FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Manchester, NH, January 30, 2024– Easterseals NH & VT has appointed a new executive committee, including Bryan Bouchard, Chair; Tom Sullivan, Vice Chair; Bradford Cook, Esq., Secretary; and Paul Voegelin, Treasurer. Members of the executive committee provide overall leadership to the nonprofit’s board of directors.
Bryan Bouchard was named Chair of the Board of Directors. He has been an Easterseals NH & VT board member since 2015, most recently serving as treasurer. Bouchard takes over for Andrew MacWilliam, who finished his term as Chair in December. Bouchard has been a full-time faculty member in the Accountancy and Taxation Department at Southern New Hampshire University School of Business since 2003 and owns a portfolio of residential and commercial properties located throughout New Hampshire.
Tom Sullivan, President of Sullivan Construction, has been appointed as Vice Chair. He has 35 years’ experience in the construction industry and is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics.
Bradford Cook is the new Secretary of the board and also serves as General Counsel. Cook is head of several practice groups at Sheehan Phinney, including Estate Planning and Probate, Government Relations, and Not-for-Profit, Charitable and Religious Institutions. He is a past president of the firm and has practiced with Sheehan Phinney since 1973.
Paul Voegelin has been named Treasurer. He is Chief Operating Officer at Sheehan Phinney, where he has worked since 2017. Before joining the Easterseals NH & VT Board of Directors, Voegelin served on the board of the Farnum Center from 2018 to 2020. He holds an MBA from Northeastern University and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Dartmouth College.
“Bryan, Tom, Brad and Paul demonstrate commitment to Easterseals and to the people of New Hampshire and Vermont,” said Maureen Beauregard, President and CEO of Easterseals NH & VT. “They share deep experience in and understanding of the issues facing our communities. Their expertise in finance and economics, construction, law, and business operations will prove critical to the Board as we complete three major property development initiatives in New Hampshire.”
Easterseals NH & VT recently opened a new affordable apartment community in Rochester for adults 62 and older, has two projects currently under construction – a new residential education school in Manchester, and a 15-acre military and veterans campus in Franklin.
New to the Board of Directors
New members of the Board of Directors include Ryan Fox, Vice President, Specialty Lending Group at BankProv; Linda Uliva James, Policy and Operations Manager (ret.), VT Department for Children and Families; and Susan Martore-Baker, President of Cambridge Trust of New Hampshire.
About Easterseals NH & VT
Established in 1936, Easterseals NH & VT provides exceptional services to ensure that all people of all abilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. Throughout New Hampshire, we are proud to serve the diverse needs of about 18,000 children, adults, seniors, military personnel, and veterans with a wide range of abilities and needs each year. Our comprehensive, outcome-driven services and programs cover early intervention, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral health, family and physical disability services. Additionally, we provide support and programs for seniors and veterans, as well as individuals with substance use disorder. We are inclusive and purposeful as we look to elevate people of all abilities.
For more information, visit eastersealsnh.org or follow us @EastersealsNH on Facebook.
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