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Mary T. McDevitt

Mary T. McDevitt, Board Member
Healthcare Communications Executive (semi-retired)

Mary McDevitt joined the Buckelew Board in August 2017. Mary retired from McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 5 global health care services company, where she held senior roles in corporate public affairs, strategic communications and program management for more than 15 years. Additionally, Mary brings 10 years of health care operations, business development and marketing in roles at WebMD, Health Management Technologies and Continental Medical Systems. Mary has a M.S. in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of San Francisco.

Mary became aware of Buckelew many years ago through its annual MarinScapes Fine Art Exhibit and Sale to benefit the organization’s programs. Now consulting on a part-time basis, Mary wanted to give back to a vital local organization that addresses the challenges of mental health and addiction which impact so many. Mary has lived in and enjoyed the beauty of Marin County since 1988.


Melissa Delaney

Melissa Delaney, Board Member
Higher Education Administrator

Melissa joined the Buckelew Board in January 2014. She grew up in the bay area and has called Marin home since 2002. While her early professional experiences were within the mental health and human services field, including work as a residential group home counselor, an HIV and AIDS health educator, and a crisis hotline supervisor, she ultimately pursued a career in higher education administration, working in the area of graduate enrollment management. Melissa has worked at several Bay Area universities, including the University of San Francisco, The Wright Institute, Saint Mary's College of California, and most recently, Dominican University of California where she served as Assistant Vice President of Enrollment for Graduate Admissions



Rowan Smith

Rowan Smith, Treasurer
Vice President of Internal Audit, Bank of Marin

Rowan Smith joined the Board of Directors in 2015. He currently serves as the Vice President of Internal Audit at Bank of Marin. Previously, he served for many years as a consultant to companies in the financial services and high tech industries. He holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Kennedy School at Harvard University with an emphasis in Technology and Social Policy. He has had a life-long dedication to reducing the stigma of mental illness and increasing both public awareness and support for treating it. His younger sister has has battled the disease and related problems since childhood, and his brother succumbed to the interrelated and debilitating effects of major depression and substance abuse.