2022-2023
Board of Directors

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Claudia Boldyga

Chair

Claudia resides on Kent Island in Stevensville with her husband Randy Boldyga, founder and President/CEO of RxNT, a medical software company based in Annapolis. Claudia and Randy have three sons—Jason, Zach, and Nate—and they are new grandparents to Jason and Ashley's daughter Hazyl ...
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Claudia has been in various leadership roles within the LHAAMC Foundation over the past decade. In addition to her service for many years as Auction Chair of the former annual LHAAMC Gala attended by more than 1,000 people, Claudia and her husband Randy have served as the Founding Chairs of LHAAMC's Denim & Diamonds Bash since its inception in 2014. This event raises more than $1 million annually to support vital mental health care and services for residents on both sides of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

 

In 2019, Claudia was honored as Volunteer of the Year by Chesapeake Charities.

 

She has been on the Bosom Buddies Charities Board since 2016. This organization is very near and dear to Claudia's heart. Her mom passed away 14 years ago from cancer and most recently her mother-in- law is a breast cancer survivor. Unfortunately many of us have been touched, one way or another, by this horrible disease.

 

She is honored to be a part of such a wonderful group of ladies who are making a difference in their community through Bosom Buddies Charities’ mission, which is to promote breast cancer awareness, encourage early detection, support treatment and celebrate healing.

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Christina Cugle

Vice Chair

Christina is a lifelong resident of Maryland and has resided on the Eastern Shore since 2004. She enjoys exploring the many trails and waterways with her husband Jeremy, son Mason and the family’s Labrador Retriever.  Christina serves as Corporate Counsel advising clients on a variety of U.S. Government and international transactions, including regulatory trade compliance. Christina also serves as President of the Parent Teacher Association for a local school.  

 

As a breast cancer survivor, Christina is passionate about promoting breast cancer awareness, encouraging early detection, facilitating research and development for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, supporting breast cancer patients, and celebrating healing.  Christina joined the Board for Bosom Buddies Charities in 2016 and she is honored to serve with the talented and inspiring team to achieve the charity’s mission.

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Jenny Griffin

Treasurer

Jenny has lived on the Eastern Shore for 28 years. She has 3 grown daughters and 7 wonderful grandchildren. She is the Senior Administrative Assistant at the Rebecca Fortney Breast Center in Annapolis. Jenny is a past President of the Chesapeake Women's Network, raising scholarship funds for local women. In addition, she is a Board Member of the Queen Anne's County United Way. Jenny is passionate about the mission of Bosom Buddies Charities and, as a part of the Crabs for a Cure annual crab feast, has raised funds for the organization for the past 9 years.  

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Jennifer DiDonato

Secretary

Jennifer Hultman DiDonato, grew up in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University in 1993 with a degree in Elementary Education. Upon graduating, she began her career teaching on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Through mutual friends, Jennifer met Jim DiDonato, a “local” who graduated from QACHS.  Soon after they married, they chose Jim’s hometown of Queenstown to begin their new life together.

While Jim was busy growing his family’s company, Mallard Construction, Jennifer was busy working as a full-time mother as they welcomed the arrival of their twins, Isabella and Pasquale. Once the twins started kindergarten, Jen decided it was time to begin a new career and became a small local business owner by opening The Winery in 2008. Today, the business located in Chester, MD, is one of Queen Anne’s County’s most popular wine and spirits shops.

In 2021, with her twins in college, Jennifer decided it was time to follow her mother-in-law Angelina DiDonato’s path when asked to serve on the Board of Bosom Buddies Charities. Her mother-in-law was one of the original members of the Bosom Buddies Ball Committee that came together in 2007.  Over the years, Jennifer admired Angie’s dedication in helping her dear friend Susan Ponchock take this great idea and turn it into a successful charitable organization that benefits such an important cause.  Jennifer is honored to contribute to the continuing success of this is exceptional organization.

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Connie Blandford

Director

Connie moved to Kent Island as a newlywed with her husband Charles. They now live in Queenstown and have four daughters, Caroline, Virginia, Elissa Jane and Natalie, who have all enjoyed growing up on the Eastern Shore.

Early in her career, Connie worked in event planning and pharmaceutical sales earning Overall Top Sales Representative.  While starting a family, Connie switched careers to work in marketing for the family business, Miltec UV, located in Stevensville.  Currently, Connie works at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Annapolis as a Teacher’s Assistant in fourth grade.

Connie attended the Bosom Buddies Ball for the first time in 2019 to support a friend who battled breast cancer and was one of the speakers at the event. Later that same year, Connie was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer and began her own battle. She is now a breast cancer survivor and is eager to help mentor patients, raise money and build awareness for this amazing cause she holds so close to her heart.

Connie served as a member of the Bosom Buddies Ball Committee for one year and is now honored to serve on the Board of Directors.

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Carolyn Rosati

Director

Carolyn has lived on the Eastern Shore for most of her life. She resides in Queenstown with her husband Robert, two daughters (Quinn and Hazel), and two orange cats (Norman and Elliott).   

Carolyn is an Administrative Dental Assistant working with Kent Island Pediatric Dentistry for ten years. She has volunteered with Bosom Buddies at Crabs for a Cure and the Bosom Buddies Ball, mainly providing IT support. Carolyn is excited about joining the Board and supporting breast cancer survivors. 

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Beth Wieczorek

Director

Beth has been a resident of the Eastern Shore since 1996 with her husband Michael, children Adam and Taylor and boat-loving dog Tucker.

Beth as held numerous sales and operations positions in the healthcare supply field with Cardinal Health and most recently MedSpeed. Currently, Beth is the CEO of Simply Wellness, a company dedicated to providing wellness kits and resources that simplify healthy living.

Beth previously served as the Chair of MedStar Health Visiting Nursing Association and as Board member at Casey Cares Foundation. A breast cancer survivor, Beth is passionate about the mission of Bosom Buddies Charities and honored to serve on its Board.