(Washington, D.C.) - The Board of Directors of the National Association of Veterans' Research and Education Foundations announces the appointments of Genet D’Arcy, M.D. and Rebecca Rosales, MBA, to the NAVREF Board as Directors. Dr. D’Arcy serves as the Associate Chief of Staff for Education at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Denver, CO. Ms. Rosales serves as the Executive Director of the Northern California Institute for Research and Education affiliated with the San Francisco VA Health Care System in San Francisco, CA.
“We are thrilled to have these stellar leaders join our board,” said Board Chair Ron Hakes. “Their experience, expertise, and passion for supporting veterans will be tremendous assets to the board and the 75 VA-affiliated nonprofit research and education foundations that comprise our membership.”
Dr. D’Arcy earned her undergraduate degree from Colorado College and her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She began working at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Neurologist in 1992. Ms. Rosales earned her Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California. She is a Certified Research Administrator and has been a member of the Society of Research Administrators International since 2004. Ms. Rosales joined NCIRE in 2017.