NEAT Members

New England Advisory Team (NEAT)


The New England Advisory Team (NEAT) is comprised of key stakeholders from across the region. Members help to identify priority need areas and guide all of the training, technical assistance, and knowledge dissemination activities of the New England MHTTC. Our members include:




Cheri Bragg

Assistant Director

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Office of Recovery Community Affairs


Susie Da Silva, EdD


Ridgefield Public Schools (Connecticut)


Andrea Duarte, MSW, MPH, LCSW

Behavioral Health Program Manager

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Office of the Commissioner


Harry Gerowe

Behavioral Health Program Manager

Prevention and Health Promotion Division, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Office of the Commissioner





Erin Dunne Burnett

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator

New England PTTC


Scott M. Gagnon

Director of Operations

AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

Project Director

New England PTTC


Leticia Huttman

Employment and Workforce Development Manager

Department of Health and Human Services


Tihtiyas (Dee) Sabattus

Health Director

Passamaquoddy Health Center


Douglas R. Robbins

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Clinical Professor

Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

Chair Emeritus

The Glickman Family Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Spring Harbor Hospital


Sarah Johnson

Training Project Coordinator

AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

New England PTTC





Jonathan Delman, PhD, JD    

Assistant Research Professor

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health


Margaret Guyer, PhD


Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services   


Dorothy Hutchinson, ScD

Director of Services, Clinical Associate Professor      

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College: Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation


Olga Lopez, MEd

Family Engagement Specialist   

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education



New Hampshire

Susan Stearns

Deputy Director

National Alliance on Mental Illness - New Hampshire


Jennifer Villandry, MSW, LICSW

Director of Business Development and Outreach



Michelle Wagner

Community Educator and Peer Services Coordinator

NAMI New Hampshire



Rhode Island


Mika Salas

Operations and Communications Coordinator

New England PTTC


Jeffrey Hill

Youth Suicide Prevention Project Manager

Rhode Island Department of Health


James McNulty

Executive Director 

Oasis Wellness and Recovery Centers





Alison Krompf, MA

Director of Quality and Accountability

Vermont Department of Mental Health