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Hospital Governance
BID-Plymouth is governed by a board of directors elected by the BIDMC Board of Directors. It consists of 12 members who reside in many of the towns in the hospital's service area. Members of the hospital board serve staggered, three-year terms. In addition, the president of the hospital and the president of the medical dental staff, serve as ex officio directors. Additionally, three members of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's senior management team have appointments on BID-Plymouth's Board of Directors.

The board has regular meetings on the last Wednesday of each month and other special meetings as may be called from time to time.

BID-Plymouth and Jordan Health Systems Board of Directors:

Board Member     



Term Principal Affiliation

Lyle Bazzinotti,Chair 1990 2019 Retired
Michael Babini 1998 2019 Real Estate Services Consultant
John Carnuccio 2003 2018 Semi-Retired
Kenneth Fosdick, Vice Chair 1997 2019 Retired
William Gagnon 2013 2018 Tax Consultant
Charles Hewitt 2017 2018 Retired
Clark Hinkley 2004 2019 Retired
Mary Ellen Lawrence 2015 2018 Retired
Dennis Primavera 2017 2018 Retired
Kimberly Scheub, MD 2005 2020 Emergency Medicine Physician
Keelas Small 2005 2020 Owner, Comfort Inn
Cynthia Stiglitz 2015 2020 Banking
Stephen Trehu, MD 2007 2020 Radiologist

BIDMC Appointed Members
Steven Fischer      
Stanley Lewis, MD      
Kevin Tabb, MD      

Ex-Officio Directors
Kevin Coughlin       President and CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess - Plymouth, Inc.
Joshua Stuhlfaut, MD     President, Medical-Dental Staff

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Lyle Lawrence Bazzinotti, Chair, Board of Directors

A Plymouth resident, Ms. Bazzinotti holds an AB from Brown University and an MBA from Tuck School at Dartmouth College. Bazzinotti retired as a Senior VP of the Investment Banking Group at Mass Development Finance Agency following a 30-year career in commercial banking. At Bank of America, she managed the not-for-profit and healthcare sectors team. Prior to her banking career, she was a research assistant at Harvard Medical School and the Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole, MA. She is a Director and Vice Chair of Jordan Health Systems, served as a Director and Treasurer of Family Service of Greater Boston and a Trustee and Treasurer of the Arthritis Foundation of Massachusetts.


Michael Babini, Real Estate Services Consultant  

A lifelong resident of Plymouth, Mr. Babini received his BS Degree in business education from Salem State College and his M. Ed. from Bridgewater State College. He began his career as a business teacher at Silver Lake Regional High School. He has an extensive background in real estate working for both Digital Equipment Corp. and Compaq Computer Corp., as Corp. Manager of Real Estate Services.  After leaving Compaq, he was retained by Pinehills LLC as Director of Commercial Development. Mr. Babini currently works as an independent real estate consultant. 

Mr. Babini has been active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce.  In addition he was a Plymouth Assessor for 10 years and was elected to six terms (28 years) on the Plymouth Planning Board; twelve years of which he served as chairman. He currently serves as an elected Plymouth Town Meeting Representative.  


John Carnuccio, Business Consultant and Director

A Duxbury resident, Mr. Carnuccio holds a BA from Drew University. He was the former CEO of NeoSync, Inc., a clinical stage neuro-modulation medical device company where he served from 2010-2016. He was a co-founder of BioSphere Medical, Inc., a medical device company located in Rockland, MA. He served as Director, President and CEO from 1999-2002. For 20 years he held a number of marketing and senior management roles including Vice President and General Manager, Microvasive Urology, Boston Scientific Corporation, a global medical device company based in Natick, MA. He currently serves on the board of directors for both medical and non-medical companies.


 William P. Gagnon, President, GAGNONtax

A Duxbury resident, Mr. Gagnon holds a BBA in Accounting from the Isenberg School of Management, UMASS Amherst and an MST, Taxation from Bentley University. Prior to founding GAGNONtax in 2001, he was a Tax Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and a Tax Senior Manager at Deloitte.


Charles Hewitt, Retired

A Marshfield resident, Mr. Hewitt holds an AB in History from Harvard University and an MBA in Banking, Corporate Finance from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a retired insurance/reinsurance industry leader with expertise in all areas of property casualty Insurance portfolio management. Over thirty years of experience developing and implementing reinsurance solutions and structures of all types. He currently serves on several volunteer boards: Northeastern University; Harvard University; BIDMC Boston and BID-Plymouth; Duxbury Bay Maritime School; Crossroads; and Pioneer Institute and Insurance Library of Boston. A former rower on the US Olympic team, he continues to consult with former clients and various philanthropic organizations.


Clark Hinkley, Retired

A Duxbury resident, Mr. Hinkley is retired from a 40-year career in retailing. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of Harold's, a Dallas-based specialty apparel chain. Also, Executive VP, merchandising for two other national retail chains, Talbots and The Children’s Place. He held a variety of roles over 24 years with the department store division of the Dayton Hudson Corporation, now known as Target Corporation.


Mary Ellen Lawrence, Retired 

A Duxbury resident, Ms. Lawrence has held positions at BankBoston and BayBank, Wealth Management Divisions. She is currently active with Cranberry Hospice philanthropy committees and Palliative Care.


Dennis Primavera, Retired 

Following his undergraduate studies in accounting at the University of New Haven, Mr. Primavera served for 15 years as the controller at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and as CFO/Assistant Administrator at Griffin Hospital, before joining New Milford Hospital in 1986. He retired after serving a total of 38 years in the healthcare/hospital field and held a senior leadership role at both Griffin Hospital and New Milford Hospital, a member of New York Presbyterian Healthcare System as Senior VP of Finance and Facilities. He was also a very active member with Connecticut Hospital Association. Mr. Primavera resides in Cotuit.


Kimberly Scheub, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine   

Dr. Lonis-Scheub holds a BA from the University of Vermont, an MD from the University of Massachusetts and was Chief Resident of the Emergency Medicine Residency at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. She is currently Chief of Emergency Medicine and Past President of the Medical-Dental Staff at BID-Plymouth. On a state leadership level, she is Past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, a 600-member organization.


Keelis Small, Owner, Comfort Inn 

Owner of the Comfort Inn, Plymouth, MA, Ms. Small held various positions at Cape Cod Hospital, including Patient Care Committee and Supervisor of the Medical Records Department at UMass Medical Center, Provider Relations Representative at Fallon Community Health Plan and Aetna US Health Care. She serves on the Board of Directors of Destination Plymouth, Pilgrim Hall Museum and National Board, and Choice Hotels International.


Stephen Trehu, Partner & President of Radiology Associates of Plymouth 

A Boston resident, formerly from Duxbury, Dr. Trehu holds an AB, magna cum laude, Geological and Geophysical Sciences from Princeton University; an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing a surgical internship at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Dr. Trehu served four years as a general medical officer in the Navy, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He then completed residency training in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional radiology at Tufts Medical Center. He has been with Radiology Associates of Plymouth, the former Jordan Hospital, and now BID-Plymouth since 1995. Dr. Trehu has held various leadership roles including President, Jordan Hospital Medical and Dental Staff, 2007-2009.


Joshua Stuhlfaut, MD, Radiologist and Medical Staff President 

Dr. Stuhlfaut holds a BS from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and an MD from Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. He did his internship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA and his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Stuhlfaut completed his fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Interventions at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He has been on the staff of BID-Plymouth since 2006 and was appointed Medical Staff President in 2017 to present.


Cynthia Stiglitz, VP & Branch Manager, Farm Credit East

A Middleboro resident, Ms. Stiglitz holds a BS in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Virginia Tech.  She began her career in the agricultural finance industry in western New York and moved to Middleboro to work for Farm Credit East. She is VP and Branch Manager at the Middleboro branch, growing the branch from $109 million to $199 million in assets. Throughout her career, she has been involved in many projects including training initiatives for both new and seasoned employees, and technology updates that included reporting and dashboards for all staff.


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