St. Joseph Hospital is guided by a community-led board of directors who are genuinely committed to the health and well-being of our local community. Board members have diverse backgrounds and help to ensure we are prepared to care for the health care needs of everyone in our community.
Matthew Fossum currently serves as Senior Regulatory Counsel for Eversource Energy in Manchester where he is responsible for legal matters – primarily regulatory and compliance matters in New Hampshire and before regional and federal bodies – for New Hampshire’s (and the region’s) largest public utility company. Prior to his role at Eversource, he worked as a staff attorney for the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission and as a law clerk in both the New Hampshire Supreme and Superior Courts. Mr. Fossum is also a graduate of both Leadership Greater Concord and Leadership New Hampshire, and currently serves as the President of the Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund helping utility customers who experience some sort of emergency or financial hardship.
Sean Howell currently serves as Head of Relationship Management for Fidelity Fund & Investment Operations (FFIO), a division of Fidelity Investments. In this role, which he assumed in 2018, Sean is responsible for relationship management between FFIO and its Fidelity business partners as well as the custodian banks that are servicing assets across Fidelity products. He provides client experience program oversight across all major FFIO product and service lines and thought leadership for FFIO capabilities. Sean first joined Fidelity in 1999, and prior to his current position held several increasingly senior roles within Fidelity’s Asset Management (AM) Investment Operations (IO) organization. Most recently, he served as Head of IO Relationship Management. In this role, he built out a new relationship management function for Investment Operations to service all AM business units as well as the Fidelity channels.
Covenant Senior Vice President and President of St. Joseph Hospital
John brings a strong background in not-for-profit and faith-based health care to St. Joseph Hospital. Prior to joining the hospital, Mr. Jurczyk served as president of Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital in Brockton, Massachusetts, and has dedicated more than half of his career to Catholic health care. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Bryant University. He completed his residency in Pharmacy Practice at Rhode Island Hospital. Mr. Jurczyk is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds a Professional Director certification by the American College of Corporate Directors.