Benedictine announced the appointments of Victoria E. Brennan, Leonard J. DiPaul, Ed.D, and retired Army Col. William C. Doukas, M.D., to its board of directors.
Ms. Brennan, senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers Baltimore Assurance practice, has more than 15 years of professional experience in public accounting. She has served both public and private clients in the healthcare, higher education, and other fields.
Dr. DiPaul, assistant dean of education and human services at Neumann University, Aston, Pa., supervises all graduate education and doctoral programs under the aegis of Neumann’s department of education and human services. He previously served as director of the office for youth and young adults with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Dr. Doukas, an orthopaedic surgeon, recently joined Bay Area Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Glen Burnie, Md. A specialist in shoulder, upper extremities and sports medicine, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an associate member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and is a board examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Previously he served as staff orthopedist at UHC Orthopaedics in Bridgeport, WV. He served for 24 years in the United States Army retiring as Colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. During his military career he served as chair of the Integrated Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the National Naval Medical Center/Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Benedictine’s board of directors oversees the organization’s mission and planning, and supports the executive director in managing resources, monitoring programs and services, and ensuring legal and ethical accountability. All members of the board are volunteers with valuable expertise in educational, legal, political, corporate, and other arenas.
Benedictine’s Executive Director Scott W. Evans, remarked, “All of the professionals who have accepted the call to serve in these vital positions on our boards, are extremely distinguished in their fields. We are greatly blessed by their willingness to participate in the continued success of our organization as we strive to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities.”