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Foundation Board

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Board Officers:


Dr. Qamar Arfeen

Chairman of the Board

Qamar Arfeen, M.D. is the founder of Harbor Healthcare System, a network comprised of highly specialized healthcare executives which manages several rapidly growing hospices and healthcare organizations throughout Texas and Louisiana and is Chairman of the Harbor Foundation Board. Board certified in Internal, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Arfeen has spent nearly twenty years dedicated to the relentless pursuit of improving patient care. Inspired by his patients, Dr. Arfeen has spent years examining the business side of medical practices and hospitals to develop Harbor Healthcare into a modern comprehensive healthcare network focused on refining the quality and efficiency of patient care - particularly palliative care programs. As Chairman and founder of the Harbor Foundation, Dr. Arfeen is a tireless advocate for increasing awareness regarding the importance of end of life care.


Bryan Gaspard

Vice President

Bryan Gaspard joined Harbor Healthcare System in December of 2005. Since then, he has been instrumental in the overall growth and direction of the company’s marketing initiatives, business development, and start-up expansion. Since joining Harbor, Bryan has received his Hospice Administrator Certificate and has utilized this education for numerous administrative and operational roles in management.


Lisa Wood

Executive Director

Lisa Wood is the Chief Financial Officer for Harbor Healthcare System and will also serve as the Executive Director and member of the Finance Committee for Harbor Foundation. Prior to joining Harbor, Lisa was senior vice president in commercial lending at several Houston area banks. In that capacity, she called on healthcare related commercial prospects and customers to assess business strategies and determine appropriate lending and deposit products and services.


Tracy Haygood

Chair of Finance Committee

Tracy Haygood is the Vice President of Finance for Harbor Healthcare System and serves as Chair of Finance Committee for Harbor Foundation.


Brad Thibodaux

Secretary

Brad Thibodaux is the Chief Data Officer for Harbor Healthcare System and serves as Secretary for Harbor Foundation. Mr. Thibodaux is a graduate of Lamar University and brings over 15 years experience providing vision and leadership in developing and maintaining the computing and communications infrastructure. At Harbor Healthcare Systems, Brad is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of IT and information management systems. Prior to Harbor Healthcare System, Brad worked as the Network Administrator for Southeast Texas Medical Associates. Brad's ability to attain excellence was instrumental in helping the SETMA organization receive the Microsoft Clinic of the Year and Davies Awards. Brad is a Microsoft Systems Engineer (MCSE), Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).


Brenna Rodriguez

Chair of Development Committee

Brenna Rodriguez has been with Harbor Healthcare System since 2006. In that time, she has been a Community Education Coordinator and a Regional Director of Business Development working in the Beaumont, Texas area. In 2014, she accepted the Administrator positon at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont Inpatient Facility.


Board Members:

Dr. Sohail Akbani
Theresa Cousins

Dr. Bodo Brauer
Mandie Peel

Clint Lewis

Robert Nettles