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The Rose Welcomes Pam Lovett as the new Chair of the Board of Directors

Houston, TX [August 10, 2020]- The Rose Breast Imaging Center of Excellence welcomes Pam Lovett as the new Chair of the Board of Directors and announces the recent election of new officers.

Lovett is Comerica Bank’s SVP- Director of Business Development and Community Affairs. She has supported The Rose since 2007 when she initiated the organization’s first signature luncheon and has served on The Rose Board of Directors since 2018. Lovett serves on several nonprofit boards and is Vice Chair of Greater Houston Partnership Executive Women’s Partnership and the past chairman of DePelchin Children’s Center and past President of the Junior League Sustaining Club. Other boards and advisory boards include Better Business Bureau, SEARCH, and the Junior League Foundation.

“As The Rose begins its 35th year of service, we are excited that Pam is bringing her expertise and energy into furthering our mission, especially during this time in our history. Our future success depends on the board’s guidance and vision,” said Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and Co-founder. “We are so fortunate to have such an outstanding board of directors; all distinguished community leaders committed to our mission of access to quality breast healthcare for all.” The Rose is one of only 14 organizations designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Houston. The organization serves as the breast healthcare safety-net provider for Southeast Texas.

Outgoing Board Chair, Myrleen Knott, who served as Chair for three years, has been a member of the Board since 2003 and will continue to serve on the Board. She is Co-Owner and Vice President of Buffalo Flange, Inc., a carbon steel flange manufacturer for the pipeline and petrochemical industry and a family-owned business established in 1919. Knott also served as a board member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo; the Houston Area Council of American Business Women’s Association; and the Federation of Houston Professional Women Educational Foundation (FHPW.)

Theresa Einhorn, formerly a senior partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP law firm, is the incoming Vice-Chair of the Board and a longtime supporter of The Rose, joining the board in 2019. She is a member of, and former Chair of, the Board of Directors of the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), serves on the Board of the SPA Foundation, and is a member of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Executive Women’s Partnership and the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on committees of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast and the United Way of Greater Houston.

Serving a second year as Treasurer of the Board, Teresa Thomas is a Partner in the Energy & Resources practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP and provides consultative services to energy and commodity-related companies. She has over 15 years’ experience in the energy industry, and she joined the board in 2018.

Debbie Robinson, assistant to the head of school at The Kinkaid School, will serve as Secretary of the Board. Her nonprofit board service is extensive and includes the Junior League of Houston and the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., where she served both organizations as president, and many others. She joined the board in 2018.

To schedule a media interview with any member of our board, please contact Lis Harper at 281-846-5976 or email lis@medley-inc.com. For more information, or to donate or volunteer, please visit www.therose.org.

About The Rose
Since 1986, The Rose has provided high quality breast healthcare to all women, regardless of their ability to pay. Their mission is to save lives through quality breast health services, advocacy and access to care for all. As a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, The Rose is one of only 14 Breast Centers in the greater Houston area to receive this designation. Led by Fellowship trained physicians, The Rose’s advanced digital technology includes 3-D tomosynthesis mammography, diagnostic workups including biopsies and its nationally recognized Patient Navigation Program ensures access to treatment and a continuum of care for all women. As the leading nonprofit breast health organization in Texas, The Rose is a strong advocate for quality breast healthcare, a major part of the Healthcare Safety Net and serves 40,000 insured and uninsured women annually. Two Houston based comprehensive Diagnostic Centers and Mobile Mammography Coaches provide services to women throughout 40 counties in Southeast Texas.

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