Roslindale-based Hebrew SeniorLife, has named Jeffrey Drucker of Chestnut Hill as chair of the organization’s board of directors.

Drucker has been a volunteer leader at HSL for 18 years, including previous positions as chair of the development committee, a member of the finance committee, and president of the Friends of HSL.

HSL provides senior health care and communities in New England, and is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

“This is a critical time for health care, particularly senior care,” said Lou Woolf, president and CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife. “Jeff is a smart and dedicated leader who is committed to redefining the experience of aging for today’s seniors, and future generations. He’s the perfect person to lead Hebrew SeniorLife as we expand our impact on seniors in Greater Boston, across the country and around the world.”

HSL serves more than 3,000 residents and patients daily through its nine senior living and health care sites around Boston and impacts many more around the globe through the work of its Institute for Aging Research, and sharing of best practices.

Drucker has been developing, managing and investing in real estate in a variety of property types for over 17 years through various family-owned entities including The Atlantic Interests Limited Partnership and Gerard Management Group, where he is a principal.

“As a third-generation volunteer for Hebrew SeniorLife, I know how important this organization is to so many families,” said Drucker. “I’m incredibly proud to take on the role of board chair and look forward to helping HSL innovate senior care, deepen its engagement with the community, and increase philanthropic support.”

Drucker is also a member of the board of trustees at the Belmont Hill School serving as a member of the executive committee and the chair of the facilities committee. He serves as a member of the Corporation at the Winsor School and is a member of its facilities committee. A native of Newton, Drucker is a graduate of Emory University and holds an Master of Business Administration from Babson College.