The Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County (MCHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Turner, MPA, PhD, and Sandra Nichols to its Board of Directors.Allison Turner, of West Chester, is Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Administration Program at West Chester University. Her experience includes extensive work in the areas of public and non-profit administration and program evaluation. She serves as a committee member and volunteer consultant for a number of organizations including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation, and Young Men in Charge Foundation. She is a graduate of Leadership Chester County, a comprehensive training program in nonprofit board leadership. Dr. Turner has multiple publications in the areas of public service and public policy, and is an active member of several national public affairs associations.
Sandra Nichols, of Newtown Square, is an Independent Consultant currently working with the Digital Innovation Group at AstraZeneca. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, marketing, and program management and optimization. She is a strategic thought-leader with expertise in identifying, designing, and implementing innovations that lead to transformative change for organizations and the people they serve. She is also a volunteer for several local and regional organizations including Camden Sophisticated Sisters, People’s Emergency Center, the Devon Horse Show, and Chester County Food Bank. Sandra is a summa cum laude graduate of Baylor University, holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting.
“MCHC welcomes Allison and Sandra and applauds their dedication to improving the health and well-being of children and families in Chester County”, said Beverly Moyer, MCHC Board President. “These talented women will enrich MCHC greatly with their expertise and talent. We look forward to adding their knowledge and energy to our organization as we continue to make a measurable impact in the communities we serve.”
MCHC has served Chester County as a non-profit organization for nearly 20 years. The organization is dedicated to ensuring that local children start healthy, stay healthy, and succeed in school through three major programs, Healthy Start, Family Benefits, and the Kennett Square Family Center.