Well Spouse Association
When one is sick, two need help
Well Spouse Association
as of May 2023
as of May 08, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
President and Board Member
Laurel joined WSA as a member in 2014 and joined the Board in 2020 to focus on outreach for younger well spouses. She was elected President in 2021. She and her husband Eduardo have been married for 16 years. Eddie was diagnosed with MS in 1998 at the age of 24, and his disease course has been aggressive. Laurel has been a venture lender with Oxford Finance LLC since 2004, providing loan facilities to biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies in the US, Canada, and Europe. Prior nonprofit Board experience includes serving as Treasurer for CLAW USA, a non-profit alliance of theatrical lady arm wrestlers focused on social justice, for two years. She has a BS in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the academic honor society for business students.
Well Spouse AssociationOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
Well Spouse AssociationBoard of directors
as of 03/19/2023
Board of directors data
Term: 2021 - 2023
Lawrence Bocchiere III
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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