Erin Shea Promoted to BFAIR’s Vice President of Quality Compliance

Dec. 11, 2019 (North Adams, MA) – Erin Shea has been promoted to the Vice President of Quality Compliance at BFAIR, a new member to the Senior Management team.  Erin holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Our Lady of Elm’s College and is a licensed Social Worker with over 15 years of progressive experience supporting elders and individuals with disabilities and their families. She began her career at United Cerebral Palsy of Western MA and as a Social Worker with Berkshire Health Care Systems.  Over the past ten years, Erin has assumed a variety of roles at BFAIR, one as the Assistant Director of the Day Habilitation Center.

In April 2019, Erin was promoted to the Director of Quality Compliance ensuring BFAIR meets internal quality standards, requirements of external funding and regulatory sources, as well as consulting on Human Rights and community inclusion for the agency.

Most recently, Erin was promoted to Vice President of Quality Compliance. Her additional responsibilities are to be an active member of the Senior management team, providing leadership to the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan, supporting BFAIR’s Family Advisory and Self-Advocacy committees and oversight of diversity and risk management initiatives.

According to Theresa Gelinas, SVP of Day Services, “In her first 6 months as the Director of Quality Compliance Erin has developed a variety of new initiatives and has begun to diversify and reinvigorate many of our current strategic practices.  I am excited to work with Erin in this role and look forward to what the next year will bring to BFAIR.”