Board of Directors

The 16 members that make up the Board of Directors for Harrington includes medical professionals, community leaders, business entrepreneurs and advocates for many local agencies. They are selected based on their experience and expertise.

Our Board volunteers countless hours to promote and support the mission, strategy and management for all of Harrington HealthCare System.


Chair: Michael Engel
Vice-Chair: Deborah Boyd
Secretary: John Glassburn
President: Edward H. Moore
Treasurer: Sergio Melgar

Michael Engel - Chair
Deborah Boyd - Vice Chair
Ed Moore – President
Sergio Melgar - Treasurer
Randall V. Becker
Kathleen Charette
Anthony J. Detarando
Jose Dingui
John Michael McGlone
Gina Plata-Nino
Mark Palmerino
Francis Powers, M.D. – Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer
Sarai Rivera
Natalie Stanley, M.D.
Jim Waddick - HPS Board Representative

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Visitor Policy & Masking 

Effective December 1, 2022, UMass Memorial Health -Harrington has implemented a new visitor policy:

  • Inpatient Medical Units – up to 2 visitors are allowed at a time (visiting hours are 10 AM to 8 PM)
  • Outpatient Areas and Physician Services Offices – one visitor is allowed
  • Emergency Departments in Southbridge and Webster – one visitor is allowed

Masks are optional and encouraged for patients and visitors.
Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.

Exciting changes at Harrington!

We have transitioned to Epic, a new electronic health record system as of October 1, 2023. We are excited to offer myChart, an easy-to-use secure website and app that gives you access to all of your UMass Memorial Health information.

For more information, go to and sign up!