SARATOGA SPRINGS – Malta physician Dr. Marianne A. Mustafa has been named to the Saratoga Hospital Board of Trustees.
Mustafa was among five new members appointed to the board, along with Christel A. MacLean, Heather M. Ward, Robert T. Cushing and Dr. Steven M. Frisch. The trustees were joined the board effective Jan. 1.
Mustafa is a family practitioner at Saratoga Family Medicine, which is located in the Malta Emergent Care building. She also is a member of the Saratoga Hospital medical staff, and former medical director of long-term care for the hospital. A team physician for Skidmore College, Mustafa serves on the board of Newmeadow School in Malta. She earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, completed a residency in family medicine at St. Clare’s Hospital in Schenectady, and is fellowship trained in sports medicine.
Cushing is chairman of the Albany Medical Center Board of Directors, and Frisch is senior executive vice president for Albany Medical Center’s integrated delivery system. They serve as the medical center’s representatives on the Saratoga Hospital Board of Trustees, filling two new slots created as a result of the recent Albany Medical Center-Saratoga Hospital affiliation.
The affiliation agreement also gives Saratoga Hospital three representatives on the Albany Medical Center board: Michael Iacolucci, chairperson, Saratoga Hospital Board of Trustees; Janice White, trustee and immediate past chairperson; and Michael West, trustee.
MacLean is the co-owner of five local businesses: Circus Café, The Crown Grill, Saratoga Juice Bar, Curved Line Living Seminars and Realty Saratoga. She has held leadership roles with Saratoga Arts Fest, Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association and Division Street School. She currently serves on the board of directors of The Adirondack Trust Company and the executive board of Times Union Women@Work.
Ward is chairman of the Wright Family Foundation, the philanthropic arm of SI Group Inc. in Schenectady. She is retired from the family-owned company, where she served most recently as director of global budgeting and planning and corporate secretary. Ward is a member of the board of trustees of the Charles R. Wood Foundation, the board of directors of Proctors, and the Flower and Fruit Mission of Saratoga Hospital.
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