Committees

Com ComCommunity Committee

The Community Committee is comprised of Boston Housing Authority (BHA) residents, community leaders, and representatives of local community agencies. Community Committee members conduct resident health needs assessments, provide health and wellness information, sponsor an annual event called Bridging the Gap, and serve as a voice for residents of public housing in matters of health and well-being.

  • Rukia Ali

    Whittier St, Resident & Whittier Street Health Center

  • Arleen Carr

    Franklin Hill,Resident

  • Betty Carrington

    Bunker Hill, Resident

  • Marsha Chery

    Washington-Beech, Resident

  • Remona Davis

    South St, Partnership for Democracy and Education

  • Matilda Drayton

    Alice H. Taylor, Resident

  • Maggie Drouineaud

    Faneuil Gardens, Boston Public Schools

  • Amina Egal

    Bromley-Heath, Resident

  • Rachel Goodman

    Commonwealth, Boston Housing Authority, Liaison

  • Mirtha Nin

    Archdale, Resident

  • Peggy Santos

    Franklin Field, Resident

  • Eugenia Smith

    West Broadway, Chair

  • Joan Whitaker

    Franklin Hill, Action for Boston Community Development

[List includes the member’s name, the housing development and/or agency representation]

To learn more information about the Community Committee contact Eugenia Smith, emsmith@bu.edu or 617-638-5366.

Steering Committee:

The Steering Committee provides guidance for planning and prioritizing the activities of the Partnership in Health and Housing (PHH), and provides suggestions for connecting BUSPH faculty, staff, and students to PHH activities and projects.

  • Sara (Sally) Bachman

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Tracy Battaglia

    Boston Medical Center

  • Harold Cox

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Anne Fidler

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Jane Fox

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Rachel Goodman

    Boston Housing Authority

  • Sugule Hassan

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • John Kane

    Boston Housing Authority

  • Kathleen MacVarish

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Margaret Reid

    Boston Public Health Commission

  • Madeleine Scammell

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Eugenia Smith

    Community Committee, Boston University School of Public Health

  • Lee Strunin

    Boston University School of Public Health

  • Gerry Thomas

    Boston Public Health Commission