Rowan University/Rutgers–Camden Board of Governors Names Two New Members

Artist rendition of the new Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Joint Health Services building in downtown Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Rutgers–Camden Board of Directors formally appointed two new members on Friday, September 13, to serve on the Rowan University/Rutgers–Camden Board of Governors: Dr. James Dougherty and Frank Hundley.

Dougherty joins the board with more than 30 years of experience in veterinary medicine, having co-founded Metropolitan Veterinary Associates in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, in 1986. The veterinary hospital was the first multi-specialty referral hospital in the Philadelphia suburbs and is now a 24/7 specialty, emergency, and critical care practice. 

Dr. James F. Dougherty

Dougherty is the new Chair of the Rutgers Board of Trustees (BOT), having previously served as Vice Chair for 2018-2019, and is the new chair of the Rutgers University–Camden Board of Directors, having previously served as Vice Chair for 2018-2019. He has served on the BOT Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Board of Governors Finance and Facilities Committee. Dougherty is also a member of the Board of Overseers, the SAS Dean’s Advisory Council, Tyler Clementi Center Advisory Board, and the Development Committee of the Rutgers University Press. 

Frank Hundley, a certified financial planner and a chartered retirement planning counselor, is the Vice President of Wealth Management for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, where he leads the Hundley McGovern Wealth Management group. 

Frank Hundley Photo credit: Hundley McGovern Wealth Management website.

He joined Janney Montgomery Scott in 2016 after more than fourteen years with Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Hundley currently serves on the Rutgers Board of Governors, Camden Board of Directors, and is an Emeritus member of the Board of Trustees, where he served as Chair from 2015 to 2016. Hundley was also an ex-officio member of the Board of Overseers. He holds an MBA in administration from the University of California-Berkeley.

“We are excited to welcome these men to the Joint Board at a critical turning point in this partnership’s history,” Board CEO Dana Redd said. “As highly respected professionals in their respective fields, both Jim and Frank will undoubtedly introduce fresh and exciting ideas to further our strategic goals and lead our institutions into the next phase of their continued development.”

Created by the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act in 2012, The Rowan University / Rutgers–Camden Board of Governors focuses on education, economic development, and civic engagement as it pertains to health-related issues.