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Michener Art Museum welcomes two new board members


Michener Art Museum in Doylestown welcomes Dr. Vail P. Garvin, Patricia Gorsky, and Rhoda McKinney-Jones to the museum’s board of trustees.
Garvin is president and CEO of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce. With a background in health care, Garvin has held leadership positions with many other nonprofit organizations. She lives in Upper Makefield Township.
A resident of Buckingham Township, Gorsky and her husband, Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, are active in the Doylestown-area community. Gorsky has served on the board of directors of the Village Improvement Association, which owns and operates the Doylestown Health system.
Book editor and writer McKinney-Jones, the youngest daughter of the late civil rights leader, the Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney of Seattle, has supported Michener’s Jazz Night since its inception nearly 25 years ago. A former print news reporter, McKinney-Jones has written for several national outlets, from the Chicago Tribune to Ebony magazine.

She is a strong proponent of public service and is active in numerous national and local civic organizations, including Doylestown Hospital, the Bucks County Opportunity Council, The Links Incorporated (Penn Towne Chapter), and the National Council of Negro Women.
She resides in Doylestown Township with her husband, Sam H. Jones, Jr., a pharmaceutical executive.
They join continuing board members Barbara Donnelly Bentivoglio, Whitney Chandor, Louis E. Della Penna, Edward Fernberger, Jr., James Greenwood, Mary C. Helf, Alice Lawler, James R. McKinney, Leda Silverman Molly, Robert J. Welch and board officers, Chair Virginia W. Sigety, Vice Chair William S. Aichele, Treasurer Daniel Stern, and Secretary Lizanne Bernlohr.