Glens Falls Hospital Appoints Four New Members to Serve on Board of Governors

GLENS FALLS, NY — Glens Falls Hospital is pleased to welcome four new members to the hospital’s Board of Governors: Kate Herlihy Schwenker, Esq., Geoffrey L. Serfilippi, MD, Thomas J. Guay and Courtney M. Haskins, Esq.

“Our new members bring a wealth of professional expertise, experience, and strong desire to serve the community that will help us advance our mission and most important goals. We are proud to welcome each of them to the board and look forward to working alongside them to protect and advance local access to healthcare services,” said William G. Powers, Chair of the Board of Governors.

The new board members have diverse career experiences and backgrounds but are united in their commitment to the mission of Glens Falls Hospital.

Kate Herlihy Schwenker, Esq. is a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, an Albany-based law firm. She received her undergraduate degree from Amherst College and attended law school at Fordham University School of Law in the Bronx, New York. Kate also serves as the Chair of the Glens Falls Hospital Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

Geoffrey L. Serfilippi, MD has served as co-director of intensive care medicine at Glens Falls Hospital since 2014. He also practices medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Binghamton, New York, and Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Niskayuna, New York. Dr. Serfilippi received his undergraduate degree from Siena College and received his medical degree from The Albany Medical College of Union University in Albany, New York. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Albany Medical Center Hospital.

Thomas J. Guay is the General Manager of The Sagamore Resort since 2008 and Regional Manager for the Lake Placid Lodge in Lake Placid, New York. Tom brings more than 35 years of AAA Four- and Five-Diamond resort hospitality experience to this role. Previous roles include Executive Chef at The Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, Vermont, and Executive Chef at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa in Farmington, Pennsylvania. Mr. Guay received his degree in Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Courtney M. Haskins, Esq. has served as a partner with McPhillips, Fitzgerald & Cullum, LLP since 2014. Prior to that, she practiced law at Sullivan & Brill, LLP in New York. She received her undergraduate degree from New York University and attended law school at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

Also new in 2020 is the appointment of George Ferone, Town of Queensbury Councilman and retired Executive Director/Administration of Gracenote, Inc., to the role of Secretary of the Board of Governors. In addition to welcoming these new members to the Board of Governors, Glens Falls Hospital would like to thank those who completed their terms this year for their service to the hospital and the community. This includes John C. Bieniek, James E. Cullum, Esq., Kevin Herlihy, MD, Glenda B. Kelman, PhD, ACNP-BC and William H. Reynolds, MD.

“We deeply appreciate the service of all our past board members and thank each of these individuals for sharing their time, talents and expertise with us,” Powers said.

Thomas Guay
Thomas J. Guay
Kate Hurlihy Schwenker
Kate Herlihy Schwenker, Esq.
Courtney Haskins
Courtney M. Haskins, Esq.
Geoffrey Serfilippi, MD
Geoffrey L. Serfilippi, MD