APD Lifecare is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees.
The new members include Kyle Fisher, Executive Director of LISTEN Community Services; Norm Frates, Senior Vice President and mortgage loan officer at Mascoma Bank; Laura Gillespie, Director of Development and Communications at the Upper Valley Haven; and Mary Harrington, Harvest Hill resident. Each new trustee began their three-year term effective January 1, 2020.
“These new board members will bring valuable insights to our board,” said Sue Mooney, MD, MS, FACOG, the president and CEO of APD Lifecare’s parent organization, Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. “I look forward to having Kyle, Norm, Laura, and Mary on our team,” she added.
Executive Director, LISTEN Community Services
Kyle Fisher is the Executive Director of LISTEN Community Services in Lebanon, NH and has served with the agency for six years. Serving both Vermont and New Hampshire, LISTEN’s mission is to meet the essential needs of Upper Valley individuals and families.
Kyle previously worked in the buying office for Costco Wholesale and brings experience in both non-profit and corporate finance.
He holds a MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Michigan - Dearborn. Kyle sits on Dartmouth’s Community Engagement Advisory Board at the Geisel School of Medicine and has volunteered as a board member for the Upper Valley Housing Coalition. He moved to the Upper Valley in 2013, began his work immediately thereafter as a volunteer at LISTEN, and become Executive Director in 2016.
Norm Frates, Jr.
SVP Mortgage Loan Officer, Mascoma Bank
Norm Frates, Jr. leads Mascoma Bank's mortgage efforts in the Woodstock, Vermont, area with nearly a quarter-century of experience in mortgage banking, along with a deep commitment to the local community.
A Woodstock native, Norm and his wife, Dail, are both well-known members of the Woodstock community who raised their five kids in town. Norm is a longtime member of the Woodstock Rotary Club and has received the Paul Harris award for community service. He has been an active supporter of the Woodstock Recreation Center and Woodstock Ski Runners, and Norm founded Zack’s Place, an enrichment center for people with special needs.
Director of Development and Communications, Upper Valley Haven
Laura Gillespie has been a resident of the Upper Valley since 1993. Laura is the Director of Development and Communications at the Upper Valley Haven. Laura joined the Haven in 2016 after ten years in development at The Aloha Foundation in Fairlee, VT. Laura is a graduate of Dartmouth College with an MS in Nonprofit Management from Marlboro College. Laura serves on the board of Hartford-Norwich Holiday Basket Helpers, volunteers with Hartford Dismas House, and coaches high school rowing with Upper Valley Rowing Foundation.
Harvest Hill Resident
Mary taught and served in her church as a Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent, and President of the Lebanon Young Mothers Club. Once her children were in school, she assisted in their classrooms and served as President of the Mascoma High School Band Parents. She also served on almost every committee at her church, including starting the church members recycling program before the Town of Enfield adopted its own recycling program. She then worked for twelve years as Academic Assistant to the Faculty of the Biochemistry Department at Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) from 1985-1997. Upon retiring, she has volunteered for ten years at the Red Logan Dental Clinic in White River Jct., VT, followed by 11 years at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital.
Since becoming a Harvest Hill resident in 2007, she has served terms on the Harvest Hill Residents Association as Secretary and Member-at-Large; Editor of the residents’ bi-monthly newsletter; Chairperson of the Trading Post; and has served on a number of search committees for Administrator positions.
APD Lifecare Board of Trustees
Happy A. Griffiths, Member-Appointed Trustee
Cindy D. Jerome, Ex Officio with vote
Lifecare Executive Director
Sara L. Kobylenski, Member-Appointed Trustee
Dana L. Michalovic, MBA, Member-Appointed Trustee
Executive Director, Good Neighbor Health Clinics and Disability Resource Center
Susan E. Mooney, MD, MS, FACOG, APDMH CEO, Ex officio with vote
President and Chief Executive Officer, Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital
Henry Nachman, Woodlands Resident Trustee
Mary M. Oseid, APDMH Board D-HH Representative
Vice President of System Integration and Shared Services, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
John L. Scherding, APDMH Board Representative
Associate Vice President for Planning, Design & Construction, Dartmouth College
Reverend Stephen R. Silver, Member-Appointed Trustee
Pastor, First Congregational Church
About Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital (APD)
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