Board of Directors

Our Board provides guidance on all aspects of Chase Brexton’s growth. We are honored by the time and dedication each of our Board members provides to us.

More than 51% of our Board of Directors are also patients of Chase Brexton Health Care.

Carolyn Kennedy, JD - President

Carolyn Kennedy has been a member of the Chase Brexton Health Care Board of Directors since 2010.  Prior to joining Chase Brexton, she served on boards of directors for non-profit organizations and private schools.  She volunteered as a mentor, a tutor, and in various capacities for community and church organizations, such as Girl Scouts and Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, Md. Her commitment to public service and desire to become actively involved with a Maryland organization that provides essential services to diverse populations led her to Chase Brexton.  Carolyn graduated from Newcomb College of Tulane University and Catholic University, Columbus School of Law.  She has worked for various federal government agencies and a quasi-federal, non-profit organization.  Presently, Carolyn is an attorney with the Department of Justice.

Jack boyson - Vice President

Jack K. Boyson is a retired international development professional who has advocated for and worked with highly at-risk populations--especially young people--in 55 countries for nearly five decades. As a member of the Board of Directors of Chase Brexton Health Care, he continues to support efforts to improve the quality of life of vulnerable communities, especially for members of the LBGT community and other underserved populations.

juan negrin - Treasurer

Juan Negrin has been a member of the Chase Brexton Health Care Board of Directors since January 2017.  He is a Project Management Professional and Epic-certified Information Technology executive. For the last five years, he has managed Business Intelligence, Data Governance, Reporting and Analytics at GBMC HealthCare. In that role, Juan recently led the reporting implementation of the Epic EHR system and the development of an Enterprise Data Warehouse, which was honored with a Platinum Award in Health IT. Prior to GBMC, he directed the development of web-based solutions as a contractor with the Department of Health and Human Services, following a long career at Provident Bank of Maryland.  He holds a Master of Arts in Applied History from Carnegie-Mellon University, a Bachelor of Arts in History from Cornell University and a post-baccaluareate certificate in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art.  Juan is fluent in English, Spanish and French and is passionate about health and education; he and his wife participated in the foundation of a Charter School, the Green School of Baltimore. He is honored and thrilled to support Chase Brexton in providing compassionate, quality healthcare and ensuring equal access to everyone, and firmly believes that everyone's health matters.

Kristine Holmes, RN - Secretary

Kris Holmes, RN has been a member of the Chase Brexton Health Care Board of Directors since 2008. Currently, she is a Hospital Transition Coordinator with CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield.  As a Registered Nurse for 40 years, she has experience in Emergency Nursing, Community/Public Health, Disaster Preparedness, and Faith Based Health Ministries. Kris graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and has her Masters from Loyola University.   Her experience in diverse health care arenas has allowed her to witness first-hand the devastating problems that occur when individuals and families do not have access to health care. Kris has worked with faith communities in Howard, Baltimore, and Harford Counties, The Horizon Foundation, the advisory board for Maryland Access Point, and county citizen services to promote health, wellness, and disease prevention. She educates faith communities and encourages them to advocate for, and support access to affordable health care within their neighborhoods. Kris is passionate about Chase Brexton Health Care. She receives her healthcare from them.  She knows the history of their grassroots beginnings and believes, that in our current health crisis, they are taking a leading role in shaping the future of affordable, accessible, compassionate health care in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

General Membership


Maureen Cunningham

Tommy Flow

Samuel V. Fuller

Dr. Rahul Gor

Luz Lopez-Ortiz

Bill H. Means

Sylvia Coolidge Moore

Angelinia T. Reed (Sutton)

Nikita Stackhouse

The Rev. Paula Teague

Kathleen Ward

Alan S. Weisman



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