Vedna Lacombe-Heywood has been a board member of the Plymouth Area LWV since 2018 serving on the voter services committee, as well as a co-chair for the state DEI board. She is an RN who currently works at Brigham & Women’s Hospital as a Surgical Trauma Burn I.C.U nurse and has been a part of several hospital committees as well as being a recent Essence of Nursing honoree. She is also a bereavement specialist who co-facilitates a pregnancy, infant and toddler loss group for parents on the South Shore. She has served on several boards, including the S.E. Ma Division of the March of Dimes, Plymouth Area Advisory Board for Dept of Children and Families, N.A.A.C.P and Hope Floats Advisory Board. She currently serves as the Chair of the Diversity Committee for Plymouth, was the immediate past vice-chair for the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Ma and sits on the MCPHS University MPH Advisory Board. She was an appointed member to the Managed Care Ombudsman Committee for the State of Florida and a current elected School Committee Member for the Plymouth District.