Executive & Advisory Committees

NH-ME LEND Executive Committee 2016-2021

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

  • Keith Loud, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

University of New Hampshire

  • Jon Wraith, Dean, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
  • Heidi Bostic, Dean, College of Liberal Arts
  • Jaime Nolan, Associate Vice Provost for Community, Equity, and Diversity
  • Cari Moorhead, Interim Dean, the Graduate School
  • Mike Ferrara, Dean, College of Health and Human Services
  • Michael Ettlinger, Founding Director, Carsey School of Public Policy

University of Maine

  • Carol Kim, Vice President for Research, Dean of Graduate School
  • Fred Servello, Associate Dean or Research, College of Natural Sciences, Forestry & Agriculture
  • Emily Haddad, Dean, College of Liberal Arts

NH-ME LEND Advisory Committee 2016-2021

New Hampshire

  • Sarah Aiken, Chair, NH Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Kathy Bates, Advocate, Wings & Wheels Consulting, LEND Graduate
  • Elizabeth Collins, Director, Special Medical Services, NH DHHS
  • Martha Jean Madison, Co-Director, New Hampshire Family Voices
  • Debra Nelson, Administrator, Head Start State Collaboration Office, DCYF
  • Megan Oliviero, Family Member, LEND Graduate
  • Josephine Porter, Director, Institute for Health Policy & Practice, UNH
  • Greg Prazar, MD, Elliot Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Rhonda Seigel, Director of NHDHHS Maternal & Child Health Bureau
  • Trinidad Tellez, MD, Director, Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs, DHHS


  • Nancy Cronin, Executive Director, Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Roy Fowler, State Early Intervention Technical Advisory, CDS – Maine Department of Education
  • Kate Quinn-Finley, Family Member, LEND Graduate