At HAC’s 44th Annual Dinner & Volunteer Recognition last month, the agency welcomed four new members to its Board of Directors.
The new members are Ashley Moore Baker of Chatham; Catherine Baker of Cotuit; Dr. Kumara Sidhartha of South Dennis; and Raymond Tamasi of Mashpee.
Ashley Baker currently is the Deputy Vice President of Institutional Giving for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). She previously served as the development director for the Cape Cod Foundation.
Ashley's commitment to affordable housing started during her master's program in Community Economic Development and her work as a housing analyst with the Vermont Housing Conservation Board. She lives with her husband and two children in Chatham.
A 2018 Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine 40 Under 40 honoree, Catherine Baker is the advancement associate at Cape Cod Academy. She previously served as the Operations Director at Cape Cod Young Professionals (CCYP).
A familiar face at HAC’s Shelter Cape Cod Telethon, Dr. Sidhartha is the medical director at Emerald Physicians in Hyannis. He has been in preventative medical practice for more than 15 years with a focus on nutrition.
Dr. Sidhartha has been principal investigator and study designer for Farm and Local Health Alliance for Fruit and Vegetables in Outcome-based RX program (FLAVORx), the nation's first randomized controlled trial design to research blood tests for outcome measurements in a free fruit and vegetable prescription program for vulnerable populations.
Ray Tamasi has over 40 years of experience managing treatment, intervention, and prevention services. For 25 of those years he was the CEO of Gosnold. Last year, he transitioned to become the president and founder of the Gosnold Innovation Center which is focused on developing and testing innovative treatment methods, progressive prevention programs, and effective recovery management services.