Executive Committee Members

The Executive Committee is the governing body responsible for the overall governance of the Coalition. Currently, the members are:

Alan Holmlund
Director, Suicide Prevention Program,
Injury Prevention and Control Program, MA Dept. of Public Health

Debbie Helms
Director, Samaritans of Merrimack Valley, a program of Family Service, Inc. and co-Chair of the Northeast Regional Coalition

Peggy Morse, Survivor support group facilitator and chair of the Berkshire Coalition

Deborah Martin, co-Chair of the CISPC

Robert Reardon, Tapestry Health; Pioneer Valley Regional Coalition Chair

Annemarie Matulis, Chair of the Bristol County Regional Coalition

Jennie Babcock, Chair of the Plymouth County Regional Coalition

Steve Boczenowski, founder of Teenage Anxiety and Depression Solutions (TADS) and chair of the Central MA Regional Coalition

Eileen Davis, Chair of the Metrowest Regional Coalition and Director of Call2Talk

Shamera Simpson
Eastern Massachusetts Area Director,
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Boston Chapter

Janice Ventre
Suicide Prevention Program Program Coordinator
MA Dept. Public Health

Candice Porter, Executive Director, Screening from Mental Health (SMH)

Larry Berkowitz, co-founder of Riverside Trauma Center and a co-chair for the Northeast Regional Coalition

Susan Weinstein, Director of Programs and Marketing at Families for Depression Awareness 

Stephanie Kelley, Samaritans of Cape Cod and the Islands

Anna Chinappi, individual member representative

Mary Esther Rohman, individual member representative

Maura Weir, Cape and Islands Regional Manager of the Youth Suicide Prevention Project at the Community Health Centre of Cape Cod, CISPC Steering Committee member, and individual member representative

Margaret Guyer-Deason, Department of Mental Health