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Senior Leadership Team

A strong and dedicated leadership team is at the heart of what makes Heywood Hospital so focused on the health of the communities it serves. Each of our experienced hospital administrators bring unique strengths to our organization, guiding us to quality patient care practices, as well as patient, employee and physician engagement and satisfaction.

Heywood Hospital's Leadership Team

President & CEO
Winfield S. Brown, BA, MSB, MHA, FACHE

Vice President for External Affairs, Chief Philanthropy Officer & Executive Director, Heywood Healthcare Charitable Foundation
Dawn M. Casavant, BS

Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Operating Officer for Athol Hospital
Tina M. Griffin, DNP, FNP

Chief Medical Officer
Helen E. Heneghan, MD

Vice President Human Resources
Paul F. Heffernan, MPA

Vice President Governance, Integration, Compliance and Chief Quality Officer
Rose M. Kavalchuck, BA, MA, MHA, CJCP, CMQOE, CSSBB, CPHRM

Executive Director, Heywood Medical Group
Andrew J. Patterson, MHCDS

Vice President, Ancillary Services & CIO 
Carol F. Roosa, BA

Vice President Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer Heywood Hospital
Nora Salovardos, RN, MSN

Vice President of Perioperative Services, Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist                                                                    Rozanna Penney, CRNA, MSNA 


The Heywood Hospital Board of Trustees


Executive Committee

Robert Chavin, Chairman
Roy Lake, Vice Chairman
Al Rose, 2nd Vice Chairman
JoAnne Parks, Clerk
Cheney Castine, Esq., Treasurer
John Skrzypczak, MD
Winfield S. Brown, President & CEO
Tina Sbrega
Glenn Hunt, Immediate Past Chair


Daniel M. Asquino, Ph.D
Joyce Fletcher
John Flick, Esq.
James Garrison
James Meehan
Dr. Elizabeth Nottleson
Dr. Michele Parker
Ken Pierce
Dr. Benjamin Prentiss
Joel Shaughnessy 
Craig Twohey
Deb Vescovi