Ray Considine, MSWPresident
Ray Considine, MSW, joined HRiA as president and CEO in 1989. Since his arrival the organization has grown from a Boston-based agency to an internationally focused public health and research organization. HRiA today supports over 200 scientists annually through privately-funded research grants, while its public health programs span thirty-eight states and eight countries.
Previously, Ray served as executive director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Service, directed a Mental Heath and Drug Abuse Treatment facility for adolescents, worked in youth services in Vermont, and worked as a special education teacher in a psychiatric hospital in Connecticut. He has extensive experience in non-profit management, administration and public health, with a professional background in institutional resource development, personnel administration, budgeting and non-profit finance.
Ray has served as president of the Massachusetts Public Health Association, president of the Massachusetts Health Council, Chair of the Board of Directors of Associated Grant Makers of Massachusetts, vice president of The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, and a member of the Steering Committee of the MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation. He currently serves on the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Community Benefits Advisory Board, the Shriver Center LEND Program Advisory Board, and various other non-profit organization Boards. He holds a master’s degree in Social Work in Administration and Planning.