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Board of Consultors

The Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing established its Board of Consultors in 2007. The Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Dean of the College and provides an external perspective on matters that affect the nursing profession, the College and its strategic direction. Members of the Board include College and University alumni, parents, and nursing, health care and business leaders.

Current Members of the Board of Consultors


Dee Adams ’86 BSN, P ’21 
Medical Technology Investor and Wellness Advocate

Paula M. Agosto ’85 BSN
Senior Vice President and System Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

Steve Barnes '92 VSB
Chief Financial Officer, Accolade, Inc.

William Benvenuto ’87 CLAS
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Travere Therapeutics, Inc.

Bob Bosse '86 VSB, '25P
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

VICE CHAIR: Donald Creamer ’70 VSB, ‘12 P
Retired President and CEO, Susquehanna Health System 

John Flamma, MD ’82 CLAS
Retired Emergency Medicine Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Fred Flynn
Founder, Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program

CHAIR: Dorrie Fontaine ’72 BSN, ‘12P
Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing and Dean Emerita, University of Virginia School of Nursing

Ruth Frey '81 BSN, P '16                                                                                                Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Margaret Robins Garrett, JD ’72 BSN, ‘07P, ‘15P
Retired Vice President of Risk Management and Chief Legal Counsel, Johns Hopkins Medical System

Sandra Myers Gomberg, DNP,  ’85 BSN, ’90 MSN
President, SLG-REG, LLC

Nicole Blanche Guerin, JD ’88 BSN
Vice President of Global Claims, AXIS Capital

Donna S. Havens ’83 MSN
Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor, Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Michael Howley '18P, '20P, '23P
Retired Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, Abiomed, Inc..

Julia Lanouette ‘11 BSN
Director of Pharmacovigilance Operations – PV Agreements, Moderna Therapeutics 

Heather Major
Executive Director, Independence Blue Cross Foundation

John Mastrocola '87 VSB, '16P, '16P, '21P
Retired Director of Regional Operations, Central Region, Generations Healthcare; Commander, USNR (Ret.)

James Mayhall ’93 CLAS, ‘23P, ‘25P
Managing Director, Main Line Equity Partners

Gloria McNeal PhD ’70 FCN
Associate Vice President for Community Affairs in Health, National University

Elizabeth Carrott Minnigh   
Tax Attorney, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney                                                                    

Maryalice Morro ’83 BSN, '19 DNP   
President, Maryalice Morro, LLC; Retired Director, Carl Vinson VA Medical Center; Captain, USN (Ret.) 

Mary Myers ’81 BSN
President of Home and Community Based Services, Johns Hopkins Health System, and President/CEO, and Chief Quality Officer, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Inc. 

Rosie Patterson
Vice President, Sales North America Laerdal Medical Corporation

Margaret Shull ’16 CLAS, ’17 BSN
Sedation Medicine/Radiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Daniel Tropeano ’92 CLAS
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Optum Rx