September/October 2007

Catholic Health Initiatives Welcomes New Board Member


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Eleanor Martin, SCN, JD

Eleanor Martin, SCN, JD, has joined the Catholic Health Initiatives Board of Stewardship Trustees. Sister Eleanor, who recently served as vice-provincial of the Western Province of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, also served as one of the Members of the Civil Corporation of Catholic Health Initiatives for nine years. From 1978 through 2002, she practiced law on behalf of low-income individuals in Kentucky and Massachusetts. In that capacity, she served as associate director for the Legal Aid Society of Louisville and managing attorney for Southeastern Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation. She has also served on the boards of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, Ky., and Marymount Medical Center, London, Ky. Sister Eleanor holds a juris doctor degree from Boston College Law School, Newton, Mass., and a bachelor’s degree from Spalding University, Louisville, Ky.