SPRINGFIELD — Two longtime board members of Baystate Health System have been named chairman and vice chairman of the Baystate Health System Health Services Board of Directors, and two prominent Western New England community leaders have been elected to serve on the board.
James F. Martin, Esq., partner at Robinson, Donovan, Madden & Barry, P.C. in Springfield, will serve as the new chairman of the Baystate Health System Health Services board, replacing Frances K. Stotz of Greenfield, a certified financial planner and financial consultant for A.G. Edwards. M. Dale Janes, senior vice president of Massachusetts Mutual Financial Group in Springfield, succeeds Martin as vice chairman.
Martin, who resides in Longmeadow, has served on the Springfield Riverfront Development Commission and on the Board of Directors of Springfield Technical Community College Foundation. He was president of the Western Mass. Georgetown University Alumni Association. Long active in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic, Martin served as its president, as well as chairman of the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Hampden County and Mass. Bar Associations and a Fellow in the Mass. Bar Foundation.
Janes, who also resides in Longmeadow, has served on the boards of directors for the Children’s Study Home, Community United Way of Pioneer Valley, Westmass Area Development, Inc., and Springfield Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as United Way campaign chair and the Small Business Unit chair for the Community United Way Campaign. Janes currently serves on the board of Springfield College.
Newly elected to serve on the Baystate Health System Health Services Board of Directors are Charles D’Amour, chief operating officer and executive vice president, Big Y Supermarkets; and Allan W. Blair, president and chief executive officer of the Economic Development Council of Western Mass.
D’Amour, who resides in Longmeadow, is chairman of the Westover Metropolitan Development Corp. and a member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Council of Western Mass. and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
Blair, who also resides in Longmeadow, serves on the Board of Trustees of Western New England College and on the Board of Directors of FutureWorks.