The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation Appoints Three New Board Members


The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation appointed Patricia Jablon, Marshall Klein and Monica Worrell to its board of directors for a two-year term.

Patricia Jablon

Jablon is an active volunteer for Forest Hill Elementary School and serves as a classroom coordinator. She also assists with various charity projects supported by Spartan Surfaces. Jablon holds a master’s degree in marketing from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from York College of Pennsylvania. She resides in Forest Hill with her husband and four children.

Marshall Klein photo by Photo Jane Studios

Klein is the vice president/chief operating officer of Klein’s ShopRite Markets of Maryland, a nine-store, locally owned and operated food chain based in Forest Hill. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and Franklin & Marshall College. Klein and his wife live in Baltimore City.

Monica Worrell

Worrell serves as director of business development for APG Federal Credit Union. She has 30 years of experience in the public and private sector, including marketing director and patient relations manager for Advanced Eye Care and public information officer and chief spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. She is actively involved in the Harford County community and serves in leadership roles on various boards. Worrell also served as a councilwoman for the Havre de Grace City Council. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Strayer University and is also a graduate of the Harford Leadership Academy. She resides in Havre de Grace with her husband.

“We are so fortunate to have community leaders Patricia Jablon, Marshall Klein and Monica Worrell join our foundation board,” said Lyle E. Sheldon, FACHE, president/CEO of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. “We thank them for helping us as we strive to provide our community with the best health care, the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities, and most skilled physicians and health care providers.”

About The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation
The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation supports the mission of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health by developing relationships with individuals and organizations that wish to take part in the expansion and improvement of health care services provided in Harford County. Through the work of The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, the community supports its hospital through philanthropic gifts, planned giving, participation in fundraising events and volunteerism.

About University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health includes the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center on its Bel Air campus. Most recently, it opened The Klein Family Harford Crisis Center in Bel Air offering services for behavioral health. The Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill is an assisted living facility that specializes in hospice. The University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital has been operating in the community for over a century and is located in Havre de Grace. The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, UM Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of health care services, specialty care, technology and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland. Visit for more information.

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