NHPHA Board of Directors

Rebecca TwoRebecca Sky is an experienced public health leader having spent over twenty years facilitating collaborative efforts to strengthen communities and improve the public’s health. For the past twelve years she has worked at the Foundation for Healthy Communities leading various projects. Currently Rebecca works as on a project seeking to increase access to treatment for people with Opioid Use Disorders.
Currently Rebecca works as on an project seeking to increase access to treatment for people with Opioid Use Disorders.
Rebecca holds a BS in Health Policy and Administration from Penn State University and a Masters in Public Health from the University of New Hampshire. 

Marcella Bobinsky resizedMarcella Jordan Bobinsky, HMP
is President Elect. She has been working in the social service and public health fields for over forty years. During her ten-year tenure with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health she was the Acting Director of the Division, Bureau Chief of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, and the Chief of the Immunization Section. She currently is the Executive Director of the KV Foundation, LLC., working to expand the use of universal vaccine purchase programs to increase immunizations for children and adults. You can learn more about Marcella here.

Katie RobertKatie Robert, MPA is the immediate past president of New Hampshire Public Health Association. Ms. Robert has served on the Board of Directors since 2012 and has been an active member of several of the Association’s standing committees. She has worked in New Hampshire since 2006 when she served as Assistant Clerk for the NH State Senate. Ms. Robert also served as the Member Services Coordinator for the NH Association for Justice prior to her role as a consultant for Community Health Institute/JSI since 2007. In addition to her full-time employment, Katie is an adjunct faculty member at Rivier University.  

Headshot Terry CroppedTerry Johnson is currently serving as the Vice President of NHPHA. He has 30 years experience creating health promoting environments throughout the United States in public health, school, worksite, health care, and community settings. He last served at the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH, as the Director of the NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration.

Sophia Japhet croppedSophia Johnson, MPH, NHPHA Treasurer, earned her undergraduate degree in Healthcare Administration from Arcadia University and her MPH from the University of New Hampshire in 2017. She currently works as an Environmental Health Specialist with the Manchester Health Department. She has served as a grant writer, volunteer coordinator and as the NHPHA Treasurer.   

Tyler BrandowTyler Brandow is currently serving as the Secretary for NHPHA. Originally from Massachusetts, he grew up in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Tyler is serving as NHPHA Secretary. He received his Bachelors of Health Science from Northeastern University, and returned to study Public Health at the University of New Hampshire and to start a family. He is currently working at NH DHHS Division of Public Health Services.

ShannonBresaw3Shannon Swett Bresaw, MSW serves as the Vice President of Public Health for Granite United Way, where she has worked since 2007. She received her Master of Social Work Degree in 2004 from the University of New Hampshire, with a concentration in community and administrative practice. Shannon has worked in the field of public health and substance misuse prevention in NH since 2004 and has provided oversight of numerous federal grants and state contracts.

Lisa BujnoLisa Bujno has been dedicated to the health of northern New England residents throughout her career. She spent 15 years with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, serving as deputy director and Title V director. Her nursing career led her next to White River Junction, Vermont, where she was associate chief nurse for quality and performance at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Currently, she is the assistant medical director at Ammonoosuc Community Health Center in Littleton, New Hampshire.

JHJeanie Holt, MS, retired from a nursing career in 2011. For the last 12 years of that career she worked in local public health. She directed a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant for nearly 10 years, in which her team created and tested community interventions to prevent diabetes in Latino communities in Southern New Hampshire. She was elected to the NHPHA Board of Directors in 2008 and has served in numerous roles over the years. Most recently, she was elected to the Executive Board of APHA and the APHA presented her with the Council of Affiliates Chair Citation for her contributions in support of Affiliates across the country in the fall of 2018.

Darlene MorseDarlene Morse, MSN, RN, M.Ed., CHES, CIC is the Public Health Nurse Manager in the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control for the State of NH. In her role, she provides oversight and assists with infectious disease investigations, and responds to public health emergencies. Ms. Morse is also involved in emergency preparedness planning and has been heavily involved in several large outbreak investigations in the state.

Ashley Peters resizedAshley Peters, BS, MPH is a University of New Hampshire graduate (BS and MPH), She has been an active member of NHPHA since 2010, serving on and leading the membership committee. For the past eight years, Ashley has worked with the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at the University of New Hampshire. Most of her work is within IHPP’s Center for Health Analytics, using data to understand (and to help others understand) the effect of health policies on population health.

Michael ReavesMichael Reaves is a graduate student at Southern New Hampshire University. He began participating in the NHPHA Board of Directors, as part of his experience as an Equity Leadership Fellow. The Health and Equity Partnership created the fellowship (ELF), now in its fourth year, to support the development of experienced leaders of color.  In that capacity he sat as a non-voting member, with Marcella Bobinsky acting as his board champion. Michael is now a Board Director with full BOD responsibilities and privileges.Reaves, while earning a degree in higher education administration, has served for two years as assistant director of diversity at SNHU.

JStewartJonathan Stewart, MA, MHA, is the Director of the CHI/JSI. He has provided technical assistance, training, policy analysis, and program evaluation services to state and community-based organizations in New Hampshire and the New England region since 1986. His expertise focuses on the development of sustainable public health and rural health delivery systems. 

Neil Twitchell resizedNeil Twitchell has been active in NH’s public health community for 28 years; and has worked for the NH Division of Public Health Services since 1998. Currently, he serves as the Administrator of the Bureau of Environmental Health and Community Health Development Section. Previously, he worked as the program manager for the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, Injury Prevention Program; and a Health Promotion Advisor in the HIV/STD program.

Lisa VasquezLisa Vasquez joined the NHPHA Board of Directors in early 2018. She currently serves as the Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator (SMPC) for the Greater Nashua Public Health Region. Lisa has a MS in mental health counseling from Southern New Hampshire University, and is a certified prevention specialist. Previously, she has worked with many local organizations including the Youth Council, the Greater Nashua Mental Health Center, and Lamprey Health Care.