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Board of Directors

The OCHS Board of Directors is truly representative of the communities we serve on the Lower and Outer Cape. All of our directors live in our service region, and the majority are OCHS patients, knowing that those who use our services can best know the needs of our patients and the community.

With their impressive and varied skills and backgrounds, we are so grateful to them for their volunteer dedication and commitment in our shared mission.


Larry Ballantine, MBA, PhD


Dr. Larry Ballantine resides in Harwich where he currently serves as a Town Selectman and liaison to the town’s finance committee. Before “retiring,” he served as Vice President of Global Agrochemical and Environmental Services for Covance, an international contract research corporation. Dr. Ballantine holds a doctorate in Soil Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry from University of Massachusetts Amherst and an Executive MBA degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison. He has had a long volunteer history on town boards and community organizations including service on the Harwich Conservation Commission, the Pleasant Bay Alliance Steering Committee, Cape Cod Water Protection Committee and the Harwich Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Robin B. Reid, Esq.

First Vice President

Robin Reid previously served as President of the Outer Cape Health Services Board of Directors. Born and educated in Canada, Ms. Reid believes that quality health care is a basic human right. A graduate of McGill University, Ms. Reid is a mediator and semi-retired general practice attorney in Provincetown, where she lives with her wife and volunteers in the community.

Kass Goodwin


Kass Goodwin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona. She spent her 32-year engineering career primarily in the medical device industry, first in Colorado and then the last 20 years in Minnesota at Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. Ms. Goodwin’s expertise is in firmware product development for implantable devices such as pacemakers, cardiac monitors, and defibrillators. She also has experience in cardiac device complaint analysis and FDA adverse event reporting, essential to Quality and Compliance for medical devices. Ms. Goodwin lives in Provincetown with her wife and is a member of the town’s Finance Committee. She enjoys raising money for charitable causes and is an avid cyclist, golfer, hiker and photographer.

Wil Sullivan


Wil Sullivan resides in Wellfleet with his wife Janet Hymowitz. He is currently a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals and is the vice president of the Advisory Board to the Wellfleet Council on Aging. A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Sullivan practiced law in a small town in New Hampshire for 42 years where he also served on a variety of nonprofit boards including the Wilton Public and Gregg Free library, Pine Hill Waldorf School, American Stage Festival and SHARE Outreach, Inc., as well as serving on the board of directors of the Indian Head National Bank of Nashua, The Wilton National Bank and WOMR in Provincetown. He enjoys fishing and gardening. 

Patti Hartsfield, RN, BSN, MN

Quality Officer

Patti Hartsfield completed her BSN at the Medical College of Georgia and received her Master’s in Nursing Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle. Her work experience spanned much of the healthcare continuum. Following several years in critical care nursing, Ms. Hartsfield spent 20 years in nursing management and hospital administration, progressing from Assistant Director of Nursing to Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer in community hospital settings. With the patient experience shifting to the outpatient arena, she moved into ambulatory care where she served as Administrator of ambulatory surgery centers and in various roles in practice management. Ms. Hartsfield has participated in the opening of a new hospital, the development and opening of an outpatient surgery center, and multiple build-outs in group practice settings. During her career, she achieved certifications in Nursing Administration, Ambulatory Surgery Center Administration, Practice Management, and Healthcare Risk Management. Most recently, she had the pleasure of working with Outer Cape Health Services as Health Center Director for its Harwich health center and as the Director of Nursing. Now retired, she lives in Yarmouth Port and enjoys golf and hiking and is pursuing her interests in carpentry and mosaics.

Board Members

Angelina Raneo Chilaka

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. A resident of Harwich, 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. In 2022, Ms. Chilaka was named the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year.

Marta “Dikke” Hansen, MSW, LMSW

Dikke Hansen has nearly four decades of experience in clinical social work and social service administration. Most recently, Dikke served as Director of Behavioral Health at Outer Cape Health Services from 2014 until 2021 when she retired from the role. An avid traveler, Dikke is also co-founder of Growing Edge Adventures, a company specializing in transformative and healing travel and retreat experiences. She holds a Certificate of Mastery on Global Mental Health/Trauma and Recovery from Harvard University and an MSW from Michigan State University. A native of Norway, Dikke resides in Wellfleet where she maintains a private therapy practice.

Barbara Penn, MD

Dr. Barbara Penn is a retired internal medicine physician with more than three decades of experience working in health centers. She is a full-time resident of Wellfleet and ended her career as a primary care physician with Outer Cape Health Services from 2012 to 2015. Prior to moving to Wellfleet in 2012, she was employed at Massachusetts General Hospital Charlestown HealthCare Center for three decades. As Associate Unit Chief of the Internal Medicine Unit, Dr. Penn oversaw operations and the Quality Control Committee, in addition to maintaining a busy adult patient practice at the Charlestown center. At OCHS, Dr. Penn worked on quality improvement pilots at the Wellfleet health center and saw adult patients in Wellfleet and Provincetown. Dr. Penn held internships in pathology at Buffalo General Hospital and was an intern resident at Boston City Hospital. She received her medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences—SUNY.

Michael Peterson

Michael Peterson is a sales executive and consultant with extensive background in the telecommunications software/technology field. He has held management positions with Digital Equipment Corp. and Siemens. He began his career with a decade of service in the US Navy, and is currently an associate with William Raveis Real Estate in East Orleans, specializing in the Outer Cape market. Prior to joining the OCHS Board of Directors, Mr. Peterson volunteered as a member of the organization’s Quality and Program Committee. He has lived in Eastham for 20 years with his wife Donna. The couple has four grown children.

Patti A. Stoll, MBA

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 currently is co-chair of the board at Silent Spring Institute.

Rev. Wesley Williams

Rev. Wesley 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. 


Pamela French, MD, MPH, DTMH

Director Emeritus

Dr. Pamela French is a specialist in Infectious Diseases and an antibiotic development consultant. Her career has included academics, public health and clinical research. Locally, Dr. French has served as an officer of the Board of Directors of Helping Our Women and is an active volunteer at the International Fund for Animal Welfare Marine Mammal Rescue and the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. Dr. French joined the OCHS Board in April 2008 and last served as President of the Board of Directors. Dr. French is also recognized as an acclaimed photographer of whales.