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

* Life Members

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