Sandi Durand is currently the Director of Operations for the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center. She has worked with the Health Center for over 16 years, serving a diverse patient population. She is responsible for organization-wide operational support services. Sandi is committed to the Health Center mission, which believes that everyone has a right to accessible, high quality, comprehensive, integrated and compassionate health care. As a community health center, Kennedy CHC serves a patient population that is inclusive and is ethnically, culturally, linguistically diverse and populations with special needs.
Sandi is a member of the Greater Worcester Employment Resource Collaborative, which assists individuals with disabilities re-enter the work force. She also works with Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission to host student interns to introduce them to a collaborative work environment that is supportive and inviting, teaching basic work ethics, and skills. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from Nichols College, double majoring in Psychology and Social Services. She completed graduate level certificate in Community Health Center Management from Suffolk University and Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers.
Sandi has dedicated her 30-year career to working in the non-profit sector. She was the Director of Finance and Administration for the Grafton Job Corps, a residential trade school. She was responsible for all financial and operational performance of the center. Prior to that, she was the Regional Director for Fellowship Health Resources, providing residential programs for adults with behavioral health challenges.