Monday, October 21, 2013

Endowment for Health Elects Three New Board Members

The Endowment for Health, New Hampshire's largest health foundation, has elected three new members to its Board of Directors who bring a wealth of health system, social support and clinical care expertise.

Joining the Endowment for Health Board are:

Jackie Sparks, M.S., OTR/L, ECFMH, IMHS Co-founder and Executive Director of Children Unlimited, Inc., a center specializing in early intervention, integrated preschool and childcare, serving nearly 300 families in the Mount Washington Valley community.  Ms. Sparks has expertise in pediatric occupational therapy, developmental disabilities and early childhood mental health.  She resides in Eaton, NH.

Ann Peters, retired Chief Executive Officer of Lamprey Health Care.  Ms. Peters led the Lamprey system of community health centers with locations in Nashua, Newmarket and Raymond, NH, for 34 years.  She had oversight of all operational and clinical care matters.  Ms. Peters continues to serve on several nonprofit boards focused on the provision of health care and resides in Kittery, ME.

John D. Wallace, J.D., retired Associate Commissioner, NH DHHS.  Mr. Wallace served for 35 years at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services in various capacities including 16 years as Associate Commissioner.  Mr. Wallace has served on many boards and commissions and resides in Bow, NH.

"We are pleased to welcome these leaders to our Board of Directors,” said Sandy Pelletier, Board Chair of the Endowment for Health.  “Their knowledge and leadership make them invaluable advisors to the Endowment as we work to improve the health of the people of New Hampshire, especially the vulnerable and underserved.”