Sheri Winter Parker

Samy Sabil

James M. Rubin, MD

Dr. Rubin is a graduate of Columbia College, New York Medical College and interned at Mount Sinai, with an internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and fellowship at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital. He served in the army in a MASH unit during the Berlin Crisis from 1961-1962, and worked in private practice for 47 years as an allergist and immunologist.

Dr. Rubin was the Chief of the Allergy Division at Beth Israel Medical Center for 45 years, and President of the Medical Board there for six years. He received an award for his 50 years of service on the staff.

He has two daughters and six grandchildren. He serves on the Community Health Education Committee and Gala Committee.

Christopher Perretta

Terence J. McLaughlin

Terence L. Kelleher, Esq.

Z. Micah Kaplan, MD

Peter J. Harold

Peter J. Harold has a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from C.W. Post/Long Island University. He has worn many hats over the years, including working for the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene. Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.

Additionally, he has been a Director of Staff Development & Training for the Borough of Queens, an Occupational Therapy Assistant, a Youth Counselor, a Communication Specialist for the United States Army Active Service and held many other positions throughout New York and Connecticut.

He received an Honorable Discharge from the Connecticut National Guard, and was a Counselor for Connecticut National Guard Youth Camp. In addition he has been a Big Brother for delinquent youths living at a correctional facility and a Vista Program Teacher for   American Indians. 

Mr. Harold is married with two children and three grandchildren and joined the ELIH Foundation because of his love of healthcare.

James Dougherty

Erica E. Harold

Erica Harold is a retired special education teacher with a degree from SUNY Geneseo and graduate credits from New Paltz and CW Post, having worked in both public and private schools including NYS Developmental Center in Wassaic. She taught adult basic education for Dutchess County BOCES and special education for Western Suffolk BOCES.

Mrs. Harold has been happily married for 50 years, with two children and three grandchildren. After a fall at home, she received treatment at SBELIH (then-ELIH) and wanted to give back to the hospital. She sits on the Marketing committee and is also the secretary of the Board.

Mrs. Harold feels her greatest accomplishment was after the passage of Public Law 94-142 in 1975, when she was able to serve the needs of children who had been languishing in an institution near her home and helped one child who did so well he was able to leave and be transferred to a skilled nursing facility.

James F. Preston

Eileen Brennan Oakley

Eileen Oakley studied political science at Wellesley College and culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University. She has been president of her family’s foundation, The Brennan Family Foundation, since 1994, which gives grants to local organizations in New York and Florida.

Ms. Oakley and husband Dan have six children and she enjoys playing golf and equestrian sports.

She considered herself a “frequent flyer” to the hospital, and joined ELIH Foundation because she sees how vital it is to the community. Her favorite events are the Golf Classic and Claudio’s Dancing on the Dock Party, and she has been on the Golf and Gala committees.

Doreen Barr

Paul J. Romanelli

A graduate of Villanova University, Paul Romanelli has been the President of Suffolk Security Systems since 1999, assisting East End homes and businesses with all aspects of burglary, life safety and video surveillance technology. Mr. Romanelli volunteers his time to ELIH Foundation because he sees it as a great way to improve the lives of the community.

He was awarded Residential Installation of the Year 2022 by Resideo, Suffolk Times Business Person of the Year in 2021, an ELIH Gala Honoree in 2022 and Suffolk Security Systems was named Dan’s Papers Best of the Best Security Alarm Company in 2021. His motivation to give back started at a young age as an Eagle Scout.

In his free time, Mr. Romanelli enjoys spending time with his wife, Terri Boyle, and has a family of four grown boys, one girl and five grandchildren.