Velma A. Redmond 2016

DEBRA L. CAPLAN is currently serving as an Executive-in-Residence at The Forbes Funds, where she advises nonprofits in governance and leadership. During her longstanding career as a leader in healthcare at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and more recently as Interim CEO of Partner4Work, Ms. Caplan has been a steadfast advocate for community health and workforce development and advancing women's leadership. This passion continues through her many nonprofit board affiliations, including currently chairing the JewishHealthcare Foundation Board and previously serving as WQED Board Chair and President of the Pittsburgh International Women's Forum. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Harvard Kennedy School, she has received numerous honors, including the YWCA Tribute to Women and the Pittsburgh Women of Influence Award.

Velma A. Redmond

Velma A. Redmond, Chairman of the Board of Managers of Milton Hershey School, a cost-free, private, coeducational home and school established by Milton and Catherine Hershey currently serving more than 2,000 children from families of lower income, is also Chairman of the Board of Hershey Trust Company. Princeton and Villanova Law educated, she has played a key role in Pennsylvania infrastructure upgrading and development, and is recognized for legal expertise in the area of public utilities… particularly, water. She serves on several business boards and has been a leader in numerous civic organizations, notably in the area of education.




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