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The Executive Committee

Members

Laurel Pelis
Easthampton Board of Health
(413) 529-1430
mtjlaurel@yahoo.com

John Chandler
Chesterfield Board of Health
(413) 695-1055

Robert Osley
Hatfield Board of Health
(413) 387-9464

Jackie Duda
Middlefield Board of Health
(413) 586-5767

Merridith O'Leary
Health Director, Northampton Health Department
(413) 587-1214

Gerri Swanson
Southampton Board of Health

Micheline Turgeon
Granby Board of Health
(413) 467-7174
 
 
Host Agent
Merridith O'Leary
Northampton Health Department
(413) 587-1214
moleary@northamptonma.gov

MDPH Liaison
Michael Nelson, MBA
Preparedness Coordinator, Region 1
(413) 586-7525 

Ex-officio Members
Ann Becker
UMass Amherst
(413) 577-5193
abecker@uhs.umass.edu

Brian Rust
Cooley Dickinson Hospital
(413) 582-2840
brian_rust@cooley-dickinson.org

Ed Lesko
Advisor
(413) 387-9464

Don Snyder
Advisor
(413) 527-8882
 
DSnyder51@charter.net



General Membership

Amherst Health Department
Julie Federman
Health Director
(413) 259-3101
federmanj@amherstma.gov

Chester Board of Health
Norma MacDonald
(413) 354-0282
nmacdonald51@verizon.net

Chesterfield Board of Health
John Chandler
413-268-7268 225

Cummington Board of Health
Ted Lynds
(413) 634-5759

Hadley Board of Health
Richard Tessier
(413) 584-4562

Huntington Board of Health
George Peterson
(413) 667-5763

Plainfield Board of Health
Ellen Dupont
(413) 634-5343

Quabbin Health District (Belchertown, Pelham and Ware)
Judy Metcalf
Health Director, Quabbin Health District
(413) 967-9615 Ware
(413) 323-7574 Belchertown

South Hadley Health Department
Sharon Hart
Health Director

Westhampton Board of Health
(413) 203-3086

Worthington Board of Health
Diane Brenner
413-238-5593

Western Mass DPH/CDC Support Staff


Michael Nelson, MBA
Western Mass Preparedness Coordinator
(413) 586-7525 x
Cell (413) 485-8627

Charlie Kaniecki
District Health Agent
413-586-7525 
x 1167
Fax (413) 784 1037
Cell (617) 839 3237  

Gail Bienvenue-Mailhott
Regional Hospital Preparedness Coordinator
(413) 586-7525 X 1161
617-438-1466 (mobile)

John R. Peterson 
Public Health Adviser 
Centers for Disease Control - 
Division of the Strategic National Stockpile 
413-586-7525 (desk) 
404-683-5475 (mobile) 
617-604-6632 (mobile)

Soloe M Dennis
DPH Regional Director for Central and Western Mass

Phone: 508-792-7880 ext 2168
Mobile: 617-938-4383 
soloe.dennis@state.ma.us