, he is on the Boards of SunTrust Banks and Naples Diagnostic Imaging Centers.

Catherine Perez

Mrs. Perez volunteers at the Neighborhood Health Clinic as translator. Her professional expertise as an international language educator brings great value to the medical, dental and patient population of the Clinic, as does her experience in medical non-profit agencies.

Alejandro Perez- Trepichio MD

Dr. Alejandro Perez-Trepichio is Chief Medical Officer of Millennium Physician Group, the country’s no. 1 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in earned savings. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, Millennium Physician Group is among one of the largest independent physician groups in the state and is one of the only Shared Savings Program ACOs in the country […]

Marti Van Veen, Member of PR & Marketing

Marti Van Veen has lived in Southwest Florida for nearly four decades.  She has more than 25 years of healthcare management experience in the areas of Business Development, Marketing & Strategy, Public Relations, Managed Care, and Physician Recruitment, and is currently the System Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Physicians Regional Healthcare System.  She […]

Janet Vasey, Member of Finance

Mrs. Vasey has been a resident of Collier County for 25 years.  She has an extensive background in financial management and held the position of Director of Program Analysis and Review for the Assistant Secretary of the Army where she was a civilian employee for 20 years.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from […]

Kevin Walker, Member of Finance

Kevin P. Walker, CFP® is a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management Director and Wealth Advisor for a global wealth management firm in Naples, Florida.  His experience in wealth management spans 28 years.  Prior to his current role, Kevin was a Vice President and Senior Account Executive for Fidelity Investments’ Private Client Group.  During his fourteen […]

David Wolff, Member of Policy and Strategic

Mr. Wolff holds a degree in Pharmacy from The University of Toledo and an MBA from The University of Findlay with an emphasis in Health Care Management and Finance. He started his career with the Medical College of Ohio Hospitals as a pharmacy intern and was promoted several times until he reached the position of […]