Senior Leadership Team

Rashad A. Collins
Chief Executive Officer

Rashad A. Collins joined Neighborcare Health in July 2022. Previously he served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford, CT. Prior to that Rashad served as the Chief Program Officer at the Community Health Center Association of Connecticut. Rashad also served as Board Chair of Caring Health Center Inc. in Springfield, MA. Rashad serves as a member of various national level committees including the National Association of Community Health Center Excellence & Training Committee and Conversations in Leadership Diversity Advisory Group. He has been recognized as a Geiger Gibson Emerging Leader, and as one of the nation's 100 members of the health center movement whose dedication foretell a bright future ahead for America’s Health Centers.

Dr. Brandi Basket, DO
Chief Health Officer

Dr. Brandi Basket joined Neighborcare Health in January 2024, and oversees medical, dental and behavioral health services. With a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University, Dr. Basket has more than a decade of experience in family medicine and whole person care, practicing at several Federally Qualified Health Centers. She has also held leadership roles supporting quality care for patients with Medicaid and Medicare. Most recently she served as Corporate Medical Director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and was appointed to the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities.

Janine Childs, MHA
Chief Financial Officer

Janine Childs joined Neighborcare Health in December 2006 as the Controller and became the Chief Financial Officer in January 2010. She is responsible for oversight of Neighborcare Health’s finance, billing, referrals, and insurance eligibility, bringing more than two decades of experience in health care finance and administration.

Betsy Hail, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Betsy Hail joined Neighborcare Health in May 2024. With an extensive portfolio in healthcare leadership, she brings valued experience in clinical and business operations, IT applications, project management, strategic planning, and team building. Betsy served as Executive Director of Primary Care at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, with operational oversight of several eastside clinic locations and neighboring communities, driving strategic growth and access while working to improve care team and patient experience. She also worked with an independently physician-owned group, Lakeshore Clinic, where she developed process improvement initiatives around care delivery improving quality of care to local communities. Betsy holds a Master's degree in Business Administration with a health care emphasis and a certification in project management. At Neighborcare Health, she leads clinical operations, IT services, facilities and project management. 

Candace Jackson
Chief of Community Engagement

Candace Jackson joined Neighborcare Health in April 2024. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Neighborcare Health Foundation. In these roles, she oversees partnerships, grants and fundraising, policy, and communications. Previously she served as Director of Health Justice at Pyramid Communications, leading strategic initiatives with the Black Future Co-op Fund, UW School of Public Health, the City of Seattle, and many other organizations. She spent nearly a decade at Public Health—Seattle & King County in multiple positions focused on health equity, and co-founded the African American Health Board and the Community Health Board Coalition, a network of 15 ethnically/culturally based community health boards. She also serves as a committee co-chair with the UW’s Center for Antiracism and Community Health.

Melvin Jones
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Melvin Jones joined Neighborcare Health in July 2023. He has over 25 years of experience in the HR and leadership space, with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and multiple HR and change management certifications. Melvin has served in a variety of HR leadership positions, building HR infrastructures, facilitating buy-in discussions with both union and non-union staff, and designing new tools for workforce planning, performance management and communications. 

Board of Directors

We are looking for new board members! Learn more.

Neighborcare Health’s Board of Directors consists of passionate, dedicated, and informed leaders. At least 51 percent of our board members are patients. With the dedication of these volunteers, we work toward our goal of ensuring equal access to quality health care for all.

  • Nwando Anyaoku, MD, MPH
  • Ken Aso
  • Maryjane Banks, MBA
  • Jennifer Bell, Secretary
  • Nkeiruka Duze, MD
  • Rose Feliciano, Treasurer
  • Bob Greenlee, CPA
  • Joyce Lammert, MD, Vice Chair
  • Cindy (Ruxue) Nie
  • Nancy I. Nipples
  • Ramiro Juarez-Pena
  • Rick Rubin
  • Barbara Shickich, Chair
  • Joyce Williams

For more information about joining our Board of Directors, contact Cami Rogers at