Brian Archie is co-chair and change agent for the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Human Rights Commission for the city of Niagara Falls, works in patient financial services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Business with a focus in Project Management. Brian was born and raised in Niagara Falls, and currently lives in the North End/Highland area.
Keyona Dunn is co-chair and change agent for the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative. She has worked for more than a decade in human services, and brings a personal passion for helping others. She earned her associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Erie Community College and currently leads a mentoring program for middle-school girls. She has lived her entire life in Niagara Falls, and lives in the Highland neighborhood.
Shelley B. Hirshberg
Shelley B. Hirshberg is an influential and active proponent for Western New York communities. She served as Executive Director of the P2 Collaborative of Western New York for more than seven years, and while there, helped establish the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative. Today, she continues her work with the Collaborative as coach and mentor to the co-chairs and work groups, encouraging them to continue making positive change. Her extensive non-profit, leadership and community health experience includes serving as the Project Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative in Western New York, in which Niagara Falls was chosen as one of only 16 participating communities in the country. She also completed a fellowship program in Creating Healthier Communities at The Healthcare Forum, is a graduate of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management, and completed a Leadership Coaching program at Georgetown University. Shelley is a former member of the Governance Committee of the Network for Regional Health Improvement (NRHI), and has served on the National Quality Forum’s Population Health Framework committee. She currently serves as an Ambassador Consultant for NRHI’s Health Doers Network (HDN), is on the HDN’s Advisory Council and is a coach for the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness. Shelley earned a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, and a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business.