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

Lauren Chambers, MPH
Upper Valley Substance Misuse Continuum of Care Coordinator for ALL Together
Dartmouth Hitchcock Community Health Improvement

Andrea E. Smith, MPA, MSW
Upper Valley Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator for ALL Together
Dartmouth Hitchcock Community Health Improvement

Nenia Corcoran, Coordinator
Upper Valley Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Upper Valley Medical Reserve Corps

Board of Directors

Rudolph (Rudy) Fedrizzi, Chair
White River Junction, VT

Nicole Coleman, Vice Chair
Lebanon, NH

Jen Barkley, Treasurer
Lebanon, NH

Dan Fraser, Secretary
White River Junction, VT

Roberta Berner
West Lebanon, NH

Nancy Bloomfield
Sharon, VT

Katie Kobe Kent
Quechee, VT

W. Brett Mayfield
Hartford, VT

Advisory Council Members

Scott Berry
Mascoma Community Health Center

William Boyle, MD
Community Member

Meghan Butts
Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission

Stacey Chiocchio

Nicole Coleman
Partners for Community Wellness at Dartmouth

Nenia Corcoran
Upper Valley Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Elizabeth Craib
Upper Valley Region, Granite United Way

Barbara Farnsworth
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Community Health

Julia Griffin
Town of Hanover

Angie LeDuc
All Together Representative

Peggy O’Neil
WISE of the Upper Valley

Roger Osmun
West Central Behavioral Health

Michael Redmond
The Upper Valley Haven

Joanne Roberts, Ph.D., Superintendent
Lebanon School District, SAU 88

Michael Samson
Town of Canaan

Liz Swanton
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital

Kathleen Vasconcelos
Grafton County Senior Citizens Council

Wendy Walsh
Vermont Department of Health, WRJ District Office

River Valley Community College

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

Advocates for Grafton County Mental Health Court
Donna Stamper, Chairperson

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital
Liz Swanton

Better Life Partners

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

HALO Educational Systems

Headrest, Inc.

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

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

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, Lebanon, Lyme,

Orange, Orford, Piermont,

and Plainfield

Vermont towns of:

Chelsea, Corinth, Hartford, Norwich, Strafford,

Thetford, Washington, Windsor, and Woodstock