Meet our Board of Directors.

Dedicated to doing more for seniors in our community.

The members of our Board of Trustees  not only believe in our mission,  they roll up their sleeves and make sure that it will be reflected in every aspect of life at Hillside Village.

These experienced local professionals—many of whom have worked with seniors in our community for most of their careers—devote more time and effort than a typical board of trustees. They are proactive people who will earn the trust of our residents by their hands-on involvement.

Nancy Crawford
Chair

Nancy Crawford is a nurse who has worked in both critical care and cardiology, and most recently has served as a clinical instructor in the associate’s degree nursing program at River Valley Community College. Ms. Crawford is a graduate of Cornell College with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and she earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Regents College and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing. She is a long-time resident of Spofford, New Hampshire.

Jay Eason
Vice Chair

Jay Eason is a retired bank executive having served Granite and Ocean Bank as Vice President. He also worked for several years with Exxon and Medtronic Corp. before moving to Keene, where he managed Goodnow’s department store. Mr. Eason has been active in the Keene community and previously served on the boards of the Keene Chamber of Commerce, Cheshire Medical Center, and Cedarcrest Center for Children with Disabilities. Mr. Eason is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Officer’s Candidate School, after which he served with the U.S. Army in Germany. He is a longtime resident of Spofford, New Hampshire.

Rand Burnett
Secretary

Rand Burnett, Esq. is the Board Secretary. He is a partner in the law firm of Bradley & Faulkner, having joined as an associate in 1978. His practice includes business, real estate and trust and estate matters. Attorney Burnett has been a director of the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce, a director of the Southwest New Hampshire Chapter of the American Red Cross, Chairman of the Board of the Keene Racquet Club, and President of the Westmoreland PTA. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Stanford Law School and resides in Westmoreland, New Hampshire.

Greg McConahey
Treasurer

Greg McConahey is the Board Treasurer. He is the co-Founder and co-President of The New Hampshire Trust Company and is responsible for the portfolio management of the firm’s clients. From 1988 to 2002, Mr. McConahey worked for Fleet Invesment Advisors and its predecessor, Indian Head Bank. He is a long-time member of the Keene Lions Club. Mr. McConahey is a past Board Chair and Treasurer for the Monadnock United Way and has served on the boards of Cheshire Health Foundation/Cheshire Medical Center, Endowment for Health, Friends of the Ashuelot Park, and Keene Senior Center. Mr. McConahey currently serves on the Endowment for Health’s Investment Committee and is a Board Member of the Monadnock Regional Foundation for Family Services. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from Miami University and lives in Keene, New Hampshire with his wife, Susan

David Doll

David Doll is a financial advisor with Financial Solutions Group and Signator Investors. Mr. Doll holds multiple securities licenses through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and is currently in the process of attaining the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. Prior to being a financial advisor he worked in the Transamerica home office in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is a member of the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce and is currently participating in the 2016-2017 cohort of Leadership Monadnock. Mr. Doll is an active member of the Keene Lions Club. He holds a bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University and lives with his wife, Eileen, and three children in Keene, New Hampshire.

Nancy Thompson

Nancy Thompson is the Board Vice Chair and is a real estate agent for Masiello-Better Homes & Gardens in its Keene office. Ms. Thompson brings to The Prospect-Woodward Home her years of experience in sales, marketing and publishing. She has deep roots in Cheshire County dating back six generations. Ms. Thompson has served on both local and state boards including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and United Way, and as a coach for Special Olympics downhill skiers. She resides in Keene, New Hampshire.

Rob Harris

Rob grew up in Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University with a BSChE degree in Chemical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined Esso Research and Engineering Company and moved to New York City. Rob left Esso to attend graduate school and received a MSChE and PhD degree in Chemical Engineering in 1968. He accepted a position with Monsanto Co in St Louis in the New Enterprise Division where he was responsible for commercializing Monsanto technology by starting-up new venture companies.

In 1973, Rob joined The Standard Oil Company in Cleveland which was eventually bought out by BP. At BP he was a lead engineer for the design and operation of the Trans Alyeska Pipeline. After leaving BP, Rob accepted a position as General Manager for AT&T International. In 1988 he received a MBA degree from Case Western Reserve University with a major in Finance. After he left AT&T International, he founded several “start-up” companies. Rob joined CAMP (Cleveland Advanced Manufacturing Program), a not for profit economic development organization as a vice president but left in 1997 to join Case Western Reserve University as a Professor with a joint appointment in the Business School and the Engineering School. In 2008, Rob and his wife decided to retire and moved to the Monadnock area in June, 2008.

Some of the things Rob is most passionate about include teaching, cooking (he attended ICASI Culinary Institute in Cleveland), anything having to do with the outdoors and giving back to the community. Rob presently serves on the Marlborough, NH, Planning Board, The Colonial Theatre Board, and The Monadnock United Way Board where he is the Treasurer. Rob is past President and a member of The Monadnock (Dublin) Rotary, and he also teaches in the Cheshire Academy for Lifelong Learning program at Keene State College.

Elaine Landry

Elaine Landry taught English at Keene High School for 27 years, where she developed a course in women’s literature that remains in the school’s curriculum. Ms. Landry serves on the Board of the Keene High School Academy Fund, is an officer of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international educational society, and volunteers with the RISE program, a daycare center for young children. She was raised in Chesterfield, graduated from Brattleboro High School and Keene State College, and currently resides in Keene, New Hampshire.

Anne Meddaugh

Anne Meddaugh was an art teacher in the public schools for 34 years and retired in 2014. Ms. Meddaugh is a volunteer for Hospice in the greater Keene area and serves on the Board of the New Hampshire Small Dog Rescue. She previously served on The Woodward Home Board of Directors. She received bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven and resides with her family in Keene, New Hampshire.

Doug Nelson

Douglas Nelson retired in 2006 as Professor Emeritus of Music Education, having taught for 35 years at Keene State College. He was Chairman of the Music Department 21 during those years. Since his retirement, he has served on the board of The Woodward Home and now The Prospect-Woodward Home. Mr. Nelson is actively involved with Lions Club activities and assists at the Keene Community Kitchen, making food deliveries to homes in Keene and Swanzey. He holds bachelor of music and master of music degrees from the Eastman School of Music and a certificate of advanced graduate studies from the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford.

Belinda Oster

Belinda Oster is a Certified Public Accountant and owner of Oster & Wheeler, a local accounting firm located in Keene, New Hampshire. She is a graduate of Keene High School and Keene State College, and received her master’s degree in taxation from Bentley College. Ms. Oster resides in Keene, New Hampshire.

Gary Shapiro, MD

Dr. Gary Shapiro spent his formative years in the Thurmont, Maryland public school system and is a graduate of Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He served his internship at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (affiliated with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) in Cooperstown, New York. Prior to moving to Keene, he staffed a rural health clinic in War, West Virginia, under the National Health Service Corps (provides medical personnel to understaffed areas, both urban and rural) from 1974 – 1976. Dr. Shapiro practiced as a Family Physician at Keene Clinic/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene from 1976 – 2004, and served as Medical Director at the Cheshire County Nursing Home/Maplewood in Westmoreland, New Hampshire from 2004 – 2016. Active in the local community, Dr. Shapiro has volunteered with The Community Kitchen, Hundred Nights Shelter, has served on the board of HCS (Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services), as well as extensive committee and board service at Congregation Ahavas Achim, all in Keene.

Says Dr. Shapiro, “In general, my interests in medicine, beyond providing general medical care, have been listening to people as they tell their stories, and recognizing and addressing family dynamics and relationships as they impact an individual’s health and happiness.

In a larger sense, I enjoy the outdoors, hiking (the NE 4000 footers, Nepal, Tibet, Patagonia, and our own Mount Monadnock), working with wood for the woodstove, and reading.”

Jeanie Sy

Jeanie Sy is a Board member and Scholarship Committee member for Ladies Charitable, Incorporator of Monadnock Family Services, chair of Property Ministry and the Minister Search Committee at the Westmoreland United Church, and a volunteer at the Friendly Meals site in Westmoreland. Ms. Sy has a bachelor of science in nursing and, after relocating to Keene in the late 1970s, worked as a nurse for 10 years at Occupational Health Management. She has served actively in numerous volunteer capacities, including: board member of the Keene Visiting Nurse Service during the time they joined with Cheshire Health & Social Services to become Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services; board member and Chair of Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services; Keene City Councilor; Keene Health Alliance Board member; Dental Health Works Board member; and Intake Committee member of the Congregate Housing Program.

Kimball Temple, MD

Dr. Kimball Temple served as Chair of the Founding Board of Trustees for Hillside Village Keene and is the Immediate Past Chair. He practiced internal medicine and cardiology at Cheshire Medical Center and D-HC until his retirement in 1998. Dr. Temple subsequently worked with the Indian Health Service on a reservation in Devils Lake, North Dakota and later returned to part-time work at D-HC from 2001-2003 and from 2005-2006. He has served as a trustee at RiverMead Continuing Care Retirement Community, Stonewall Farm, and the Historical Society of Cheshire County. Dr. Temple was a trustee of the City of Keene Trust Funds. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and resides in Keene, NewHampshire.

Jane Warner

Jane Warner is the Director of the Office of Disability Services at Keene State College, a position she has held since 1994. Ms. Warner has experience as a Rehabilitation Consultant for the Farnum Rehabilitation Center at the Cheshire Medical Center, where she provided rehabilitation counseling for inpatient, outpatient and industrial rehab patients who experienced closed head injuries, stroke and work trauma. She currently is associated with Monadnock Collaborative and ServiceLink. Ms. Warner obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a certificate of advanced graduate studies in rehabilitation counseling from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. She resides in Keene, New Hampshire.

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