HARWICH PORT, MA – July 29, 2021 – Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) today announced three new directors to serve on its 15-member board of directors. The new directors are Angelina Raneo Chilaka of Harwich, Patti A. Stoll of Wellfleet, and Rev. Wesley Williams of Orleans.
Ms. Raneo Chilaka is a retired health education and general science teacher. She taught, coached and inspired thousands of middle and high school students over four decades in New York, NY, and in Harwich, MA, where she retired in 2017. During her tenure, she also chaired the Wellness Department for the Monomoy Regional School District and Harwich Public Schools. Ms. Chilaka currently serves on the board of directors of the Harwich Council on Aging and is a past secretary of the Cape Verdean Multicultural Auxiliary. She holds an undergraduate degree in health and education from Northeastern University and a Master’s degree in health and physical education from Columbia University.
Ms. Stoll has spent her career developing and launching major new initiatives in both nonprofit and corporate sectors. Currently, she is Director, Special Projects — Davis Alzheimer Prevention Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Previously, she was Director of the Brigham’s Women’s Brain Initiative. Prior to the Brigham, Ms. Stoll served various roles at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School’s NeuroDiscovery Center. Before her work at Harvard, Ms. Stoll spent 25 years in finance, most recently as Managing Director, Alternative Investments — Bank of America. She holds an MBA from Cornell University.
Rev. Williams is a retired pastor of the Orleans Methodist Church. He serves as convener of the Martin Luther King Action Team of the Nauset Interfaith Association whose mission is justice, particularly on Cape Cod, as it focuses on race relations. . Descended from a line of Methodist ministers stretching back to American slavery, Rev. Williams, like his forebears, has always sought to make social justice the core of his ministry.
The OCHS volunteer board of directors is representative of the communities served by the organization on the Lower and Outer Cape, the majority of whom are OCHS patients.
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More about Outer Cape Health Services, Inc. (OCHS)
Founded in 1987, Outer Cape Health Services operates not-for-profit community health centers in Harwich Port, Wellfleet and Provincetown. OCHS offers primary care, behavioral health, telehealth and pharmacy service, optometry and other specialty care, and urgent care in Provincetown. OCHS now serves nearly 18,000 residents and visitors annually on the lower and outer Cape. In addition, it offers Covid-19 testing and vaccination services at all sites.
As a mission-driven organization, OCHS provides access to high quality, community-based healthcare for patients and visitors from Yarmouth to Provincetown, regardless of their ability to pay. OCHS is a licensed Medical Clinic and Addiction Treatment site of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA and the Joint Commission as an outstanding community healthcare organization recognize OCHS. To learn more, visit outercape.org.