Anthony Crosson, Director, received his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Boston College and his Masters of Science in Management Degree from Emmanuel College. He has managed and supervised youth programs for nearly fifteen years. He helped to lower recidivism rates in Boston by supporting re-entry efforts with Straight Ahead Ministries in partnership with the Department of Youth Services. Anthony joined BAHEC in 2008 as a Program Coordinator before being promoted to Senior Program Coordinator a few years later. Anthony managed the College Readiness efforts for Massachusetts General Hospital's Youth Scholars Program and served an integral role in securing the prestigious 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service by MGH Center for Community Health Improvements (CCHI). This award was sponsored by the Baxter International Foundation, the American Hospital Association, and the Health Research & Educational Trust. In the role of Director of BAHEC, he has overseen the development and implementation of multiple programs designed to increase youth interest, engagement, and preparation for careers in health and public health. He also leverages key partnerships with neighboring hospitals, community health centers, colleges/universities, and other community based organizations to better support the mission of BAHEC.
Geraldy St. Clair, Middle School Program Coordinator, received his B.A in Integrated Liberal Studies and a minor in Early Education from Curry College. He developed and implemented youth programs for the last ten years. Geraldy began working with BAHEC in 2008 and coordinates BAHEC's outreach to middle school aged youth. He helped to design, implement, and evaluate BAHEC's in-school Introduction to Health Careers course. He also developed and coordinated BAHEC's after school initiative, aimed to building interest and engagement of young men of color in health careers. This program was funded under the ASOST-Q grant in FY15 and FY16. Geraldy manages BAHEC's relationship with local schools including partnering with local middle school and high school teachers.
Becca Rector, High School Education Coordinator, received her Master's in Public Health from Tufts University. She has supervised youth enrichment programs for the last nine years; starting her career by developing programs for high school athletes. She helped research and develop positive youth development programming with Massachusetts General Hospital. Becca also spent a semester working with the National Health Services in London to design childhood obesity prevention programming. Becca helps to coordinate BAHEC's after-school programming for high school youth. She develops, implements, and evaluates programming for BAHEC's youth leadership program, the Youth Advisory Board. She has presented her work at BAHEC at the American Public Health Association annual meeting twice; once in 2013 and again in 2016.