Spaulding Academy & Family Services Expands Leadership Team with Sandra Marshall

November 23, 2020

Northfield, NH – Spaulding Academy & Family Services (formerly Spaulding Youth Center) has named Sandra Marshall of Tilton its Director of Development and Community Relations.

The former Director of Community Relations at LRGHealthcare, Sandra spent more than 20 years at the organization in various executive management roles overseeing marketing, public relations, and volunteer services.

“We are thrilled that Sandra has joined our leadership team,” said Todd Emmons, President & CEO, Spaulding Academy & Family Services. “Her expertise in donor cultivation and community outreach, combined with her heartfelt dedication to volunteerism and lifelong connections with Spaulding, will prove greatly beneficial to advancing our work and supporting the children and families we serve.”

Marshall has extensive experience leading boards of directors for national and regional nonprofit organizations, including the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP), the New England Association Directors of Healthcare Volunteer Services (NEADHVS), the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

She has served on multiple boards, including The Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Council on Volunteerism, Franklin Regional Hospital Auxiliary, and as treasurer of Gilda’s Club of New Hampshire. She has been recognized with multiple service awards throughout her career and holds AHA credentialing as Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services (CAVS).

“I grew up nearby Spaulding Academy & Family Services, and have had many interactions with its children and staff throughout the years, as my mother, sisters, and daughter worked here in various capacities,” Marshall said. “I also previously served on the Board of Directors, and have always been impressed with the incredible transformations the organization facilitates for both children and families. The unmatched dedication of leadership and staff make me proud to be part of such an impactful, mission-driven organization.”

For more information about Spaulding Academy & Family Services and its comprehensive special education services, visit Details about its Board of Directors and Management team are available at

About Spaulding Academy & Family Services

Spaulding Academy & Family Services is a leading provider of educational, residential, therapeutic and community based programs and services for families, and 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. Established in 1871, Spaulding Academy & Family Services is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was formerly known as Spaulding Youth Center since 1958. Our scenic hilltop campus is located on over 500 acres in Northfield, NH and welcomes boys and girls from ages 4 to 21 from around the state of New Hampshire and beyond. In addition to programs provided on our Northfield campus, Spaulding’s community based programs include foster family licensing, Individual Service Option (ISO) foster care, ISO in-home services, child health support services, and more for children ages 0 to 20 and their family. For information about Spaulding Academy & Family Services, visit

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