Spaulding Academy & Family Services is led by a President & CEO and Executive Management Team, and is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors. Together, these individuals serve as prudent stewards of our legacy.


Spaulding Academy & Family Services is a professionally managed 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our leadership team and volunteer board share an unwavering commitment to ensure that Spaulding Academy & Family Services fulfills its mission to help children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect, learn the academic and life skills needed to be successful in their homes, schools and communities.

Board Members

The Spaulding Academy & Family Services Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from the human services, corporate, investment, and philanthropic sectors of our state.

Michael F. Ventura, Chair, Penacook
Hali B. Dearborn, Vice Chair, Belmont
Ronald L. Magoon, Treasurer, Franklin
Daniel S. Kaplan, Secretary, Concord
Michael D. Bourbeau, Bow
Michael L. Flaherty, Boxford, MA
Suzanne H. Gottling, Sunapee
Scott D. McGuffin, Esq., Northfield
Robert N. Snelling, Holderness
Marcus S. Weeks, Concord
Peter C. White, Norwich, VT


Spaulding Academy & Family Services operates with the enthusiastic and passionate dedication of our leadership team. Each member brings a depth and breadth of specialized experience for their respective department.

Todd C. Emmons, M.Sc., MBA
President & CEO
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Amanda Champagne, M.S., MBA
Executive Director of Family Services
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Meaghan Emmons, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
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Dennis Galimberti
Support Services Director
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Garrett Lavallee, MEd
Principal & Director of Special Education
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Chandra Miller, M.S.N., RN,
Medical Director
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
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Lys Miller-Drake, SHRM-SCP
Human Relations & Employee Engagement Director
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Nick Silva, MBA
Director of Admissions
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