Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) Members

PFAC (2022)
Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC)

The Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) are dedicated community members who support and advise on initiatives to improve the patient and family experience and help strengthen relationships between Lowell General Hospital and the community.

Learn more about the Lowell General Hospital PFAC.

Join this vital group!

Lowell General Hospital’s Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is looking for new members to join this vital group. Email us for more information on how you too can become a member. See why some of our members joined this council:

Meet PFAC member Bob Richards

Bob is 74 years old from Pelham, NH. He is a retired high school math Teacher.

Bob joined the PFAC because he felt the “cardiac group” needed representation. This is the initiative he is most passionate about. He said he has learned that there is a serious attempt to solve all problems encountered by patients. Bob is looking to help improve medical services for the people in his community.

Bob stays busy with several groups involved with collecting and repairing watches.

Fun fact about Bob . . . .he enjoys being out dancing two to three evenings each week!

Meet PFAC member April McCarthy

April is 29 years old from Chelmsford, MA. She is a community based clinician.

April joined the PFAC after a positive experience with Lowell General Hospital and is committed and invested in our community.

As a PFAC member, April would like to improve patient experiences, and help Lowell General be more in tune with patient needs. One initiative that she is most passionate about is the collaboration between hospitals and provider offices. April has learned that systematic change takes patience and time and that there is great passion in the community.

Fun fact about April . . . she marched in a presidential inaugural parade at age 15!

Meet PFAC member Paul F. Murray Sr.

Paul is 80 years old from Westford, MA. He is retired and volunteers at Lowell General Hospital.

Paul joined the PFAC to contribute to the work of Lowell General from a patient and caregiver experience here. He would like to develop ideas to better serve patients, employees, and the overall community that Lowell General serves.

Paul is on the Town of Westford Cemetery Commission Green Burial sub-council and an Election Officer.

Fun fact about Paul . . . he loves to see humor in situations!

Our Community Members 

  • Stacey Coravos
  • Ann Marie Crafts
  • Ina Francis
  • Alan Marsh
  • April McCarthy
  • Paul Murray, Sr.
  • Seeta Nair
  • Bob Richards

PFAC Staff Members

Cecelia Lynch

Cecelia Lynch DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Diane Regan

Diane M. Regan MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CEN


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