Board of Directors
Mary Ellen Leciejewski
Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski serves as the vice president for corporate responsibility for Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health provides patient-centered care at more than 380 care centers, including 39 acute care hospitals located in California, Arizona, and Nevada. She is responsible for directing Dignity Health’s sustainability initiatives and developing and implementing system-wide policies and practices promoting care for the earth and sustainable use of resources. In her role, she facilitates communication networks among her colleagues and works closely with various hospital systems and environmental organizations throughout the country to raise awareness of health care’s environmental impact and to promote programs and processes that improve sustainability.
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