Board of Directors

Edward F. Plocha

Consumer Representative

Mr. Plocha has more than 40 years of diverse experience, including work in public service, education, municipal government, and the nonprofit sector at both the grassroots and policy levels. He worked as director of advancement for the Maryland Province Jesuits until his retirement in 2012. Currently, Mr. Plocha serves on the board of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). He is actively involved with Christian Life Community (CLC), a Jesuit-affiliated lay organization in 65 countries worldwide and serves as Chair of the U.S. Northwest Region and the region’s national representative.

Mr. Plocha holds a graduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and an undergraduate degree from Fordham University. He has studied at numerous universities in the United States and abroad, including Columbia University, Boston University, University of Wisconsin, University of Southern California, Université de Dijon, and Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland.

Term: May 8, 2020 - May 7, 2023