Our Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team is responsible for day-to-day operations, under the guidance of a Board of Trustees, with participation of the Assembly of Overseers.

Senior Leadership Team

Interim President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer & Interim President

Jocelyn F. Caple, MD

(603) 542-3400
[email protected]

Celeste Pitts,CFO

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Celeste Pitts, MBA, CHFP

(603) 542-3421
[email protected]

Senior Director of Human Resources

Senior Director of Human Resources

Timothy McNulty, MBA

Tim has been an HR leader for 20 years, working in both large healthcare systems and critical access hospitals. He earned Bachelor’s of Science is business studies and human resource management at Southern New Hampshire University and his Master’s Degree in business administration from Norwich University.

(603) 542-3491
[email protected]

Lyndsy McIntyre - CNO Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont NH

Chief Nursing Officer & VP of Clinical Operations

Lyndsy McIntyre, RN, MSN, MBA
Senior Director of Provider Practices

Senior Director of Provider Practices

Christopher LaFave, PA, MPA

Chris joined the VRH leadership team in 2021 as the Senior Director of Provider Practices. Chris has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and holds more than 35 years of healthcare experience at the local, national, and international level. Chris is active in the community holding leadership roles in his church and he holds affiliations with the following: Medical Fitness Association, Medical Group Management Association, and American Association of Orthopaedic Executives. Chris is a leader with a passion for service excellence, holds experience in all aspects of administration, and has the ability to collaborate to adjust and align disparate views.

(603) 543-6917
[email protected]

Chief Information Officer

Chief Information Officer

Patricia Witthaus, CHCIO

A Healthcare Information Technology Professional for more than 20 years and a member of the College of Health Information Management Executives, Patty oversees many of the organization’s strategic HIT initiatives including Healthcare’s Most Wired and HIMSS Analytics leading to improved technology for patient care and business operations. Patty serves on several state and regional boards including the Board of the New Hampshire Health Information Exchange (NHHIO), The New Hampshire Board for Health Information Technology and locally for Pathways of The River Valley.

(603) 542-7830
[email protected]

Juliann Barrett, DO at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont NH

Co-Interim Chief Medical Officer & Physician Practice Medical Director

Juliann Barrett, DO

(603) 542-6700

Dr. Joshua Rudner

Co-Interim Chief Medical Officer & Emergency Department Medical Director

Joshua Rudner, DO
Laura Hagley DPT FACHE CPHQ LSSBB

Senior Director of Quality

Laura Hagley, DPT, FACHE, CPHQ, LSSBB

(603) 542-3455
[email protected]

Alan Owens Facilities

Senior Director of Facilities & Support Services

Alan Owens, CHFM, SASHE

(603) 542-3466
[email protected]

Board of Trustees

Patricia Putnam​
Patricia Putnam

Chair

Terri Decker​
Terri Decker
Michael Fuerst
Michael Fuerst
Juliann Barrett, DO​
Juliann Barrett, DO

President of the Medical Staff

Lisa Richmond
Lisa Richmond
Bryan Huot
Bryan Huot
Katherine Lajoie
Katherine Lajoie
Tom Sullivan
Tom Sullivan
Jim Borchert
Jim Borchert
Scott Bouranis
Scott Bouranis
Alex Scott
Alex Scott
Eric Crainich
Eric Crainich
Samuel Shields Jr.
Samuel Shields Jr.

Assembly of Overseers

2020 – 2024

(ends Annual Mtg. Jan. 2025)

Roy Barnes, MD

Michael Fuerst

Robert O. Landry

Charlene Lovett

 

2019 – 2023

(ends Annual Mtg. Jan. 2024)

Anthony DiPadova Jr.

Clay Hawkins

John Lambert

David McCrillis

Michael O’Connell

Robert Porter

Lisa Richmond

Alex Scott

Eric Crainich

Bryan Huot

Gailyn Thomas, MD

2021 – 2026

(ends Annual Mtg. Jan. 2026)

Joan Baillargeon

Donald Chabot

Robert Cricco, MD

Martha Maki

Richard Seaman

 

2023 – 2028

(ends Annual Mtg. Jan. 2029)

Allan Berggren, MD

John West, MD

Kevin DeRosa

Nancy Wilmot

Joshua Nelson

Andy LaFreniere

Douglas Adams

Scott Bouranis

Bonnie Miles

 

2022 – 2027

(ends Annual Mtg. Jan. 2028)

Matt Blanc

Roz Caplan

George Grabe, DMD

Alexander Herzog

Bernard Rosen, MD

Mike Satzow

Robert Sprano

Carol Vivian

James Borchert

Patricia Putnam

Cynthia Burr

Katherine Lajoie

Tom Sullivan

Terri Decker

Dear community, our primary care practices are currently experiencing phone issues. If needed, please use the patient portal to message your provider, refill your prescription, and more. We are working to fix this issue as soon as possible.

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