SOURCE: The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts

The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts

September 20, 2011 09:18 ET

The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts Announces Board of Directors

Establishes First State Council Representing Health Promotion Professionals and Business Leaders

WATERTOWN, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts, a nonprofit organization focused on worksite health promotion, announced its first board of directors.

"We are delighted to be reaching this milestone of establishing our full governance structure for the organization," said Mari Ryan, Board Chair for the council.

The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts Board officers are: Chair, Mari Ryan of AdvancingWellness; Vice Chair, Kristie Howard of Longfellow Benefits; Secretary, Susan Janetos of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; and Treasurer, Robin Benoit of Genzyme Corporation.

Other board members include Clare Densmore of the Massachusetts Hospital Association; Alyssa Holzman of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; Jennifer Babineau of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Holly Cochrane of ZOLL Medical Corporation; James Tierney of Covidien; and Kathleen Downes, Human Resource Consultant.

In addition to the members of the Board of Directors, over 30 volunteers are members of the organization's committees. The Wellness Council holds monthly meetings on topics related to worksite health-promotion programs.

About the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts
The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts is a 501C(3) organization of Massachusetts Health Promotion professionals and business leaders dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for all employees of Massachusetts through health promotion activities at the worksite. Organized in 2010, the Council brings together Massachusetts employers and health promotion professionals interested in combating the ever-increasing cost of health care benefits by helping their employees, their families and their communities achieve and maintain a state of good health. To learn more about the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts, visit their website at: www.wwcma.org

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