Brooksby Village Community Relations Committee

Carolyn Markey, CRC Chair

Ms. Markey currently serves on NSC. She is a member of the NSC Communications Committee as well as the Governance and Internal Affairs committee. She is the chair of the BBV Community Board and CRC. Ms. Markey was president and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA) from 1997 to 2007. During her tenure, she led the 400 visiting nurse agencies throughout the country in the areas of advocacy, national image, clinical education, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Markey has 30 years’ experience in home health and community care in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to VNAA, she was the CEO of Special Care Home Health Services, a $100 million division of Advantage Health. She served on the board of Myomo, Inc., and was a member of Leadership 18 and National Healthcare Coalition in Washington,  D.C.  She   is a registered nurse and graduate of North Shore Community College.

Dick Richmond – Director Living in Community (DLC)

Mr. Richmond is newly elected DLC of Brooksby Village and has served recently as Vice-Chairman of its Resident Advisory Council, and some time ago as Chairman of the Winchester (MA) Town Finance Committee. He graduated from Harvard College in 1953 and received an MBA from Northeastern University in 1966. After completing his Air Force active duty commitment while assigned to an air defense fighter-interceptor squadron, Mr. Richmond was employed as a software systems engineer for 53 years by the not-for-profit RAND, System Development and MITRE Corporations in their development of national command and control systems for the United States and its allied nations. In semi-retirement from 1994 to 2008 he served as a member of a four-person consultant team for the United States that (1) surveyed the technical abilities of 14 former Warsaw Pact nations and former Soviet Republics to interface operationally with NATO, and (2) to specify essential changes in existing operations and digital communications to accomplish the goal of their eventual integration.  Mr. Richmond has been fully retired since 2008, is an accomplished World traveler and wildlife photographer who has shared his work regularly with the Brooksby Community, where he and his wife, Nancy, have been enthusiastic residents since 2016.