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2009 2010 annual report

  1. 1. t H e r u r a l H e a lt H n e t W o r K o f s o u t H C e n t r a l n e W Y o r K , I n C . Growth and Change 2009–2010 annual rePort
  2. 2. Mission Statement Our Vision of Success The mission of the Rural Health Network of The Rural Health Network of South Central South Central New York, Inc. is to promote New York works toward optimal individual and and improve the health of rural communities community health and wellness, which are and strengthen each community’s capacity supported by: to respond to health needs by reducing • Individuals and families with adequate and barriers and improving access and use of affordable health insurance; health and human services through advocacy, • Accessible, efficient and collaborative health communication and partnerships. and human service delivery systems driven by best practice models; • Reduction in health disparities for the most vulnerable populations; • Strong community norms for healthy lifestyle choices and optimal physical and mental health. Oswego Core Service Area Our vision of success is predicated on Oneida Onondaga Herkimer RHSC* Counties–Tier 1 Cayuga Madison the strength of the Rural Health Network of Tompkins Cortland Chenango Otsego RHSC* Counties–Tier 2 South Central New York, the commitment and Schuyler participation of our stakeholders (Board, staffSteuben Chemung Delaware Tioga Broome *Rural Health Service Corps and community partners working together), and the availability of resources required to achieve desired results. P.O. Box 416 Whitney Point, NY 13862 Phone: (607) 692-7669 Toll free: (888) 603-5973
  3. 3. Leadership MessageA s non-profit organizations have struggled with major financial challenges over the past few years,human needs have continued to escalate.Many people still have trouble accessing high- the Binghamton University Department of Social Work, and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Launched in October 2009, this pilot projectquality, affordable health care. To help meet uses MSW interns to providethis challenge, the Rural Health Network of case management servicesSouth Central New York has secured additional for up to 40 uninsured adultsresources, both for our own programs and for with chronic health conditions.the health and human service organizations Lourdes Hospital and UHSthat work with us. donated primary care services and the matching funds requiredThe largest infusion of new funding came in by the Appalachian Regional Shawn Yetter Jack Salolate 2008, when the Rural Health Network Commission grant. Participants President Executive Directorsignificantly expanded the Rural Health Service in the program receive chronicCorps (RHSC) AmeriCorps Program. For the disease self managementfirst time, we received a substantial contract education, gain the chance to establish primaryfrom the NYS Commission on National & care relationships and get help accessing freeCommunity Service. Thanks to this contract and low cost medications.and a three-year federal funding commitment,105 RHSC members provided essential health Preliminary return on community investmentservices through 23 partner organizations data suggests that Renew Health providesduring 2009 and 2010 (see list on page 2). considerable benefits to both participants and hospital systems. Major funding from ExcellusIn 2009, RHSC members gave 35,364 hours BlueCross BlueShield, donation of primaryof service in our region. In 2010, members care by Lourdes Hospital and UHS, and caseprovided 42,000 hours, with a similar level of management and health education servicesservice projected for 2011. As budget cuts from Binghamton University are helping tojeopardized critical health services, RHSC sustain the program.members served their community and theircountry, delivering essential assistance The Rural Health Network of South Centralthroughout South Central New York. Thanks New York would like to acknowledge theto support from the AmeriCorps Program and contributions and commitment of thoseseveral local foundations and funders, and organizations, businesses, foundations,the contributions of partner organizations, the donors and governmental partners that haveRHSC demonstrated the power of engaged made it possible to direct more resources tocollaboration, even in difficult times. rural health issues in 2009 and 2010, in spite of funding cuts and related challenges. It isAdditional funding also helped establish possible to rise to the occasion. Thank you.Renew Health, a collaboration among theRural Health Network, Lourdes Hospital,UHS, the Appalachian Regional Commission, Growth and Change • 2009–2010 Annual Report 1
  4. 4. RHSC Brings Youthful Energy To Local Health Initiatives W hile many health and human service organizations in South Central New York are working to reduce obesity and chronic disease, the Rural Health Service Corps (RHSC) is the Rather than starting yet another initiative against obesity or chronic disease, RHSC offered crucial assistance to 23 health and human service organizations already engaged in this important work. RHSC members provided first regional opportunity for young adults to access to essential health services for those combat these related epidemics. Thanks to without health insurance, facilitated health a substantial AmeriCorps grant to the Rural education programs, grew and distributed Health Network in late 2008, the RHSC has nutritious food, and helped recruit community launched a major mobilization. volunteers. During 2009 and 2010, 105 RHSC members gave 77,364 hours of service. Many former members continue to live, work and 2009–2010 Rural Health Service Corps serve in the region after completing their RHSC Host Sites* service. For a complete list of RHSC members, see page 8. American Cancer Society Broome County Council of Churches The RHSC partnership includes federal Broome County Health Department funding support from the AmeriCorps National Broome County Office for Aging Service Program, oversight from the NYS Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship Commission on National & Community Service, Central New York Area Health Education Center administration in the region by the Rural Health Central New York Resource Conservation and Development Network of SCNY, and service implementation Chenango County Soil & Water Conservation District through 23 health and human service partner The Christian Neighborhood Center of Norwich organizations. Cooperative Extension Association Tioga County AmeriCorps members are “getting things Farm Catskills and Watershed Agricultural Council done,” as RHSC alumna Christina Muscatello Dr. Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic states. “We make changes where they need Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network of South Central New York to be made and augment movements that are Northern Tioga Neighbors Network already in working motion. We educate, build, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital forge relationships, and gain experience and The Rural Health Network of South Central New York memories that will last a lifetime. If you want to Southern Tier AIDS Program call that idealism, then that’s what it is. But it’s Southern Tier Independence Center tangible idealism. We make a real difference in Tioga County Tourism our communities.” UHS Hospitals For more information on the Rural Health Walton Community Garden Service Corps and a listing of available WSKG positions, please visit our website at www. Youth & Community Foundation of Spencer–Van Etten * In addition to hosting and benefiting from the service of Rural Health Service Corps Members, these Host Site Partners contrib- uted to help meet the AmeriCorps grant match requirement.2 Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Inc. •
  5. 5. Rural Health Service Corps RHSC Member Spotlight Accomplishments: “I am extremely working as part of a team striving 2009 2010 grateful to have to improve the health and lives had the oppor- of our community.” Stacey RHSC Members 55 49 tunity to par- completed two terms of service ticipate in Rural with The Hope Dispensary of RHSC Hours 35,364 42,000 Health Service the Southern Tier, a project ofCorps throughout 2010. It was Lourdes Hospital. She recently Partner – Host Site 23 23eye-opening and rewarding to graduated from BU’s Decker Agenciesrelay information about local School of Nursing and isfoods with people unfamiliar with currently employed by UHS as athese concepts. I have become registered nurse in the intensive Individuals participating 606 2,790passionate about these topics care unit at Wilson Hospital. in healthy lifestyle classesand motivated by the brilliant facilitated by RHSC Zach Ziemba, Membersnetwork I was surrounded by. I a Binghamtonplan to continue doing my part University grad,to support local products and to People accessing 747 1,863 served with theshare the reasons I do so with free and low cost Broome Countyothers.” Josie Maroney served prescription medication Council ofin the Rural Health Service with assistance from Churches’ Faith in ActionCorps as a Local Fresh Foods RHSC Members program for seniors. ProgramAccess Facilitator with Central Director Joanne Kays appreciatedNY Resource Conservation & Volunteers recruited, 762 642 Zach’s enthusiasm and writesDevelopment and the Central NY trained and/or supported that he “is a wonderful youngBounty Program. Ms. Maroney is by RHSC Members man. Besides coordinating thecurrently employed by the Rural Healthier Lifestyle MentoringHealth Network SCNY as the Project, Zach developed a healthy RHSC members provided thousands of hoursCustomer Service Associate. cooking class for seniors…and of service in 2009 and 2010 supporting food RHSC member encouraged Council staff with system projects to improve nutrition and Stacey Novello weekly e-mail health tips.” Zach alleviate hunger. They also promoted good writes: “We are says, “It’s enjoyable, I like the health through exercise by developing walking all part of a team work, and as I continue to learn and bicycling trails. Please contact the Rural of enthusiastic more and more about the region, Health Network for more examples of RHSC and dedicated I really enjoy it here.” With the members’ good work for our communities.individuals…It is very gratifying help of his parents, Zach pur-to know that not only am I chased a house in Binghamtonmaking a difference, but I am and plans to stay in the area. Growth and Change • 2009–2010 Annual Report 3
  6. 6. Growing Health 2010 Highlights Link Between Agriculture and Health M ore than 300 people attended the third bi-annual Growing Health event on October 5, 2010 in Binghamton, N.Y. For the first time, Growing Health featured a full conference in addition Growing Health 2010 Planning Committee: Diane Albrecht, Chair to the traditional tasting event and celebration Laura Biasillo Tues day, Com Oct ober mon 5 of locally grown food and beverages. The Ray Denniston Bing Gro ham ton und Rege : Far ncy Hote ms, l and Con Food fere theme for Growing Health 2010 was Common nce Andrew Fagan & H Cent er ealt h Ground: Farms, Food & Health. Patricia Fell • n A In Inte • n A Ev augu rdis ral C ciplin onfere ary nce fo Lear a Su ening Ce ning r & D Mathew Griffin m lebr ialogu Grow ptuous atio n Of e n Fo Sel The day began with an important presentation od & ectio ferin Bev n of g erag Loc es ally on the common ground between public health Amy Kenyon and agriculture. Richard F. Daines, MD*, Melissa Klinko PROU DLY HOST ED BY THE New York State Commissioner of Health, and Mary McFadden Patrick Hooker, New York State Commissioner Phil Metzger of Agriculture and Natalie Thompson Markets, discussed Shawn Yetter (Master of Ceremonies) the dynamic convergence of agriculture and health, The evening tasting event gave attendees and partnership and other guests a chance to enjoy an array of opportunities that local food and beverages at 29 sampling tables. are emerging in The feast was prepared by some of the area’s agriculture and health finest chefs. policy and practice. Growing Health 2010 explored how our Attendees then regional food system can offer opportunities joined 12 concurrent for locally driven change to improve community workshops organized health, environmental health and economic under four educational health. For a list of Growing Health 2010“The most beneficial tracks: Farm to School; Navigating to Local sponsors and underwriters, please go toaspect of this conference Food & Health; Food Sovereignty – What is a page 7.was bringing together Local Food Citizen?; and Local Farms & Foods * We were saddened to learn of the death ofsuch a diverse, yet for Economic, Environmental and Community Dr. Daines in February 2011 and joined manyintertwined group to Health. Thirty speakers from throughout New throughout New York State in mourning hisjoin forces.” York and the Northeast led these diverse passing. Dr. Daines left a legacy of leadership sessions.—conference attendee through his work on critical public health Jerry Brunetti, founder of Agri-Dynamics, issues, including obesity and chronic disease. gave the afternoon plenary speech, sharing his insights into how the food industry affects national and personal health issues.4 Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Inc. •
  7. 7. Programs Teach Wellness Strategies, Connect Seniors With Fresh Local ProduceT he Rural Health Network has provided health and wellness programs for rural communities formore than 10 years. One of those initiatives isSimply Health, a nine-week course that teachesnutrition, physical activity and stress reduction.Since launching Simply Health in 2006, wehave offered it 25 times to groups of up to40 participants.“The classes motivated me to apply forthe Lourdes Financial Assistance Program,and once accepted I was able to make anappointment for a complete physical,” saysone participant who subsequently started A 2010 grant from the Foundation for thetreatment for osteoporosis. “Without the National Institutes of Health provided resourcesclasses, I would have not been motivated to to adapt Simply Health to the heart healthsee a doctor and be treated.” needs of women. When completed in 2011, the Simply Health Heart Truth® program will have served 54 rural women. Health Promotion A recent addition to our education portfolio Accomplishments: is the Whitney Point Farmers’ Market Access Project. With funding support from United Simply Health 2009 2010 Way of Broome County, assistance from the Northern Broome Senior Center and Meals Wellness programs 5 2 on Wheels, and volunteer and donor support Participants 40 46 from individuals and businesses in the Whitney Point area, the Rural Health Network led this Graduates 26 26 community collaboration to help bring fresh, Graduates with improved 23 20 locally produced food to homebound individuals health indicators in northern Broome County. Teen ‘We Can program’ 43 n/a Volunteers assisted homebound seniors by graduates either shopping for them at the Whitney Point Farmers’ Market or transporting them to shop Whitney Point Farmers’ 2009 2010 at the market themselves. An average of 25 Market Access Project individuals a year received fresh, local fruits and vegetables through the program in 2009 and Individuals served 22 31 2010. Besides improving access to nutritious Volunteers 16 21 food for homebound seniors, the program reduced isolation and helped to create new Value of food purchased $541 $2,283 friendships and social support. Growth and Change • 2009–2010 Annual Report 5
  8. 8. Closing the Health Care Gap For People Who Lack Insurance S ome critics of the Affordable Care Act say that this law will limit patients’ ability to choose their health care providers, or that it will create long waits for medical procedures. There is a on page 1, this program provides health care, education and case management support to uninsured adults with chronic health conditions. In late 2010, staff at the Rural Health Network began planning major changes to our intake heavy dose of irony in those arguments. and customer service systems. We started Every day, staff at the Rural Health Network, implementing those changes in 2011. When and at other health service organizations the work is complete, our upgraded system will throughout the U.S., work help to ensure that anyone who contacts us diligently to help people with will get far more than an answer to a specific illnesses or chronic conditions question. Instead, they’ll learn about the full acquire health care, prescription range of health and health education options medication and other essential available to them and the many ways in which services. These individuals—who the Rural Health Network can help them gain often lack any health insurance access to the services they need. at all—don’t have the luxury of choosing their health care providers. Some of them rely on Health Care Access free clinics with limited hours, Accomplishments: waiting to see any available resident who can diagnose and Renew Health 2009 2010Lisle resident and treat them. These patients don’t worry about (Chronic DiseaseRenew Health participant losing their options: they appreciate whatever Case Management)Barbara Harrison reviews health care they can get. What they do worrythe workbook for the about is having to choose between filling a Participants enrolled 9 50Stanford University prescription or paying the rent, betweenChronic Disease Self- buying medical supplies or buying food. Prescription Assistance 2009 2010Management Program People without health insurance face a Inidividuals assisted 535 363with Paige Walker, Renew byzantine array of income-based, charitable Medications obtained 1,659 1,153Health Case Manager. and governmental health services. Those Value of prescriptions $676,656 $560,060 services overlap in some areas, they leave gaps in others, and their offerings and eligibility Health Insurance 2009 2010 requirements are changing all the time. Individuals screened 271 230 In 2010, the Rural Health Network of SCNY Individuals enrolled 177 132 started to take a more systematic approach to addressing the needs of the uninsured people Vision Services Assistance 2009 2010 we serve, and to matching those needs with available services. We did this in part through Individuals screened 147 83 full implementation of the Renew Health pro- Individuals enrolled 89 67 gram. As described in the Leadership Message Individuals referred 77 30 Value of assistance $16,250 $11,7256 Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Inc. •
  9. 9. Funding Support and DonationsCalendar Year 2009 Excellus BlueCross BlueShield State and Federal Funding Broome County Health Roger L. Kresge Foundation Appalachian Regional Department: StrategicIndividual Donors South Central School Food Commission Alliance for Health(2009 RHN Annual Campaign Service Association Corporation for National Center for Agriculturaland Food & Health Network United Way of Broome County & Community Service Development &SCNY Donors): (AmeriCorps) Entrepreneurship Local Subcontract Funding New York State Health Central New York ResourceDiane Albrecht Conservation & Development Mothers & Babies Perinatal Department, Office of Richard Andrus Chenango County Agricultural Network of South Central Rural HealthRaymond and Sandra Berchtold Development Council New YorkGrant Best Cooperative Extension Broome County Health Foundation, Private andMark Bordeau Association Tioga County Department Corporate FundingErik Denk Cornell Cooperative ExtensionPatricia Fell Benefit Services Group, Inc. Calendar Year 2010 Center for Agricultural Association of ChenangoR. Kakar CountyCrystal Harvey Development & Individual Donors Entrepreneurship Davidson, Fox & Company LLPMurphee Hayes Excellus BlueCross BlueShieldKathleen Henehan George Akel Community Foundation for South Central New York, Inc. Farmers Market Federation ofRobert Huot Diane Albrecht Conrad & Virginia Klee New YorkDorothea Kruppo Helen and Francis L. Battisti Foundation Food Bank of the Southern TierPaul LeBlanc Raymond and Sandra Berchtold Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Guthrie Healthcare SystemPhillip Metzger Grant Best Foundation for The National John C. SaloDavid Patak Linda Biemer Institutes of Health Lourdes HospitalKevin Pierson Kathleen Bunnell Greene’s Ace Home Center The Monroe Plan for MedicalJudith Quaranta Sandra McCoy Cleveland Lourdes Hospital CareJohn C. Salo Elwood Davis New York State Council Mothers & Babies PerinatalJames M. Skiff Daniel J. Driscoll For The Humanities Network of South CentralKathleen Spann David B. Emerson Northern Insuring Agency, Inc. New YorkNatalie Thompson Andrew Fagan Roger L. Kresge Foundation NBT BankLynn Verduin Pamela S. Fahs Tioga State Bank NOFA-NY Certified Organic, Anne Wolanski Deborah Gouldin United Health Services LLCShawn Yetter Mary Ellen Grant Hospitals The Northeast Sustainable Robert Huot United Way of Broome County Agriculture Research andState and Federal Funding Amy Kenyon William J. Murray Plumbing & Education program Dorothea KruppoAppalachian Regional NYS Grazing Lands Linda Lazzari Heating Commission Conservation Initiative Amelia LodolceCorporation for National Organic Valley of Farms, Cropp Richard H. McCarthy Local Subcontract Funding & Community Service Cooperative Inc. Bert C. Mcculloch Broome County Health (AmeriCorps) Price Chopper William Murray DepartmentNew York State Health Purdy & Sons, Inc. Janice Pegels Mothers & Babies Perinatal Department, Office of Sam A. Lupo & Sons, Inc. Kevin Pierson Network of South Central Rural Health Jack Moses & George Ruth Roberts New York Bohnenberger, Wells Fargo Betty R. ShortFoundation, Private and Advisors Lisa Schuhle Underwriting and SponsorshipCorporate Funding Sustainable Agriculture Judy Siggins of Growing Health 2010BAE Systems Employees Research & Education Erin Signor Agro-Farma, Inc. Community Service Fund United Health Services, Inc. James M. Skiff Diane AlbrechtThe Bowers Foundation, Inc. Waste Management of NY, LLC Delana Spaulding Association for VisionBroome County School Food Watershed Agricultural Council Joyce Sullivan Rehabilitation & Employment Service AFFOC Lynn VerduinCenter for Agricultural Binghamton University, Decker Jocelyn Young School of Nursing Development and Cathy A. Yammarino Entrepreneurship Board of Directors, Rural Health Network of SCNY Growth and Change • 2009–2010 Annual Report 7
  10. 10. Rural Health Service Corps Members 2009–2010PrograM Year 2009 Mallory Cirbus, Patient and Family Services Program Associate Shannon Culler, Stay Healthy Kids AssociateJody Bailey, Volunteer Coordinator Helen DeVita, Eligibility CounselorDavid Bliss, Multi-use Trails Specialist * Andrew Finnegan, Multi-use Trails Specialist *Aaron Buchta, Natural Resources Conservation Aid Scott Freyburger, Transportation ITElizabeth Ciaravino, Breast Cancer Awareness Associate Marina Gonik, Wellness Project Assistant *Karen Corson, Tioga Active Living Coordinator Marjorie Grap, Multi-use Trails SpecialistChelsey Dean, Rural Health Associate Robert Haltner, Multi-use Trails Specialist *Craig Hebbard, Multi-use Trails Specialist * Sara Howard, Walton Community Garden and Farm to SchoolKimberly Heinle, Healthy Lifestyle Associate Project AdvocateRebecca Hill, Life Skills Educator Lakia Jordan, Community Outreach Assistant *Orin James, Stay Healthy Kids Associate Kelly Litz, Pharmaceutical Assistance Program AssociateMiranda Knight, Rural Health Access Associate Fiona Lynch, Eligibility CounselorDaniel Livingston, CHOW Position Kathryn Malia, Tioga Active Living CoordinatorAbigail Mann, Health Care Access Associate Thaddeus Mapes, Multi-use Trails Specialist *Colleen McCabe, Patient and Family Services Program Advocate Josie Maroney, Local Fresh Foods Access FacilitatorKati Meyer, Health Promotion Assistant Bradley McDaniel, Multi-use Trails Specialist *Allison Millar, Parents As Leaders Center Assistant Jennifer Mrva, Gardening and Local Foods AssociateChristina Muscatello, Media & Community Health Position Stacey Novello, Financial CounselorSarah Reid, Information Technology Associate Emily Patka, Parents As Leaders Center AssistantSabrina Sherburn, Agricultural Educator Coordinator Hannah Payne, Community Food Security AssociateJason Sherman, Strategic Alliance for Health Associate Lauren Turner, Area Health Education Center Program AssistantElizabeth Sigler, Community Food Security Associate * Anh Ung, Tobacco AssistantJessica Skelly, Rural Health Access Associate Erik Weiderpass, Assistant to Youth Initiative Program DirectorsKatherine Sullivan, Assistant to Youth Initiative Program Directors Joseph Yoon, Life Skills EducatorTeresa Teeple, Mission Meltaway/Simply Health Assistant Jocelyn Young, Health Promotion Specialist *Kaitlin Trippany, Summer Program AssociateMary Watts, Financial Counselor * American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded (Stimulus)Margaret Wedge, Chenango Bounty Outreach AssociateRebecca Wellman, Walton Community Garden and Farm to School Project AdvocateEric Yetter, Volunteer CoordinatorZachary Ziemba, Healthier Lifestyle AssociatePrograM Year 2010Francis Arias, Website CoordinatorSherry Ashkins, Program Assistant – CHOW Volunteer ProgramsMarsha Bailey, Healthier Lifestyle Mentor Project CoordinatorScott Barvainis, Program Assistant – CHOW Farm *Susan Beaudoin, Food and Health Network SCNY CoordinatorAndrea Bennett, Health Care Access AssociateAmy Beresheim, Assistant to Youth Initiative Program DirectorsSusan Boldman, Rural Health Access AssociateKatherine Bowers, Healthy Lifestyle AssociateHuveland Cadet, Rural Health Access AssociateAndrew Campos, Health Promotion AssociateLeah Campos, Voices Involved In Building & Enhancing SafetyKate Cardona, Cancer Services Program Assistant *Grace Ciak, Rural Health Access Associate8 Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Inc. •
  11. 11. Revenue and Expenses for Fiscal Years* 2008–2009 and 2009–2010* The Rural Health Network of South Central New York Fiscal Year begins July 1. Revenues 2008–2009 Revenues 2008–2009 AmeriCorps Federal $117,260 AmeriCorps Federal AmeriCorps Local (Cash and In-Kind Match) $117,260 84,679 Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network (Facilitated Enrollment) AmeriCorps Local (Cash and In-Kind Match) 84,679 15,250 Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network (Facilitated Enrollment)Health NYS Office of Rural 15,250 253,527 NYS Office of Rural Health Growing Health 2010 Underwriting and Registration 253,527 22,234 Growing Health 2010 Underwriting and Registration Donations22,234 General Fund 5,038 General Fund Donations Miscellaneous Grants 5,038 16,937 Miscellaneous Grants Total 16,937 $514,925 Total $514,925 Expenses 2008–2009 Expenses 2008–2009 Salaries and Benefits $214,085 Salaries and Benefits AmeriCorps Member $214,085 Living Allowances 123,727 AmeriCorps Member Living Allowances Contracted Services 123,727 30,753 Contracted Services Other Program and Operating Expenses 30,753 86,260 Other Program and Operating ExpensesTotal 86,260 $454,825 Total $454,825 Revenues 2009–2010 Revenues 2009–2010 AmeriCorps Federal $333,235 AmeriCorps Federal AmeriCorps Local (Cash and In-Kind Match) $333,235 119,844 Appalachian Regional Commission Federal AmeriCorps Local (Cash and In-Kind Match) 119,844 38,698 Appalachian Regional Commission Local Match Appalachian Regional Commission Federal 38,698 19,095 Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network (Facilitated Enrollment) Appalachian Regional Commission Local Match 19,095 17,304 Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network (Facilitated Enrollment)Health NYS Office of Rural 17,304 186,827 NYS Office of Rural Health Growing Health 2010 Underwriting & Registration 186,827 6,846 General Fund Donations 6,846 Growing Health 2010 Underwriting & Registration 9,405 General Fund Donations Miscellaneous Grants 9,405 17,495 Miscellaneous Grants Total 17,495 $748,749 Total $748,749 Expenses 2009–2010 Expenses 2009–2010 Salaries and Benefits $314,134 Salaries and Benefits AmeriCorps Member $314,134 Living Allowances 266,778 AmeriCorps Member Living Allowances Contracted Services 266,778 56,541 Contracted Services Other Program and Operating Expenses 56,541 110,120 Other Program and Operating ExpensesTotal 110,120 $747,573 Total $747,573 Growth and Change • 2009–2010 Annual Report 9
  12. 12. P.O. Box 416Whitney Point, NY 13862Phone: (607) 692-7669Toll free: (888) 603-5973Check out our web sitewww.rhnscny.orgto see how the Network can benefityou or your organization in our questfor building healthy lifestyles.s ta f f 2 0 0 9 – 2 0 1 0 Board MeMBers 2009–2010Danielle Berchtold, Director, Rural Health Service Corps Shawn Yetter, PresidentShannon Culler, Administrator, Rural Health Service Corps Lynn Verduin, RN, MS, FNPC, Vice President (temporary position) Kevin Pierson, Secretary 2010Mary Daly, Director, Renew Health Anne Wolanski, Secretary 2009Rosalind DeRensis, Director, Renew Health Kathleen Spann, Esq., TreasurerJoanne Murray, Health Care Access Coordinator/ Thomas Briggs Administrative Assistant Lucy BiancoJulie Pitts, Administrative Services Coordinator Grant Best, PAHMJohn (Jack) C. Salo, Executive Director Kathleen BunnellChristine Sawicki, Health Insurance Enrollment Associate Andrew FaganJoy Stalker, Director, Health Promotion Patricia Fell, RN, MS, ANP Murphee HayesVolunteers 2009–2010 Amy Kenyon Linda Lazzari, MS, RN, FNPThe Rural Health Network of South Central New York would Richard McCarthylike to acknowledge the extraordinary contributions of past David PatakBoard Presidents Diane Albrecht and Natalie Thompson for their Judith Quaranta, MS, RN, CPN, AE-Cleadership and hard work as Development Committee members Ruth Roberts, LCSW-Rand in planning the Growing Health 2010 event. Tina Slavik Delana Spaulding © 2011 Rural Health Network 11/11/200 Pamela Stewart Fahs, DSN, RN Jim Skiff, MD Natalie Thompson