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Board of Directors

Andy O’Brien
Chief of Operations, Harvard Business School
Chair, NECHV Board of Directors

Thomas V. Milbury
Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Vice Chair, NECHV Board of Directors

Eric Chatman
Executive Vice President and CFO
Housing Partnership Network

Amanda S. Eckhoff, Esq.
Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP

Abbie K. Frost, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Simmons College

David C. Henderson
Retired Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

FLTCM Tom Howard, (SW/AW), USN (Retired)
Former Fleet Master Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet and U.S. Fleet Forces Command

RADM Margaret D. Klein, USN (Retired)
Dean of Leadership and Ethics, U.S. Naval War College

Benjamin A. Langis
Senior Vice President, State Street Bank

Jack Manning
President, Manning Personnel Group

Maureen R. McAllister, CPM
Portfolio Manager, MassHousing

Stephen Phillips
Senior Vice President, Fidelity Investments

James F. Pickette
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

David B. Wilson
Partner, KPMG LLP

Jacquelyn Wolf
Director of Military Affairs and Veteran Services
Worcester State University 

LtCol Timothy V. Matthews, USMCR
History/Civics Teacher, Newton Public Schools 




Advancement Team


New England Center and Home for Veterans
Advancement Department
17 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108

617-371-1777 (tel)
617-371-1840 (fax)


Charlene F. Pontbriand
Senior Vice President, Advancement

Mark O. Gough
Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations

Nicole Hand
Director of Sponsorships and Events

Adrienne Kaplowitz
Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

Nick Feeko 
Communications Associate

Duyen Hua
Lead Development Associate

Maggie Retton
Development Associate


Lindsay Davis-Braun
Development Systems Manager




The New England Center and Home for Veterans is pleased to announce that the annual Greater Boston Stand Down will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Boston City Hall Plaza. This yearly event brings together community providers and Veterans in one place to provide Veterans easy access to services and employment opportunities.

As in past years, over 100 service providers, employers, and community organizations are expected to turn out and provide essential supportive services, including housing assistance, medical care and wellness programs, legal support and employment assistance. Veterans will also be able to enjoy a free lunch and live entertainment.

For more information about the event, or to apply as a service provider, please contact Download and print the event flyer here.

Important information for Veterans planning to attend:
Veteran service hours are from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. You must bring proof of service. DD214 is acceptable.

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