NECHV is proud to announce the 3 runners taking on this year’s Boston Marathon in support of the Center. Read their bios below to learn about their connections to NECHV, and follow the links to give your support!
Sean has been assisting Veterans as a member of NECHV staff for over three years. He has been involved in various capacities, from housing advocate to outreach specialist. Sean now leads in providing housing and stabilization services as the Operations Manager for the NECHV Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) team. This will be his third time running the Boston Marathon and he is thrilled to do so for NECHV. He states “nothing would make me happier than combining my love for Boston, of running, and of ending homelessness among Veterans. The men and women I have had the privilege of working with while here at NECHV have given me all the motivation that I need.”
Nick is an avid runner and has enjoyed participating in several Spartan Races. He ran his first marathon in 2012. This will be his first time running Boston. Nick is excited to be running on behalf of NECHV. As Assistant Project Manager for Consigli Construction he has spent the past year playing a lead role for the $31 million dollar renovation project that is currently taking place at NECHV. He believes the Center “is a great resource for Veterans.”
Mike (Victor) Warriner
Mike Warriner served for 28 years as an officer in the United States Navy. Although he lives across the country in California, his affinity is with the New England Center and Home for Veterans. He believes that supporting “education, employment and housing of at-risk Veterans is an important initiative.” It especially resonates with him as Veteran. Mike is running the 2016 Boston Marathon in support of NECHV for the second consecutive year. This will be the sixth marathon he has run in his lifetime.