Press Release

Niki Tsongas, Board Member of Fallon Community Health Plan, Elected to Congress

Washington — Niki Tsongas, who had been a member of the Board of Directors of Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) for the past nine years, was elected to Congress in a special election to represent the 5th Congressional District of Massachusetts on October 16. She is the first female Representative from Massachusetts in 25 years.  

“For the past nine years, Niki has been a very active member of FCHP’s board of directors and an integral player in this organization’s success,” said Eric H. Schultz, the President and CEO of Fallon Community Health Plan. “I thank her for all of her efforts and contributions, and wish her well in her new role.” 

“Ms. Tsongas has been a leader in advancing innovative health care ideas,” said Patricia Smith, the President and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans, of which Fallon Community Health Plan is a member. “I look forward to working with her to promote polices that improve the quality of healthcare.” 

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