VNH Announces Inaugural Non-Profit Tuck Fellow to Board of Trustees
White River Jct., V.T. - Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) announces the inaugural appointment of Tuck Non-Profit Board Fellow to its Board of Trustees. The purpose of Tuck Fellows Program is to bring second-year students together with local nonprofits and have them involved in the local community to apply their business skills and learn about organizational governance.
Joining the VNH Board as the inaugural fellow is Megan Bohannan. “I’m excited to have Megan take part in our board as part of an experiential learning program,” said VNH President and CEO Johanna Beliveau. “This program will help Megan learn about VNH’s social and economic challenges and also have her working on ways to address these for our patients.”
VNH’s board is comprised of people with industry knowledge in a variety of areas including workforce, state government structures, and meeting the healthcare needs of older adults. When presented with the opportunity to have a Tuck student on the board, VNH eagerly accepted. Tuck students are smart, curious and engaged, ready to connect to the world’s diversity, energy and innovation. With the healthcare landscape evolving at a rapid pace, VNH is invested in building relationships that help support innovation in delivering care to our patients and community.
Megan Bohannan is currently a graduate student at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Prior to her full-time graduate studies, Ms. Bohannan worked for Gartner, specializing in Strategy, Supply Chain, and Quality Research. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Business Studies. Below are all VNH Board of Trustees members for 2021:
Cynthia Twombly, MA, MBA, LCMHC - Chair
Devon Green, JD, MHCDS - Vice Chair
Jeffrey O’Brien, MHA, MHCDS - Treasurer
Steve Whitman, MBA - Corporate Secretary
Tracy Bach, JD, MPA
Aimee Claiborne DA, MBA, BSW
Catherine Ells, MBA
Ellen Flaherty, PhD, MSN, APRN
Richard Greenwald, PhD
Paul Handley, MBAKath
Michael Long, MBA, CPA, FHFMA,
Katherine Milligan, PhD, MBA
Rebecca O’Berry, MHA
Joseph Perras, MD
Kathleen Vasconcelos, MS
Megan Bohannan, BA – Nonprofit Board Fellow
For more information about VNH’s current Leadership Team and Board of Trustees members, visit www.vnhcare.org/leadership.
About VNH: Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) is a non‐profit organization that has provided home health and hospice care services in Vermont and New Hampshire since 1907. The agency is dedicated to delivering outstanding home and community-based health and hospice services that enrich the lives of the people they serve. VNH makes home visits to people of all ages and all stages of life – regardless of ability to pay – and also provides communities with education and wellness programs. Currently, VNH serves more than 140 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire and covers 4,000 square miles. VNH caregivers provide services for more than 5,000 people each year and makes more than 150,000 home visits to people of all ages and at all stages of life.
About Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health: DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK HEALTH (D-HH), New Hampshire’s only academic health system and the state’s largest private employer, serves a population of 1.9 million across northern New England. D-HH provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH. DHMC was named again in 2020 as the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in 9 clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health includes the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 51 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation; Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state’s only children’s hospital; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene, and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT, and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and 24 Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. The D-HH system trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually, and performs world-class research, in partnership with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT.