Advisory Council


The Advisory Council advises and counsels the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Foundation Office on issues relations to patient relations, communications and community events. The Council reports to the NCH Board of Trustees through the Executive Director of the Foundation on a quarterly basis. In this role, the NCH Advisory Council acts as a liaison between the community and the Board of Trustees for patient relations, communications and community events.

Council Composition:

The Advisory Council will consist of members of the community, both seasonal and year round, who are not currently members of the Board of Trustees. Every attempt will be made to provide the greatest representation of the total community. The Council will be led by a Chair appointment by the Governance Committee.

Current Members:

  Mrs. Nathan R. Allen, Jr. G. Nicholas Miller
  Stephen C. Anderson* Tina Craig Moore
  Margaretta S. Andrews* Mrs. John C. Murkland
  Charles L. Balas* Elizabeth Murray*
  Roger W. Block Peter W. Nash*
  Patricia Bridier* Nancy Newhouse
  Lisa Winston Callahan Christopher C. Perry
  Bernard L. Coffin Henry Petzel*
  Heidi Cox Mona Ray
  William H. Crispin Jeanne W. Riggs
  Mrs. George Fowlkes* Alfred Sanford, III*
  Charles C. Gifford, III Eric Z. Silfen, M.D.
  Garret A. Gifford* Barbara Beinecke Spitler
  Whitney A. Gifford, Esq. Mrs. Francis T. Spriggs
  Toby Greenberg Scott M. Stearns, Jr.*
  Donna Hamel Louise Swift
  Susan Heard Robert L. Taylor*
  Mrs. Robert R. Larsen Judith C. Tolsdorf
  Jeffrey S. Lockhart Cathy Ward
  Karen B. Marache John N. Welch*
  PJ Martin Smith Francis M. Weld, M.D.
  Mary McAuliffe Lewis T. Winger*
    Mrs. Bracebridge H.Young

* Life Members

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare.