Board Members

Board Members

Brandon L. Jones, MHA

GBMS Board Chairman

As a native of South Carolina, Brandon Jones has experienced firsthand the needs and lack of health services afforded the underserved in rural and urban areas. Given the growing demands to provide high quality, outcomes-driven, patient-centered healthcare, Brandon has committed to fulfilling that demand through working in the non-profit healthcare sector (Community Health Centers/FQHCs/Hospice/Post-acute) and utilizing their overarching mission as the driver to accomplish quality care for all.

Brandon is currently the Director, Health Center Operations & HR Training at the National Association of Community Health Centers. In his 16-year career as a healthcare executive, Brandon has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of a non-profit hospice organization as well as Chief Operating Officer for Community Health Centers in South Carolina, New York and Pennsylvania. In those roles, he assumed senior-level oversight for the functions and activities relative to corporate administration and health center operations.

Community health and empowering underserved communities through improved healthcare awareness and access is his passion and he continues this service with his leadership and community engagement. He has served on the Board of Directors for Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc. since 2017 and is currently serving as the Board Chair in his second term.

Brandon is a graduate of the University of South Carolina earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Health Administration degree. Subsequently, Brandon completed a post-graduate administrative fellowship at Boston University Medical Center as part of its Emerging Leaders in Health Care Administration Fellowship Program in Boston, MA.

Brandon is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Association of Health Services Executives, Society of Human Resource Management and his beloved Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Mary Ann Friis, RN, BS

GBMS Board Vice-Chair

Mary Ann Friis, RN, BS worked for Prince George’s County Health Department in Adult and Geriatric Health until 2010.  She is currently employed in an Internal Medicine Practice as a Nurse Care Manager.

Robert (Bob) Eaton

GBMS Board Treasurer

Bob Eaton recently retired from a thirty-eight year career in commercial banking.  In his career Bob worked closely with a variety of businesses, non-profits and professional practices providing aa array of financial solutions. Bob has served on the Board of GBMS since 2011.  He currently serves the Board as the Treasurer for GBMS.

A resident of Charles County since 1985, Bob is involved in numerous community organizations. He and his wife have four adult children and one grandchild.

Lakeysha Boyd-Moore

GBMS Board Secretary

LaKeysha Moore, is the owner of Your Nu Image where she is changing how women experience hair loss and self image.

As a wife, mother and daughter, LaKeysha laser focused on providing the highest quality service, serving those in need, both professionally and as a volunteer.

A lifelong advocate focused on women and girls empowerment, LaKeysha has worked alongside numerous community service initiatives and fundraisers. She has served on the Board of Directors for Greater Baden Medical Services for the last 8 years. She was also recently elected the The Charles County Chamber or Commerce Board of Directors.

LaKeysha is thrilled to couple her passion for service and advocacy with her professional skills to improve the quality of life for those that she serves.

Nick Charles

GBMS Board Member

Delegate Nick Charles is the Chairman of the influential Prince George’s County House Delegation and is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee after having served his first 3 years on the House Health and Government Operations Committee. Delegate Charles was appointed by Speaker Adrienne Jones to serve as Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, which supports 102 Members out of 141 in the House of Delegates. He was also appointed by the Speaker to serve as the Chairman of the Local Revenues Sub-Committee in the Ways and Means Committee. Additionally, he is the only Delegate that serves on the Maryland Procurement Improvement Council (PIC) where he advocates for equity and inclusion on behalf of small and minority businesses. Delegate Charles is also a member of the State Joint Audit Committee where he works to hold state agencies accountable and makes sure Prince George’s County gets its fair share.

Reverend Ruth Jackson

GBMS Board Member

Reverend Ruth Jackson, is an Itinerant Deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and serves as a Chaplain.

Dale Speake

GBMS Board Member

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Joan Hepburn

GBMS Board Member

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Roxann Cooper, MBA, CSM, LSSYB, Principal, Triumf Consulting Group

GBMS Board Member

Roxann Cooper is a Principal partner with the Triumf Consulting Group and a former Government Executive with outstanding leadership skills honed from her nearly 30-year career in Federal, State, and local government. Her professional reputation is ingrained in her proven experience in call center operations at the Internal Revenue Service, and the District of Columbia Government, along with her business development expertise in private sector organizations.

As the Principal, she applies her honed skills in building and leading diverse teams to accomplish business objectives. She ensures Triumf has an experienced team of professionals to deliver impactful solutions to our clients. Roxann is responsible for overall operations and supports business development. Recruited for her business development acumen, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Baden Medical Centers in the State of Maryland.

Roxann is an experienced Senior Project Manager, a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and a member of the Scrum Alliance. She holds a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (LSSYB) certification and earned her B.S. degree in Business and M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona.

Vivian Rivera DeLeon

GBMS Board Member

Vivian Rivera DeLeón is originally from Puerto Rico where she taught 4th to 6th grade Social Studies and Spanish. Vivian has been a Spanish teacher in Prince George’s County Public School for 15 years. During this time, she has taught elementary grades, Introduction to Spanish and Spanish 1 & 2. Currently, Vivian serves as the teacher of Native Speakers students at the International High School @ Largo in Upper Marlboro. Vivian completed her M ED in Curriculum and Instruction at Walden University. Also, she just finished her doctorate degree in Higher Education Self-Designed at NOVA University. Vivian is an accredited International Educational Speaker by the Cámara Internacional de Conferencistas from Lima, Perú.

Personal Quote: Language is not the fear of something unknown, Language is an open door to discover a new world”.