Our Team

Cornerstone VNA is more than just a nonprofit.  What really makes our organization shine are the amazing people who work here.  Their hard work and expertise are what helps treat your loved ones. Their generosity of spirit and empathy are what comforts your loved ones. And it’s their teamwork and dedication that makes your loved ones feel special, cared for, and respected. So yes, technically, Cornerstone VNA is a nonprofit home, health and hospice organization serving New Hampshire and Maine. But it’s Barbara, Kathy, Bobi, Lauren, Robert, Susan, Paul, Sandy, Patty, and so many more who truly define Cornerstone VNA, and make it a great place to work and to receive care for you or your loved one.


Barbara Boulton, RN, MSN
Program Support Director
Amy Dubois, RN, BSN
Intake Nurse
Joanne Dunlea, LPN
Intake Nurse
Sarah Flynn, LPN, BSPSYD
Health Informatics Coordinator
Joyce Frizzell, RN
Intake Nurse
Lauren Jacobs, LPN
Intake Nurse
Shannon Murphy, LPN
Intake Nurse
Karen Volpe, RN, BSN
Intake Nurse
Jennifer Chiavacci
Community Liaison
Jennifer Manning, MS, OTR/L, CCM  
Community Liaison
Carol Tubman, RN, CHPN
Palliative Care & Hospice Care Liaison

Management Team

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Julie Reynolds, RN, MS
President/Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Gullison, RN, MSN
Vice President of Operations

Kerrie Landry, MBA-HCA
Vice President of Finance

June Gallup, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, BCHH-C, COQS
Quality Improvement Director

Tamara Crooks-Faulkingham, RN, BSN
Hospice Director

Tina Narciso, RN
Hospice Team Manager

Karen Baldiga, RN
Hospice Team Manager

Janice Howard
Life Care Director

Barbara Boulton, RN, MSN
Program Support Director

Erika Lee, MHA
Advancement Director

Stacey Genest, RN, MSN, WCC, OMS
Purple Team Manager, Home Care

Katie Michaud, MS, OTR/L
Yellow Team Manager, Home Care

Lisa Romanovitz, RN, COS-C
Blue Team Manager, Home Care

Karen Krause, PT, COS-C
Rehab Manager

Christine Dumont, NP, MSN, APRN
Community Palliative Care Manager

Maureen Steer, MDiv
Holistic Disciplines Manager

Robert Clarke
IT Manager

Cheryl Bergman
Billing Manager

Danielle Perron
Executive Administrative Assistant

Medical Team

Dr. Patrick Lanzetta, MD

Hospice Care Medical Director

Dr. Andrew Kunkemueller, MD

Palliative Care Medical Director

Kathy Boyd, MSN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Hayley Bustos, MSN, FNP-C, ACHPN

Nurse Practitioner

Alexa Gordon, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Specialized Care

Health care is constantly changing, which is why our clinicians continue to learn new therapies and advanced care techniques. At Cornerstone VNA, we are proud to invest in the professional growth of our staff so that they can provide the best clinical care possible to our patients. Explore our specialized care team below to learn more about their areas of expertise and dedication to providing high quality care for patients of all ages.
Julie Reynolds, RN, MSPresident/CEO
Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurses

Stacey Genest, RN, MSN, WCC, OMS
Stacey graduated from Rivier University in 2015 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Stacey started her career in long term and acute care and then joined Cornerstone VNA in 2016. Stacey became Wound Care Certified (WCC) in 2017 and an Ostomy Management Specialist (OMS) in 2018. Stacey is an active member of the Wound and Ostomy team. Stacey is also a member of the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.

Amy Dubois, RN, BSN, WCC
Amy graduated from the Granite State College in 2017 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Amy has long term care and rehabilitation experience. She joined the Cornerstone VNA team in 2015. Amy became Wound Care Certified (WCC) in 2018.

Tesha Connors-Robinson, LPN, WCC
Tesha graduated top in her class from Intercoast School of Practical Nursing in October 2012. She is a Certified Wound Care Nurse and is currently in the process of applying to become the newest member of the NAWCO WCC Certification Committee. She is currently an active member of the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy Association.  Tesha is also an active member of the Cornerstone VNA Disease Management Committee and the Telehealth program. She has been with Cornerstone VNA since March 2013.

Amy Coombs, RN, BSN, OMS
Amy graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2005 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Amy has acute care experience and experience as a diabetes educator. She joined the Cornerstone VNA team in 2017. Amy became an Ostomy Management Specialist (OMS) in 2018.

Roberta “Bobi” Mifsud, RN, BSN, WCC
Bobi graduated from Syracuse University in 1993 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Bobi has acute trauma care experience.  She joined the Cornerstone VNA team in 2014. Bobi became Wound Care Certified (WCC) in 2018.

Kendra M. Ghent ASN, OMS
Kendra graduated from Great Bay Community College 2014 and has worked as a Home Care RN at Cornerstone VNA since 2019. She earned her certification as Ostomy Management Specialist (OMS) in 2020.

Certified Lactation Consultant

Janice Newton, RN, CLC
Perinatal Program Coordinator/
Certified Lactation Consultant
Janice graduated from Wheelock College in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and in 2009 with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Great Bay Community College.  Over the years, Janice has worked as an EMT for the Town of Wakefield, NH, as well as working in local hospitals, specializing in labor and delivery and pediatrics.  Janice is a Certified Lactation Consultant and has been with Cornerstone VNA since 2018.

Clinical Intravenous Coordinator

Danielle Welch, RN, CRNI
Danielle graduated from Merrimack College in 2006 with her Bachelor of Science degree and continued on to obtain her Associate Degree in Nursing from Great Bay Community College in 2008.  Danielle started her career in the hospital setting and then joined Cornerstone VNA in 2012.  Shortly after starting with Cornerstone VNA, Danielle joined the IV team and in 2015 became certified in Infusion therapy (CRNI).  Danielle is also a member of the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) and has attended the INS annual conference.

Clinical Coordinator – Telehealth

Anne Carle, RN

Anne graduated from The University of New England in 2008 as a Registered Nurse with an Associate’s Degree. After working in a hospital setting for 12 years, as a Certified Nursing Assistant to RN, Anne joined Cornerstone VNA. She joined the Home Care team in 2012 as a Case Manager and is now the Clinical Coordinator managing the Telehealth program where she monitors patients closely on a daily basis. She also assists clinicians out in the field with any clinical issues. Anne is currently an active member of the Cornerstone VNA Disease Management Committee and The Smart Goal Team.  Anne has been awarded the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Telehealth Honors®presented by Health Recovery Solutions. The Telehealth Honors®is the only program to annually recognize individuals and programs who provide exceptional patient care in the home using modern telehealth technology.

Certified Diabetes Educator

Elizabeth Taschereau, RN, CDE
Elizabeth is our Certified Diabetes Educator. She has over 20 years nursing experience in a variety of settings. She is a graduate of Northern Essex Community College Registered Nursing Program. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, which she feels adds balance to her nursing practice. Elizabeth has always enjoyed learning and sharing that knowledge. A family history of Type 2 Diabetes sparked her interest in Diabetes management. She has her certification in Diabetes education and manages the Home Care Program for Diabetes Self-Management. Elizabeth has been with Cornerstone VNA since 2005.

Certified LSVT Clinician

Patty DeSmith, PT
Patty is certified in LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment).  LSVT began as a Speech therapy effort and then expanded to the OT and PT disciplines. LSVT is an innovative and clinically-proven method for improving communication and movement in individuals with Parkinson disease with application to other neurological conditions.  Patty has been with Cornerstone VNA since 2013.

Certified Matter of Balance Master Trainer

Katie Michaud, MS, OTR/L
Katie is a Home Care Team Manager at Cornerstone VNA.  She graduated with her Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of NE in 2009.  In 2017, Katie received her Master Trainer Certification in a program called “A Matter of Balance”.  A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.  Through this program, Katie trains volunteers to become balance coaches who facilitate community balance classes.  Katie has been with Cornerstone VNA since 2013 and is currently a chairperson of the Strafford County Fall Prevention Task Force.

Rebecca Ford, OTR/L
Becky graduated from The University of New England in Biddeford, Maine with a BS in Occupational Therapy in 1987 and has been an Occupational Therapist at Cornerstone VNA since 2014.  She brings a wealth of experience having worked for many years in areas of rehab and home care.  She began serving on the Cornerstone VNA Safety Committee in 2019 and received her “A Matter of Balance” Master Trainer Certification in October 2018.

Adult Health Screening Clinics

Sandra Powers, RN Community Wellness Nurse
A graduate from Westbrook College she has over 25 years of experience in home care. Presently Sandy manages all of the Community Wellness Clinics and is board certified in Gerontology.  She has worked at Cornerstone VNA since 1991.

Board of Directors

Paul Drager, J. D.

Ruth Henderson
Vice Chair

Sharla Rollins

Jacqueline Fitzpatrick, RN, MS, NP, CNE

Archana Bhargava, MD, Board Member at Large

Anne Brown

Cathy DiPentima

Melanie Dupuis

Jim Fontaine

Brian Gasbarro

Susan Y. Gaudiello, Immediate Past President

Gary Noseworthy