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
Donna M. Raycraft, Secretary, Concord
J. A. Indrika Arnold, W. Lebanon
Jake O. Beattie, Laconia
Michael D. Bourbeau, Bow
Chief Robert L. Cormier, Tilton
Michael L. Flaherty, Boxford, MA
Suzanne H. Gottling, Sunapee
Daniel S. Kaplan, Concord
Scott D. McGuffin, Esq., Northfield
Ana T. McKenna, Penacook
Robert N. Snelling, Holderness
Raymond E. Suarez, MD, Gilford
Daniel M. Walulik, Amherst
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.

Susan C. Ryan, M.S.
President & CEO
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Roger Bolduc, B.S.
Support Services Director
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Amanda G. Champagne, M.S., MBA
Residential Services Director
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Todd C. Emmons, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
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Lys Miller-Drake, SHRM-SCP
Human Relations & Employee Engagement Director
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Robin Raycraft, M.S.
Clinical & Compliance Director
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Pat Seaward-Salvati, M.S.
Admissions Director
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Colleen Sliva, M.S.Ed.
School Principal & Special Education Director
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Dear Friends of Spaulding Youth Center,

For 150 years, our organization has served children and families with a variety of special needs.

Today, we are pleased to announce our new name: Spaulding Academy & Family Services.

Click the button below here to learn more about our new name.