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High Resolution Photo John UrbanPresident & CEO


John has more than 30 years of experience in health care in New York State. His work has included establishing programs for chronically mentally ill people in Syracuse and serving as Deputy Commissioner in the NYS Office of Mental Health. He was most recently CEO of Preferred Care where he served for 20 years. John has been on a variety of community boards. In his capacity as CEO of the GRHF, John is committed to improving the health status of people and assuring the Foundation is a good steward of this valuable community asset.


Contact Information:
585-258-1704 
jurban@thegrhf.org

   
Bonnie C. DeVinney, Vice President and Chief Program Officer


Bonnie has a MHSA from R.I.T. and over 35 years of experience providing health care, conducting population-based community health planning and building community partnerships. Prior to joining GRHF in 2006, Bonnie was Executive Director of the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency. Bonnie leads the Childhood Healthy Weight campaign and works with the entire GRHF team to continuously strengthen the Foundation's grant making function.


Contact Information:
585-258-1703
bdevinney@thegrhf.org
   

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Heidi F. Burke (Melancon), Senior Program Officer


Heidi obtained her MPH from Emory University and a BS in Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst College. Her previous work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta focused on physical activity promotion and obesity prevention. Most recently Heidi directed strategic health initiatives and partnerships at the National Recreation and Park Association in Virginia. Her primary area of responsibility at GRHF is the Childhood Healthy Weight initiative.


Contact Information:
585-258-1708
hburke@thegrhf.org
 

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