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  Children's National Medical Center Names New Board Members
March 26, 2010

Washington, DC – Children’s National Medical Center has several new officers and members of its governing boards. Children’s National includes several corporate entities, each with a distinct focus and each with its own board.

“We are pleased to welcome our new board members and applaud our board members who continue to serve in new roles,” said Edwin K. Zechman Jr., president and CEO of Children’s National. “All of us appreciate the hard work these generous community members offer. We value their fresh perspectives and dedication to advancing our work to care for children and families.”

The changes and additions to Children’s National boards include:

Children’s National Medical Center

  • James W. Lintott, Esq., Chairman of the Board. Lintott has served on the Children’s National Medical Center Board of Directors since 2006. He served as chairman of the Board of Children’s Hospital Foundation from 2006 to 2009, and continues to serve as a member at-large. Lintott is an attorney and chairman of Sterling Foundation Management. He serves on the boards of a number of nationally known charities including Kids Connect, Inc. and Best Buddies International.

  • Andrew C. Blair, Vice Chairman. Blair has served as a member at-large on the Children’s National Medical Center Board for two years. He also serves as chairman of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board. Blair is the president and CEO of Colonial Parking, Inc., a Washington, DC-based parking management services company.

  • Paul Dougherty, member at-large. Dougherty also continues to serve on the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board. He is the founder and president of PRP, a private equity real estate investment management firm in Washington, DC.
Children's Hospital Foundation Board
  • Andrew C. Blair, Chairman of the Board. Blair served as a member at-large on the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board from 1997 to 2004 and returned to this Board in 2006. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Children’s National Medical Center Board. 

  • Toni G. Verstandig, Vice Chairman. Verstandig served as a member at-large on the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board from 2000 to 2007, and returned to that board in 2009. Verstandig is a senior policy advisor at the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation.

  • Floyd E. (Skip) Davis, III, Secretary-Treasurer. Davis has been a member of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board since 2004. Davis is the president and CEO of the Floyd E. Davis Company, a real estate management firm in Washington, DC.
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  • Diana L. Goldberg, Chairman of the Board. Goldberg has served as a member and leader of many of Children’s National boards, including as chairman of the Board of Children’s National Medical Center, chairman of Children’s Hospital Foundation Board, and chairman of the Board of Safe Kids Worldwide. She has served as a board member of many organizations including Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, The National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area, The Black Student Fund, as well as the Edmund Burke School.

Children’s Research Institute Board
  • Jay Schnitzer, MD, PhD, member at-large. This is a new assignment for Dr. Schnitzer, who is vice president and associate chief medical officer of Boston Scientific in Boston, MA

Safe Kids Worldwide Board
  • John Claster, Chairman of the Board. Claster joined the Board in 2006. He began his professional career in promotion and publicity for Romper Room Enterprise, Inc., founded by his parents.

  • John Formisano, Vice Chairman. Formisano joined the Board in 2008. He is vice president for Global Vehicles with FedEx, and has worked with Safe Kids Worldwide as the liaison to the organization and the “Walk This Way” program for FedEx since 1999.

  • Stephen E. O’Toole, Secretary-Treasurer. O’Toole joined the Board in 2009. He retired from his position as director, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for Safety, for General Motors Corporation in 2009. He has served on several boards, including the National Board of Directors of Mothers Against Drunk Driving from 1999 to 2007. During that time he served for two years as its Chairman.

  • Sarah Colamorino, new member at-large. Colamarino is the vice president of Corporate Communications with Johnson & Johnson. She has worked with Safe Kids Worldwide previously, most recently focused on targeting its communications strategies.

  • Kimberly K. Egan, new member at-large. Egan is a litigation and regulatory lawyer with a background in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation and advice, consumer product safety, and food safety counseling and litigation. She also sits on the advisory board of Life Sciences Law & Industry Report.

  • Edwin Fuller, new member at-large. Fuller is president and managing director, International Lodging, Marriott International. He has worked in hospitality management and marketing throughout his career and has served on many boards, including the Corporate Advisory Board of Safe Kids Worldwide.

  • Dana Points, new member at-large. Points is the editor-in-chief of Parents magazine, and has been an editor specializing in women’s health and well-being for more than 15 years. Among the publications with which she has worked are Self, American Health for Women, Mademoiselle, and Family Circle.

Contact: Paula Darte/Jennifer Leischer: 202-476-4500.

About Children’s National Medical Center
Children's National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC, is a proven leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Children’s National has been serving the nation's children for more than 135 years.Children’s National is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group.For more information, visit Children’s Research Institute, the academic arm of Children’s National Medical Center, encompasses the translational, clinical, and community research efforts of the institution. Learn more about our research programs at