Harney,JessicaA full-time faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University, Jessica has a BS from Boston University and a DPT from MGH-Institute of Health Professions. She is an International Alpine Skiing Medical Classifier for the International Paralympic Committee and Head of Alpine Medical Classification for the US Paralympics. Jess has been involved in NEDS since the age of eight, when her sister, Kim, became a student and her parents began volunteering as coaches. She began coaching when she was old enough and now volunteers as a PSIA Level I Alpine and Level III Adaptive coach. Jess has stated, "over 25 years ago, NEDS gave my family a sense of hope and joy through the avenue of adaptive sports. Today, I continue to see the same dedication, compassion, and hope from our volunteers to every student and family."
Micalizzi,DaveA mobile software entrepreneur, in 2008, Dave founded KMDM, a Cambridge, Massachusetts- based mobile development software company. In 2011, Mobiquity, Inc. acquired KMDM where Dave now serves as Vice President of Client Services. Dave also serves on the Arthritis Foundation Board and the PSIA Adaptive Board of Examiners. He has a BS from Northeastern University and has been involved in NEDS as a coach for 14 seasons and is a PSIA Level III Alpine and Adaptive coach.
Skeels,SarahA teaching associate in the Behavioral and Social Sciences department at Brown University, a lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University, and a part-time administrator at the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center, Sarah has a BS from University of Virginia and a MS in Public Health from George Washington University. In addition to her work with NEDS, Sarah is a commissioner on the Rhode Island Governor’s Commission for People with Disabilities, and Chairperson of the United States Sailing Committee for Sailors with Disabilities. She is a member of the US Disabled Sailing Team and, an avid cyclist. Sarah learned to ski at NEDS in 1997 and never left. In 1998, she became a volunteer coach, and joined the Board of Directors in 2004.
Picardo,StevenRetired from Bank of America as Senior Vice President after a 25-year career in banking, Steve previously served on the adjunct faculties at Boston and Suffolk Universities. He has a BS from Boston College and a MBA from Babson College. Steve has served on many boards including the Our Lady of Nazareth Academy, Melrose Red Cross, and Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre. Steve has been involved in NEDS for the past eight years as a coach, six years as a Board member, three of which he served as Treasurer. He continues to volunteer as a PSIA Level I Adaptive coach and has become fully immersed as a coach and Board member.
Christiansen,KariDirector of Institutional Client Solutions at TIAA-CREF Financial Services, Kari is a financial benefits professional who prior to TIAA-CREF spent much of her career at Fidelity Investments.  Kari holds a BS in mathematics from the University of New Hampshire and served on the search team for the NEDS Executive Director. As a PSIA Adaptive Level I Coach, Kari is an active member of the Board of Directors Governance and Human Resources Committees. She has chaired the NEDS Kostick Kup fundraiser and was actively involved in the Bretton Woods merger task force.
Drake,MikeVice President of Customer Satisfaction for EBSCO Information Services (EIS), a division of EBSCO Industries, Mike holds a BS in Business from the University of New Hampshire, and a MS in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) and member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). In addition to NEDS, Mike previously served on the board of the Nashua Children’s Home, and is currently Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Dennis M. Drake Memorial Foundation. Mike has served as President of the NEDS Board of Directors since 2011 and is also a member of the New England Disabled Sports Foundation Board of Trustees. Previously, Mike served  as  Vice  President  from 2008-2010 and, has been a Board Director since 2006. He has also been a volunteer coach since 2004, along with his wife and daughters.
Cummings,MichaelEVP of Operations/COO of RPP Corporation (MA), Mike has a BA from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves as a member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, and is a Director of Georgia Gwinnett College. Prior to his 27-year business career, he served five years as an active duty U.S. Army officer, commanding the Army's first Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) battery. Mike has been involved with NEDS as a parent since 1998 and as a coach since 2011. In 2013, he organized the volunteer effort for the White Mountain Cycling Classic and is involved with the Pre-Adaptive Coach (PAC) interview process. He, his wife Louise and their three sons are all very active in the NEDS program.
Connelly,TimothyA partner at Brown Brothers Harriman for more than 30 years, Tim has a BA from Williams College and an MBA from Northeastern University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, an overseer at Northeastern University, a member of the Investment Committee of the Cotting School, and has served as chairperson of the capital campaign for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay. Tim serves as a member of the New England Disabled Sports Foundation Board of Trustees and has been involved in NEDS for over ten years as a parent of a student athlete and coach.
DeJoie-Stanton,ClaidineA Post-Hospital Transition Specialist for the Coverdell Stroke Program, a division of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Claudine previously worked as a Program Coordinator at New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center, and as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant at Boston Medical Center. Claudine has an AS in Occupational Therapy from North Shore Community College and a BS in Health Management from Northeastern University. She previously served on the Board of Registration in Allied Health Professionals for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, as well as a member of the New England Steering Committee for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, and is a member of the OT Practice Magazine Editorial Review Board. Currently, she chairs the NEDS Grants Committee and serves on the Human Resource Committee. Claudine has been involved in NEDS since 2000, as a PSIA Level I Alpine and Adaptive coach. She served on the NEDS Kostick Kup Committee for five years, working as co-chair for three of those five years.
ElmsDirector of Ski Operations at NEDS’ partner, the Bretton Woods Omni Mount Washington Resort and serves on the Board of Directors for Ski New Hampshire. Prior to his 30 years in the ski business, Chris enjoyed an eclectic business and management career, working in varied industries from nuclear safety research to steel erection. He has served on the NEDS Board of Directors since consolidating the Bretton Woods Adaptive Program into NEDS in 2012.
Holub,BrianChief Medical Officer of VetCor, a national network of 110 veterinary hospitals, headquartered in Hingham, Massachusetts. Prior to joining VetCor, Brian owned and operated Countryside Veterinary Hospital in Chelmsford, Massachusetts for 27 years where under his leadership, Countryside was awarded the 2010 AAHA Practice of the Year, the 2000 Practice of Excellence Award, and was twice honored as a National Veterinary Design Merit Award recipient. He is a clinical instructor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Brian holds a BS in Biology from the University of Cincinnati, and a DVM degree from Ohio State University. Dr. Holub serves as a board member for the Winn Feline Foundation, and is a medical advisor and grant reviewer for both the Winn Feline Foundation and the Canine Health Foundation. Brian has served two years on the NEDS Board of Directors, and serves as President of the New England Disabled Sports Foundation. He is in his 11th season as a NEDS coach and is a PSIA Level II Certified Adaptive Ski Instructor.
Imbrescia,JohnA real estate developer, John owns/manages commercial real estate. He is a certified Real Estate Broker in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and has a BS in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. John has served on the Board of Trustees for the Arthritis Foundation, in addition to his 20+ years as a coach and Board Member of NEDS having served as both Vice President and President. He also serves on the New England Disabled Sports Foundation Board of Trustees.
Kelley, Rick-LPresident and General Manager of Loon Mountain Ski Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire, NEDS’ partner in adaptive snow sports. Rick served as a director for the New Hampshire Business & Industry Association, Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire, and the Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce. He was President of the North Country Center for the Arts and has served as chairman of the Lincoln Planning Board and is currently a director of Ski New Hampshire. Rick brings more than three decades of industry-specific experience and leadership through his participation on the NEDS Board of Directors, in addition to his role at Loon Mountain.
Law Jr.,FredDirector of Business Applications at New Horizons Computer Learning Center and holds a BS from University of Rhode Island. Fred has been involved in NEDS for 16 years and is personally responsible for the development of the NEDS Pre-Adaptive Coach (PAC) program for high school age individuals. His leadership and training over the last nine years has developed the PAC into a highly respected program with 25 volunteers annually. Author to the PAC program's intensive and highly competitive interview process through which new members must be initiated in order to be accepted into the program, the PAC is a model development program for adaptive snow sports instruction. Under Fred's guidance, 82 teenagers have lived the PAC experience, and more than 20 of them have remained in the NEDS program as adult volunteer coaches. Fred is committed to New England Disabled Sports and its mission having only missed three ski weekends in the past 16 years.
Lembo,PhilVice President and Treasurer for Northeast Utilities, where he has worked for over 30 years, Phil has a BS from Salem State University and an MBA from Boston University. Currently he serves on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Gas Association and as its Treasurer. Phil previously served on the Board of Directors for the Melrose Arts & Cultural Association, Melrose LAUNCH, Inc., and the Melrose Elementary School Council. He was past President of the Greater Boston Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc. and a part-time professor at Bentley University and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Phil has been involved in NEDS as an active supporter and donor for many years, including serving on the Golf Tournament Committee.
McFeeley Golden , Peg-LAn acclaimed Broadway theatre producer having received the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie," Peg has also won a Drama League Award in addition to having received numerous Tony Award nominations. Peg received her BA from Boston State College. In addition to her work with NEDS, she serves on the University of Notre Dame Performing Arts Advisory Board, Commonwealth Shakespeare Advisory Board, and is a Tony Award voter with the Broadway League. Peg is a parent of a NEDS student who has flourished into an accomplished skier in the NEDS program and Peg is only too happy to share her experience and, help NEDS grow to touch even more families experiencing a similar situation.
McGloin,Cathal-LCathal’s experience as a successful businessman, coach, parent of a disabled child, and ability to see things clearly and rationally will bring a valuable asset to the Board that also increases its diversity. He has seven years coaching experience with NEDS. Cathal has served seven years on the North American Advisory Board of Smurfitt Graduate School of Business at University College Dublin. He is CEO and member of the board of two startup companies.
McMorrow,Peter-LPeter has an extensive community professional background. Presently he is an Asst. Principal at Gardner High School in Gardner Ma, a school of 800+ students.  His most extensive community involvement is with the YMCA of Worcester, MA.  At the time, the second largest YMCA organization in New England.
  • Obtained a certification of professional director by completing YMCA training programs. Equivalent of an Associate’s Degree from Springfield College.
  • Trained in “Boards and Collaborative”. This module trained us in how to organize, manage, and sustain Boards for non-profit structures.
  • Oher areas trained in include: volunteerism, fundraising, principals and practices, and budget management.
Peter has not, nor ever held an official certification from PSIA. Instead he considers himself a self-made product of NEDS. This past season, Peter
demonstrated his leadership skills and commitment to NEDS by working closely with Dave Micalizzi and other members of the Board to run focus groups with the coaches. Many of the ideas that came out of the focus groups were put into place.
 
Stephanie joined NEDS in 2016 as a volunteer ski instructor at our Bretton Woods location and within a year, she was elected to the NEDS Board of Directors. As Director of The People Team at FoodState, Stephanie states; “I'm lucky to be part of a company that is in the business of improving lives by staying true to the intention of food”. As a generalist with over 20 years experience in Human Resources, Stephanie has a broad experience in talent management, compensation, benefits planning, and employee relations. She has also been the leader in HR for three privately owned companies experiencing significant growth prior to FoodState.