New England Regional Genetics Group

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of NERGG.  We gather genetics service providers (physicians and genetic counselors), public health officials, and consumers (patients and families) from the six New England states, to hear their unique perspectives as we work together to improve access to genetic services throughout the region.

Officers:

PRESIDENT: Mary-Frances Garber, MS, CGC
Listening, Reflecting, Healing
Needham, MA
mfgcgc@yahoo.com

PRESIDENT ELECT:  Samuel Drazin 
Executive Director, Changing Perspectives
Bradford, VT
sam@cpne.org

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:  Lisa Louise Brailey, MD
Technical Director, Molecular Diagnostics & Clinical Trials
Dianon Pathology/LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, Shelton, CT
203-926-7124, Brailel@LabCorp.com

TREASURER: Maria Gyure, MS, CGC
Proposed Program Director, Genetic Counseling Program
University of Connecticut
maria.gyure@uconn.edu

SECRETARY: Lauren Lichten, MS, CGC
Associate Director, Genetic Counseling Program
Brandeis University
laurlic@bandeis.edu

Board of Directors:

CT Practitioner: Kunal Sanghavi

CT Public Health: Donna Maselli

CT Consumer: Delores Edwards

 

ME Practitioner: Tom Brewster

ME Public Health: Holly Richards

ME Consumer: Vacant

 

MA Practitioner: David Harris

MA Practitioner: Catherine Nowak (alternate)

MA Public Health: Eirini Nestoridi

MA Consumer: Kelly Quaye

 

NH Practitioner: Erica Stelmach

NH Practitioner: Lisa Demers (alternate)

NH Public Health: Vacant

NH Consumer: Joanne Huff

 

RI Practitioner: Kerry Ahern

RI Practitioner: Jennifer Schwab

RI Public Health: Vacant

RI Consumer: Vacant

 

VT Practitioner: Christine Giummo

VT Public Health: Vacant

VT Consumer: Allison Wood

 

2019 Board Meetings

Members are welcome to attend board meetings as non-voting participants.  For phone-in information for conference calls, please contact Cari Cornish at director@nergg.org

March 18, 2019 12-1:30pm