board of directors
Neal Ouellett, President
Neal is the CEO of Living Innovations which provides support to people of all ages and abilities to have a good life at home and in the community. He has been very active in the Portsmouth Rotary Club for 24 years, and has served on many other boards. Neal is a member of the Major Gifts, Executive and Strategic Planning committees. He is an avid year-round bicyclist.
Joe Lovejoy, Vice President
Joe, a retired certified public accountant, built the largest accounting firm in New Hampshire. He is a member of the board’s Finance and Executive committees. In his spare time Joe enjoys working on his 1935 Ford Coupe.
Tracey Bentley, Secretary
Tracey is a senior producer in the communications and public affairs department at the University of New Hampshire and former publications director for the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She serves as chair of the board’s Marketing committee and is also on the Executive committee. In her spare time Tracey plays tennis and reads.
Jonathan Douglas, Treasurer
Jonathan Douglas is the Chief Financial Officer at Berwick Academy in South Berwick, ME. Originally from Los Angeles, Jon has worked exclusively in the non-profit and social service sectors, having spent the past fourteen years in independent schools. Jon is chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Outside of school, Jon can often be found rooting for his hometown Dodgers or exploring the sea 30 meters beneath the waves.
Susanne is a member of management within the U.S. Department of State, Passport Services. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the 1990’s in Paraguay, and as Race Director for the Portsmouth Criterium bicycle race from 2005-2012 including a Corporate Challenge race which gave 100% of the proceeds to Krempels Center. Susanne is currently the Chair of She Rides Seacoast, a local organization that empowers and encourages women to bicycle. She is a retired elite cyclist whose career ended in 2010 after 2 TBIs. Susanne feels fortunate to have recovered and continues to be an avid cyclist, including annual participation in Krempels Center’s King Challenge fundraising event.
Jim is currently a financial advisor with Northern Planning Associates. Jim is member-at-large of the Executive committee. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family surfing, skiing and cycling.
Pete is a retired banker who has been involved with a number of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Seacoast area for over 25 years. Pete joined the Board of Directors in 2012 and serves on the Major Gifts and Governance committees. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, skiing, golf and following his grandchildren in their various activities.
Jamie is the Director of the Neuroscience service line at Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he has worked for four years. Jamie’s background is as a Respiratory Therapist, with a degree in healthcare administration, and he is currently attending graduate school for his MBA. Jamie is a member of the Program Evaluation committee. When not at work, Jamie enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors whether it is running, mountain biking, or simply enjoying what the seacoast has to offer.
Patti is a TBI survivor and active member of Krempels Center from 2011-15. Prior to her injury, Patti primarily worked in sales, with accounts throughout the tri-state area. Patti has spoken on behalf of Krempels Center, both during and after her participation in the Krempels program. During her years as a Kremples member, Patti was introduced to photography and water color painting, which she still enjoys. Patti also creates woodworking crafts.
Barbara Prudhomme White
Barb has been a professor in the College of Health and Human Services at UNH since 1998. She holds degrees in both occupatonal therapy (BS) and develomental psychology (PhD). Her research and teaching interests include human stress, attentional disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and research methods. Mentoring students is a strong passion. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Undergraduate Programs at UNH. Barb is chair of both the Program Evaluation and Personnel committees. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking and skiing.
Joy is an estate planning, elder law, and trust and estate attorney working in the Seacoast area. Prior to relocating to the Seacoast, Joy was an attorney at an estate planning boutique firm in Concord, NH and before that with a large firm as a tax attorney specializing in tax-exempt organizations and pass through entities. She has worked with many non-profit organizations and has served on many non-profit boards.