Partners of the Public Health Council

Staff Team Members

Alice Ely, Executive Director
Public Health Council of the Upper Valley
One Court Street, #378
Lebanon, NH 03766

Barbara G. Farnsworth, Manager, Community Health Improvement
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Community Health

Bridget S. Aliaga, Coordinator
ALL Together, Substance Misuse Continuum of Care

Jacqui Baker, Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator
ALL Together

Steven J. Yannuzzi, Coordinator
Upper Valley Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Upper Valley Medical Reserve Corps

Board of Directors

Julia Griffin, Chair
Hanover, NH

Rosemary Orgren, Vice Chair
Norwich, VT

Bob Kingman, Treasurer
West Lebanon, NH

Laura Cody McNaughton, Secretary
White River Junction, VT

Dan Fraser
White River Junction, VT

Nicole LaBombard
Lebanon, NH

Nathan Miller
Lebanon, NH

Sadie Wells
Canaan, NH

Advisory Council Members

Kathleen Vasconcelos
Grafton County Senior Citizens Council

Nancy Bishop
Grafton County

William Boyle, MD
Partners for Community Wellness at Dartmouth

Nancy DuMont
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital

Barbara Farnsworth
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Community Health

Julia Griffin
Town of Hanover

Suellen Griffin
West Central Behavioral Health

Matt Herbert
All Together Representative

Nicole LaBombard
Partners for Community Wellness at Dartmouth

River Valley Community College

Donna Ransmeier
Mascoma Community Health Center

Michael Samson
Town of Canaan

Elizabeth Craib
Upper Valley Region, Granite United Way

Stephen Schneider
Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission

Wendy Walsh
Vermont Department of Health, WRJ District Office

Steve Yannuzzi
Upper Valley Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Organizational Members

“It’s the place where you share your plans to find out if you are about to try to reinvent the wheel. Then, if you find someone has already started to forge that path, you learn how those efforts can become a force multiplier.” Jeannette Birge, Child and Family Services of the Upper Valley

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital
Nancy B. Dumont, Director of Community Health

Child & Family Services — Upper Valley
Jeannette Birge, Program Director

Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc.
Susan M. Wnuk, Community Health and Nutrition Services (WIC, CSFP, and Senior Farmers Markets)

CommunityCare of Lyme
Martha Tecca, President
Patty Jenks, Director

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Community Health
Greg Norman, Director

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Good Beginnings Inc.
Karen Morton, Executive Director

Global Campuses Foundation

Good Neighbor Health Clinic

Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc.
(Upper Valley Senior Center, Mascoma Area Senior Center, Orford Area Senior Services, ServiceLink Resource Center of Grafton County, and RSVP)

Granite United Way – Upper Valley Region

Halls of Hope Mental Health Court Advisory Council
Rosemary Affeldt, Chairperson
Donna Stamper

HALO Educational Systems

Headrest, Inc.

Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth
Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, Ph.D.
Stephanie Kelly

High Horses Therapeutic Riding Program

HIV/HCV Resource Center

Stacey Chiocchio

Municipal Representatives Active in Council

Town of Canaan
Mike Samson, Town Administrator

Town of Dorchester

Grafton County
Nancy Bishop, Human Services Director
Michael Cryans, County Commissioner

Town of Hanover
Julia Griffin

Town of Hartford
Brett Mayfield, State of Vermont Health Officer

Hartford Police Department
Phillip S. Kasten, Chief of Police

Lebanon School District/SAU #88
Dianne Estes

Individual Members

Jane B. Masters, LICSW

Work Groups

Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup (UVAW)
Sherry Godlewski, Co-Chair
NH Department of Environmental Services
Alex Jaccaci, Co-Chair

Regional Coordinating Council for Emergency Preparedness



Dartmouth Hitchcock

Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation

NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services and the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

New Hampshire towns of:

Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield,

Grantham, Hanover, Lyme,

Orange, Orford, Piermont,

and Plainfield

Vermont towns of:

Chelsea, Norwich, Strafford, and Washington