Flynn elected to Reading Hospital Board
Alvernia President Thomas F. Flynn, Ph.D., is one of three community leaders recently elected for a three-year term to the board of directors of The Reading Hospital and Medical Center and its parent corporation The Reading Hospital. Others elected to the board, effective July 1, include Karen A. Rightmire, Executive Director of the Wyomissing Foundation, and Benjamin J. Zintak, III, President of Zeeco, Inc.
In making the announcement, Hospital Board Chairman C. Thomas Work stated, “We are excited to have each of them join the Hospital Board. They offer vast experience with a variety of the community's nonprofit boards, have exhibited great talent and vision, and will be adept at guiding a 144-year-old institution that is undergoing transformational change for the continued benefit of the people who live and work in the greater Berks County region.”
Flynn also currently serves as a board member of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania, as well as a director of both the national Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities and the Association of Franciscan Colleges. Active in economic development, intercultural dialogue, and community-based learning initiatives, he currently serves on the boards of Berks County United Way and the Olivet Boys and Girls Club.