Allegheny Children's Initiative, Inc.

ACI Board of Directors

Karen Bray, RN, MSN

PFQ Parent Board Member, Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Chair

Karen serves as Chair of Allegheny Children’s Initiative and is a Board member for the Partners For Quality Parent Board of Directors. Karen leads the patient care team at Washington Health System. She provides leadership in developing hospital-wide patient care programs and collaborates with members of the Medical Staff to identify patient care needs to ensure that systems and processes optimize patient safety and enhance patient, staff and physician satisfaction.

Karen is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders. She has extensive experience in the fields of Critical Care and Nursing Management and has lectured and published in both of those fields. Karen holds a BSN from the University of Pittsburgh and M.S. in Nursing Administration and Nursing Education.

Karen previously served as VP of Patient Care Services at Grove City Medical Center and Ohio Valley General Hospital.

James Plake, Vice Chairperson

Theodore Cataldi

David Dietrich

Allison Levy

Professional photos courtesy of Douglas Tjelmeland.