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The Chesapeake health Education Program is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit corporation established in 1990. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a Revocable License between the Corporation and the VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) allows a close but separate working relationship with the Department of Veterans Affairs to accomplish continuing education and the provision of transitional housing for homeless veterans. CHEP is located at the Perry Point Campus of the VA Maryland Health Care System in Northeast Maryland and provides accredited continuing education programs for health care professionals. CHEP also provides transitional housing to 150 formerly homeless veterans each day in Charleston, South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and Perry Point, Maryland.

A Board of Directors representing a range of community health care organizations govern the non-profit corporation. All members share resources and are committed to achieving the goals established in the original corporate charter. In addition to the Board of Directors, the corporation employs a Chief Executive Officer who provides oversight and long range planning and a Chief Operating Officer who manages the day-to-day activities of the corporation. The current members of the Board are:

Member Board of Directors - 2015 Agency Representative - 2015
Cecil County Health Department Mary Ellen Rapposelli
Citizens Care & Rehab Center Peter Panos
Eastern Shore Hospital Center Peggy Fuller
Harford Community College Kathy Archer
Home Partnership, Inc. Frank Hodgetts, Treasurer
Kent County Health Department Inez Thompson
Kramon & Graham, PA David Schuster, Esq.
Nemours Children's Health System Lori Counts, Secretary
PNC Bank A. John Davis
Personal Touch Home Care, Inc. Sue Niewenhous, Vice Pres.
Saul Ewing LLP Katrina Dennis, Esq.
Union Hospital of Cecil County William Hudson
University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Barbara Finch, President
Veteran Representitive Anthony Queen