Hope HealthCare Services President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith has been named Chair of the National Hospice Foundation (NHF) Board of Trustees.

In partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the NHF works to improve care at the end of life for people throughout the United States, in support of more than 3,400 hospice and palliative care providers.

Beckwith is a Founding Member of the NHF’ s Board of Directors and Executive Committee, serving in numerous leadership roles since 1994.

NHF Executive Director John Mastrojohn said, “We are delighted to have Samira serving as our Board Chair. She is an experienced and nationally respected leader who is strongly committed to our vision of a world where individuals and families facing serious illness and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.”