May Institute Appoints Jocelyn Frederick to its Board of Trustees


Randolph, Mass. —Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED BD+C, has joined May Institute’s Board of Trustees. An internationally renowned architect, Frederick is a Principal at Tsoi/Kobus & Associates, and leads that firm’s core national healthcare practice.  
May Institute is a national network of programs and services that meets the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs across the lifespan.
“Jocelyn has expansive knowledge of healthcare issues and trends, and an extensive background of applying an analytical approach to helping organizations achieve their strategic goals,” said Stephen Young, L.L.B., Chairperson of May Institute’s Board of Trustees. “I’m confident she will make significant contributions to our Board as we collaborate with executive leadership to provide the highest quality services to and facilities for the Institute’s clients, and to successfully govern and add value to the organization.”
“I am delighted to welcome Jocelyn to the Board, and am excited about the healthcare expertise she brings to the table,” said Dr. Lauren Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. “It’s an exciting time to be part of May Institute, as we celebrate our 60th anniversary and reflect upon our rich history and accomplishments to date. I look forward to working with our outstanding Board of Trustees to continue the growth and success of our organization well into the future.”
Frederick’s extensive experience includes her leadership role in complex healthcare planning and facility design for Boston Medical Center; Massachusetts Eye and Ear; The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Rush University Medical Center; the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and Egyptian Air Force Hospital.
She graduated from the University of Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree in pre-architecture, and earned a master’s degree in architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Frederick is a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects, a frequent lecturer at professional conferences, and a regular contributor to key industry publications.
About May Institute
May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization with 60 years of experience in serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The organization provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals, as well as training and consultation services to professionals, organizations, and public school systems. At more than 160 service locations across the country, highly trained staff work to create new and more effective ways to meet the special needs of individuals and families across the lifespan. Learn more at
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