Attorney Francis X. Meehan has served as chairman of the board of Northeastern Hospital for the last decade.
Now, Meehan, a self-described neighborhood kind of guy, is taking on an additional role.
After a reorganization at the hospital this fall, Meehan was hired by the board he chairs to be fund-raiser for Northeastern's parent: the Northeastern Hospital Foundation.
Meehan said he did not take part in the board vote and did not view his new position as a conflict. He said he already had been helping the fund-raising company hired by the hospital.