President / Founder
In 1986, Judie moved to Massachusetts from Montana to be a live in nanny. Here, she met her husband, Van. Shortly after they were married, she switched careers. She worked for a Boston law firm for 18 years. Van passed away and dealing with her loss lead Judie to her involvement in community advocacy. She volunteers with many organizations and now works in Home Health Care. She is passionate about working with the elderly.
Sue is a longtime resident of Winthrop. She is a busy mother of 3 college age children. She has known both Judie and her husband Van for many years and honored to be on the board as Vice President. She is employed in the medical field. Sue enjoys spending her free time in Maine with her husband Bill and children.
Emily is currently a graduate student at Salem State University pursuing her Master of Social Work degree and is also interning at North Shore Elder Services. She holds a B.A. in Public Health from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She was a Program Manager at Horizons for Homeless Children. She is also very passionate about volunteering and currently volunteers at St. Francis House and Children's Friend and Family Services.
Ashley has spent most of her career in healthcare. She spent numerous years with a non-profit sub-contractor for The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services providing Quality Improvement support to Nursing Homes, Hospitals, and Physician Offices. She has also held the role of Admissions and Marketing Director at a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Joanne has been a Winthrop resident for 27 years. She has been working for a Boston based company for the past 33 years, currently as a Senior Payroll Assistant. She is married and is the mother of two boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and one of her great interest is researching her ancestry.
LPN; Director of the Winthrop Council on Aging/Robert A. DeLeo Senior Center; President - CASA (Community Against Substance Abuse); Board member WCAT - (Winthrop Community Access Television); Board member - Neighbor 2 Neighbor (helps those in a crisis situation).Well traveled - Lived in London and St. Thomas for three years respectively.Enjoy music, singing, gardening, photography and crafts. Nancy Williams passed away July 26th 2017.
Cary has been actively involved in advocating for local low-income families since 2010. For the past five years she been employed at CAPIC as the Executive Administrative Assistant; working directly with the Executive Director, Director of Planning & Development, and all Program Directors providing operational and programmatic support. Cary is the proud mother/grandmother of 3 daughters and a grandson. She is dedicated to her family and helping those in need.
Erik is an attorney at Falbo, Solari & Goldberg in Winthrop. He went to law school at New England Law | Boston after working odd jobs in Alabama. Prior to earning his degree in Philosophy from Oregon State University, he studied abroad in Seoul, South Korea.
I am married for 15 years to Ron Vecchia. I am a mother of 4 daughter’s and 7 grandkids who bring me so much joy and love to my life. I work at Lahey Hospital in Burlington for the prep Dept as a Unit Coordinator for the last 10 years. I have been actively involved in the community regarding alcohol and substance use and abuse.