Long-time community leader and former Athol Hospital and Heywood Healthcare Trustee, Rebecca Bialecki, joined the Heywood Healthcare Senior Leadership team in 2014 as its Vice President for Community Health Initiatives and Chief Agent of Change. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology.

Well-known in the North Quabbin region as a visionary and voice for under-served and at-risk populations, Rebecca brings her skills to the Heywood team as she leads strategic projects focused on improving the overall health of our region’s families. Key roles include leading the development of the Quabbin Retreat in Petersham, coordinating the health system's multi-million dollar CHART grant projects and helping spearhead Athol Hospital’s planning, fundraising and implementation of a new Emergency Department and medical office building. She oversees the Telemedicine programs across the system developing teleneurology, and now offering telepsych both in patient and within local partner school systems.