Lowell – Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Meehan as the organization’s new Chief Advancement and External Relations Officer. Jennifer brings not only established credentials as a fund development professional but also her passion as a community advocate, known for creating strategic, mission-driven initiatives.
Jennifer is adept in forging community connections and has a strong background in corporate communications and public relations. She previously worked in communications at organizations such as National Amusements, Mass. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and Weber Shandwick, and joined Lowell CHC on February 5th.
Susan West Levine, CEO of Lowell Community Health Center, shared, “2024 is a pivotal year for us as we plan significant programs like our Family Medicine Residency Program and Health Justice Learning InstituteÓ. Jennifer’s deep understanding and commitment to the Greater Lowell Community, along with her expertise, will be crucial as we create more healthcare jobs and expand primary care access for this community.”
Jennifer added, “As a long-time Lowell resident, I’ve seen the vital role Lowell CHC plays in this community. I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of what will be transformational change for this community – changes that will create a new standard in collaborative healthcare education, one that is deeply intertwined with the principles of health justice, cultural proficiency, and community engagement.”
Jennifer’s previous work, experience, and dedication to the field of behavioral health have made lasting impacts, work she plans to continue at Lowell CHC. She previously served as Director of Development at Lowell General Hospital, where her relationship-based fundraising significantly enhanced the hospital’s corporate giving programs. Her master’s degree in nonprofit management and philanthropy complements her practical experience, providing a strong foundation in strategic planning and governance.
Jennifer’s dedication to the Lowell community is evident through her involvement in various boards promoting education for women and girls. Her work with the Academy of Notre Dame, Women Working Wonders, Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell, and the Marty Meehan Education Foundation highlights her commitment to local service.