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:

 

Connecticut

 

Cheri Bragg

Assistant Director

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

 

Susie Da Silva, EdD

Superintendent

Ridgefield Public Schools (Connecticut)

 

Andrea Duarte, MSW, MPH, LCSW

Behavioral Health Program Manager

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

 

Nydia Rios-Benitez

Director, Evidence Based Practices & Grants Division

Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

 


 

Massachusetts

 

Taylor Bryan Turner

Assistant Regional Administrator, Region 1

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 

Tom Coderre

Regional Administrator, Region 1

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 

Jonathan Delman, PhD, JD    

Assistant Research Professor

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

 

Margaret Guyer Deason, PhD

Psychologist 

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

 

Timothy Jean

Public Health Fellow, New England            

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 

Olga Lopez, MEd

Family Engagement Specialist   

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

 


 

Maine

 

Kathleen Sciarappa, EdD

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Educational Leadership

Plymouth State University

 

Sarah Johnson

Training Project Coordinator

AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

New England PTTC


 

Susan Stearns

Deputy Director

National Alliance on Mental Illness - New Hampshire

 

Jennifer Villandry, MSW, LICSW

Director of Business Development and Outreach

Westbridge

 


 

Rhode Island

 

Jeffrey Hill

Youth Suicide Prevention Project Manager  

Rhode Island Department of Health

 

James McNulty

Executive Director 

Mental Health Consumer Advocates of Rhode Island

 


 

Vermont

 

Alison Krompf, MA

Director of Quality and Accountability

Vermont Department of Mental Health