President - John Fallon
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President - John Fallon
Vice President - Harriet Onello
Treasurer - David Williams
Secretary - Jane Eckert, LICSW
Nancy Lowenstein, OT
Kimberly Merriman, PhD
JoAnne Thomas, RN
Erica Johnson, Executive Director
Erica Johnson has close to 20 years’ experience in human services and healthcare programs. Before coming to CESI in 2014, she worked for Kit Clark Senior Services, directing the Adult Day Health and Senior Center services. Erica holds a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from Boston University and received her undergraduate degree from George Washington University. In addition to her years of experience in senior services, Erica has directed programs in developmental disabilities and behavioral health services, as well as international health care program development.
Sheila Place, Director of Programs, Burlington and Milton
Sheila Place brings with her 30 years’ experience in the human service field, the first 15 years providing management and oversight for residential mental health facilities. Since 2000, she has managed and opened multiple Adult Day Health programs in Massachusetts. Sheila served as a regional representative and then for two years as Vice President for the Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association (MADSA). She holds a Master’s degree from Lesley University in Independent studies with a minor in Counseling and Psychology.
Michelle Holmberg, Program Director, Concord
Michelle Holmberg has her Master’s in Community Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Her previous work focused on mental health screening and suicide prevention, and workplace wellness and diversity. Michelle currently sits on the Acton Council on Aging Board. She is an experienced public speaker, trainer, and published author.
Donna Landino, Program Director, Arlington
Donna Landino has worked for CESI for more than 8 years, holding multiple positions before being promoted to Program Director for the Arlington site. Donna has dedicated most of her professional life to caring for others. Before joining CESI, Donna managed a preschool for more than 20 years, and also held a position as a pharmacy supervisor. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education.
Tammy LeCompte, Program Director, Groton
Tammy LeCompte has more than 20 years’ experience in the human service field. Prior to joining CESI, Tammy provided oversight for day programs and residential services for adults with developmental disabilities. She is also a skilled trainer and group facilitator, particularly in human rights, abuse and neglect, and best practices in using people-first language. Tammy’s educational background includes coursework in human services and psychology, and she is currently pursuing a business degree at Southern New Hampshire University.
Carmelita Bello, Fiscal Analyst
Carmelita Bello is a seasoned financial and operational professional with over 25 years of experience working with tax-exempt organizations. Her work experience includes thirteen years as the Executive Vice President and CFO for the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Inc. overseeing all financial, operational, technical, and facility areas. Carmelita also worked with organizations whose missions included health care, developmental services, community action, and development. She has an MBA from Anna Maria College, Bachelor of Science in Finance from Worcester State College, and has taken courses in Non-Profit Management at Clark University.
Melissa Cull, Development Director
Melissa Cull brings more than a decade of non- and for-profit fundraising experience to CESI. Melissa has raised millions of dollars in grant funding for capital, program, and operating projects on behalf of social service, healthcare, arts, and educational organizations. She has a successful track record of securing funding from private and community foundations, corporate foundations and government agencies. Melissa is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in Psychology.
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